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Hadoop Will Live Up to the Hype

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by Angela Guess Mike Wheatley of Silicon Angle recently wrote, “When an organization wants to dig into its Big Data these days, it’s almost inevitable that Hadoop, the open-source data storage and processing framework for dealing with extremely large data sets, will get the call. It’s easy to see why Hadoop is such an appealing…

The New Hype Surrounding Artificial Intelligence

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by Angela Guess Michele Goetz recently wrote for Information Management, “It looks like the beginning of a new technology hype for artificial intelligence (AI). The media has started flooding the news with product announcements, acquisitions, and investments. The story is how AI is capturing the attention of tech firm and investor giants such as Google, Microsoft,…

The Three Problems Big Data Solves

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by Angela Guess Chris Taylor of Wired recently wrote, “I’ll try not to bore you with the description of big data’s volume, velocity and variety. You can find that just about anywhere (and just about everywhere). By now, we get it. But what’s less commonly talked about is why Big Data is such a problem…

What Will the Tableau IPO Do for Data Visualisation?

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by Angela Guess Barb Darrow of GigaOM reports, “When Tableau Software’s IPO actually happens, it could validate — or poke a hole in — the hype bubbling up around data visualization, a market segment some experts predict will hit $51 billion within three years. Tuesday, Seattle-based Tableau filed for an IPO with an initial “placeholder” value of up to $150…

The Big Data Pushback

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by Angela Guess Joe McKendrick of ZDnet reports, “It was inevitable that some would begin questioning the term and idea of ‘big data’, since it has become the hype word of the year. But what exactly are we talking about when discussing the huge surge in volume and variety of information moving through our enterprises?…

Big Data: A Lot More Than Hype

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by Angela Guess Kristen Nicole of Silicon Angle recently opined, “Big Data’s become victim of the buzz machine, but there’s a reason for the hype.  Few movements have touched so many parts of our economy, impacting the way we do business, communicate and learn.  And there’s big money being thrown at Big Data technology, especially…

Big Data Hype Creating More Confusion than Comprehension

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by Angela Guess R Wang of Software Insider recently opined, “The hype around big data has crescendoed to the levels of SOA in the early 2000′s, cloud in the late 2000′s, and social in the past few years.   Unfortunately the hype is creating three main pitfalls: (1) A morass of confused definitions. In fact a quick…