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5 Top BI Trends for 2015

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In this special guest feature, Ellie Fields of Tableau identifies the 5 top business intelligence trends for the upcoming new year in 2015.

The Business Prerogative for Speed in Big Data

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In this special guest feature, Mathias Golombek of EXASOL discusses the need for speed in big data computing architectures and how in-memory computing solutions can fit the bill.

The Status Quo of Big Data

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In this special guest feature, Koichi Fujikawa of FlyData Inc. discusses the current role of big data in back-end infrastructure and how big data can be utilized in the modern world of business.

6 Things Slowing Down Big Data

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In this special guest feature, Steve Sarracino of Activant Capital discusses how big data has become a victim of its own success in terms of six distinct issues that hinder further progress. Steve Sarracino is Founder & Partner with Activant Capital, a firm that invests in technology enabled and software businesses, focused on growth equity and providing liquidity for entrepreneurs and founders.

Video: Data and Goliath – Why Startups Own the Future of Big Data

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“And, to me, the point of this talk is that the world is changing. There is money going to be made by the bucketful, and it isn’t going to go to Larry Ellison and his gang. It’s going to go to smart people like you who know how to leverage open-source.”

Ask a Data Scientist: Unsupervised Learning

Dr. Andrew W. Wicker, Data Scientist,  Intel Corporation

Welcome back to the “Ask a Data Scientist” article series. This week’s question is from a reader who asks for an overview of unsupervised machine learning.

Data Analytics Today: Customizing Products, Services to Match Customer Preference

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In this special guest feature, Joe DeCosmo of Enova International reflects on how the business world relies heavily on technology to determine customer preferences as a means to deliver personalized service. Joe DeCosmo is chief analytics officer at Enova International, a global financial resource service for under-served consumers.

Interview: Spencer Greenberg, Chairman, Rebellion Research

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In the interview below, Rebellion Research’s Chairman Spencer Greenberg discusses how he feels his company is well-positioned for bringing machine learning and AI based asset management to investors.

INTERVIEW: Steve Ehrlich, SVP, Space-Time Insight

Steve Ehrlich of Space-Time Insights

Space-Time Insight offers situational intelligence applications to help you make faster, more-informed decisions, using real-time visual analytics software to provide actionable insight into big data.

The Prescribed Value of Data Over Time

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In this special guest feature, Shahbaz Ali of Tarmin takes a look at the commoditization of data and how aggregated data has evolved to the extent of being so crucial and proprietary that its value is unparalleled and irreplaceable to the organization.