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Data Science

While the field of data science is not tied directly to Big Data, advances in one tends to produce advances in the other. Big Data increases our ability to harvest and process data, while data science allows us to dig into it for insights.

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Qlik, the business intelligence & visualization solutions provider has been selected by the frozen ready-meals manufacturer and retailer COOK, to help glean customer buying trends, inventory, and margins through this festive season. Jeff Turner, head of IT for COOK explained, “As all of the products we sell are prepared by

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Global private equity firm Warburg Pincus have committed $75 Million to the growth of predictive analytics industry leader Blue Yonder. The investment adds Warburg Pincus to the existing group of investors which includes OTTO Group and the founders. Blue Yonder has strong foundation in the European retail market, with customers including

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I recently sat down with Professor Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, co-author of the 2013 bestseller Big Data: A Revolution and Chair of Internet Governance and Regulation at the Oxford Internet Institute, to talk about the meaning, implications and possibilities of ‘Big Data’ today. In our exchange, we touched on the debate between

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Researchers at Stanford University have come up with a new high-rise chip that is “smaller, faster, cheaper – and taller”, owing to the stacking of requisite components. The IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting which was held at San Francisco, between December 15th and 17th, witnessed the team present a paper

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Data integration and virtualization software provider Denodo Technologies has rolled out the Denodo Platform 5.5, made available immediately, the innovator announced early this week. “Denodo Platform 5.5 helps organizations shift from largely siloed and vertical-focused data management solutions to architectures that offer a unified data layer through virtualization for the

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All organization should make user experience a top priority.  After database, no software has become more strategic than a unified performance management platform.  If applications don’t perform to end user expectations, return on investment (ROI) and risk management objectives cannot be achieved.  Employee engagement falters, customer loyalty erodes and the

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UK based charity, the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, has released its Foresight review of big data and announced a conditional grant offer of £10 million to support research by the upcoming Alan Turing Institute on engineering applications of big data, earlier this week on Monday. “Our report concludes that within the

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Apple and IBM have together deployed the first in a series of a new class of made-for-business apps and supporting cloud services providing iPhone and iPad users in the enterprise with IBM’s big data and analytics capabilities. “What we’re delivering aims directly at the new quest of business—smart technologies that

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Big Data and Analytics has found a formidable advocate in Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. In 2012 she had helped establish a an initiative called Data 2x that intends to harness data-driven research and solutions to improve the lives of women and girls globally. At an event in

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Hortonworks went public last week with an initial public offering priced at 16$ per share under the NASDAQ symbol HDP. Fast becoming a critical infrastructure component, Hortonworks’  total market cap charted $1.1 billion at the close of trading Friday. Hortonworks carries out development and support for Apache Hadoop and has

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