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Text Analytics: The Next Generation of Big Data

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In this special guest feature, Jeff Catlin of Lexalytics lays out the case for text analytics and its importance to the rising interest in big data. Jeff is CEO of Lexalytics, a company providing sentiment and intent analysis to an array of businesses using SaaS and cloud based technology.

Five Critical Components to Commercializing Data-Driven Products

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In this special guest feature, John Zuk of Waterstone Management Group LLC outlines five critical areas that companies must focus on when commercializing data-driven products.

What the FoundationDB Acquisition Means for the NoSQL Industry

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In this special guest feature, Adam Wray of Basho Technologies reflects on the implications of the recent acquisition of FoundationDB by Apple and what’s in store for the NoSQL industry in general.

And This is the Future of IoT Analytics

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In this special guest feature, Michael Hummel of ParStream discusses what the future holds for IoT analytics in terms of four major changes we’ll see. Michael Hummel is Co-founder and CTO of ParStream, a real-time Big Data business analytics and solutions company.

Using Machine Learning as a Data Storytelling Engine

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In this special guest feature, Rob Patterson of ColdLight examines the benefits of leveraging machine learning to enhance the story that businesses are able to tell with their data. He expands on the importance of taking traditional BI tools a step further with machine learning to exponentially increase the analytical capacity of any organization.

B2B Predictive Analytics in the Big Data Era

Keke_Wu

In this special guest feature, Keke Wu of Avention, outlines the need for B2B marketing predictive models to catch up to their B2C counterparts as well as methods for doing so.

Why Marketing Organizations Need More than a Team of Data Scientists

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In this special guest feature, Dr. Olly Downs of Globys, discusses the missing link between the promise of data science for today’s marketer and actually driving value from real-world applications.

Starting Small with Big Data

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In this special guest feature, Tony Fisher of Progress Software gives focus to starting small with your big data initiative – define your processes and manage your processes for success on manageable amounts of data and then add to it incrementally.

Connecting Big Data and Big Content with Metadata

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In this special guest feature, Mika Javanainen of M-Files Corporation provides insight into using metadata as a bridge to connect structured data with unstructured content for competitive advantage.

5 Reasons Data Analytics in the Cloud Will Take Center Stage in 2015

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In this special guest feature, Dave Wang of Databricks enumerates the main reasons that data analytics in the cloud are becoming a top priority for enterprises in 2015.