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Artificial intelligence: an open source future


Read Carmine Rimi take a look at how open sourcing will affect artificial intelligence in the future on IT Pro Portal : Artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming everything in our daily lives, from customer experience and healthcare to manufacturing and agriculture.

Security for Big Data Designs: Examining best practices with security architect Eddie Garcia


This was also a topic at the February Strata + Hadoop World in San Jose (see his keynote on Data: Open for Good and Secure by Default ). Big Data CTO Apache Accumulo Apache Hadoop Cloudera HBase HDFS MapReduce Open Source By Katie Kennedy.

Identity Relationship Management Market to Exceed $50 Billion by 2020


Identity services must be in place regardless of sector — retail, finance, insurance, healthcare, government, cloud service, education — in order to extend business reach via social, mobile, cloud, and the Internet of Things. ForgeRock Open Identity Stack ( [link] ).

The Open Cloud

Eric D. Brown

One of the areas that is receiving a lot of interest from friends and clients is the idea of using the open cloud for projects. There are many misconceptions of the open cloud. How has your organization been using – or thinking about using – open cloud technology?

Join Our Session at Red Hat Summit 2019

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Taking place in less than a week in Boston from May 7-9 th , Summit brings together all kinds of professionals – from career IT pros to open source contributors – who represent nearly every industry. It is the premier open source technology event featuring the latest and greatest in cloud computing, platform virtualization, middleware, storage, and systems management technologies. Even more questions around the healthcare industry?

DataStax Advanced Security : Eat your vegetables first

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Implementing sufficient global data security measures to ensure compliance around PII and NPI is a real challenge for open-source NoSQL databases. Let’s take a look at what the open source product offers. If you were to start along this open-source path, you would be able to get a feel for how to use a columnar store database, but this actually give very little insight into how to offer a columnar store database solution in a regulated industry.

No on Universal Patient ID

Phil Windley

While healthcare IT professionals may wish for a single identifier to make correlating information easier, I don't know many identity professionals who would advocate universal identifiers. Hyperledger Indy and Aries are open source projects that support SSI.

The CIO’s Guide to Blockchain


In the financial services industry, blockchain opens up opportunities for cross-border payments, trade finance, securities settlement efficiency and more secure identity systems. These industries include healthcare, supply chain and government.

Join Perficient at Google Cloud Next 2019

Perficient - Digital Transformation

OTHER SESSIONS NOT TO MISS: Advancing Healthcare Research with Google Cloud. Join one of Perficient’s customers, the Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine, and multiple others to learn how healthcare is rapidly progressing with researchers and discoveries made in secure environments. Rohit Talreja , Google Cloud, Product Manager, Google Cloud Healthcare & Life Sciences. Perficient is excited to return to Google Cloud Next 2019 as a Foundation sponsor!

Truly Useful Artificial Intelligence Tools You Can Use Today


This part of the market is very likely going to take off, since open source platforms and open cloud API's and services like is a service with easy to use, open templates for a variety of advanced AI workloads. Protege : A free, open-source ontology editor and framework for building intelligent systems. Seldon : An open, enterprise-grade machine learning platform that adds intelligence to organizations.

Why Now Is the Ideal Time for the CIO to Work with Graphs


The good news is that equivalent tools are now available to the wider marketplace, as graph databases have won support in the developer and open source communities. It’s likely that the three areas of healthcare, media and government are likely to be the biggest new users of graph databases. Networks are inherent to healthcare, after all, thanks to the relationships between doctor and multiple patients involving large and complicated related datasets. Emil Eifrem.

Setting standards for IoT can capitalize on future growth

Cloud Musings

The AllSeen Alliance has developed AllJoyn, an open-source protocol that provides tools for connecting and managing devices on Wi-Fi networks. Dell and Intel announced their Open InterConnect Consortium (OIC) as another collaborative targeting open-source development and deployment.

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The Data Impact Awards: This is the “academy awards” of data solutions


The awards honor innovative, mature, and results-oriented use cases for CDH, the world’s most popular open source Hadoop-based distribution and key component of the Cloudera Enterprise platform. Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. ? Editor’s note: Last night Cloudera held the 2014 Data Impact Awards. I was very proud to be a judge and honored to be a presenter.

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Seven Trends and Predictions for 2017


Philips Healthcare is leading the IoT charge. Their Mesos framework is built on open source tools: Apache Spark, Apache Mesos, R, and Docker. AirBnB has released the platform to the entire travel industry as open source. Nathaniel Crocker.

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Fed Tech Roundup October 14


Protecting government IT systems at the source - Virginia Tech and Leidos Establish Partnership to Research Big Data Challenges of Healthcare. Nextgov: Autonomic Resources' Open Source PaaS Gets FedRAMP Approval - ExecutiveBiz (blog). The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (from and ): Fed Tech Ticker.

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Red Hat Honors Perficient as Rising Star Partner of the Year

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of open-source software solutions, helping organizations to easily and quickly build, develop, and deploy their next big ideas.

Why Magento Is Preferred By Ecommerce Industries?


According to sources by the end of 2020, online retail sales will the figure of 4,058 billion. Open source. At last, using open source tools also means that the platform guarantees a robust performance and enhanced security for merchants and developers.

25 Feb Cloudera Federal Forum in Tysons Corner: Amazing agenda filled with lessons learned and best practices


Implementing an Enterprise Data Hub — Technical perspectives for implementing enterprise data hub architectures, converged analytics for workflow optimization, and the essential role of open standards and frameworks to ensure continuous innovation. Opening Keynote. By Bob Gourley.

