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Content tagged with Big Data Analytics posted in October 2014
Big Data Software For Mainstream Users
News  |  10/31/2014
Not everyone needs to be a data scientist, Red Lambda argues.
Microsoft Band Wearable: 9 Key Issues
News  |  10/31/2014
Microsoft has packed its wearable Band with advanced sensors, cloud-powered health insights, and an affordable price. Is Microsoft ahead of the curve in this new mobile market?
Cleveland Clinic Taps IBM's Watson To Fight Cancer
News  |  10/30/2014
Cleveland Clinic will use IBM's Watson supercomputer to research cancer and treat patients.
Innovation 'Doesn't Just Happen'
News  |  10/30/2014
Fidelity Labs VP Hadley Stern on the steps companies can take to light the innovation fire.
Ad Clicks To Protest Online Tracking Surveillance?
News  |  10/29/2014
AdNauseam, an extension for the Firefox version of AdBlock Plus, clicks on blocked ads to throw bad data in path of online tracking.
Twitter, IBM Partner On Social Insight For Business
News  |  10/29/2014
Twitter data will be made available through IBM's cloud and enhanced with its analytics to support enterprise apps and business decisions.
Verizon Wireless Embroiled In Tracking Controversy
News  |  10/29/2014
Verizon Wireless is in hot water with security and privacy advocates regarding unique identifier headers that function as what one EFF expert calls "perma-cookies."
NoSQL Database Choices: Weather Co. CIO's Advice
Commentary  |  10/29/2014
The Weather Company CIO Bryson Koehler sorts out the traits of MongoDB, Riak, and Cassandra. Best of all, he says, 'NoSQL doesn't lock you in.'
Real-Time Analytics Can Help Stop Ebola
Commentary  |  10/29/2014
Data analytics can improve disease-related processes to mitigate human suffering and ensure that future outbreaks are managed more effectively.
Google Developing Disease Detection Pill
News  |  10/29/2014
Google X scientists hope to create a pill laden with nanoparticles to non-invasively identify diseases like cancer.
Rise Of Things: IoT's Role In Business Processes
Commentary  |  10/28/2014
Consider these three key ways businesses can improve and transform their operations with Internet of things technologies.
CIOs Should Help Build Innovation Funnels
Commentary  |  10/28/2014
Entrepreneurs know that one big idea can give rise to a killer product -- or sink a company. CIOs can take the lead in separating hot from not.
Big Data Analysis Goes SaaS
News  |  10/27/2014
Software-as-a-service provider jKool offers business users cloud-based, near-real-time analysis of time-sensitive information.
SAP Unleashes Major Hana Upgrade
News  |  10/24/2014
SAP Hana Service Pack 9 adds multi-tenancy, data tiering, and streaming analysis, while answering a longstanding cost complaint.
Hadoop: 5 Undeniable Truths
Commentary  |  10/23/2014
Yes, you still need a traditional data warehouse after beginning work with Hadoop. Here are four more fundamental points to know about the big data platform.
SAS Switches From Predictions To Goals
News  |  10/23/2014
SAS Visual Analytics turns what-if analysis around, showing users what it will take to reach specific business goals.
5 Big Data Trends Government IT Can't Ignore
Commentary  |  10/22/2014
Government IT leaders must stop sitting on the big data sidelines, waiting to make a play.
Can IoT Slash Healthcare Costs?
News  |  10/22/2014
The Internet of Things in healthcare -- a profusion of IP-connected sensors on hospital equipment and patients -- has the power to drastically cut waste and save lives, says panel.
Yahoo Talks Apache Storm: Real-Time Appeal
News  |  10/22/2014
Yahoo is committed to Apache Storm, the open event-processing platform, because it's easy to manage and scale and use for personalization as a service, among other uses, says Yahoo executive Sumeet Singh in a Q&A.
OVH.com Launches Power8-Based Cloud Service
News  |  10/20/2014
OVH.com is the first cloud supplier to use IBM's Power8 processor for data analytics services.
Facebook Automates Fight Against Hackers
News  |  10/17/2014
Here's a sneak peek into the system Facebook uses to secure your account when other websites are hacked.
Salesforce.com Wave Analytics Cloud: Pros & Cons
Commentary  |  10/17/2014
Salesforce.com Wave is a big bet that's already generating demand, but will it live up to the billing? Here are six Wave pros and cons.
Hortonworks Updates Hadoop Data Platform
News  |  10/17/2014
HDP 2.2 adds more than 100 new enterprise-ready features, including faster SQL querying on Hadoop.
