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Using Big Data to Build Brand Evangelists Within Your Company

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Any organization, whether big or small, will always struggle with getting public recognition. McKinsey and Company has defined big data as the $100 billion business. Big data is a term used to describe large volumes of data. The data can be structured or unstructured. Big Data

Hortonworks’ Big Data Scorecard

CTOvision

Often times, the journey to data driven business transformation can not only be challenging, but also confusing. Mapping Big Data (oreilly.com).

Commercial Use Cases: 5 Companies Using Big Data to Make Money

CTOvision

Big data is the revolution the business world has been waiting for. The transformation that has taken place among many companies due to the adoption of big data analytics simply can’t be understated. For all the benefits that big data provides companies, the main goal is, of course, to make money.

What Big Data Tells Us About Onboarding

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From finding and identifying new talent to assessing changes made to an existing onboarding process, effective data analysis can play a pivotal role in ensuring new employees are able to better acclimate to their new position and working environment. Data Analysis Makes It Easier to Identify New Talent. News Big Data

How to Turn Big Data Into a Competitive Advantage

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Big data, no doubt, is big right now. When it blasted on the scene, businesses jumped at the chance to use a massive amount of data to gauge what their customers wanted and needed, tailoring their services to offer the perfect experience. How can you turn big data into a competitive advantage? Rick Delgado.

Bob Gourley Named One of the Top 100 Big Data Influencers

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Cognitio ’s Bob Gourley, publisher of CTOvision , has been named one of the “Top 100 Influencers in the Big Data Landscape” by the leading force in influencer identification  Onalytica. From their website: The Big Data technology and services market is one of the fastest growing, multi-billion dollar industries in the world.

Big Data: The Hadoop Business Case

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The term “Big Data” has become synonymous with this evolution. What is Big Data? What are the Use Cases for Big Data?

The three roadblocks to big data success

Eric D. Brown

One of the key findings from that study is that here are three main roadblocks to big data success.

Big Data Analytics company Qurius now also offers professional services as Deep 6 Analytics

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Big Data Analytics company Qurius now also offers professional services as Deep 6 Analytics. Big Data

Optimizing The Data Warehouse: A Big Data Blueprint from Pentaho

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Save data costs and boost analytics performance. An intuitive graphical, no-coding big data integration. By Bob Gourley.

Big Data & Brews from Strata NY 2015: Tony Baer on Spark in the Hadoop Ecosystem

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Datameer kicked off their first Big Data & Brews on the East Coast at Strata + Hadoop World New York. That’s what they tell me.

Women In Technology Present: The Promise and Peril of Big Data

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On 18 Feb 2016, Women In Technology present "The Promise and Peril of Big Data". Big Data has enormous promise for consumers and organizations alike. Big data makes it easier than ever to listen to, interact with, and connect with customers and respond with better products and services. Bob Gourley.

Big Data Unlocks Valuable Information Across Organizations—But Only If You Can Protect It

CTOvision

That’s why the most successful businesses today are taking data-driven business intelligence to the next level. They collect vast amounts of information, and use data science to discover new customers needs, develop new products and services, and identify trends and opportunities. But should the company’s marketing partners?

November 12th Big Data Webinar

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This webinar will highlight how you can turn raw data into insight - the insight that boosts your top and bottom lines. Speakers include: .

Microsoft Now Offers Datameer’s Big Data Analytics on Azure HDInsight

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Datameer, the proven self-service big data insights platform for rapid data discovery, announced at the Strata + Hadoop Conference a go-to-market collaboration with Microsoft. Microsoft What Is The Difference Between Data Governance and Big Data Governance? Is Your Database Ready for Big Data?

Why Big Data And The Internet of Things Are A Match Made In Heaven

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There’s a closer relationship between big data and the IoT than most people realize – almost as if they were made for one another. Today, we’re going to talk about the Internet of Things and Big Data. How IoT Will Drive Big Data Adoption. Big DataSee for yourself.  . Bear with me here.

Ascent Index: Big Data

The Investing Edge

While data analytics has been around for many years, recently the term ‘Big Data’ has exploded. This turned out to be a killer.

Hortonworks Named a Leader in Big Data Hadoop Distributions Report

CTOvision

On January 22, Hortonworks announced that it was one of the select companies that Forrester Research, Inc. invited to participate in its January 2016 report entitled "The Forrester Wave TM : Big Data Hadoop Distributions, Q1 2016." Hortonworks How Hortonworks Unlocks Choices for Enterprise Data and Analytics (hortonworks.com).

New Approaches for New Big Data Insights

Cloud Musings

Many companies are taking a hybrid cloud approach to data analysis. Many companies are taking a hybrid cloud approach to data analysis.

Regarding Big Data, One Manager’s “Resistance” Is Another Manager’s “Caution”

CTOvision

McDonald. M att Turck has some interesting things to say about “big data” in “ Is Big Data Still a Thing? Dennis D.

