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FocusMotion Launches Fitness SDK – Machine Learning for Human Movement

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FocusMotion, a technology leader in making it easy for developers to automatically track, identify, and count human movements with wearable device, has announced it is making its machine learning-based SDK for wearable fitness tracking public for download.

The Five Attributes of Highly Successful Hadoop Deployments

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In this special guest feature, Sean Suchter of Pepperdata takes a look at the most important attributes of a successful Hadoop deployment and offers best practices for organizations looking to maximize ROI from a Hadoop investment.

Defining Fast Data

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Our friends over at VoltDB produced the compelling infographic below that explores fast data, the opportunity created by connecting everything.

The Business Value of Cisco UCS as a Platform for SAP HANA and Other SAP Mission-Critical Applications

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A valuable new 17 page IDC white paper sponsored by Cisco is now available that presents IDC’s analysis of the business value organizations are achieving by using Cisco UCS as a platform for SAP HANA and other SAP Business Suite applications.

Breaking Through the Big Data Hype

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In this special guest feature, Rachel Delacour, CEO of BIME Analytics explores the idea of the hype around Big Data and how to make sense of it all within the context of business intelligence.

Accenture and SOASTA Form Alliance to Deliver Digital Performance Testing and Analytics Management

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Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and SOASTA, a leader in performance analytics, are forming an alliance to provide faster and more reliable digital performance management solutions to clients.

Dataiku – Big Data Startup Aims to Shake up the Analytics Market

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Dataiku’s Data Science Studio (DSS) is a platform that makes the entire process easy, quick, and hassle-free. It enables instantaneous connection to any data store, eliminating integration headaches.

Birst Unveils Networked BI to Transform Enterprise Analytics

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Birst, a leader in Cloud BI and Analytics, today announced “Networked BI,” which completely redefines the way BI is delivered and consumed. This new technology enables global governance with local execution and further realizes Birst’s vision of trusted and agile collaboration between centralized and decentralized teams.

Narrative Science Unveils The Next Generation of Quill Engage for Google Analytics

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Narrative Science, a leader in advanced natural language generation for the enterprise, today announced availability of the newly enhanced Quill Engage. The artificial intelligence-powered application automatically translates Google Analytics data into actionable natural language reports.

Datameer’s Stefan Groschupf on Big Data Governance

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As another episode of the Big Data & Brews industry perspectives series, Stefan Groschupf, CEO of our friends over at Datameer, talks about the difference between data governance and big data governance.