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3 Key Ways Semantic Web Technologies Can Make Big Data Smarter

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by Angela Guess Alok Prasad and Lee Feigenbaum recently shared three key benefits that semantic web technologies can bring to Big Data in a business setting. First off, semantic technologies “[Provide] end-users increased ability to self-manage data from varied sources Users need to be able to search, access, aggregate, curate, filter, visualize, analyze, collaborate and…

Big Data is Helping Us Explore Space Like Never Before

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by Angela Guess Ilya Golubovich of Venture Beat reports, “In 2018, a group of organizations from all of the world will begin construction of the largest radio telescope ever built, the Square Kilometre Array (SKA). With one million square meters of collecting area and enough optical fiber to wrap around the Earth twice, this marvel…

Using Big Data to Find Entrepreneurs Before They Start Companies?

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by Angela Guess Priska Neely of NPR reports, “With predictive analytics, Amazon can figure out what you’ll buy next, Netflix knows what you’ll watch next and Target can guess if you’re pregnant. In the world of venture capitalism, some firms have used predictive analytics to try to figure out which startups to invest in to…

IBM Provides Clients Superior Alternative to x86-Based Commodity Servers

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “IBM [on Friday] introduced a new range of systems capable of handling massive amounts of computational data faster at nearly 20 percent better price/performance than comparable Intel Xeon v3 Processor-based systems – providing clients a superior alternative to closed, commodity-based data center servers.The…

GoodData Raises $25.7 Million for Big Data Analytics

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by Angela Guess Ingrid Lunden of Tech Crunch reports, “GoodData, a cloud-based big data analytics firm, is rising higher into the clouds itself. Today it is announcing a $25.7 million round of funding led by Intel Capital, with participation also from existing investors Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst, Tenaya Capital, TOTVS, Next World Capital, Windcrest, and…

AHIMA Releases Framework for Healthcare Data Governance

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by Angela Guess Susan D. Hall of Fierce Health IT reports, “AHIMA has released a framework for healthcare information governance at its annual convention in San Diego, calling for commitment to managing information as a strategic asset. It’s part of AHIMA’s ongoing effort to stress the importance of information governance, which it called an “undeniable…

Data Governance as a Business Asset, Not a Checklist

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by Angela Guess Jason Hannula of Midsize Insider reports, “Data is no longer just something that IT deals with, as business analytics increasingly pulls data from the dark IT closets and makes it a strategic business asset. As a result, managing data via a prescriptive checklist is no longer a viable option. In a commentary…

CENTRI Technology Launches BitCloud for Enterprises, Delivering Increased Efficiency and Transport Security for Cloud Applications

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “CENTRI Technology, a leading provider of mobile data optimization and bandwidth management technologies, today announced the availability of its BitCloud product for enterprises. Recognized as a thought leader, CENTRI has introduced the first software-only product that dynamically and simultaneously optimizes data and security…