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  • July 10, 2014 10 Jul'14

    So, how do you eat a Hadoop Elephant?

    With MapR’s recent announcement of $110 million in funding, following on from Hortonwork’s $100 million and Cloudera’s $900 million, both in March, debate is rife about their different approaches ...

  • July 07, 2014 07 Jul'14

    Spark is latest hyped-up big data framework

    Spark has been getting a lot of attention lately, but is the big data framework ready for enterprise use?

  • July 03, 2014 03 Jul'14

    News recap: Apache Spark's big week and organizing BI

    A number of vendors announced new Apache Spark integrations this week, and a report from Dresner Advisory Services explains how businesses are organizing their BI programs.

  • June 30, 2014 30 Jun'14

    The Ethics of Big Data… Again

    Outrage about Facebook’s psychological experiment is misplaced. The past weekend saw another outpouring of outrage about Facebook’s abuse of personal data. An article in the scientific journal ...

  • June 27, 2014 27 Jun'14

    Teradata is latest in string of analytics vendors eyeing R

    Analytics vendors like the commercial potential of R. Teradata is set to become the latest to make a play for users of this popular open-source tool.

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  • June 26, 2014 26 Jun'14

    Hadoop: the Third Wave Breaks

    Although the yellow elephant continues to trample all over the world of Information Management, it is becoming increasingly difficult to say where more traditional technologies end and Hadoop ...

  • June 20, 2014 20 Jun'14

    News recap: Survey spotlights top data mining tools

    This news recap looks at survey data on top data mining tools and a report on the degree to which executives trust analytic findings.

  • June 18, 2014 18 Jun'14

    Analytics, Big Data and Protecting Privacy

    In the year since Edward Snowden spoke out on governmental spying, much has been written about privacy but little enough done to protect personal information, either from governments or from big ...

  • June 06, 2014 06 Jun'14

    FDA dumps health data; IBM hits big data skills shortage

    In this news recap, we look at a major analytics data dump by the FDA and IBM's efforts to help colleges tackle the big data skills shortage.

  • May 23, 2014 23 May'14

    News recap: Data mining techniques help stop fraud, new IBM offerings

    In this news recap, federal agents use data mining techniques to stop fraud and IBM releases new self-service offerings.

  • May 09, 2014 09 May'14

    White House issues report on big data and privacy in this news recap

    The long-awaited report from the White House on big data and privacy finally dropped. This news recap also looks at the TIBCO acquisition of Jaspersoft.

  • April 17, 2014 17 Apr'14

    BI and analytics tools top list of planned 2014 software initiatives

    TechTarget's IT Priorities Survey shows that business intelligence, analytics and data warehousing projects are the top software priority this year.

  • March 31, 2014 31 Mar'14

    Enterprises take a long view on big data programs and purchases

    Health system UPMC and financial services firm CIBC are taking big data projects from pilot mode to production in stages, buying tools as they go.

  • March 31, 2014 31 Mar'14

    Panel: Customer experience analytics points to process problems

    Analyzing feedback on customer experiences can help companies ensure they treat customers like royalty, said participants in a panel discussion.

  • March 28, 2014 28 Mar'14

    Self-service analytics requires focus on data governance strategies

    In this Talking Data podcast, Ed Burns and Jack Vaughan discuss why it's critical for organizations to get data governance right for self-service BI.

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