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  • 3 Ways Women Are Driving Change in Tech

    It can be hard for women at the top of the corporate ladder to really drive change. (Its a challenge for men, too.) Moderating a panel at the recent Women in Technology Summit, though, CIO.com columnist Rob Enderle discovered that women outside the C-suite are driving change at many technology companies. Credit a willingness to embrace analytics.

    Written by Rob Enderle09 June 14 23:03
  • Who Legally Owns Your Big Data?

    Commingling internal and external data can produce problems if your contract isn't clear about who owns what -- and for how long.

    Written by Adam Ruttenberg30 May 14 09:19
  • How IBM plans to get with the times

    The IBM Edge2014 infrastructure event hinted at how the company plans to use experience to its advantage. Far from burning out or fading away like an aging rock star, IBM intends to join today's young rockers on stage -- and steal the show.

    Written by Rob Enderle26 May 14 12:18
  • 4 qualities to look for in a data scientist

    Every business, it seems, needs a data scientist, but not everyone knows what to look for. The four qualities of a good data scientist described here will help you first write a job description and then evaluate candidates for your data scientist vacancy.

    Written by Jonathan Hassell16 April 14 10:00
  • Industrial Internet Can't Succeed Without Big Data and Cloud, GE Says

    Hear the phrases 'Industrial Internet' or 'Internet of Things' and you probably think of billions of connected devices. That's all well and good, but without the computing power to assess all the data coming from these devices, GE suggests that enterprises won't realize the full potential of the industrial Internet.

    Written by Brian Eastwood10 April 14 22:52
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  • Big Data ROI Will Take Time, Clear Goals and Talent

    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.

    Written by Brian Eastwood22 July 13 14:45
  • In-Memory Technology Speeds Up Data Analytics

    Long the purview of financial firms looking for an edge as they make lightning-fast transactions, in-memory technology is starting to catch the attention of many firms that conduct real-time analysis.

    Written by John Moore26 June 13 13:02
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  • How Big Data Helped the Norman Rockwell Museum Grow Revenue

    With the help of DigiWorksCorp, the Norman Rockwell Museum leveraged its transactional data and big data analytics to increase second-time purchasers by 150 percent and revenue by 49 percent.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud02 April 14 06:38
  • MapR's New Hadoop Distribution Promises No-Risk Updgrade

    MapR's latest Hadoop distribution includes support for Hadoop 2.2 with YARN, but is also backward compatible with the MapReduce 1.x scheduler, promising organizations a risk-free upgrade path to the latest Hadoop architecture.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud17 Feb. 14 17:09
  • Call Centers Suffer From Big Data Overload

    Nearly half of all contact centers consistently collect and report on metrics that they never use to improve the customer experience, according to a new survey.

    Written by Stephanie Overby02 Dec. 13 15:20
  • How Big Data Is Changing Football on and off the Field

    Big data is rapidly transforming the way we think, work and play. It is helping enterprises use their data to improve their processes, recognize anomalies and better connect with customers. The power of data is changing everything, often without our realizing it is happening. Case in point: football (and fantasy football in particular).

    Written by Thor Olavsrud12 Sept. 13 13:22
  • Durkheim Project Leverages Big Data to Prevent Veteran Suicides

    In partnership with social media networks and the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, a nonprofit research project is seeking to show that predictive analytics can identify U.S. veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan who are suicidal and need help.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud28 Aug. 13 21:55