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  • feds-advance-open-data-roadmap-despite-challenges
    Feds advance open data roadmap despite challenges

    Federal authorities are marching ahead with a new framework for opening government data, a process that aims to consolidate department and agency datasets into a standardized format and make them accessible for the public. Christina Ho, deputy...

    • Posted September 21, 2015
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  • adapting-to-the-new-digital-world-is-your-data-strategy-stuck-in-the-dark-ages
    Adapting to the new digital world: Is your data strategy stuck in the Dark Ages?

    By modern standards, the “Dark Ages” would literally have been dark. The price of lighting has become 10,000 times cheaper since the year 1300, according to research by two British economists who measured the cost of lumens...

    • Posted September 21, 2015
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  • how-data-analytics-helped-directbuy-gain-new-customer-insights
    How data analytics helped DirectBuy gain new customer insights

    A disquieting revelation came to DirectBuy CIO Armin Roeseler a few weeks after his arrival at the retail membership club in December 2013. The epiphany came when company executives arrived at a meeting armed with spreadsheets filled...

    • Posted September 21, 2015
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  • can-you-trust-your-healthcare-app
    Can you trust your healthcare app?

    Your smartphone can bring a car to your door, connect you with loved ones around the globe and help you order pizza without talking to a single human being in the process. But then, you hear reports...

    • Posted September 21, 2015
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  • 4-key-trends-to-watch-in-smart-manufacturing-and-supply-chain
    4 key trends to watch in smart manufacturing and supply chain

    I remember reading an MIT paper on manufacturing technology trends a couple of years ago. It had a fascinating mention of “Additive Manufacturing” (AM) and how it could be a game changer. One of the biggest challenges...

    • Posted September 21, 2015
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  • opentext-pitches-big-data-service-first-in-a-planned-series-for-analytics
    OpenText pitches big data service, first in a planned series for analytics

    Analytics and the cloud increasingly go hand in hand, and OpenText has provided the latest example with its Big Data Analytics service announced on Wednesday. Early this year, the Canadian company acquired analytics-focused Actuate and pledged to...

    • Posted September 21, 2015
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  • ibm-watson-health-gets-new-home-and-its-first-gm
    IBM Watson Health gets new home and its first GM

    IBM today opened its new IBM Watson Health global headquarters in Cambridge, Mass. It also announced new major partnerships with healthcare organizations like Boston Children’s Hospital. IBM also announced the expansion of its Watson solution portfolio with...

    • Posted September 21, 2015
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  • the-big-greenfield-cannabis-cloud
    The big greenfield cannabis cloud

    Imagine an agribusiness that never had access to a modern commodities market and had never used any real information technology. Suddenly, it had the opportunity to leap into high tech and potentially enjoy whole new economies of...

    • Posted September 21, 2015
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  • salesforce-dreams-of-a-world-beyond-patient-records-with-health-cloud
    Salesforce dreams of a world beyond Patient Records with Health Cloud

    Salesforce’s Health Cloud articulates a bold vision – go beyond patient records and build patient relationships. They have signed on some marquee clients and some solid partnerships. What makes this different and why will this succeed ?...

    • Posted September 18, 2015
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  • at-demo-hadoop-inventor-calls-nsa-snooping-a-cautionary-tale-for-devs
    At Demo, Hadoop inventor calls NSA snooping a cautionary tale for devs

    BOSTON — The creator of Hadoop said web app developers must put public trust first and argued that actions by the National Security Agency (NSA) offer a cautionary tale for the future of big data. Doug Cutting,...

    • Posted September 18, 2015
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