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Testing the Limits of Data Analytics with the World’s Largest Repository of Electoral Data

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by Angela Guess Srikanth RP of Information Week India reports, “Hyderabad-based Modak Analytics, a data analytics startup, built India’s first Big Data-based electoral data repository of 81.4 crore [814 million] voters for the just concluded elections. The project leaders, Aarti Joshi (Co-founder) and Milind Chitgupakar (Chief Analytics Officer), share their experiences, insights and important lessons learnt…

ISACA Offers Guidance on Security, Privacy, & Private Clouds

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by Angela Guess According to a release out of the organization, ” ISACA, a non-profit global association of more than 100,000 IT audit, security, risk and governance professionals, [last week] released guidance on managing three top trends expected to pose major challenges to Indian businesses in 2013: private vs. public clouds, cybersecurity threats and data…

The Real Purpose of Big Data: What Is Meant By Situational Awareness?

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by Robert Greene The concept of Big Data has been around for more than a decade – but while its potential to transform the effectiveness, efficiency, and profitability of virtually any enterprise has been well documented, the means to effectively leverage Big Data and realize its promised benefits still eludes some organizations. Ultimately, there are…

India Takes Government Data to the Cloud

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by Angela Guess Kenneth Rapoza of Forbes reports that India’s government has decided to load critical government data to the cloud. Rapoza refers to an Economic Times article which states: ” India’s Department of Information Technology is planning to set up a national cloud based network that connects all state data centers which would make…

Big Data Job of the Day: Demand Generation, Relevance Engineer

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by Angela Guess WalmartLabs is looking for a Demand Generation, Relevance Engineer in Bangalore, India. The post states, “Do you like big data? Like really big data? Like multi-petabyte data sets with billions of rows? Do you like the idea of pulling, pushing, slicing, and dicing this data in real-time using using Hadoop, Hbase, Hive…