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4 Ways to Optimize Your Existing Big Data Investments

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by Angela Guess Joanna Schloss of IT Pro Portal recently wrote, “For big data, the day after tomorrow is here. Gone are the days of CIOs and CMOs talking about big data and data analytics as something they are just starting to explore or eventually plan to look into at some point in the near…

How Your Business Can Benefit from Predictive Analytics

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by Angela Guess Corlyn Voorhees recently wrote for Search Business Analytics, “From recommending additional purchases based on the items that customers place in online shopping carts to pinpointing hospital patients who have a greater risk of readmission, the use of predictive analytics tools and techniques is enabling organizations to tap their collections of data to…

Startup.ML Launches Deep Learning News

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by Angela Guess Jordan Novet recently reported for VentureBeat, “Machine learning startup Startup.ML today unveiled a new website called Deep Learning News. It’s a place to go to find information online about deep learning, which is an increasingly trendy type of artificial intelligence. The new site is in the style of Hacker News, a popular…

Do You Have Big Data or Crappy Data?

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by Angela Guess TechCrunch contributor Jeremy Levy recently wrote, “Companies often tout all their terabytes and petabytes of data, and their massive teams of data scientists running huge Hadoop clusters with Apache Kafka streams that are such a competitive advantage. The truth is, most of them suffer from one of the old adages in computing:…

EnterpriseDB and KT Partner to Bring Postgres in the Cloud to Korean Market

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “EnterpriseDB (EDB), the leading provider of enterprise-class Postgres products and database compatibility solutions, today announced a partnership with the technology services subsidiary of KT Corp., one of the largest telecommunications providers in South Korea. The partnership calls for the two companies to launch a…

New Report: The 4 Natural Language Processing Market Segments

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by Angela Guess A new article reports, “Today, business organizations are operational in and across a wide spectrum of verticals which includes Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI), retail and consumer goods, automotive, healthcare and life sciences, research and education, high tech and electronics, media and entertainment. These business firms are generating tremendous amount of…

Introducing Civis: The Data Science Platform

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Civis Analytics was born out of the Obama 2012 campaign headquarters in a monitor-filled back room known affectionately as ‘The Cave’ — a group of scientists and engineers that used data to change the way modern political campaigns are run. Backed by Google Chairman…

How to Overcome the Big Data Hoarding Monster

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by Angela Guess Writing for ZDnet, Steve Ranger recently noted, “Companies are generating huge amounts of data – from their own internal systems and from contacts with customers and social media, to name just two sources, and then storing it for as long as possible. While some of it is certainly useful and can provide…