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Gartner Advanced Analytics Quadrant 2015: Gainers, Losers
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Gartner Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics Platforms 2015 has Microsoft, Alpine, and Alteryx moving up, Oracle MIA.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 2/23/2015
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Microsoft Azure Tries To Bring Big Data Mainstream
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft's new cloud-based services focus on machine learning, more Linux options, and new partnerships.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/18/2015
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MySQL Cluster: An In-Memory, NoSQL Pioneer?
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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MySQL Cluster was NoSQL and in-memory before that became fashionable, according to Oracle. Now those traits stand out in MySQL Cluster 7.4.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 2/7/2015
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Google AI Teaches Itself Atari Video Games
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Using a single learning algorithm, Google's AI agent has developed its video game skills to the point where it can beat most human players in dozens of different games.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 2/26/2015
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Salesforce Service Cloud, Analytics Cloud Power Fast Growth
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Salesforce claims its Service Cloud is ousting SAP and Oracle while the Wave Analytics Cloud is driving seven- and eight-figure deals.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 2/26/2015
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Conspire Brings Analytics To Social Networking
David Wagner, Community Editor
Commentary
Conspire offers networking that allows users to apply analytics to their job searches or any other social endeavor.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 2/26/2015
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4 DARPA Projects We Love
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
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Space exploration, self-driving vehicles, advanced biometrics, and robotics are among the cool projects in the works at DARPA that are likely to have applications in the enterprise, too.
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 2/25/2015
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Big Data Tempest In A Teapot
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Hadoop and big data community infighting won't attract enterprise adoption. It's time to raise the level of discourse.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 2/25/2015
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Gartner BI Magic Quadrant 2015 Spots Market Turmoil
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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As companies embrace Tableau and Qlik, will the reporting platforms like BusinessObjects, Cognos, and MicroStrategy be left behind? Gartner sees conflicting needs and deployment practices.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 2/25/2015
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IBM Promises Bridge From Data Center To Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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IBM said at its Interconnect conference its new services will allow easier shifting between the enterprise data center and public cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 2/24/2015
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No, AI Won’t Kill Us All
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
When famous technologists and scientists fear the menace of thinking machines, it's time to worry, right? Not really, because computers lack the imagination to wreak havoc, says one AI expert.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 2/24/2015
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7 Emerging Technologies IT Should Study Now
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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Staying on top of current technologies means anticipating future ones. Here, we look at seven technologies IT should be studying right now. One (or more) of these may well be the next big trend in the industry.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 2/23/2015
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Gartner Advanced Analytics Quadrant 2015: Gainers, Losers
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Gartner Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics Platforms 2015 has Microsoft, Alpine, and Alteryx moving up, Oracle MIA.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 2/23/2015
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Philly311 Helpline Focuses On Social Interactions
Curtis Franklin Jr.,
Commentary
System integrator Unisys used the Salesforce Community Cloud to allow new options for citizens to contact and interact with the City of Philadelphia.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. , 2/20/2015
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Tesla Battery Looks To Disrupt Home, Office Power Consumption
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Tesla Motors' plans to introduce a battery that can be used for home and office energy storage lends credence to a burgeoning industry that is transforming the way we consume power.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 2/19/2015
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Microsoft Azure, SAS, MapR: Big Data Roundup
David Wagner, Community Editor
News
News from Microsoft, SAS, and MapR point to changes in how enterprises are buying, deploying, and learning to use big-data analytics.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 2/18/2015
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HP Goes Open Source For Haven Predictive Analytics
Curtis Franklin Jr.,
Commentary
HP develops Haven Predictive Analytics for big data, then releases it as open source software.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. , 2/18/2015
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IBM’s Watson Inspires A Child’s Toy
David Wagner, Community Editor
News
A talking dinosaur powered by IBM's Watson may be your favorite new toy. Oh, and your kid might like it, too.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 2/18/2015
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Microsoft Azure Tries To Bring Big Data Mainstream
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft's new cloud-based services focus on machine learning, more Linux options, and new partnerships.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/18/2015
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Pivotal Open-Source Play Points To Industry Shift
David Wagner, Community Editor
News
Open source is driving big data, and two major announcements from Pivotal show that isn't going to stop.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 2/17/2015
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Big Data: Matching Personalities In The Call Center
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
It's common for companies to record customer service calls. But what insights are they gaining from all that data? One solution: Matching customers with service reps for more harmonious calls.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 2/17/2015
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SSD Tipping Point Grows Blurrier By The Day
James Kobielus,
News
Software-defined storage and hybrid deployment approaches may keep disk drives and other 'obsolete' technologies around longer than you'd expect.
By James Kobielus , 2/16/2015
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