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Naive Bayes: Letting Your Data Science Be Imperfect

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by Angela Guess John Weathington recently wrote for TechRepublic, “The quest for perfection often gets in the way of success. For example, Coca-Cola wasted millions on New Coke when the Old Coke was just fine. It might surprise you to learn that a frequently used data science technique can serve as a good reminder for…

7 Steps for Getting a Handle on Your Data Science Strategy

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by Angela Guess GCN.com recently wrote, “Data scientists and chief data officers are the hot hire these days, and government agencies at all levels are working to get more out of their rapidly growing troves of data.   Determining how to approach all that data, however, can be daunting. For agencies that don’t have DJ Patil…

The NoSQL Market is Consolidating: What Does That Mean?

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by Angela Guess Chloe Green recently wrote for Information Age, “Apple’s acquisition of FoundationDB a couple of weeks ago and Percona’s more recent acquisition of Tokutek raised many questions about whether the NoSQL industry is consolidating. It is and this is prompting lots of questions around the risks for developers and operations engineers that invest…

Automating Your Relationship With the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Molly McHugh recently wrote for Wired, “A few years ago, there was really no way to know how we would use the Internet of Things. A handful prescribed functions for home devices like Nest and Philips Hue made immediate sense. But beyond the gadget-specific actions that blink our lights, lock our doors,…

Call for Industry Track Abstracts for ISWC 2015

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by Angela Guess The International Semantic Web Conference recently wrote, “Research in Semantic Web Technologies is now underway for more than a decade. We are beginning to see applications being piloted and/or put into production not only by early adopters, but also by mainstream organizations. Because Semantic Technologies often deliver backend solutions, and are not…

Why Businesses Should Make Their Big Data Free

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by Angela Guess Jake Heller, CEO of Casetext recently wrote for Bloomberg, “Big data has been a technology trend for years now. But, as a business, the market for big data is in many ways in its infancy. True, companies have built serious businesses and services around big data. These include new startups like Sift…

Business Process Validation + Big Data = Profit

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by Angela Guess Shoeb Javed recently wrote for CIO.com, “In a recent blog we discussed the remarkable return on investment of automated business process validation (BPV), and one area where BPV can provide enormous competitive advantage is in accelerating big data projects. Automated BPV can help companies address the ‘three Vs’ of big data: volume,…

Televerde Adds Pipeline Navigator Feature to Business Intelligence Portfolio

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Televerde, the leader in propelling the marketing and sales pipeline, announced today the addition of Pipeline Navigator to the company’s service delivery platform, helping its clients better align with buyer preferences throughout the sales cycle. Pipeline Navigator allows for more targeted campaigns, more personalized…

Scientists in Australia Take Important Step Toward a Bionic Brain

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by Angela Guess RT.com recently reported, “Australian scientists have for the first time developed an electronic long-term memory cell that mimics the work of a human brain. Researchers say the discovery is a step towards creating a bionic brain. Researchers from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) have created the world’s first electronic multi-state…

Introducing Schema.org 2.0

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by Angela Guess The official schema.org blog recently reported, “We are pleased to announce the public release of Schema.org 2.0 which brings several significant changes and additions, not just to the vocabulary, but also to how we grow and manage it, from both technical and governance perspectives. As schema.org adoption has grown, a number groups…