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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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EMC, the U.S. multinational corporation and the world’s largest provider of data storage systems, has released the EMC Global Data Protection Index and it turns out that worldwide, enterprises are losing as much as $1.7 trillion through data loss and unplanned downtime. “To create the maturity curve, IT decision makers

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Data ScienceNewsRetail & Consumer

Alibaba Group, the Chinese e-commerce company, released a report earlier this month on the 18th of December, charting the results of a task force with the police that has been trying to stop the sale of fake goods on the company’s Taobao platform, reports the Shanghai-based online media outlet the

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Data Science

With Christmas just around the corner, we’re happy to share with you one of the most festive data applications we can think of- New Zealand Secret Santa. Just in case any of you are unfamiliar with the concept of a secret santa- everybody involved pools their names. Every participant receives

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Data Science

You know it’s that time of the year when High Street soundtracks remind you that “tis the season to be jolly”. Christmas beckons, and without sounding too much like Grinch, I’d like to say that festive cheer doesn’t come without some guilt-free, feel-good face-stuffing, but that usually results in me

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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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Data Science

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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Data Science

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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