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IT wants (but struggles) to operationalize big data

Big data leaders at large companies are bullish on the capabilities of big data analytics, but are struggling to break down data silos and make data accessible.

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CIO Quick Takes: How to make big data count

Sure ... data is big these days, but what are companies doing with all that newly-mined information? To find out, we asked three CIOs about how big data analytics pay off for them.

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AI and cognitive computing: how to distinguish the real value proposition

There have been a number of accomplishments around AI and cognitive computing. How do these accomplishments translate into a real value proposition for businesses?

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Free mobile data is good for consumers

Those opposed are overthinking zero rating.

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Google says welcome to the Cloud 2.0

Enterprises' initial entrance into the cloud is over and they are witnessing the arrival of the Cloud 2.0. That's the word from Diane Greene, senior vice president for Google's cloud businesses.

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Lightning fast NoSQL with Spring Data Redis

Redis isn't your typical NoSQL data store, and that's exactly why it hits the sweet spot for certain use cases. Get started using Spring Data Redis as a remote cache server to store and query volatile data

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Datameer gets an overhaul to make big-data analytics easier

The rise of the citizen data scientist has placed a new premium on easy-to-use analytics tools, and on Tuesday Datameer announced a fresh version of its namesake platform designed with that imperative in mind.

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Big data and analytics spending to hit $187 billion

In its new "Worldwide Semiannual Big Data and Analytics Spending Guide," research firm IDC forecasts revenues in the market will increase more than 50 percent over its five-year forecast period.

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Need more analytics speed? Cray wants to light a fire under your big data

It's no secret that analytics is eating the enterprise world, but if there's anything in perpetually short supply, it's speed.

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Building artificial intelligence models with Internet-of-Things data

SparkCognition, a company with automatic model-building technology that sifts sensor and other instrumented data to predict failures and breaches, has added an augmented-reality layer to its user interface. Now, managers can "see"...

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Who's in your store right now? SAP's new data service can tell you

Marketers can tap virtually limitless volumes of data about customers' online activities, but the offline world isn't nearly as forthcoming. That's where SAP aims to help.

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CIO.com and Drexel to honor 50 analytics innovators

The Analytics 50, a collaboration between Drexel University's LeBow College of Business and CIO.com, will recognize 50 of the most innovative analytics executives.

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CDM Smith CIO on how tech can transform construction

The CIO of construction company CDM Smith says his industry badly needs a transformation, and he believes technology will play a key role. Here's how.

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SAP seeks to simplify IT with a beefier new version of Hana

SAP has updated its flagship Hana in-memory computing platform with a raft of new features designed to make IT simpler while giving organizations a better handle on their data.

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Nyansa launches Voyance Live, a public networking statistics portal

IT analytics company Nyansa today rolled out a public web portal, offering anonymized data pulled from instances of its flagship Voyance product in operation around the world.

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How to define the evolving role of data scientist

Data science is a hot new career, but companies still aren't sure how to best use these employees. Here’s how to hire data scientists with a clear strategy in place.

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5 things you need to know about data exhaust

Big data is now a familiar term in most of the business world, and companies large and small are scrambling to take advantage of it. Data exhaust, on the other hand, is less widely known, and in some ways it's an evil twin brother.

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Half the Web's traffic comes from bots, and that's costing you more than you think

Roughly half of all Web traffic comes from bots and crawlers, and that's costing companies a boatload of money.

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