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Your Next Big Data Investment: MIT’s Online Big Data Class

MIT and Boston

by Angela Guess Jeff Bertolucci of InformationWeek recently wrote, “What’s the best way to learn about big data? An online program may be the preferred option for students who can’t attend on-campus classes during the day or evening. Schools increasingly are catering to the needs of the online student who, unlike most undergrads, tends to…

The Case for NoSQL in the Financial Sector

Forex Money for Exchange in Currency Bank

by Angela Guess Adrian Carr, Vice President EMEA at MarkLogic recently wrote, “According to a Gartner report published in 2013, 64% of financial services firms have already either deployed or launched a big data initiative. Ovum also predicts a rapid increase in big data technology adoption with worldwide spending on management information systems in the…

Case Study Radio, Ep. 1: Business Value of Linked Data

by Eric Franzon SemanticWeb.com today is launching a new podcast series, “Case Study Radio,” that focuses on stories of applications of Semantic Technologies. Our first episode, sponsored by Zepheira, features a conversation with Dr. Eric Miller. During our 14 minute discussion, we briefly talk about “What is Linked Data,” and then quickly move on to…

10 Big Companies, 10 Big Data Problems in a Nutshell

eviscerated shells

by Angela Guess Nicole Laskowski of Search CIO recently wrote, “You haven’t seen big data in action until you’ve seen Gartner analyst Doug Laney present 55 examples of big data case studies in 55 minutes. It’s kind of like The Complete Works of Shakespeare, Laney joked at Gartner Symposium, though ‘less entertaining and hopefully more informative.’ (Well, maybe, for…

Big Data Case Studies

Skyscraper in HDR

by Angela Guess Maria Deutscher of Silicon Angle reports, “A few interesting stories surfaced this week that help shed better light on some of the lesser-covered companies of those willing to harness their customer data. A lot are in a privileged position in this regard, including most in the financial services industry – one of the fastest…

New Paper: NoSQL in the Enterprise


by Angela Guess A new paper out of Neo Technology examines uses of NoSQL in the Enterprise. According to the description, “Business are struggling to cope with the explosion of data known as ‘Big Data’, growing at an estimated 40% per year. These businesses now turn to NOSQL, as traditional relational databases are proving to…

WEBCAST: AIDA – Semantic Real Time Intelligent Decision Automation

If you missed last week’s discussion with Craig D. Hanson of Amdocs and Jans Aasman of Franz, Inc., the recorded webcast is now available and posted below. Description In today’s connected online world, to optimize a customer oriented business requires real time contextual customer knowledge across all business channels and relevant social and competitive forces.