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Building A Smart Workplace For Post-Millennials

February 9, 2016 by Anand Srinivasan

In just a handful of years from now, post-millennials (kids born between 2000 and 2025) will start entering the workplace. This is both an opportunity and a challenge for businesses[read more]

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Why You Should Be Securing Big Data In The Cloud

January 30, 2016 by Ryan Kidman
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Combining big data and the cloud is the perfect solution for a company's computing needs. A company's data often requires a computing environment which can quickly and effectively grow and flex, automatically accommodating large amounts of data. The cloud computing environment does just that. There is one question which continually arises when discussing cloud computing.[read more]

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How to Recycle Old IT Equipment and Keep Your Data Safe

January 4, 2016 by Ryan Kidman

Whenever you plan on getting rid of your old IT equipment, including your mobile devices, you need to ensure that all of your data will remain safe and confidential. This entails removing all of the data so no one else can gain access to it and use it against you in any way.[read more]

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Managing Projects in the Cloud

December 28, 2015 by Konstantin Rabin

Managing your projects the right way is certainly a key to get the most out of the resources at your disposal. Nevertheless, many organizations fail in identifying the most useful tool. In this article we will take a look at why your company should go for a cloud-based project management tool, identify the main benefits and also check one of the greatest options.[read more]

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Big Data Helps Alleviate Aviation Risk Management Problems

December 23, 2015 by Sarah Smith

Today, an increasing number of commercial airlines employ Big Data and real time analysis to help alleviate problems in many traditional areas of aviation risk management. Modern aviation safety management systems suggestion here can benefit from the creative use of these high tech tools in a variety of ways. Passengers have already begun to see the benefits.[read more]

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Top 20 Data Science Skills

December 17, 2015 by Daniel Levine

Data science is a mashup of skills ranging from computer science and statistics, to machine learning and strong communication. Which subskills exist within that range is a hotly debated topic, yet the material available is usually opinion, or the results of a survey. These two sources are useful indicators, but they don’t do much to answer a very simple question: what are the most common data science skills?[read more]

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How to Overcome BYOD Security Challenges

December 9, 2015 by Ryan Kidman

Bring your own device is one of the fantastic ways businesses can cut costs at no real impact to their employees. However, there are challenges, specifically ones related to security. We’ve compiled a list of them and also how to overcome the most common and harmful ones.[read more]

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Is Big Data Winning or Losing?

December 9, 2015 by Josh Rose
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Big data is now used everywhere. AT&T has a database of 312 terabytes, the NSA use 30 million gigabytes a day and Facebook user share 30 billion pieces of content daily. There is big money and big opportunity in big data. Huge scale tools are being created all the time to benefit our existence and to make our lives easier. However these tools can sometimes be easier to cheat than other systems.[read more]

How the Healthcare Industry Can Save Big with Big Data

November 17, 2015 by Xander Schofield

When it comes to big data, just about every industry can benefit in some way or another. The healthcare sector is just starting to realize the potential value of big data, and the next several years will illustrate just how powerful and useful it can be to have detailed records of all kinds of patients over time.[read more]

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Control Business Costs with Workforce Analytics

November 16, 2015 by Sarah Smith

When something goes wrong in a company, the availability of analytics data should motivate employers to resolve quickly worker claims and take steps to address problems identified or predicted by their software.[read more]

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T-Mobile Mines Big Data and Continues to Progress

October 13, 2015 by Jessica Oaks

Big data is having a big impact on just about everything these days, to the point where not including data analysis in business strategy is flat out neglectful. Check out how T-Mobile uses big data to increase bottom line.[read more]

Do Predictive Workforce Analytics Actually Work?

October 5, 2015 by Dave Weisbeck
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While many HR software vendors talk the talk of predicting “at risk employees,” how many can prove they walk the walk, and that their predictions actually work? How can you ensure a vendor’s claim to predict employee retention risks is valid? What should you look for?[read more]

The USA Is Building the World's Fastest Supercomputer

September 30, 2015 by Xander Schofield

The United States president, Barack Obama, wants a new supercomputer for the United States and signed an executive order for that purpose. The initiative is known as the NSCI (National Strategic Computing Initiative) with the goal of ending up with an exaflop supercomputer, which means a machine that is around thirty times faster than the current one.[read more]

Managing Big Data Integration and Security with Hadoop

September 2, 2015 by Jason Parms
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An open-source framework like Hadoop offers endless possibilities for development, and with a strong management group like Apache Systems behind it, one can expect increasing numbers of modules and technologies to integrate with Hadoop to enable your business to achieve its Big Data goals – and maybe even go significantly beyond what you can envision today.[read more]

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Spotlight on Sync

August 24, 2015 by Shawn Gordon

The founders of Sync, are also the founders of a company Netfirms in Canada, a premier hosting service there. Something that was an issue with them over time was the lack of full security with file sharing services like Dropbox, so after they sold Netfirms, they set out to make an easy to use, multi platform and fully secure, encrypted and unreadable by the hosting service file sharing system, they have realized that with Sync.[read more]