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Lotame Unveils Semantic Classification Tool

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by Angela Guess An article out of the company reports, “Lotame, a data management platform (DMP) that lets marketers, agencies, and publishers harness audience data to make smarter business decisions, today debuted a new Semantic Classification Tool built into its core DMP. The proprietary tool crawls the content of web pages to identify keywords, which…

How to Prep Your Data Center for the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Pierre Frick of EnterpriseDB recently wrote in Data Center Knowledge, “Today, open source-based solutions have the functionality, scalability and reliability to enable businesses to successfully cope with the explosion of data associated with the IoT [Internet of Things]. As Gartner noted in its April 2015 report, State of Relational Open Source RDBMSs…

DAMA Webinar: Taking Information Governance to the Next Level

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on August 18, 2015 To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Our society is rapidly evolving towards being information driven. Pretty much every industry and line of business is confronted with increasing amounts of data and a push towards better decision…

DAMA Slides: Taking Information Governance to the Next Level

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on August 18, 2015 DAMA Webinar: Taking Information Governance to the Next Level from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>>   About the Webinar Our society is rapidly evolving towards being information driven. Pretty much every industry and line of business…

The Reality of Natural Language Processing

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by Jelani Harper Natural Language Processing (NLP) may seem the least notable of Semantic technologies and their applications, particularly when considering the hype surrounding graph databases, Cognitive Computing, and the Internet of Things. Nonetheless, Markets and Markets reports that the NLP market is projected to grow to $13.4 billion–with a CAGR of 18.4 percent—in the next…

13 Big Data Startups to Watch

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by Angela Guess Bob Brown recently wrote for Network World, “Investors are piling oodles of funds into startups focused on helping businesses quickly and cheaply sort through enormous data collections of both the structured and unstructured variety. Most of the newcomers not surprisingly have a cloud element to their offerings, leading to every sort of…

Case Study: The Data Science Behind Zillow’s Zestimates

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by Angela Guess Alex Woodie recently wrote for Datanami, “If you’re like most homeowners, you probably sneak a peek at your ‘Zestimate’ from time to time to see how your home’s value might have changed. Getting a Zestimate is very easy and straightforward for users, but behind the scenes, there’s a hefty amount of data…

The Convergence of DCIM and Big Data

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by Angela Guess Yevgeniy Sverdlik recently wrote for Data Center Knowledge, “After a couple of years of DCIM [data center infrastructure management] buzz, the hype has died down, and while analysts are forecasting healthy growth for the DCIM software market overall, they expect most of that growth to happen among a handful of the biggest…

Watson Brings Cognitive Computing to Fantasy Football

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by Angela Guess Thor Olavsrud reports for CIO.com, “Logic. Stats. Cold calculations. That’s what it takes to win at fantasy football. Or is it? After all, football is as much a game of passionate intensity as it is a chess-like mental contest. That’s why Edge Up Sports is teaming up with IBM as an IBM…

How Does Machine Learning Intersect with Data Security?

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by Angela Guess Sue Marquette Poremba recently wrote for IT Business Edge, “Machine learning is all about algorithms. It’s been used to spot fraud by the financial industry and is supposed to predict behaviors of users. So how does machine learning intersect with IT security? ‘Machine learning is the technology that underpins analytics in security,’…