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IBM to Acquire Cloudant: Open, Cloud Database Service Helps Organizations Simplify Mobile, Web App and Big Data Development


Clients across a variety of industries, including gaming, financial services, mobile device manufacturers, online learning, retail and healthcare are already using Cloudant technology. Cloudant, an active participant and contributor to the open source database community Apache CouchDBTM , delivers high availability, elastic scalability and innovative mobile device synchronization.

Splunk and Cloudera working together: A strategic alliance to bring together Big Data expertise


For the fastest path to reliably using this completely open source technology in production for Big Data analytics and answering previously un-addressable big questions, organizations can subscribe to Cloudera Enterprise, comprised of Cloudera Manager software and Cloudera Support. By Bob Gourley Splunk and Cloudera are both firms I like and have worked with and hope to work with long into the future.

6 Technology Innovation Sources for Outside-In Learning

CIO Dashboard

The reassuring news is that there are as many sources of learning and opportunity to fuel innovation as there are technologies to consider integrating into your technology portfolio. Stay tuned for an in-depth look at each innovation source in future blog posts.

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7 Creative IT Effectiveness Ideas

CIO Dashboard

A recent question from a healthcare client regarding new ideas to improve IT effectiveness caused me to step back and revisit this topic with fresh eyes. Increase Open Source Learning and Participation. Add New Sources for Training.

Some thoughts on volunteer tech support to non-profits

I'm not lost, I'm wondering

As part of our study, 2019 State of Nonprofit Digital Giving, we secretly donated to 100 organizations across the nonprofit spectrum from humanitarian, healthcare, environment, food, animal groups, arts & culture, youth charities and more. Source: State of Nonprofit 2019: Digital Giving Study. There are plenty of open source, “free” tools out there for non-profits to use.

December Tech Trends Report and 2016 Enterprise Tech Projections


Use cases are expected to include enhancements to education, training, safety, security, healthcare, transportation and optimized manufacturing. Enhancing the ability to leverage data to solve issues of poverty, healthcare, the economy and issues of war and peace. Improve healthcare and extend meaningful life. Open up new methods for criminals to steal information. Welcome to December's Technology Trends report.

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Join Architects, Planners, Program Managers, Data Scientists at 4th Annual Cloudera Federal Forum in DC 25 Feb


Implementing an Enterprise Data Hub — Technical perspectives for implementing enterprise data hub architectures, converged analytics for workflow optimization, and the essential role of open standards and frameworks to ensure continuous innovation. Opening Keynote. By Bob Gourley.

Meet Perficient’s Chief Strategists: Bill Busch

Perficient - Digital Transformation

This presents a challenge to create a single solution that enables application integration and the consolidation of different data sources. BB: The open-source approach to data processing is new. Thrilling our clients with innovation and impact – it’s not just rhetoric.

Big Data = Dropping the Big One?


Likewise, with open-source tools like Python machine learning library scikit-learn , anyone with the requisite technical training can utilize some canonical data science techniques. Why is big data important to life science and healthcare? By AdamElkus.

The Internet of (Secure) Things – Embedding Security in the IoT


Healthcare : Think of medical devices and how they’ve progressed – pin pricks for testing blood sugar to diabetes pumps to contact lenses that can monitor your blood sugar. By George Romas.

Key #BigData Partnership: @Cloudera and @Koverse Team to Deliver on the Enterprise Data Hub


Cloudera announced support for Accumulo in 2013 as part of their ongoing commitment to open source software. It ingests and processes large amounts of data quickly, regardless of type or source. Leading organizations in every industry run Cloudera in production, including finance, telecommunications, retail, internet, utilities, oil and gas, healthcare, biopharmaceuticals, networking and media, plus top public sector organizations globally. By Bob Gourley.

Big Data: The Hadoop Business Case


A data lake is based on the notion that data can be tagged with metadata about its source, contents, structure and other characteristics. Data Anonymization : Certain industries, perhaps healthcare more than any other, require anonymized data for research. By Jeremy Glesner.

After the pandemic, doctors want their new robot helpers to stay

The Verge

When the pandemic hit, the firm began adapting an open-source machine named TurtleBot to work as a mobile disinfectant unit using ultraviolet light. We’ve seen a surge in orders from healthcare.”.

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AI in the Real World: A Snapshot of What’s to Come

The Investing Edge

It is transforming sectors such as manufacturing, financial services, retail, healthcare, construction and so many more. Rapidminer , an open source predictive analytics platform, inherently incorporates machine learning as one of its core capabilities. Artificial intelligence has been around for years, mostly lurking in the background in areas of business like logistics, data mining and medical diagnosis, to name a few.

AWS Careers: On the Road to All 9 AWS Certifications

Linux Academy

We have a large hospital organization with a clinic with 20-30 healthcare providers and a large research health science division. I was one of the leaders bringing in open source Linux back when everybody was buying half a million dollar proprietary risk Unix servers.

Summary from the 30 July Analyst Forum


Analytics 2014: Insights for Mission impact began with opening remarks from Keith Masback , Chief Executive Officer, United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF). Dr. Warner opened with Computers are rocks that do math and they should worship us. By Katie Kennedy.

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Dutch Enterprises and The Cloud

All Things Distributed

The company has used AWS to build an IT innovation zone, based upon open source products, which is being used to launch new innovations for customers like E-Mobility and E-thermostat products with a very fast time-to-market.

Pluggable Databases Vs. Database Virtualization - Chuck's Blog

Chuck's Blog - EMC

As part of Oracle Open World 2012, Oracle gave their first peek into how they're going to address what I would call "database virtualization concepts" (expressed in their terms as the need for multi-tenancy) in their core database products.  Chucks Blog.