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Zettaset and Simba Streamline Big Data Connectivity to Analytics Applications

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Zettaset, the leader in secure Big Data management, today announced a strategic technology partnership with Simba Technologies, the recognized leader in standards-based data access and analytics solutions for both relational and multi-dimensional data sources. The partnership will streamline interoperability between Hadoop and analytics applications, as…

GE Power & Water CIO on Big Data Breakthroughs

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by Angela Guess Doug Henschen of Information Week reports, “GE Power & Water has been monitoring its industrial turbines and predicting maintenance and part-replacement needs for nearly 10 years. But three changes in recent years have really enabled this $28 billion unit of GE to up its game, according to CIO Jim Fowler. The first trend…

MongoDB 2.6 Has Arrived

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by Angela Guess Eliot Horowitz, CTO and Co-founder of MongoDB reports, “In the five years since the initial release of MongoDB, and after hundreds of thousands of deployments, we have learned a lot. The time has come to take everything we have learned and create a basis for continued innovation over the next ten years. Today…

IBM Debuts New Offerings for System z

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “IBM today announced new offerings for System z that will provide clients with a platform for the rapid development and deployment of mobile applications and the complete integration of these with their core business processes, applications and data. As part of the announcement, IBM is…

When to Delete Unnecessary Data

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by Angela Guess Paul Luehr of CFO.com recently wrote, “CFOs and accountants have heard the call to expand their big data analytical skills. With this newfangled know-how comes the promise to identify workplace efficiencies, evaluate prospective business opportunities and better understand customers. But this rosy perspective focuses only on the upside of big data. A downside lurks in the disorganized…

10 Big Data Startups You Want to Work For

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by Angela Guess Matt Asay of ReadWrite reports, “Worldwide IT spending is expected to increase this year, but it’s nothing compared to how much money will flow into Big Data. And for employees at those companies, more money is certainly a good thing. As a new IDC report reveals, spending in the Big Data market will reach $32.4 billion…

Case Study: How Eli Lilly Manages Its Data

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by Angela Guess Michael Endler of Information Week reports, “Among the first manufacturers of both penicillin and Jonas Salk’s polio vaccine, 138-year-old pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly is no stranger to producing medical advances. But Lilly’s management team realized a few years ago that if the company were to remain an industry leader, it would have to…

MDM: Not Sexy, But Vital

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by Angela Guess Julie Langenkamp-Muenkel of Information Management writes, “Analyst and researcher Aaron Zornes of The MDM Institute says that although master data management isn’t as thrilling as big data or cloud, it’s still a factor for industry disruption.” Zornes told Langenkamp-Muenkel, “I would say that MDM is on a solid, boring trajectory. It’s boring because…

Merck and Big Data Analytics

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by Angela Guess Doug Henschen of Information Week reports, “Producing pharmaceuticals of any kind is an expensive, highly regulated endeavor, but producing vaccines is particularly challenging. Vaccines often contain attenuated viruses, meaning they’re altered so they give you immunity but not the actual disease, and thus they have to be handled under precise conditions during every…

No Such Thing as a Business Too Small for Big Data

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by Angela Guess Nicole Fallon of Business News Daily recently wrote, “In the business world, there’s no such thing as being too small for Big Data. The term Big Data refers to the vast amount of customer information gathered from social networks, chat and email correspondences, browsing history and other online and offline sources. And it has offered businesses…