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How financial service firms use big data to meet business goals

The pressing challenge is to drive more continuous value and unearth opportunities more rapidly.


Why analytics is eating the world

New tools promise to empower an increasingly diverse set of business users, but there are potential pitfalls

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4 ways to beat the Big Data talent shortage

Big Data will continue to be hamstrung by a lack of talent for the coming years. IDC predicts that in the U.S. there will be 181,000 deep analytics roles in 2018 and five times that many positions requiring related skills in data...

Fake patient data could have been uploaded through SAP medical app

SAP has patched the issue, which affected Electronic Medical Records Unwired

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import.io: How to get the data import monkey off your back

In the age of Big Data one of the things we all do over and over again is mine the Web for content we need to repurpose. While finding the stuff you want can be a big job, trying to get that content into a usable and useful format all...

Six features coming to Tableau's new BI analytics suite

Queries will be as much as 10 times faster

GinzaMetrics helps marketers get more bang for their social buck

Four new tools link social-media efforts with the bottom line

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Hadoop company makes its March Madness picks

Hadoop company makes its picks for March Madness

Red Hat formulates a plan for building enterprise mobile apps

The FeedHenry acquisition last year now gives Red Hat an integrated mobile platform

IBM puts a price on its Twitter analytics service

IBM is ready to sell the first sentiment analytics service that draws on a partnership it formed with Twitter last October

Social Security: Where’d all the 112 year-olds come from?

Problems is, those 6.5 million mostly deceased people have Social Security Numbers that are unaccounted for or are being used in fraud or identity theft and other scams that illegally collect tax money. The numbers also make it a...

Microsoft Dynamics CRM gets an analytics-infused update

Highlights include new social and mobility features, closer Office 365 integration

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Survey: Big data interest still growing

It's not all positive, however: Security issues and problems with some existing products leave room for improvement.

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Feds look to developers to improve big data, open source projects

Technology officials look to enrich the value of large datasets by collaborating on open source projects with developer community.

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American Cancer Society embraces Big Data

Teradata data warehouse delivers impressive performance gains, opens doors to additional data-driven improvements.

German industry is poised to exploit rural broadband

Digital farming is the next big opportunity for Germany's software and manufacturing industries

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Interactive Hello Barbie might work for the NSA ...

Hello Barbie, a version of Mattel’s iconic toy that adds audio capture and response to the doll. The way the doll will work is when your child presses the button on a Hello Barbie doll, whatever they next say will be recorded and...

This isn't your father's enterprise software

Changing expectations and a new generation of users are transforming the face of business applications

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Why businesses should focus on wide data, not big data

Data doesn't have to be big to provide your organization with important insights. True insight lies at the intersection of different data sets.

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