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Why Small Businesses Shouldn’t Fear Big Data

In this contributed article, tech writer Linda Gimmeson discusses how big data technology isn’t just for large enterprises, but rather with a bit of ingenuity, there are feasible ways for small businesses to leverage big data as well.

Yellowfin Connectors Enable Businesses to View and Share Data From 3rd Party Applications to Make Better Data-Driven Decisions

Global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software vendor Yellowfin, a highly ranked Collaborative Business Intelligence (BI) solution, announced a series of new Yellowfin Web Connectors. In the coming months, Yellowfin will be rolling out a series of Yellowfin Connectors for popular web-based applications to enable businesses to view and share data straight through Yellowfin, rather than having login and query multiple data sources.

NewVantage Partners Releases 5th Annual Big Data Executive Survey for 2017

NewVantage Partners, strategic advisors in big data and business innovation to Fortune 1000 businesses, has released the results of its 2017 5th Annual Big Data Executive Survey, entitled “Big Data Business Impact: Achieving Business Results through Innovation and Disruption.” The 2017 Big Data Executive Survey reports what executives from 50 Fortune 1000 firms see as the key factors driving big data adoption, investment – and success.

Flash Storage, the Backbone of IoT

In this special guest feature, Rajesh Nair, CTO at Tegile Systems, discusses the impact multi-tier flash, NVMe, and scale-out storage technologies will have on the real-time processing of data for IoT, and what we can expect in the near future.

World Programming Unveils New Industrial Analytics and Data Science Features for 2017

World Programming, a leading industrial analytics and data science platform provider, unveiled new features for data scientists and data science teams including those working within life sciences, pharmaceuticals, and financial services.

Putting Data Science in Production

In this special technology white paper, From Development to Production Guide – Finding the Common Ground in 9 Steps, you’ll learn how managing a successful data science project requires time, effort, and a great deal of planning. Defining the problems to solve and planning the project’s scope is just the tip of the iceberg, as team members need to fully understand all aspects of a project in order to effectively contribute.

Is the Pessimism Behind Big Data Unfounded or Legitimate?

In this contributed article, technology writer and blogger Kayla Matthews takes a high level view of big data by discussing how big data systems can help influence decision-making to reveal important insights. But it’s not always right. The algorithms and systems that big companies are using must be transparent enough that people can challenge decisions that have been made.

Hazelcast IMDG Adds Connector Support for Apache Spark

Hazelcast, a leading open source in-memory data grid (IMDG) with hundreds of thousands of installed clusters and over 17 million server starts per month, announced a new solution which integrates Hazelcast’s IMDG and Apache Spark – an open source data processing engine that enables data workers to efficiently execute streaming, machine learning or SQL workloads which require fast iterative access to data sets.

Big Healthcare Players Store Big Data in the Cloud

In this special guest feature, Gerard Scheitlin, Vice President of Security, Risk, and Assurance at Orion Health, makes the case that big healthcare players are storing big data in the cloud because the benefits of cloud infrastructures are significant and hard to ignore.