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Shift Happens: Big Data Causing a Fundamental Shift in C-Suite Strategies

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Platfora, the Big Data Analytics platform built natively on Apache Hadoop and Apache Spark, announced a study by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) that explores, in detail, the beliefs, priorities and opinions on big data analytics by 395 C-level executives at Fortune 2000 companies.

In-Memory Computing for SaaS Applications

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This article is the second in an editorial series with a goal to provide direction for SaaS company thought leaders on ways to achieve higher levels of scalability and performance through use of in-memory computing technology.

Gartner’s New 2015 Magic Quadrant Reports are Out

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Gartner recently has published the 2015 editions of its Magic Quadrant reports for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms, Advanced Analytics Platforms, and Data Warehouse and Data Management Solutions for Analytics.

New Study Reveals CFOs Value Data-Driven Decision Making

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Adaptive Insights, a leader in cloud corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence (BI) for the biggest brands and the hottest companies, unveiled its Q1 2015 CFO Indicator. The CFO Indicator reports what is top of mind for CFOs, as well as unveils key attributes that define the modern CFO.

insideBIGDATA Guide to Hyperscaling Your SaaS Infrastructure

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In this new Guide to Hyperscaling Your SaaS Infrastructure the goal is to provide direction for SaaS company thought leaders on ways to achieve higher levels of scalability and performance through use of in-memory computing technology.

Free eBook! Hadoop for Dummies

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Download your FREE copy of “Hadoop For Dummies” compliments of IBM Platform Computing! This new learning resource can help enterprise thought leaders better understand the rising importance of big data, especially the Hadoop distributed computing platform. Hadoop for Dummies can help you kick-start your company’s big data initiative.

What Do PHP Developers Think?

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Our friends over at Zend, the PHP company, have unveiled the results of their annual Developer Pulse Survey, which highlights developers’ experience with and perception of application development and continuous delivery practices.

New Research Reveals Enterprise IT Uncertainty Around Big Data Initiatives

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SnapLogic, the Elastic Integration Company, released new findings from a joint survey with research firm TechValidate which indicates that while big data and Hadoop are popular buzzwords, most companies are uncertain about how and when to implement these technologies.

Have a Happy Big Data Valentine’s Day

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Our friends over at Talend, the data integration company, created the Valentine’s Day infographic below that explains how companies benefit from well-managed data with a master data management plan.

2015 Survey of Data Scientists Reveals Strategic Insights

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CrowdFlower, a leading data enrichment platform for data scientists, today released its 2015 Data Scientist Report. Findings revealed that data scientists saw messy, disorganized data as a a major hurdle preventing them from doing what they find most interesting in their jobs: predictive analysis and data mining for behavioral patterns and future trends.