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How to Harness Your Data in 2015

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by Angela Guess Chris Preimesberger of eWeek recently wrote, “The more data enterprises store up about their customers, the markets, their competitors and their own organizations, the more opportunity the enterprise will have to obtain insights that will help grow the bottom line. There is great potential power in big data. The question all enterprises…

Cybersecurity Hindsight is 20/20

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by Angela Guess Yoav Leitersdorf and Ofer Schreiber of Tech Crunch recently wrote, “This year we witnessed a series of high-profile security breaches, from the aftermath of the Target and Home Depot fiascos, to a number of attacks on other national retailers, including Michaels, Goodwill and Neiman Marcus. Then there was the massive breach at…

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…

4 Critical Cyber Trends for 2015

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by Angela Guess A new article out of SolPass reports, “Cybersecurity is guaranteed to make big headlines in 2015, according to one computer fraud expert. Why? Just look at 2014, says security pro Kent Schneider. Home Depot. Target. Staples. Sony. Schneider says that with so many major companies getting hacked over the past several months,…

How Hadoop Will Change the Enterprise By 2020

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by Angela Guess Darryl Taft of eWeek recently wrote, “Nearly nine years ago, Apache Hadoop made its debut as the future of big data. With cheaper data storage and faster processing, the industry envisioned a more efficient enterprise. Although Hadoop is used sparingly in enterprises today, the promise of the technology is still true. Recently,…

The 3 Companies that Stand to Profit Most from Big Data

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by Angela Guess   Piyush Arora of The Motley Fool reports, “Owing to the gradual rise in global Internet penetration, and the shift to higher-resolution media content, the big data and analytics industry has been on a tear lately. IDC estimates that the industry — worth about $14.26 billion in 2014 — will expand approximately 66%…

Big Data Set to Take Over Medicine

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by Angela Guess Jacqueline Vanacek of Forbes recently opined, “In ten years, eighty percent of the work people do in medicine will be replaced by technology.  And medicine will not look anything like what it does today. Those stunning possibilities were shared by Dr. John Mattison, Chief Medical Informatics Officer (CMIO) of Kaiser Permanente and Panelist at DatumFora’s DATA…