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IBM Watson Group Awards University of Texas at Austin Top Spot in Intercollegiate Competition

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “IBM today announced the first winner of its Watson University Competition, part of the company’s partnership with top universities through its cognitive computing academic initiative. The winning team of student entrepreneurs from the University of Texas at Austin will receive $100,000 in total…

DATAVERSITY and DAMA International Announce the Keynotes for Enterprise Data World 2014

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by Angela Guess DATAVERSITY and DAMA International have announced the keynote speakers for the upcoming Enterprise Data World 2014 Conference and Expo which will take place April 27-May 1 in Austin, TX. The article reports, “Keynote speakers were hand-selected to highlight changes in Big Data Architecture, alternative Data Management perspectives, and Strategic Data Priorities for the…

DATAVERSITY Announces New Conference on Data Strategy

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by Angela Guess The team at DATAVERSITY is pleased to announce a new conference dedicated to Data Strategy. The release states, “DATAVERSITY™ Education LLC announces the launch of CDO Vision, a conference designed to provide Chief Data Officers (CDOs) and senior information executives with an advanced-level educational program on Data Strategy. The two-day conference will be held at the…

Data Job of the Day: Data Scientist

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by Angela Guess MaxPoint is looking for a Data Scientist in Austin, TX. The post states, “The ideal candidate is an unabashed data geek. You enjoy searching the Internet for datasets that you can explore and mashup to tell interesting stories. You view the skills you have at sourcing, collecting, and cleaning data as a…