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A Recap of the Sell-Out Enterprise Data World 2015 Conference

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by Angela Guess Francine Adams recently wrote for the Examiner, “Enterprise Data World (EDW) 2015 has been the best ever week long conference, in this writer’s opinion. The attendance was outstanding, amidst some construction going on at the Grand Hyatt in Washington DC. Some 900 attendees were non-plussed, however, as they enthusiastically greeted colleagues whom…

LinguaNext Technologies’ Linguify.S Becomes an SAP-Endorsed Business Solution

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “LinguaNext Technologies today announced that its language platform Linguify.S is now an SAP-endorsed business solution for all countries worldwide. SAP will continue to develop localized versions for selected on-premise or cloud solutions, while LinguaNext will offer complementary solutions for product and language combinations not…

Accelerating Big Data Projects Drive Demand for NoSQL

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by Angela Guess Writing for Information Management, Joe Panettieri recently noted, “As businesses accelerate big data project deployments, demand for NoSQL as the underlying engine is growing rapidly. In fact, the global NoSQL market will reach $4.2 billion by 2020, growing 35.1 percent annually along the way, according to Allied Market Research. In some cases,…

Microsoft Closes Acquisition of Revolution Analytics

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by Angela Guess Joseph Sirosh, Corporate VP of Information Management and Machine Learning at Microsoft recently wrote, “Earlier this year we announced our intent to acquire Revolution Analytics and today I’m happy to say we have closed the acquisition agreement. It is my pleasure to welcome the Revolution team to Microsoft. Together we will help…

3 Recent Books For Aspiring Data Scientists and Non-Data Execs

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Gil Press recently wrote, “Now that most of the hype around big data has died down, overtaken by the buzz over the Internet of Things, we are sometimes treated to serious discussions of the state-of-the-art (or science, for that matter) in data analysis. If you are planning a career as…

MarketShare Buys Analytics Company DataSong

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “MarketShare, the global leader in advanced marketing analytics software for enterprise, today announced it has purchased DataSong, a San Francisco-based analytics technology company with deep retail sector expertise in multi-channel attribution and customer targeting. The acquisition of privately-held DataSong further bolsters MarketShare’s role as…

Liaison Technologies Launches Industry’s First dPaaS

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Liaison Technologies, an industry-recognized leader in cloud-based data integration and data management offerings, [yesterday] announced Liaison the Alloy Platform, industry’s first dPaaS (Data Platform as a Service). Liaison’s new dPass Alloy Platform enables business insights by tackling complex issues related to integration and management…

A Chat with the White House’s First Chief Data Scientist

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by Angela Guess Amrita Jayakumar recently wrote for the Washington Post, “DJ Patil, who was named the nation’s first chief data scientist last month, shares credit for coining the term “data science.” He is the latest Silicon Valley transplant to join the Obama administration, working under former Google executive Megan Smith, the White House’s chief…