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Power tools company uses marketing analytics to compete with Big Box stores

Big Data tools to combine internal and external information helps determine how to counteract the marketing muscle of Home Depot and Lowe's.


IBM sends Cognos, SPSS to the cloud

IBM continues to migrate its portfolio of enterprise software to the cloud

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Intel turns to wearables, Big Data to fight Parkinson's

Medical researchers today have only a rudimentary understanding of how Parkinson's disease progresses in patients. In collaboration with the Michael J. Fox Foundation, Intel is helping researchers use wearable devices, the Internet of...

Big Switch rolls out SDN starter kits

SDN pioneer Big Switch Networks this week is expected to unveil “starter kits” designed for its Big Cloud Fabric product that began shipping in September amidst a stream of positive product reviews.

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Big data wars: How technology could tip the mid-term elections

It’s Project Ivy vs. VoterGravity as Democrats and Republicans deploy competing data analytics platforms.

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8 big trends in big data analytics

Big data technologies and practices are moving quickly. Here's what you need to know to stay ahead of the game.

Twitter weaves Fabric, but will developers be drawn in?

Twitter wants to help developers build apps -- with more tie-ins to Twitter -- through Fabric

SAP offering customers 'simpler' way to buy its Hana in-memory platform

It's one thing to announce and another to deliver, one Hana expert says

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?

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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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