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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,’…

Mastering Your Customer Data

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by Angela Guess Writing for OnWindows, Tyler Graham recently opined, “Customer relationship management (CRM) has become an essential element in business management. Customers are more knowledgeable and informed, and demand higher service levels and more consistent interactions with the companies they buy from. At the same time, with the growing sophistication of available channels and…

A Closer Look at Multiple Regression Modeling

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by Angela Guess Joseph Trevaskis recently wrote for iCrunch Data News, “As a little food for thought, here are a few potential uses of Multiple Regression Models, especially Step-wise Models. Remember that it might be virtually impossible to generate an adequate solution if you are attempting to generate a single stage Multiple Regression Model that…

NLP Market for Healthcare and Life Sciences Industry Worth $2.67 Billion by 2020

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by Angela Guess A recent article reports, “According to a new market research report, ‘Natural Language Processing Market for Health Care and Life Sciences Industry by Type (Rule-Based, Statistical, and Hybrid NLP Solutions) – Worldwide Forecast and Analysis to 2015 – 2020,’ published by MarketsandMarkets, The global Healthcare and Life Sciences NLP Market industry is…

Expert System to Present on Semantics & SharePoint at Smart Data Conference

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by Angela Guess According to a recent article out of the company, “Expert System, the leader in multilingual semantic intelligence technology for the effective management of unstructured and open source information, today announced that Expert System executives, Bryan Bell and Luigi Paraboschi, will participate in speaking sessions covering Semantic Intelligence & SharePoint and Natural Language…

3 Best Practices for Data Management Learned from Finance

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by Angela Guess Jennifer Zeszut recently wrote for iMedia Connection, “Marketers need to fundamentally change our approach to how we use our data to report on performance. For more reliable, useful, and flexible measurement and reporting, we can start by emulating these tried and true data management best practices.” The first is “A single system…