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  • Video how-to: Speed up R with C++ and Rcpp

    Sometimes when using R, you'll want more speed than base R can offer. That's why some advanced R users combine R and C++ -- and there's a package that makes it easy for you do so, too.

    Written by By Jared Lander07 Aug. 15 23:36
  • How to avoid 10 common business video mistakes

    With millions of videos on the Internet, how do you make your business video stand out? To find out, asked dozens of video marketing professionals to identify the biggest, or most common, mistakes companies make when crafting and marketing business videos.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff07 July 15 05:55
  • Word 2013 cheat sheet

    The buzz today may be all about Office 2016 for Windows, which is due to be released this fall, but many business users are still getting acquainted with Office 2013 and will continue to use it for some time. Use this Word 2013 cheat sheet to help take advantage of all it has to offer.

    Written by Preston Gralla01 July 15 01:42
  • comScore CTO shares big data lessons

    comScore is no stranger to big data. The digital analytics company was founded in 1999 with the goal of providing intelligence to companies about what's happening online.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud30 June 15 00:28
  • 9 tips for launching a new product or service

    So you are about to launch a new product or service, or are thinking about it. Congratulations. Unfortunately, having the best idea (or product or service) in the world may not get you buzz, or sales, if the right people don't know about it. Here are nine steps you can take to increase the odds of your rollout being successful.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff18 June 15 03:02
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  • Agile, continuous delivery models represent 'cultural shift for IT'

    Tasked with accelerating business innovation, technology leaders are swapping traditional IT project management for continuous delivery and iteration of software and services. But to succeed CIOs say such emerging models of IT deployment require strong collaboration with business stakeholders, as well as cross-training.

    Written by Clint Boulton18 Aug. 15 03:52
  • How to help your agile team succeed

    If your organization has adopted an agile methodology and you're frustrated by failure, it's time for a long, hard look in the mirror: Perhaps the problem isn't agile. The problem is your management style. How can you help teams succeed? First, you have to get out of their way, says Selena Delesie, founder and principal at Delesie Solutions, an agile coaching, consulting and training firm, in a workshop held at Agile Alliance 2015 last week in Washington, D.C.

    Written by Sharon Florentine14 Aug. 15 00:40
  • Why SharePoint is the last great on-premises application

    At the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) last month in Orlando, we heard many of the same grumblings we've been hearing about Microsoft for years now: They don't care about on-premises servers. They're leaving IT administrators in the dust and hanging them out to dry while forcing Azure and Office 365 content on everyone. They're ignoring the small and medium business.

    Written by Jonathan Hassell12 Aug. 15 23:37
  • 5 things CIOs need to know about data lakes

    1.The concept is still quite new. The term data lake, credited to Pentaho CTO James Dixon, has been bandied about for several years. But the idea of data lakes as corporate resources is still in its infancy, according to IDC analyst Ashish Nadkarni. A data lake is defined as a massive--and relatively cheap--storage repository, such as Hadoop, that can hold all types of data until it is needed for business analytics or data mining. A data lake holds data in its rawest form, unprocessed and ungoverned.

    Written by Bob Violino01 Aug. 15 23:11
  • How to get the most out of Windows 10 enterprise security features

    The enterprise edition of Windows 10 may be available only a day after the consumer version, with some immediately useful improvements for business. But some of the most important security features in Windows 10 Enterprise will either be included in a major update (that you can think of much like a service pack) that will ship sometime this fall, or will rely on enterprises and online sites and services making some substantial changes to move away from passwords. That means that, as with most upgrades, getting the most from Windows 10 security improvements will require planning.

    Written by Mary Branscombe30 July 15 23:45

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