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Content tagged with Big Data Analytics posted in November 2014
4 Big Data Essentials For Startups
News  |  11/24/2014
Data-driven insights aren't just for behemoth enterprises. Here's what startups need to know before embarking on a big-data strategy.
Web Search, Transformed: Looking Out For You
Commentary  |  11/24/2014
Microsoft Bing director and author Stefan Weitz discusses how sensors, wearables, and big data are changing search.
Ghostery Makes Privacy Marketable
News  |  11/24/2014
Service that blocks Web tracking code turns out to be good for business, too.
Marketers Should Look Beyond Facebook, Twitter
News  |  11/21/2014
Build social engagement around your own website, Forrester recommends.
Silverton Banks On Analytics For Turnaround
News  |  11/20/2014
Oregon healthcare organization Silverton Health hopes sophisticated analytics can help it fight rising tide of patients who don't pay their bills.
Tweets Tell Whether You Have A Job
News  |  11/20/2014
Twitter data mining could provide governments with an alternative means of measuring unemployment, researchers say.
Does Big Data Need A 'LinkedIn For Analytics'?
News  |  11/20/2014
A social media approach to analytics could help enterprises get more value from their big data systems, says Teradata exec.
Finding CIO/CFO Common Ground
Commentary  |  11/20/2014
Success awaits CIOs and CFOs who reach a level of competence in each other's roles.
How Amazon Kinesis Adds Speed, Resilience To Analytics
News  |  11/19/2014
Three Kinesis users explain how they use AWS's real-time, streaming data capture and analytics service to support their businesses.
Tech Heavyweights Push For Surveillance Reform
News  |  11/18/2014
AOL, Apple, Dropbox, Evernote, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter, and Yahoo ask the US Senate to limit mass surveillance.
Internet Of Things 'Overhyped,' Say IT Execs
News  |  11/17/2014
IT executives expect the IoT to impact their businesses, although they're not sure how, finds CompTIA survey.
HP Taps Vertica For SQL On Hadoop
News  |  11/17/2014
HP brings fast, familiar SQL querying to Hadoop using Vertica database. Here's how it stands out from other big data analysis options.
IT's 10 Fastest-Growing Paychecks
Slideshows  |  11/17/2014
Check out the IT roles that will see the biggest salary increases in 2015. Can you guess the top three?
Americans Doubt They Can Protect Their Privacy
News  |  11/13/2014
A Pew Research Center study finds broad concern about government and corporate data gathering, along with a desire for more government regulation of data gathering.
Rosetta Mission: Debugging A Comet Landing
News  |  11/12/2014
European Space Agency made history with a robotic comet landing. Now can it debug a critical glitch before the lander floats away?
House Lawmaker Investigates 'Truthy' Twitter Monitoring
News  |  11/12/2014
Rep. Lamar Smith wants National Science Foundation to explain why it funded the project and whether it targeted conservative speech.
NASA Explores New World Of Open Data
News  |  11/12/2014
NASA has been publishing a lot of data for a long time, but getting it into standard machine-readable formats is still a herculean task.
10 Smart Tech Toys For Kids
Slideshows  |  11/11/2014
It's holiday toy shopping season. Please the budding coder, architect, robot-builder, or drone pilot in your life with these cool choices.
Hortonworks Filing Promises Hot Hadoop IPO
News  |  11/10/2014
Hortonworks, the Hadoop-distributor spinout of Yahoo!, files with the SEC to launch an initial public offering of stock in 2015.
Cloudera Boosts Hadoop App Development On Impala
News  |  11/10/2014
Cloudera Impala database for Hadoop joins Apache Spark in an accelerator program aimed at breeding big data applications.
Our Robot-Filled Future: Not All Scary
Commentary  |  11/10/2014
Artificial intelligence is not the danger, says one futurist. Rather, it will save us from danger -- and a dreary existence.
Big Data Survey: Trouble Brewing For IT
News  |  11/10/2014
Just 30% of respondents say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?
CloudHealth Automates Amazon Cloud Management
News  |  11/7/2014
Automated Tasks enables IT to define a cloud management task, set policies around it, and implement the task programmatically.
Cascading Backer Boosts Hadoop App Performance Management
News  |  11/6/2014
Concurrent, the firm behind Cascading app development, adds Hive and MapReduce support to its Driven performance-management system.
Truthy Project Not Orwellian, IT Groups Tell Congress
News  |  11/6/2014
Indiana University research on Internet memes is not a threat to free speech, computing researchers tell lawmakers threatening to defund the project.
Medical Imaging: Where's The Software?
News  |  11/6/2014
Analysis software for routine clinical use is almost non-existent -- yet is vitally important to help improve diagnoses.
The Huge Internet Change You Probably Missed
Commentary  |  11/6/2014
Global networks have subtly morphed from vertical to horizontal architectures, with east-west traffic now dominating north-south. The impact on industry will be profound -- are your providers ready?
Microsoft Bolsters Azure SQL Database Services
News  |  11/5/2014
Microsoft brings on-premises database capabilities to Azure SQL DB as it claims market share gains for SQL Server 2014.
Dell Bolsters Analytics Software, Taps Microsoft Azure ML
News  |  11/5/2014
Dell extends its big data analysis capabilities, adding natural-language processing and integrating Microsoft Azure Machine Learning services.
GE CEO Talks Economy, CIOs & Tech
Commentary  |  11/4/2014
GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt shares three quick insights and explains why he sees no chance of the CIO's role diminishing.
Hadoop 'No Longer Optional,' Says Forrester
News  |  11/4/2014
Forrester says economics will make Hadoop "mandatory," predicts new roles, new software sources, and an end to skills shortage by 2015.
Actian Brings Graph Analysis To Big Data
News  |  11/4/2014
Actian adds in-memory, parallel processing engine for graph analysis based on SPARQL. Can it compete with popular alternatives?


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