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Emil Eifrem is CEO of Neo Technology and co-founder of the Neo4j project. Before founding Neo, he was the CTO of Windh AB, where he headed the development of highly complex information architectures for Enterprise Content Management Systems. Committed to sustainable open source, he guides Neo along a balanced path

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In an attempt similar to Google Flu Trends, The Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention will be working with online search giant Baidu to use its large user database to help forecast flu outbreaks. The deputy director of the Centre, Gao Fu, suggested that the prediction tool may be

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Intel announced recently that it will be tackling two global challenges with Big Data — one project looks at irrigation and the other at snow mapping. Irrigation and Farming Intel’s irrigation project — named ‘Precision Farming’ — will attempt to perfect farming techniques by placing sensors in crops and other

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Uwe Weiss is CEO of Blue Yonder, a leading provider of predictive analytics. He has more than 20 years of experience in the enterprise software sector and he is an expert in cloud computing and SaaS. Mr. Weiss was the co-founder and CEO of various successful start-ups and growth companies,

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The use of statistical language tools like R, SAS and SPSS is growing at unprecedented rates. Forums are full of questions about which program to learn, is one easier than the other, how popular are they, etc. However, what is the current state of these programming languages? – what companies

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K Young has been CEO of Mortar Data since 2010. Mortar helps data scientists and data engineers spend 100% of their time on problems that are specific to their business—and not on time-wasters like babysitting infrastructure, managing complex deploys, and rebuilding common algorithms from scratch. Mortar’s platform runs pipelines of

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As Chief Marketing Officer at Moogsoft, Rob is responsible for global outbound marketing, sales support, and product management. Rob’s 25-year career is all about building successful IT service assurance businesses. Prior to Moogsoft, he was SVP of Sales and Marketing at VSS Monitoring and later Danaher after its acquisition. Rob

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Only a decade ago, to speak of Africa and technology would have seemed nonsensical. Today, it is part of a growing global conversation. Mobile penetration rates have increased 19 percent annually over the past five years, making the continent’s technological future look especially promising. The use of mobile phones has

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In order to avoid security chaos, Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) need to approach big data through a data-centric approach, according to a new report by Gartner. Analysts reckon that over 80 percent of organizations will fail to initiate a consolidated data security policy across all their data silos by

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This week we looked at Big Data’s influence around the world: How it is being used by scientists attempting to predict the winner of the 2014 world cup in Brazil, how it is spreading throughout Africa by way of foreign investment, and how it has been used in the US to

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