Hadoop in the Big Data Stack
Big Data
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Big Data
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Hadoop in the Big Data Stack

RadhikaAtEmcien - June 12, 2014

What is Hadoop? It’s another wacky name for an open-source software project, but Hadoop was also a significant advancement in the way that companies, governments, and organizations…

Big Data Lessons from the NFL Draft
Big Data
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Big Data
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Big Data Lessons from the NFL Draft

RadhikaAtEmcien - May 13, 2014

The great myth of Big Data is that it’s defining characteristic is size. In spite of the warnings about Variety and Velocity, in addition to every other…

Unlocking the Secrets of Education with Big Data
Analytics
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Analytics
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Unlocking the Secrets of Education with Big Data

RadhikaAtEmcien - April 29, 2014

Retention, the metric colleges to track students who return to school the following year, is a long-standing buzzword in higher education. Pressures as diverse as finances, public…

Analytics
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An Introduction to Unstructured Data

RadhikaAtEmcien - April 17, 2014

Organizations everywhere are beginning to feel mounting pressure to collect and store any form of data they can get their hands on. From nonprofits collecting data on…

Welcome to the Big Data Economy
Big Data
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Big Data
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Welcome to the Big Data Economy

RadhikaAtEmcien - March 8, 2014

So much of our American identity is tied up in the iconic image: the ability to move freely, (more…)

Analytics
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What Changes Will Big Data Analytics Bring?

RadhikaAtEmcien - December 20, 2013

It’s prediction time again. With all of the certainty that many outlets are predicting for 2014, we decided to look a little farther ahead. Here are some…

Governments Must Leverage Data for Smart Growth
Analytics
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Analytics
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Governments Must Leverage Data for Smart Growth

RadhikaAtEmcien - November 24, 2013

In the spring of 2009, the White House launched the website Data.gov with the goal of increasing public access to the data that various government agencies create…

Insight Into Forums: Using Big Data to Engage Customers and Preserve Your Brand
Analytics
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Analytics
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Insight Into Forums: Using Big Data to Engage Customers and Preserve Your Brand

RadhikaAtEmcien - October 21, 2013

When was the last time your car made a funny noise or ran a little hotter than usual? Chances are, you quickly consulted a web browser for…

Analytics at the Intersection of Humans and Machines
Analytics
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Analytics
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Analytics at the Intersection of Humans and Machines

RadhikaAtEmcien - October 19, 2013

Data analysts are tasked with a search for understanding from increasingly large data sets. Within the field, analysts and data scientists use a variety of tools to…

7 Habits of Highly Successful Big Data Pioneers
Best Practices
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Best Practices
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7 Habits of Highly Successful Big Data Pioneers

RadhikaAtEmcien - June 5, 2013

The Big Data age is dawning. Just like every major emerging opportunity that presents an unprecedented competitive advantage across sectors, we might not know the ultimate outcome…