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Tableau 10 gives users the features they want

A UI makeover and new data-synthesis features driven by user feedback aim to keep Tableau ahead of competitors like Qlik and Microsoft

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12% off Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Graphics Calculator - Deal Alert

Building on the hugely popular TI-83 Plus, the best-selling calculator of all time, the TI-84 Plus adds more speed, more memory, an enhanced high-contrast display, and more Apps.

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An inside look at Cogito's newest emotional intelligence software

CIO's own Sarah White goes on location to examine the role of emotional intelligence software in the workplace and it's potential impact to customer service.

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New R extension gives data scientists quick access to IBM's Watson

Data scientists have a lot of tools at their disposal, but not all of them are equally accessible. Aiming to put IBM's Watson AI within closer reach, analytics firm Columbus Collaboratory on Thursday released a new open-source R...

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Five core attributes of a streaming data platform

These attributes are necessary for the implementation of an integrated streaming data platform

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Big data security is a big mess

No one questions that the Hadoop/Spark ecosystem can yield business-changing insights. Yet few seem willing to face up to the sorry state of big data security

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Become Your Office's Data Analytics Hero with These 4 Interactive Courses, discounted 85% for a limited time to just $39.

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Big data brawlers: 4 challengers to Spark

Spark isn't the only option for handling big data at scale and in memory. These four contenders take on both stream processing and batch jobs

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Big data problem? Don't forget search

While Hadoop, Spark, and NoSQL databases make more noise, search is the original -- and one of the most useful -- big data technologies

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Spark 2.0 takes an all-in-one approach to big data

With a new streaming system, performance enhancements, and API refinements, Apache Spark 2.0 offers a big umbrella to data users

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Introduction to streaming data platforms

Streaming data platforms bring together not just low-latency analysis of information, but the important aspect of being able to integrate data between different sources

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Spark-powered Splice Machine goes open source

An open source version of the Hadoop-based and Spark-accelerated RDBMS is now available sans a few enterprise features

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Big data and elections: The candidates know you better than you know them

Most political campaigns emphasize providing information about a candidate to voters. But in the era of big data, they are also collecting information about voters – with little or no control, consent, or security

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With big data, CEOs find garbage in is still garbage out

BI has always topped of the list of enterprise priorities -- and execs are always the least satisfied with BI initiatives. Why should big data be any different?

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Microsoft R Client provides a free taste of R Server

It's limited in power, but low in price: R Client provides a reduced but functional set of features from the full Microsoft R Server product

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6 'data' buzzwords you need to understand

Fear not: The lingo needn't be mysterious. What's tricky is making it all pay off

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Take a closer look at your Spark implementation

Apache Spark can be implemented for developers, BI, and embedded use; your choice has consequences

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What matters more: Controlling the Internet's wiring, or its data? Both

When technology companies invest in new internet cables everyone should take note

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