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The Power of Cloud Computing

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by Jelani Harper Of all the technologies to radically alter the landscape of Data Management today—Big Data, mobile, analytics, and others—Cloud Computing is arguably one of the most important, as it enables these technologies to apply to one another with an efficacy that would otherwise not be possible. While various Cloud Computing applications regularly receive…

PanTerra Networks Announces Industry’s First Real-Time Business Analytics Capabilities for Unified Communications and Content Management

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “PanTerra Networks, the leading provider of unified cloud services for mid-market enterprises, today announced its Unified Business Analytics offering for the mid-market. The solution is the first to combine Unified Communications (UC) analytics with content management analytics to monitor, react to and adjust…

Why Big Data Needs Artificial Intelligence

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by Angela Guess H.O. Maycotte of Forbes recently opined, “If you want to stay competitive as data growth continues to skyrocket, you’re going to have to do much more to get the maximum value from the customer data you’re collecting. And to do it, you’re going to need artificial intelligence – AI. There’s so much…

Big Data as a Tool For Gender Equality

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by Angela Guess Lauren Walker of Newsweek recently wrote, “Even in the age of big data, some numbers pertaining to women are glaringly missing: numbers on global maternal mortality rates are incomplete, statistics regarding women and unpaid work are flawed and conflict-related gender-based violence figures are lacking. To begin tackling this problem from the bottom…

Stanford Researchers Working on a High-Rise Chip for the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Sharon Gaudin of Computer World reports, “Stanford University researchers have built a multi-layered “high-rise” chip that could significantly outperform traditional computer chips, taking on the hefty workloads that will be needed for the Internet of Things and big data. Using nanotechnology, the new chips are built with layers of processing on top…

Cisco Invests Big in Big Data

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by Angela Guess Heather Clancy of Fortune recently wrote, “Cisco is embarking on a new mission to sell analytics services using information gleaned from devices connected to its networking equipment—everything from smartphones to cameras. The ambitious plan is part of Cisco’s “Internet of Everything” strategy—its desire to see its technology become the connective tissue helping…

VA Turns to Watson to Advise PTSD Treatment

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by Angela Guess Mohana Ravindranath of the Washington Post recently wrote, “The Department of Veterans Affairs is planning to use IBM’s Watson — the Jeopardy! winning supercomputing system designed to simulate human cognition — to advise doctors on treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder patients, IBM announced on Monday. As part of a two-year, multi-million dollar…