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6 Ways to Cure a Big Data Headache

By   /  January 16, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  1 Comment

Headache

by Angela Guess Owen Shapiro of AdAge recently wrote, “While you are preparing to take maximum advantage of all the glorious opportunities big data offers, keep in mind that big data can also pose serious threats to businesses. Here are six solutions to the headaches that big data can bring.” Headache one is unsecure data: […]

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How to Manage Big Data Pipeline Problems

By   /  November 21, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Pipes! Pipes!

by Angela Guess Mary Shacklett of Tech Republic recently wrote, “Organizations that elect to develop their own big data analytics are fast discovering what they learn on every other IT project: vendors’ inability to agree on standards in a timely manner can obstruct integration and delay the smooth throughput of data through big data pipelines. […]

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Watson is Heading to Africa to Address Pressing Problems

By   /  February 7, 2014  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

BBC News reports, “The vast brainpower of IBM’s supercomputer Watson is to be utilised in Africa to attempt to solve some of the continent’s most pressing problems.”

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IBM is Sending Watson to Africa for 10-Year Problem-Solving Initiative

By   /  February 7, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

IBM GINNY ROMETTY ANNOUNCES IBM WILL BRING WATSON TECHNOLOGIES TO AF

by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “IBM has launched a 10-year initiative to bring Watson and other cognitive systems to Africa in a bid to fuel development and spur business opportunities across the world’s fastest growing continent. Dubbed ‘Project Lucy’ after the earliest known human ancestor, IBM will invest US$100 million in the initiative, […]

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The Three Problems Big Data Solves

By   /  August 5, 2013  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

The Night Lights of the United States (as seen from space)

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 […]

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10 Data Governance Red Flags

By   /  May 23, 2013  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance News, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management News  /  No Comments

Red flags

by Angela Guess Rick Vanover of TechRepublic recently shared ten signs that your company might have a data governance problem. He writes, “One thing we all can agree on is that hindsight is always very clear. When we’re discussing and reviewing issues in technology systems and failed projects, we can usually make a data path […]

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Big Data & Data Governance: The Usability Problem

By   /  April 24, 2013  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles  /  No Comments

Southwest Airlines

by Angela Guess Bill Wise recently wrote on AllThingsD, “Sen. Lindsay Graham just told Fox News that the reason the FBI never realized that Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev went to Russia in 2011 is that ‘when he got on the Aeroflot plane, they misspelled his name, so it never went into the system that he […]

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The Big BI Problems Created by Big Data

By   /  March 27, 2013  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Education  /  No Comments

Doron Aspitz of Wired reports, “Developed before the rise of Big Data, Business Intelligence, or BI, was developed to change raw data into useful information.”

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Privacy Questions Surrounding Big Data

By   /  October 16, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Christina Peters has written an article for IBM’s A Smarter Planet blog regarding Big Data and privacy. She writes, “There’s a fascinating new wrinkle in the world of social networking. Pediatricians are using technologies including texting, social media and blogs to reach out to their young patients and give them medical guidance. […]

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Big Data from Supercomputers

By   /  October 12, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Rita Boland of Signal Online recently wrote, “Big data can mean big problems for the people trying to derive usable information from a large number of sources. Since coming into existence in March, the Scalable Data Management, Analysis and Visualization Institute has made strides to resolve this issue for programs running on supercomputers. The […]

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