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Speaker Spotlight: Brian Clark on Graph and Object Databases

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Brian Clark, the Vice President of Product Management at Objectivity Inc. Brian will be giving two sessions at the NoSQL Now! Conference in San Jose, CA from August 19-21, 2014. The first session is titled “Understanding the Value of Graph and Object Databases for Business.” The second session is…

The Larger Stakes Behind Big Data Ethics

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by James Kobielus Ethics isn’t just a bunch of guidelines to help us refrain from spying on and stalking each other. But you wouldn’t know that if you’re following popular discussions of so-called “big data ethics.” As far as most commentators on the subject are concerned, the ethical dilemmas surrounding big data can all be…

Syapse Selects SYSTAP’s Bigdata® as Semantic Database for Precision Medicine Data Platform

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports that, “SYSTAP, LLC. [yesterday] announced that Syapse, the leading provider of software for enabling precision medicine, has selected Bigdata® as its backend semantic database. Syapse, which launched the Precision Medicine Data Platform in 2011, will use the Bigdata® database as a key element of…

Expert System Announces Two New Products at SemTechBiz 2014

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Expert System US, Inc., a leader in semantic technology, today announced the launch of two new product solutions, Cogito Taxonomy Studio and Cogito Connected for Microsoft SharePoint, to their award-winning Semantic Solution Suite. The products will demonstrated at the 10th Annual Semantic Technology &…

Community Health Says Data Stolen from 4.5 Million Patients

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by Angela Guess Jim Finkle and Caroline Humer of MSN Money report, “Community Health Systems Inc , one of the biggest U.S. hospital groups, said on Monday it was the victim of a cyber attack from China, resulting in the theft of Social Security numbers and other personal data belonging to 4.5 million patients. Security…

Speaker Spotlight: Gary Heitman on Big Data

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Gary Heitman, the Director of Marketing at Scientel Corp. Gary will be giving a session at the NoSQL Now! Conference in San Jose, CA from August 19-21, 2014. The session is titled “NoSQL on HPC – (SQL Queries/Tables, OLTP transactions): See How Gensonix is the “ALL BIG DATA” Solution.”…

Assessing your Early Warning Capabilities & Options: Converging AML & Fraud Data for Integrated Warning & Tracking

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by Dan Meers and Gregory Lampshire In the financial services industry, time is the enemy for fraud detection and risk warning. There is an urgent need for a clear scope, needs statement, and prioritized plans to address detection, warning and risk management mandates. Rapid assessment and analysis of current controls and conditions is essential to…

In Defense of Care.data and the Opportunity to Save Lives

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by Angela Guess James Mucklow and Peter Bull recently wrote for The Guardian, “A colleague of ours visited his out of hours doctor service because of a painfully swollen knee, a condition he’d had once before. While there, he asked whether they could see any useful information from a previous GP visit for the same…