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October 13, 2014
The 2014 HR Technology Conference was dominated by talk of the data-driven organization and workforce analytics, with social recruiting and mobile also in strong evidence.
July 16, 2014
The Spark Summit recently wrapped and the big data framework continues to grow in prominence. In this edition of Talking Data, Ed Burns and Jack Vaughan recap the conference and answer some key questions.
July 03, 2014
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 27, 2014
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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The City of Palo Alto Utility has turned to customer behavior analytics to help smooth spikes in demand, helping to keep the city cool. Continue Reading
Analytics in healthcare is not impossible. TDWI Executive Summit attendees in Boston explained how it can be done. Also, location analytics is getting more attention. Continue Reading
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Many organizations are setting their big data analytics efforts up for failure by plunging ahead without proper planning upfront, says book author Keith B. Carter. Continue Reading
The Seattle Sounders fitness coach is taking sports analytics into uncharted territory and scoring some big wins along the way. Continue Reading
Predictive modeling is more than a math problem. This Talking Data podcast looks at it from the business and technology perspectives. Continue Reading