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The Ease of Business Analytics

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by Jelani Harper For the past several years, there has been a substantial amount of rhetoric in the field of Data Management pertaining to empowering the business user through better business analytics. Numerous vendors, research companies and even trade publications have cited an emerging trend to put the business in control of its data, granting…

Can Big Data Feed a Hungry Planet?

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by Angela Guess John Roach of NBC News recently wrote, “With a population set to hit 9 billion human beings by 2050, the world needs to grow more food —without cutting down forests and jungles, which are the climate’s huge lungs. The solution, according to one soil management scientist, is Big Data. Kenneth Cassman, an…

Nvidia Unveils Super-Charged Tesla GPU Accelerator

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by Angela Guess Natalie Gagliordi of ZDnet reports, “Nvidia today has released a new super-charged Tesla GPU accelerator that is its fastest to date. Designed for a bevy of high performance computing applications, the Tesla K80 dual-GPU crams in twice as many flops and double the memory bandwidth of its predecessor, the Tesla K40 GPU…

Introducing DATAVERSITY’s Online Cognitive Computing Forum

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by Angela Guess The team here at DATAVERSITY is pleased to announce the launch of a new Online Forum on the topic of Cognitive Computing. Executive Editor Shannon Kempe commented, “The idea came about at the close of our inaugural Cognitive Computing Forum this August.  After the closing panel at the event attendees asked me…

How the Hortonworks IPO Could Change the Big Data Landscape

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by Angela Guess Conner Forrest of Tech Republic recently wrote, “There’s no doubt that the Apache Hadoop open source framework is one of the foundational elements of the recent rise of big data. Hadoop, which allows users to store and process large data sets, is the cornerstone of many big data software stacks. Companies such…

Can Design and Data Peacefully Coexist?

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by Angela Guess Phil Simon of Wired recently wrote, “Since its inception, Google hasn’t been the ideal place for design purists. After all, the company has always been all about data. Up until recently, it did not sell any tangible products. Without perhaps the world’s largest trove of information, Google’s might not even exist. One…

DATAVERSITY Launches Research Paper, “Status of the Chief Data Officer: An Update on the CDO Role in Organizations Today”

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by Angela Guess DATAVERSITY and our Executive Editor, Shannon Kempe are pleased to announce “ the launch of DATAVERSITY’s most recent research paper, Status of the Chief Data Officer: An Update on the CDO Role in Organizations Today. Ms. Kempe tells us, ‘The paper was co-authored by none other than DATAVERSITY Founder and CEO Tony…