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Do You Have Big Data or Crappy Data?

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by Angela Guess TechCrunch contributor Jeremy Levy recently wrote, “Companies often tout all their terabytes and petabytes of data, and their massive teams of data scientists running huge Hadoop clusters with Apache Kafka streams that are such a competitive advantage. The truth is, most of them suffer from one of the old adages in computing:…

EnterpriseDB and KT Partner to Bring Postgres in the Cloud to Korean Market

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “EnterpriseDB (EDB), the leading provider of enterprise-class Postgres products and database compatibility solutions, today announced a partnership with the technology services subsidiary of KT Corp., one of the largest telecommunications providers in South Korea. The partnership calls for the two companies to launch a…

New Report: The 4 Natural Language Processing Market Segments

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by Angela Guess A new article reports, “Today, business organizations are operational in and across a wide spectrum of verticals which includes Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI), retail and consumer goods, automotive, healthcare and life sciences, research and education, high tech and electronics, media and entertainment. These business firms are generating tremendous amount of…

Introducing Civis: The Data Science Platform

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Civis Analytics was born out of the Obama 2012 campaign headquarters in a monitor-filled back room known affectionately as ‘The Cave’ — a group of scientists and engineers that used data to change the way modern political campaigns are run. Backed by Google Chairman…

How to Overcome the Big Data Hoarding Monster

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by Angela Guess Writing for ZDnet, Steve Ranger recently noted, “Companies are generating huge amounts of data – from their own internal systems and from contacts with customers and social media, to name just two sources, and then storing it for as long as possible. While some of it is certainly useful and can provide…

From Chief Data Officer to Chief Digital Officer

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by Angela Guess Andrew H. LaVanway recently opined in NextGov.com, “The role of chief data officer within federal agencies is on the rise. It’s about time. Unfortunately, it’s probably also not enough. Now that many agencies have gotten around to vetting, hiring and enabling a data executive, the needed role has grown larger. Simply stated,…

Why Facebook is Investing in Artificial Intelligence

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by Angela Guess Josh Constine recently wrote for TechCrunch, “What’s Facebook working on in its three AI labs? A way to understand exactly what you share so it can serve that content to people with matching interests. Today in a public Q&A on his Facebook Page, CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave a closer look at why…