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Can Big Data Cure Cancer?

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by Angela Guess Miguel Helft of Fortune recently wrote, “You’ve heard the story before. A couple of whiz kids meet at an elite college, bond over their love of computers, and after a few late-night hacking sessions, build a website or an app… At first glance, Nat Turner and Zach Weinberg seem to fit the…

Big Data, Accurate Data Models, & the Vietnam War

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by Angela Guess Jonathan Salem Baskin of Forbes recently wrote, “When the last helicopter rose above the American embassy in Saigon on April 29, 1975, the US had been winning the Vietnam War for over a decade. The data said so. The strategy had been driven by a simple hypothesis, proven by history: Wars were…

Data Governance is Only Becoming More Important

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by Angela Guess Mike Wheatley of Silicon Angle recently wrote, “Data is valuable. As the challenge of protecting customer data mounts, more and more businesses are embracing data-governance strategies to manage the information that serves as the lifeblood of the company. Without a doubt, data has become the raw material of the information economy, and…

Uline Distributes Accurate Data and Improves Product Onboarding with Stibo Systems MDM

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by Angela Guess A new article out of Stibo Systems reports that “Uline, a leading distributor of shipping, industrial and packaging materials to businesses throughout North America, has implemented Stibo Systems’ Master Data Management (MDM) solution to proactively manage product information as it flows across the organization. Using STEP, Uline is generating accurate and organized information for more than…

Accenture Positioned Highest in Leaders Quadrant of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Business Analytics Services

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Accenture has been named a ‘Leader’ in independent analyst firm Gartner Inc.’s first Magic Quadrant for Business Analytics, Worldwide and was positioned furthest within the Leaders quadrant on the ‘completeness of vision’ axis and highest on the ‘ability to execute’ axis. The new Magic Quadrant evaluates…

Fujifilm Dternity Delivers Secure and Reliable Archiving Using NetApp

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “FUJIFILM Recording Media U.S.A., Inc., a subsidiary of FUJIFILM Corporation, and the leading global manufacturer of data storage media, today announced that its deep storage and archiving solution – Dternity – is now compatible with NetApp, Windows, Linux, Novell and most file systems. Dternity gives IT and data administrators the flexibility they need to move and storedata, and now…

Webinar: Understanding the New World of Cognitive Computing

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on July 22, 2014 Understanding the New World of Cognitive Computing from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Cognitive Computing is a rapidly developing technology that has reached practical application and implementation. So what is it? Do you need…

Slides: Understanding the New World of Cognitive Computing

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on July 22, 2014 Understanding the New World of Cognitive Computing from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Cognitive Computing is a rapidly developing technology that has reached practical application and implementation. So what is it? Do you…

Building More NoSQL Support with Rich Development Experience

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by Jennifer Zaino Know UnQL (Unstructured Query Language)? It was designed to be a community-supported, common database query language that could be used to access document-oriented databases from a range of vendors, enabling application portability across database engines and easing the load on application developers. Its SQL-like syntax was meant to be especially helpful to…

Big Data and Organ Transplant Wait Lists

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by Angela Guess Eli Epstein of Mashable reports, “While the total number of organs transplanted [28,594 in 2013] seems like an impressive amount, nearly 18 people still die each day waiting for a new organ, according to the United Network for Organ Sharing, the private, non-profit organization that manages the U.S.’s organ transplant system under a…