Big Data Means 5 Big Problems For CIOs

The Accidental Successful CIO

With more data comes more problems for CIOs… Image Credit. Well, as with all things in life, it’s never quite that easy. Fight!:

The 2016 Big Data Prediction: Which of these two types of organization will you be in?

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Today, there is countless data collected and analyzed by companies. Just a few years ago, that data was useless, now data is collected and used to provide answers and solve problems. Result: There will soon be two types of companies: those using big data to dominate in the market – and those being dominated by others.

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EMC And Big Data: An Overview - Chuck's Blog

Chuck's Blog - EMC

EMC And Big Data: An Overview. Like many of you, I set filters on various social platforms to track topics of interest -- like big data

Secrets to Big Data Success?

Eric D. Brown

Do leverage dark data. Don’t just report on the data. It takes hard work and listening to the data to let it tell its own story.

Datameer Introduces Big Data Governance

CTOvision

Datameer has just announced their introduction of new data governance capabilities in a Hadoop environment. This is a push towards assisting organizations with data quality, security and compliance problems that result from the growth of analytics tools by business users. Read about why Datameer 's Big Data Governance Matters here.

SAP/HANA Does Big Data for National Security

Cloud Musings

That is one reason why I jumped at the opportunity to talk with SAP executives responsible for the company’s work in that clandestine marketplace.

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Informatica: the Data Integration Company, Provides Innovation Towards a More Data-Centric World

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Informatica provides data integration software. Their products help with data integration, replication, virtualization, masking, and quality.

SINET Announces 2015 Top 16 Emerging Cybersecurity Companies

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The companies, which were selected from a pool of 122 applicants from around the world, represent a range of Cybersecurity solution providers who are identifying cutting-edge technologies to address Cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities. The following companies were selected as the 2015 SINET 16 Innovators: Bayshore Networks, Inc.

Big Data Is Only Valuable To CIOs If They Know How To Use It

The Accidental Successful CIO

Just having big data is not enough, you need to know what to do with it Image Credit: Ian Alexander Martin. Data, data, data everywhere.

Big Data Means Big Headaches For CIOs

The Accidental Successful CIO

Too much data is enough to make any CIO’s head hurt. The Problem With Big Data. With big data comes big headaches.

Intel Pumps More Cash Into Big Data Startup BlueData

Data Center Knowledge

Leads $20M Series C round for company that makes Hadoop and Spark easy to deploy Read More. Big Data Enterprise Intel

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Pentaho 5.3 Continues To Deliver On Big Data Analytics With Scale Including AWS Redshift and Impala

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Pentaho has just announced version 5.3 of their open data platform including new features which will be of high interest to any enterprise with data (all enterprises!). From their press release: Pentaho to Deliver On Demand Big Data Analytics at Scale on Amazon Web Services and Cloudera. By Bob Gourley. Pentaho 5.3

Discuss Big Data With NASA Experts at 9 Oct Big Data Forum

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Editor’s note: This looks like one of the most relevant data analytics events of the season. Discover what big data tools NASA utilizes.

The 7 Stages Of Big Data Analytics That Every CIO Needs To Know About

The Accidental Successful CIO

CIOs need to learn how to ride the tsunami of big data Image Credit. CIOs have always had to find ways to deal with data.

The Database Decision that Will Hurt Your Company's Big Data Opportunities

Social, Agile and Transformation

Developers Love their Platforms - But Big Data Platforms Are Strategic. big data cio cloud computing data management data scientist organizational change One year ago, I completed the controversial post, Please Stop Creating Microsoft Access Databases. Now, one year later I''ve decided to revisit this topic.

Metrics and Big Data: How to measure the value of big data for your business

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By Bob Gourley With the herald of innovative, personal, smart and targeted marketing, ‘big data’ offers enticing and varied advantages for businesses.

Paxata: Adaptive Data Preparation

CTOvision

Paxata developed the first Adaptive Data Preparation™ platform built for the business analyst. Data prep has needed re-invention for 30+ years.

Tamr: Connect and enrich all your data for analytics and decision making

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Tamr enables enterprises to make use of 100% of available data by unifying and enriching data holdings. For more see Tamr.com.

Hadoop and Big Data Storage: The Challenge of Overcoming the Science Project

Data Center Knowledge

Enabling the 'science' of big data appears to be one of the biggest challenges for IT enterprises. In order for projects of this nature to evolve into viable, efficient solutions, it will take as much rethinking from vendors as it will from the companies deploying these solutions. Big Data Coho Data Industry Perspectives

Big Data + Big Analytics = Big Insights

Eric D. Brown

In “ Big Data, Big Analytics and You ”, I wrote: “Big data is obviously important to most organizations. There’s plenty of data out there and even more data being generated every day. But big analytics is just as important. More data doesn’t deliver more insight.

Big Data, Big Analytics and You

Eric D. Brown

Big data has been a popular topic over the last few years. Big data is obviously important to most organizations.

Big Data: Love the Mission, Hate the Moniker

The Investing Edge

And in my experience, most companies that think they need a big data solution probably don’t, at least not yet.  .