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Weather Company forecasts more big data for IBM Watson Analytics

IBM acquired the Weather Company for its capability to analyze and gain insights from a vast array of sensors situated on planes, trains, automobiles and other machines. CIO Bryson Koehler discusses some of the other opportunities the...

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New Splice Machine RDBMS unites OLTP and OLAP

The 2.0 version of Splice Machine's relational database brings together the scalability of Hadoop and the in-memory performance of Spark.

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Microsoft's Graph wants to turn user data into business intelligence it can sell

Microsoft Graph aggregates everything that you give it permission to and provides that context to apps, including those written by Microsoft as well as third parties.


Chipmaker’s first CIO resets 'clock speed of IT' with analytics, IT reorg

Micron CIO Trevor Schulze, in the midst of an IT department revamp, is harnessing analytics to augment anything from manufacturing operations to product development and engineering.

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How AI will take over health IT

Artificial intelligence is after our jobs. And those in health IT will be the first to go.

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How the Bass-O-Matic explains predictive analytics

Perhaps the most natural way to explain predictive analytics is through the prism of Dan Aykroyd’s 1976 SNL skit about the Bass-O-Matic.


4 big reasons why healthcare needs data science

In the healthcare industry, what could be more important than having better healthcare outcomes? Each and everyday healthcare workers around the globe are striving hard to find more ways of improving our lives. However, the world is...

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Oil company hopes to strike efficiency with cloud analytics

To make drilling more efficient during a commodities industry downturn, Laredo Petroleum is turning to cloud applications from a Silicon Valley startup to correlate production and operational costs.

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Study reveals that most companies are failing at big data

Research from PwC and Iron Mountain reports some surprising statistics about how companies are using the data they collect.

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Thinking algorithm ready to take on conventional medicine

An algorithm built by a San Francisco startup soon will begin using images archived at operating at imaging centers to teach itself to spot the signs of disease. If it succeeds, medicine will never be the same.

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This analytics startup just emerged from stealth to help SMBs get a grip on unstructured data

Signals is a new textual analytics platform that aims to help users in businesses of any size crunch a wide variety of data without having to rely on highly trained data scientists or IT experts for help.

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Accenture invests in artificial intelligence R&D

Accenture says it is committing a significant portion of its global research and development to artificial intelligence and is opening a new Accenture Technology Lab and Centre for Innovation in Dublin, Ireland.

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IT and the entrepreneurial age

Today, if you want to be hired as a C-level executive in a major global enterprise, you are going to have to be capable of delivering high-growth and high-margin revenue streams. In short, you are going to have to be entrepreneurial.

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With a torrent of weather data, IBM hopes to know the world

IBM's deal to buy The Weather Company adds to its cognitive computing capabilities something IBM really needs -- data.

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How Verizon analyzes security-breach data with R

Verizon researchers receive incident data from contributing organizations, which means numerous categories also have subcategories. Importing and analyzing all that with Excel was problematic.


Partnership powers predictive and prescriptive analytics

The combination of GoodData's cloud-based analytics distribution platform and Absolutdata's big data analytics consulting expertise will help the partners accelerate their clients' ability to deploy predictive and prescriptive...

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Make analytics pay off for you and your customers

When customers got a better experience, these companies got a revenue kick, thanks to accurate and timely analytics data in the hands of salespeople. 

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MongoDB extends database to new users, adds enterprise features

The latest version of MongoDB features graphical tools, business intelligence connectors and application performance monitoring tool integration designed to make data in the NoSQL database accessible to business analysts, data...

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