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Trump expected to cut federal IT spending

President Donald Trump said this week that the federal budget is a "mess" and is promising to make it leaner. This means that federal IT spending -- now at $81.6 billion -- is likely to see cuts, analysts said.

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Why big data projects fail and how to make 2017 different

Major shifts are happening in the ecosystem as companies strive to become fully data-driven in the digital era. Here's a look at common reasons why big data projects fail and what can be done.

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HR and IT combine efforts on workforce analytics

As more companies depend on information about their employees to make crucial decisions, HR and IT are working closer together than ever before to deliver the data. 

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RSA: Watch out for a new weapon - your own data

As tens of thousands of the world’s top security pros gather at RSA Conference 2017 they are being called upon to watch out for a new threat: their own data.

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What’s next for open-source Spark?

A crowd of more than 1,500 gathered Wednesday in Boston to hear about the future for the open-source big data engine.

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In the Labs: Connected vehicles in Ohio, artificial intelligence with UMass, Nortthwestern

A whirlwind wrap-up of tech lab activity, from connected vehicles in Ohio to GPU clusters in Massachusetts

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How to root out bias in your data

Analytics is a top priority for savvy CIOs. But if implicit biases are hiding under the surface of your most trusted data sets, your algorithms could be leading you to make bad decisions. 

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Why managing trust is critical for digital transformation

Businesses planning on staying ahead in digital transformation find traditional methods used to establish trust in the physical world fall short in the digital world.

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What deep learning really means

GPUs in the cloud put the predictive power of deep neural networks within reach of every developer

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HPE acquires security startup Niara to boost its ClearPass portfolio

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has acquired Niara, a startup that uses machine learning and big data analytics on enterprise packet streams and log streams to detect and protect customers from advanced cyberattacks that have penetrated...

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Cisco amps-up Tetration platform with better security, reduced footprint, AWS cloud option

Cisco has rolled out a second release of its Tetration Analytics package with features such as a smaller footprint and a cloud service that will go a long way toward making the system alluring to more data center customers.

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Review: The best frameworks for machine learning and deep learning

TensorFlow, Spark MLlib, Scikit-learn, MXNet, Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit, and Caffe do the math

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Pharmaceutical giant partners to push analytics

Merck KGaA is banking on partnerships with Silicon Valley analytics companies as it automates a supply chain challenged by spikes in demand.

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Cloud services accounted for half of revenue growth at SAP in 2016

SAP's revenue from cloud subscriptions and support grew so quickly in 2016, the company has raised its forecasts for 2017 and 2020.

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Best & most promising tech jobs of 2017 revealed

Data scientists continue to be in huge demand, and you won't fare badly either if you have expertise as a technical program manager, data engineer or DevOps engineer, according to the latest rankings from a couple of big jobs-related...

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Open-source oriented RISELab emerges at UC Berkeley to make apps smarter & more secure

UC Berkeley on Monday launched a five-year research collaborative dubbed RISELab that will focus on enabling apps and machines that can interact with the environment around them securely and in real-time.

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Want to be a software developer? Time to learn AI and data science

Data science skills will become more important for coding as software is 'trained' via AI

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If your data lake turned into a data swamp, it might be time to take the next step

A conversation with Deloitte’s analytic practice leader about common analytic problems and new solutions

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