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2017 was the year when blockchain technology burst into the public consciousness. Even beyond the truly startling rise of cryptocurrencies, we became aware of how a range of markets could be transformed by applications built on the technology. But as with any emerging technology that suddenly gains fame and begins

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Big Data

Data. Where would we be without it? We all know that it’s in the very DNA of our everyday life, from business to social experiences, from the smartphones in our hands to the cars we drive. Data is a driving force both directly and indirectly in our society – a fact that

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Big DataTech Trends

Big data is everywhere: in the cloud, in different locations, and in different online applications. Organizations need a single way of unifying, accessing, and controlling these distributed resources for the best possible operational efficiency. The problem with big data is that its sources are often very dissimilar. An Enterprise Data

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Big DataData ScienceTechnology & IT

Image: SAP Cloud Platform Hadoop is a Java-based, open source framework that supports companies in the storage and processing of massive data sets. Currently, many firms still struggle with interpreting Hadoop’s software and are doubtful about whether or not they can depend on it for delivering projects. Even so, it’s

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Big DataData ScienceTech TrendsTechnology & ITUnderstanding Big Data

Our ever-increasing dependence on the Internet to do business, entertain ourselves, communicate with others and shop for supplies has increased our amount of data exponentially. The vast amount of data needed to complete all of our activities requires a growing number of centers to safely store this information. Today, there

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BI & AnalyticsBig Data

In today’s digital landscape, customers expect you to deliver products and services in a fast and efficient manner. Heavyweights like Amazon and Google have set a bar in terms of operations, and they’ve set it high. An increasing need for more streamlined and efficient processes, combined with advancing technologies has

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BI & AnalyticsBig DataData Science

With its unlimited size, an Enterprise Knowledge Graph contains all of an organization’s data — structured, unstructured, internal or external — presented as trillions of interlinked facts made available in any combination, on-demand to approved users.  The Enterprise Knowledge Graph enables organizations to take advantage of in-memory computing at cloud-scale

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Big DataData ScienceTransportation & Logistics

I recently read an article (paywall) in the WSJ about Paul Allen’s Vulcan initiative to curb illegal fishing. It’s insightful and sheds light on Big Data techniques to address societal problems. After thinking on the story, it struck me that it could be used as a pedagogical tool to synthesize data science

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Big Data

The cloud continues to play a crucial role in business. With cloud applications being used at every department of an organization, it’s important that the same security controls that organizations have relied on to protect their on-premises IT infrastructures is also extended to the cloud. Companies currently use 1,427 cloud services,

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Big DataTechnology & IT

Rich Miner — Android co-founder, formerly Google Ventures, now Google — asked me recently “What if companies managed their data like they manage their money?” It’s a basic but profound question that merits some thoughts based on my 25 years managing both information and financial functions in technology and data

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