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Content tagged with Big Data Analytics posted in December 2014
Data Scientist Training Programs Gain Steam
News  |  12/30/2014
More universities are launching programs to develop the big data talent businesses need.
12 Notable InformationWeek Stories Of 2014
News  |  12/30/2014
These stories made you think, debate, and laugh with each other on InformationWeek.com in 2014. Take a look back.
5 Hyperscale Lessons For Mainstream Datacenters
Commentary  |  12/30/2014
Management practices from the HPC world can get even bigger results in smaller-scale operations.
6 IT Trends To Watch In 2015
Commentary  |  12/29/2014
In the new year, mobility evolves, the hybrid cloud grows, and big data will need more people skills.
New Data, Same Old Dumb Bosses: 3 Lessons
Commentary  |  12/29/2014
Corporate overlords finally take an interest in data. Too bad they don't understand it and will be tricked by crafty short-timers.
Microsoft: 5 Must-Do's In 2015
Commentary  |  12/23/2014
Microsoft had a strong 2014. To continue its momentum, the company has some work to do next year.
Big Data: 6 Bold Predictions For 2015
News  |  12/19/2014
'Tis the season when industry soothsayers don their prognostication caps to make fearless forecasts for the coming year. What does the crystal ball say about big data?
Microsoft Previews 6 New Power BI Features
News  |  12/19/2014
Microsoft beta tests Power BI dashboards, visualizations, connectors, and an iPad app just as IBM launches a rival cloud-based BI service.
Internet Of Everything: It's All About The Ecosystem
Commentary  |  12/18/2014
A recent chat with my doctor revealed new insight on lifecycles of connected medical devices and the need for an integrated infrastructure to support future IoT devices.
Why We Picked Cassandra For Big Data
Commentary  |  12/18/2014
Easy scale-outs, high write throughputs, and lower costs were key, but Cassandra does have its limitations.
Big Data Analytics: Time For New Tools
Commentary  |  12/18/2014
So you're considering Hadoop as a big data platform. You'll probably need some new analytics and business intelligence tools if you're going to wring fresh insights out of your data.
Wearables In 2015: 4 Predictions
News  |  12/18/2014
Smart glasses like Google Glass get put to the test in the enterprise, while smartwatches slowly woo consumers thanks to the Apple Watch.
Analytics Showdown: Should Apps Be Simpler, Or Smarter?
Commentary  |  12/17/2014
Qlik, Tableau, and Salesforce.com are betting on simple analytic applications, while veterans IBM and SAS push smarter. What do you need?
SpaceCurve Promises Real-Time Location Insight
News  |  12/16/2014
SpaceCurve takes on Oracle and other database vendors with a geospatial platform that brings location analytics to streaming apps.
MongoDB Buys WiredTiger: Database Move
News  |  12/16/2014
MongoDB grabs technology and expertise from storage-engine company to address write-intensive, high-scale applications.
Hortonworks' Big IPO: Why CIOs Should Care
Commentary  |  12/15/2014
Even before last week's successful IPO, Hortonworks had no trouble selling Hadoop's promise. But here's why many CIOs are betting on this platform.
Microsoft: 9 Best Moves Of 2014
News  |  12/15/2014
After a rocky 2013, Microsoft bounced back this year. Here's what worked.
Big Data Tool Analyzes Intentions: Cool Or Creepy?
News  |  12/15/2014
Lexalytics intention analysis tool determines what you're going to do before you do it, the company says. This goes beyond sentiment analysis.
Cisco Reveals Analytics Strategy
News  |  12/12/2014
Cisco says insights can't wait for data to travel from Internet of Things devices to the data center. Its solution: Analysis at the network's edge.
IBM Apps For Apple iOS: Not Siri Meets Watson
News  |  12/10/2014
IBM releases first wave of enterprise apps for Apple iOS. Niche apps for airlines, insurance, banking, and government sound useful, but not revolutionary.
IT's Role In The Business Of Things
Commentary  |  12/10/2014
Eliminating the time suck associated with mundane tasks wins consumer loyalty. When colleagues knock on your door with ideas, are you ready to support them?
Google In 2015: 11 Predictions
Commentary  |  12/10/2014
Forget "peak Google." The year ahead will bring slower but continued expansion and diversification.
BI Buyers Guide Taps Real Customer Reviews
News  |  12/9/2014
TrustRadius releases a business intelligence buyer's guide based on 532 verified customer reviews. SAS, BIRST, GoodData, and Microsoft stand out.
Microsoft Partners To Offer Hybrid Cloud Bundle
News  |  12/8/2014
Microsoft, Accenture, and Avanade join forces to help enterprises migrate and manage applications between public and private clouds.
3 Disruptive Trends In 2015: IoT Leads List
Commentary  |  12/8/2014
The Internet of Things, big data, and software-defined data centers will begin to drive real value for business -- and the public at large -- in 2015.
Qlik Takes On Tableau In Data Visualization
Commentary  |  12/8/2014
Qlik Sense complements QlikView data discovery with a self-service visualization toolset. Here's what's right and what's missing in the 1.0 release.
Top 5 Big Data Trends Of 2014
Commentary  |  12/8/2014
As companies move beyond bleeding-edge experiments into production deployments, these trends point to real-world progress in big data analysis.
Facial Analysis: Wall Street's Next Big-Data Tool
News  |  12/4/2014
Researchers at the New Jersey Institute of Technology are analyzing facial expressions of corporate execs, as well as other data streams, to forecast stock market trends.
IBM Watson Analytics Goes Public
News  |  12/4/2014
IBM opens beta use of its cloud-based, freemium data analysis service. Will natural-language interaction simplify number crunching?
Google Gets Better At Spotting Humans
News  |  12/3/2014
Google's revised reCAPTCHA test promises to help website users solve security puzzles faster -- unless they are using a browser's private mode or some other privacy measure.
5 Companies That Represent IT's Best
Commentary  |  12/3/2014
Here's a look at the No. 1 company in each of the past five annual InformationWeek IT rankings. Why not yours in 2015? Apply for the InformationWeek Elite 100.
Multi-Structured Data: The New Innovation Opportunity
Commentary  |  12/3/2014
Multi-structured data sets come in dozens of formats and reside in non-transactional systems such as sensors and customer interaction streams. Are you harnessing their power?
Cloud Storage: 8 Ways You're Wasting Money
Slideshows  |  12/3/2014
Don't fall into the "cheap" and "easy" cloud trap. Know how you're spending your money -- and why.
HP Cloud Adds Big Data Options
News  |  12/2/2014
HP's Haven big data analytics platform, including Autonomy search and HP Vertica database software, will soon be available on demand.


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