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October 13, 2014
When Lehman Brothers failed in 2008, regulators and other banks had precious little data to gauge wider financial risks. Enter legal entity identifiers, a form of semantic data.
September 16, 2014
NoSQL stalwart MarkLogic's database has grown to include many SQL database-style features. Next up is JSON.
August 26, 2014
What does open-source Hadoop really cost? A look at total cost of data over the full life cycle helps dispel uncertainties about the data framework and reveal the answer, an expert says.
August 15, 2014
A Carnegie Mellon University off-shoot applies maturity model techniques to big data. Cross-group communications are a key. The result is the Data Management Maturity Model.
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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
Consultant Rick van der Lans says data is now a competitive differentiator -- and companies looking for an edge need top management that understands big data technologies. Continue Reading
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