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One of the most fun outcomes that you can achieve with your data is to discover new and interesting things.  Sometimes, the most interesting thing is the detection of a novel, unexpected, surprising object, event, or behavior – i.e., the outlier, the thing that falls outside the bounds of your original expectations,

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IBM and the Science & Technology Facilities Council’s (STFC) Hartree Centre have come together in an alliance to set up a new Big Data Innovation Hub using IBM Big Data and Analytics technology to enable “commercial organisations solve complex business problems and achieve competitive advantage.” “As we see the ‘Internet

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Microsoft announced a stash of new services and updates at Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) Summit earlier this week, in order to expand on its big data platform. Keeping in line with their “efforts to bring big data to everyone,” the roll out sees an update for the database-as-a-service,

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NewVantage Partners has released its third annual Big Data Executive Survey for 2014 and it turns out that Corporate investment in Big Data has been growing. This year’s results provide compelling evidence that Big Data and analytics continue to be rapidly adopted within the corporate mainstream. Corporate investments in Big

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Big DataData Science 101

Ali Rebaie is a Big Data & Analytics industry analyst and consultant of Rebaie Analytics Group. He provides organizations with a vendor-neutral selection of business intelligence & big data technologies and advice on big data and information management strategy and architecture. Ali also appeared in several lists of “Who’s Who

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The third annual study into the big data skills gap in the UK economy, carried out by the Tech Partnership has revealed the escalating need for Big Data skills. The study dubbed, “Big Data Analytics: Assessment of Demand for Labour and Skills, 2013-2020” provides a detailed analysis of the current

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The last decade has seen an evolution of sorts with regards to how election campaigns are being run in the US. Like all the other fields that Big Data has percolated into, the election machinery has seen drastic changes and adoptions being made to its primary modes of campaigning. “Progressive

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A new study from Accenture and Forrester has revealed that Australians are not jumping on the big data bandwagon with the same zeal as their international peers. 54% of Australian executives cite “budget” as the greatest obstacle they face when it comes to adopting data-driven approaches in their enterprise. But

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Ice Hockey has found use for Big Data as advanced analytics giant, SAS analytics has come into a partnership with the Toronto based ice Hockey club, Toronto Maple Leaf, to help them improve their game. Kyle Dubas, the erstwhile general manager of the Ontario Hockey League’s Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds &

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Announcing its first round of grants in the Big Data to Knowledge(BD2K) program, the National Institutes of Health on Thursday awarded approximately $32-million in grants to researchers developing new strategies to analyze biomedical big data sets. Over two dozen institutions were involved. “Data creation has become exponentially more rapid than

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