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Make 2015 The Year You Tame Technology Complexity

Make 2015 The Year You Tame Technology Complexity

To see real value from Big Data, we must be ready to tackle the three Vs of technology complexity: Volume, variety, and velocity.
Big Data, The Internet Of Things, And The Fourth V

Big Data, The Internet Of Things, And The Fourth V

To say that The Internet of Things is a hot topic within the larger Big Data community is an understatement. Find out what it really offers.
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Subtlety, Complexity, And The Future Of Retail

Why is the future so difficult to predict? It is easy enough to jot down a few paragraphs on a given future topic, say the future of the retail industry and the impact that big data will have on...
Without Big Data Life As We Know It Would Be Impossible

Without Big Data Life As We Know It Would Be Impossible

Big data has simplified complexities in so many business processes we hardly notice any longer. It permits our rapidly emerging self-service economy. It’s not just our future. It’s our present.read more
Analytics For All: The Promise of Big Data

Analytics For All: The Promise of Big Data

As big data sources -- everything from social networks to operations -- touch more people inside the enterprise, more workers will need analytics to get value from the data.read more
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Speedy In-Memory Databases Put Lid On Costs

With big data raining down on enterprises, DBAs are stuck trying to weather the storm. read more
Sexiest Geek Alive: The Data Scientist

Sexiest Geek Alive: The Data Scientist

Data scientists are suddenly sexy because of the pervasiveness of big data, not the newness of the position.read more
Spend Pennies In The Cloud For Big Data Analytics

Spend Pennies In The Cloud For Big Data Analytics

Through Amazon Web Services, companies can test drive SAP HANA on big slices of their data for less than a dollar per hour. read more
NSF Revises Big Data Research Grant Process

NSF Revises Big Data Research Grant Process

Grant proposals submitted to the US National Science Foundation on or after January 14, 2013 must use new guidelines. read more
Getting From A To B: Location Services A Big Data Opportunity For Retailers

Getting From A To B: Location Services A Big Data Opportunity For Retailers

Retailers slowly edge their way to a deeper understanding of the value of "where" using location-based data.read more