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16 for '16: What you must know about Hadoop and Spark right now

Amazingly, Hadoop has been redefined in the space of a year. Let's take a look at all the salient parts of this roiling ecosystem and what they mean

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What machine learning will gain in 2016

Open source origins, more data sources, and the reinvention of tech dinosaurs will be pivotal for machine learning in 2016

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4 great leaps machine learning made in 2015

Ease of use, more big data than ever, and a proliferation of libraries and toolkits helped machine learning leap ahead for many

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In 2016, the Internet of things will be the main driver of API infrastructure growth

APIs enable connected objects to call home, send data, and gather instructions

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Cortana now gets business data from Microsoft's Power BI service

New integration puts business analytics at users' beck and call

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It's springtime at last for cognitive computing

Artificial intelligence suffered a long winter, but a new name -- cognitive computing -- and a flood of data, innovation, and compute power now has thousands smart applications flourishing

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4 no-bull takeaways about Google's machine learning project

TensorFlow, originally designed to support Google's systems at scale, is now available for everyone to use. Here's why it matters

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Six secrets of top enterprise architects

Over the past 20 years I've worked with some hugely talented enterprise architects, and I've noticed there are some skills common to the very best of them

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Make analytics pay off for you and your customers

When customers got a better experience, these companies got a revenue kick, thanks to accurate and timely analytics data in the hands of salespeople

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IoT and the data-driven enterprise: How to dive into the data flood

Virtually every kind of company will eventually have to become a data-driven enterprise. Experts share strategies for making the most of IoT data

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6 tips for working with IoT and big data

Is your company looking to get started with IoT and big data or improve on how you’re handling it now? Here are six tips from the pros

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All the cool companies are doing big data

A survey from Dell says that growth companies are turning to big data in droves

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Microsoft expands Power BI's visualizations with help from users

Microsoft launched new capabilities for its BI service that allow users to add custom visualizations to their dashboards

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Build analytics into business applications

How can vendors of business applications get analytics features to their users? From data extraction to APIs to deep integration, controlling the data delivery chain is critical. Zendesk’s acquisition of BIME Analytics is a perfect...

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Analytics and the state of knowing

Abetted by technology, our capacity to know is far outstripping what we actually know

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Ingest, upload, analyze: AWS wraps up data in the cloud

At Re:Invent, Amazon Web Services offer new options for all phases of data in the cloud

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Amazon launches QuickSight business intelligence service

The new service pulls in data from AWS and produces charts quickly

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Meet Project Orca, SAP's new, Hana-based analytics tool

Due in Q4, Orca will be built natively on the Hana Cloud Platform

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