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Pathways to Data Dexterity

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Our friends over at State Street launched a global survey identifying three groups of investment organizations at different points of progress on the path to data dexterity. Compelling infographic included.

Bonneville Power Deploys AutoGrid’s Big Data Software

AutoGrid Systems, a leader in big data analytics for the energy industry, announced that the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Energy responsible for delivering and managing power across the Pacific Northwest, is using AutoGrid’s award-winning Demand Response Optimization & Management System (DROMS) to schedule and signal demand response (DR) events.

Brightspace Insights™ Empowers Instructors with Data From Across the Education Ecosystem

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D2L (formerly “Desire2Learn”), a software leader that makes learning experiences better, unveiled the newest version of its Brightspace Insights analytics suite, marking a significant step forward in technology’s role in advancing learning globally. With this release, D2L is the first LMS provider to aggregate and capture streamed student data from across the entire learning ecosystem.

Yellowfin – Proskriptive Partner to Deliver Healthcare Analytics Platform

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The partnership has seen Proskriptive integrate its predictive and prescriptive data models – designed to identify opportunities for quality improvement, operational efficiency, cost savings and enhanced patient care for payers, providers and those that provide products and services to the healthcare industry – with Yellowfin’s business-user-oriented BI platform.

The Promise of Remote Patient Intelligence

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In this special guest feature, Jack Kreindler of Sentrian discusses how remote patient intelligence (RPI) uses sophisticated machine intelligence to emulate the same decision process and pattern recognition in a doctor’s head – only faster, and on a larger scale.

MarkLogic NoSQL Powers Saturday Night Live App and Dedicated SNL 40 Website

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MarkLogic Corporation, a leading Enterprise NoSQL database platform provider, announced that NBC Entertainment’s (NBC) wildly popular and upgraded SNL app and SNL 40 website are powered by the MarkLogic® Enterprise NoSQL database platform.

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.

Researchers to Use Social Media for Innovative Computer Model for Ebola Spread

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Researchers at Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science have received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Rapid Response Grant (RAPID) to develop an innovative model of Ebola spread by using big data analytics techniques and tools.

Video: Cray Powered Analytics for Major League Baseball

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In this video, Barry Bolding from Cray joins MLB Now to discuss how technology can benefit and enhance baseball. According to recent reports, at least one team in Major League Baseball is using a Cray Urika system in a bid to gain competitive advantage.

The Rise of the Data Lake in Support of the Industrial Internet (Part 2)

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The data lake (see Part 1 of this two part series) is a facilitator of another new movement in the big data industry – the Industrial Internet, a term coined by General Electric that refers to the integration of complex physical machinery with networked sensors and software.