Big Data/Business Intelligence

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Startup offers a big-data storyteller

ClearStory Data's Collaborative Storyboards offers a way to present data in a series of live visualizations

Disruptive technology reaps cash as venture capital pours in

Investments in software companies through the third quarter surpassed those for all of 2013


Salesforce.com gives mobile app development a 'Lightning' strike

The next generation of the Salesforce1 platform is announced at Dreamforce

Salesforce unveils Wave, its play in cloud analytics

Wave uses a search-like medium along with extensive visualizations

What to expect at Salesforce.com's Dreamforce

Cloud computing buzz, wearables, analytics and celebrities are all on tap

API usage could be a new source of business intelligence

How customers use a company's APIs could provide valuable insights, one industry expert advises

Facebook, armed with data, helps others show mobile ads

Facebook's mobile advertising network is now open for business

Price tag for troubled SAP project will skyrocket to nearly $1 billion, audit says

An 'overly ambitious design' and poor training are cited as reasons for the mess at a New York gas utility

Slideshow: 6 Key Attributes of CAOs [Chief Analytics Officers]

Chief analytics officer: The ultimate big data job?

As organizations seek to not simply corral data, but apply it strategically across the business, analytics experts are making their way into the C-suite.

6 key attributes of a chief analytics officer

Organizations need leaders who can turn big data into a strategic asset, but not everyone is cut out for the job. Do you have the skills and temperament to become a CAO?

Oracle expanding depth of its cloud development platform

Six new services are in the works, but no availability date was released

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Asset managers crave location data

Visually seeing and tracking your company's assets can help save money, time and trouble.

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dtSearch: How to handle Big or even Biggish Data

Dealing with Big Data, or even just Biggish Data, isn't easy so if you've got a lot of content to search you're going to need something more powerful than the standard tools. dtSearch is just what you need: Fast, capable of indexing...

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White House blames IT systems for immigration data problems

The White House has touted open data initiatives for years, but in one of the most controversial areas in politics -- immigration -- crucial information is often unavailable or mistake-filled.

Cloud will be key for Oracle at OpenWorld

The vendor's massive annual conference gets underway Sunday

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The Dangers of Dark Data and How to Minimize Your Exposure

Structured data, like content in a database, is relatively easy to manage. However, confidential or sensitive unstructured information -- log archives and other untagged, non-inventoried data -- presents a real challenge to CIOs....

10 ways Big Data Is changing the business of sports

Advances in capturing, storing and analyzing data are revolutionizing every aspect of sports, from training to broadcasting to fan engagement. Here are just a few examples of the ways big data is changing sports.

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Predicting crime with Big Data ... welcome to "Minority Report" for real

Crime has patterns just like everything else humans do when we're viewed as a large enough group. Thus, while individual behavior can be hard to predict, determining the average behavior of a population and then matching individuals...

SAP CEO Bill McDermott on why Concur is worth $8.3 billion

Buying Concur 'is the best business case I've ever put in front of the board,' McDermott says

Microsoft plots Dynamics CRM update with an eye on marketing, global expansion

CRM Online will be available in 130 markets by the end of the year, Microsoft says

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