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Category: Big Data


Big Data, Tech

12 myths of data analytics debunked

November 27, 2017

Via: CIO

In IT, the bigger the hype, the greater the misconceptions, and data analytics is no exception. Analytics, one of the hottest facets of information technology today, can result in significant business gains, but misperceptions can get in the way of […]


Big Data, Software, Tech

Cerner looks to government for growth

October 30, 2017

Via: FCW

Electronic health record provider Cerner is looking to capitalize on a streak of successes in the government market. On an Oct. 26 earnings call, President Zane Burke said that the company was “in the early stages of government business contributing […]


Big Data, Tech

19 big data certifications that will pay off

October 26, 2017

Via: CIO

Data and big data analytics are fast becoming the lifeblood of any successful business. Getting the technology right can be challenging, but building the right team with the right skills to undertake big data initiatives can be even harder. Not […]


Big Data, Tech

The secrets of highly successful data analytics teams

October 24, 2017

Via: CIO

Effective data analytics can give companies a huge competitive edge, because business managers can gain new insights into trends and customer behaviors that might not otherwise be possible. To get the most out of their information resources, enterprises need to […]


Big Data, Software, Tech

AWS and Microsoft double down on deep learning with Gluon, a simplified ML model builder

October 12, 2017

Via: Tech Crunch

AWS and Microsoft may be arch rivals when it comes to competing for business in cloud storage and services, but when it comes to breaking ground in newer areas where volumes of data make a difference to how well the […]


Big Data, Software, Tech

Alibaba is leading a $27M investment in open source database startup MariaDB

September 29, 2017

Via: Tech Crunch

Alibaba has spent 2017 pushing its cloud computing business and now it is preparing to make its first major investment in a Western startup in the space. The Chinese e-commerce giant has agreed to lead a €22.9 million ($27 million) […]


Big Data, Data Center, Tech

Hitachi Combines Data Center Infrastructure, IoT, Big Data Capabilities In New Company: Hitachi Vantara

September 19, 2017

Via: CRN

Japan-based Hitachi Ltd. Tuesday said it has reorganized its data center infrastructure, big data and Internet of Things capabilities into a new business called Hitachi Vantara. Hitachi Vantara combines the Hitachi Data Systems storage and data center infrastructure business, its Hitachi […]


Big Data, Tech

Data governance stumble

September 13, 2017

Via: CIO

Data has become the lifeline that is necessary for most businesses to function with increased efficiency and operational performance. Organizational leaders and staff are racing towards developing effective data governance models that focus on high quality data in order to […]


Big Data, Tech

Alteryx Promote puts data science to work across the company

September 12, 2017

Via: Tech Crunch

When Alteryx acquired Yhat in June, it was only a matter of time before the startup’s data-science management software began showing up in Alteryx. Just today, the company announced Alteryx Promote, a new tool based on Yhat’s product set. The […]


Big Data, Networking, Tech

IDG Contributor Network: 3 ways CIOs can save money by capturing more data

September 5, 2017

Via: CIO

One of the biggest lessons from Big Data in the last decade has been just how much we didn’t know. For CIOs, the new ways that information is gathered, stored and delivered to decision-makers is impacting the scope of their […]