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  • Booz Allen Takes Data Science Training Online

    By Thor Olavsrud | 21 October, 2014 04:45

    When it comes to big data projects, the biggest challenge most organizations face, regardless of size, is staffing, says Peter Guerra, a principal in Booz Allen Hamilton's Strategic Innovation Group.

  • Telstra embraces digital future at 'unique moment in time'

    By Shahida Sweeney | 20 October, 2014 12:25

    Telstra is diving head-first into the digital space – with this new frontier expected to drive all lines of business, according to CEO David Thodey. The power base is shifting from corporates’ “ivory towers” to individuals that are driving the global agenda.

  • MapR Makes Its NoSQL Database Freely Available in Community Edition

    By Thor Olavsrud | 16 October, 2014 00:49

    At O'Reilly Strata Conference + Hadoop World 2014 in New York City today, Hadoop distribution specialist MapR Technologies announced that its MapR-DB NoSQL key-value database is now available for unlimited production use as part of its free MapR Community Edition.

  • Satellite radar measurements map the seafloor

    By Rebecca Merrett | 02 October, 2014 00:01

    An international team of scientists have created a map of the seafloor using satellite radar measurements of ocean surfaces.

  • CEO Says Big Data Drives Towing Business Forward

    By Martha Heller | 29 September, 2014 23:07

    How is technology changing Agero as a business? When you think about our business, you think about tow trucks and wrenches and grease, but technology has actually made our business very sophisticated. We are crunching terabytes of data and know where our trucks are, who they are towing, and what type of service we should provide for any particular customer.

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  • Big Data ROI Will Take Time, Clear Goals and Talent

    By Brian Eastwood | 22 July, 2013 14:45

    The big data market is expected, by one estimate, to grow more than 30 percent annually until the end of the decade. But more than half of big data projects fail--and even those that do succeed can fall apart if the findings aren't applied to operational efficiencies. Ron Bodkin, CEO of Think Big Analytics, offers advice to help you prevent your business from becoming just another statistic.

  • 6 Big Data Analytics Use Cases for Healthcare IT

    By Brian Eastwood | 23 April, 2013 13:20

    Making use of the petabytes of patient data that healthcare organizations possess requires extracting it from legacy systems, normalizing it and then building applications that can make sense of it. That's a tall order, but the facilities that pull it off can learn a lot.

  • Big Data, Cheap Storage Bring In-Memory Analytics Into Spotlight

    By Allen Bernard | 06 December, 2012 14:05

    In-memory analytics, like virtualization and the cloud, is an old idea that's been given new life. In this case, the combination of big data, inexpensive commodity storage and parallel processing make it possible to analyze terabytes of data without slowing systems to a crawl.

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