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YarcData Announces Winners of $100K Graph Analytics Challenge

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by Angela Guess YarcData has announced the winners of their Graph Analytics Challenge. The challenge showcases “the increasing applicability and adoption of graph analytics in discovering unknown relationships in Big Data. Submissions included an innovative range of applications across a broad variety of sectors including crime prediction, social science, life science and sports performance. Dr.…

Healthcare and Analytics: Taking the Pulse of Big Data

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by Anjul Bhambhri In two of my recent posts, I discussed the potential impact big data can have on energy management and business, explaining how customer and device data yield results that can provide an organization with a strategic advantage, either in service or offerings, over its competitors. As we now know, big data is the…

Speaker Spotlight Column: Jason Bloomberg on Big Data and Agile

by Charles Roe In an effort to leverage the knowledge of several of the top minds in the Data Management industry, DATAVERSITY™ has been conducting a series of interviews on some of the most relevant topics in the field today. Recently, we interviewed Jason Bloomberg, the President of ZapThink, A Dovel Technologies Company. Jason will…

APIs Setting the Pace for Big Data?

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by Angela Guess Michael Vizard of Programmable Web recently opined that APIs are starting to set the Big Data pace. He writes, “On the one hand Big Data is supposed to be one of the best things to happen to IT since the invention of the database. After all, managing massive amounts of data should…

Bringing Big Data to the HR Department

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by Angela Guess The Economist recently published an article about Big Data and hiring practices: “The problem with human-resource managers is that they are human. They have biases; they make mistakes. But with better tools, they can make better hiring decisions, say advocates of ‘big data’. Software that crunches piles of information can spot things…

Infographic: Accenture Study Finds Analytics are Being Adopted, Not Capitalized On

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of Accenture Research finds: “Organizations are progressing in the adoption of analytics for decision making, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). However, there is still a prevalent disconnect between analytics capabilities organizations have built and how successfully they put them to use for business decision-making. The…

Speaker Spotlight Column: Donald Farmer on BI

by Charles Roe In an effort to leverage the knowledge of several of the top minds in the Data Management industry, DATAVERSITY™ has been conducting a series of interviews on some of the most relevant topics in the field today. Recently, we interviewed Donald Farmer, the Vice President of Product Management at QlikTech. Donald will…