Microsoft Brings Storm Stream Analysis To Hadoop
News  |  10/16/2014
Microsoft Azure HD Insight adds Apache Storm real-time data processing capabilities. Machine Learning service gains free app templates.
MapR Offers Free NoSQL Database
News  |  10/15/2014
MapR-DB is integrated with the MapR NFS-compliant file system and made available with more than 20 different open source components.
Cloudera Intros Hadoop Monitoring, Self-Provisioning Tool
News  |  10/14/2014
Cloudera Director tool leads off lineup of announcements, including upgrades to Impala SQL query engine and stronger security.
SAP Hana Platform Hits IBM Cloud
News  |  10/14/2014
SAP offers Hana Enterprise Cloud on IBM Cloud infrastructure, opening up a new SAP-managed way to run SAP apps on Hana.
Busting The Myth Of Uncontrollable Healthcare Costs
Commentary  |  10/14/2014
Healthcare expenses are as manageable as any other business expense, with the right data.
Big Data Helps 'Krochet Kids' Stay In The Loop
News  |  10/14/2014
Nonprofit uses data visualization tools to track economic, health, and social wellbeing of female workers in developing nations.
Salesforce.com Unveils Wave Analytics Cloud
News  |  10/13/2014
Salesforce.com enters $38 billion analytics market with a NoSQL-based platform that puts five-button data-analysis basics on smartphones.
Cartoon: Unstructured Data Fatigue
Commentary  |  10/13/2014
It's been a long hard day in the data mines.
5 Ways Data Science Teams Can Raise Their Profiles
Commentary  |  10/10/2014
What to do when your team of data scientists is isolated from the rest of the company.
Who Should Be InformationWeek’s 2014 Chief Of The Year?
Commentary  |  10/10/2014
Tell us the technology leaders who are changing your company or industry.
Forrester Names Top API Management Vendors
News  |  10/10/2014
As APIs become the foundation of the digital economy, CA, SOA Software, and Apigee head the list of API management system vendors, according to Forrester Research.
LinkedIn Tips: How Analytics Improves Your Job Search
News  |  10/9/2014
LinkedIn's "Who's Viewed Your Profile" section features new data that can improve your network, profile, and job opportunities. Here are three ways to take advantage of it.
GE Pushes For Bigger Industrial Internet
News  |  10/9/2014
GE Internet of Things portfolio expands as it brings big-data analysis to vending machines, office equipment, bridges, and other new markets.
Internet Of Things Needs Government Support
Commentary  |  10/9/2014
The US risks being left behind as other countries invest in ubiquitous computing. Here's a seven-point framework to bolster the US's support of IoT technologies.
Microsoft's Nadella Talks Windows 10, Cloud
News  |  10/8/2014
CEO Satya Nadella says both Windows 10 and Azure will play a role in the Internet of Things. Microsoft will detail its latest cloud strategy at an Oct. 20 event in San Francisco.
IBM Watson: 29 Signs Of Progress
News  |  10/8/2014
IBM's Watson Group touts customer successes, new partners, APIs, and cloud services as it opens headquarters in New York City.
Splunk Expands Amazon Cloud, Mobile Options
News  |  10/7/2014
Splunk big data analysis gets easier for business users, Amazon Elastic MapReduce customers, and developers of mobile apps.
Healthcare Big Data Debate: Public Good Vs. Privacy
News  |  10/6/2014
Big data's role in healthcare could be hindered by government privacy regulations such as HIPAA, say experts at the Body Computing Conference. Who should own health data?
How's Your Enterprise Wearables Strategy?
Commentary  |  10/6/2014
The Apple Watch release in early 2015 will set the stage for wider enterprise adoption of wearables. Here are some scenarios to prepare for.
Healthcare Optimization Requires Better Data
Commentary  |  10/3/2014
Existing clinical data does not tell us who needs access to what care and when. Solving that mystery is where we'll see real savings.
Big Data Disease Breakthroughs
News  |  10/3/2014
Researchers spotted new ways to treat cancer when the National Institutes of Health enabled semantic searches of its huge Medline database of published medical articles.
Government Toils To Create Big Data Infrastructure
News  |  10/3/2014
Government is slowly puzzling out how to extract knowledge from the most data it has ever had available to it.
Oracle: SQL Best For Big Data Analysis
Commentary  |  10/2/2014
Oracle admits there's a place for Hadoop and NoSQL, but it's sticking with its relational-database-centric view of big data opportunity.


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