Big Data/Business Intelligence

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New SAP Hana tool aims to put Big Data insights within closer reach

Featuring Hadoop support, the rapid-deployment service targets enterprise users with streaming and unstructured data

How to transition from customer understanding to customer action

It requires an architecture different from traditional data warehousing and business intelligence applications

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How to mitigate data monetization risks

Big data represents a substantial asset for your organization, but it's also a potential liability. Here's how to assess and mitigate the risks of your data initiatives.

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Prelert's Anomaly Detective: Finding Black Swans in Big Data

When presented with huge amounts of otherwise indigestible Big Data, Prelert's Anomaly Detective applies analytical and statistical techniques to spot anomalies.

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How TD Ameritrade's Chief Data Officer is driving change

CDO for almost three years, Derek Strauss has pushed through organizational change and launched many large-scale initiatives

Dropbox boosts mobile talent with CloudOn buy

The latest in the cloud-storage company's shopping spree also delivers a ready-made presence in Israel.

Apple wants to know more about your listening habits

Apple has reportedly acquired analytics platform Musicmetric

Twitter to tour the world teaching developers how to build apps

The events are focused on learning how to use Twitter's Fabric mobile app kit

Facebook acquires speech-recognition startup

Is a verbal "Like" feature on the way?

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10 Top Big Data Stories of 2014

Big data has been a big topic at in 2014. Here are the 10 most-viewed big data stories of the year.

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Big data and CRM help public broadcaster attract more donors

Data quality projects show Boston's WGBH how to segment customers for more lucrative target marketing.

Lloyd's Register Foundation gives £10m to Alan Turing Institute for big data research

The new Alan Turing Institute will be headquartered at The British Library in London

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Moove it! Tracking the common cow

Farmers are tracking the health of their cows with technology that uses accelerometers, the same sensor that orients a cellphone screen.

Are you ignored on Twitter? Its iOS app is brutally honest

Users can now access analytics for their tweets in the app

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5 big data technology predictions for 2015

Big data technologies have evolved at a torrid pace that shows every sign of continuing in 2015. MapR CEO and co-founder John Schroeder predicts five major developments will dominate big data technology in the new year.

Three ways enterprise software is changing

Today's IT shops must grapple with analysis, cloud computing and DevOps


How predictive analytics can help set perfect hotel room prices

By mashing together years of data from a multitude of sources, startup Duetto is helping hotels optimize their room pricing. And in this tight-margin world, a small increase in revenue per available room makes a big difference in...

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12 most eye-popping VC tech deals of 2014

While the three largest venture capital deals of the year in the technology industry went to consumer-focused startups, most of the other top investments went to companies building products that could reshape the enterprise IT...

Cisco becomes a Big Data analytics provider with 'mist' computing

The latest bet for Cisco is big data analytics.

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Finding critical business data -- fast

These CIOs are jumping on a fast-moving trend — mining small data sets to deliver valuable insights quickly to the right people at the right time.

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