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Why Consumers Need to Stop Fearing Artificial Intelligence

In this special guest feature, Joe Cecin, COO of Nervve, asserts that while AI and machine learning are often thought of as futuristic or set to support the rise of robots, many consumers would be surprised to learn that these technologies actually play a big part in their everyday lives.

How Open Source is Driving New Innovations in Data Analytics

In the contributed feature below, Chris Volinsky, Assistant Vice President of Big Data Research at AT&T Labs talks about how open source is driving new innovations in data analytics.

Data: Use Before Spoiling

In this special guest feature, Marcus Phipps, Director of Data Center Solutions Marketing at Cisco, discusses perishable data which can most easily be described as data with a shelf life – unless is it acted upon in the moment, it serves little purpose sitting in your data center.

4 Strategies for Finding and Interpreting Data Anomalies

In this special guest feature, Marius Moscovici, founder and CEO of Metric Insights, explores data anomalies and what they mean for business intelligence. He also provides business leaders with four strategies for how to find and interpret their data anomalies.

2016: The Year of the Data Jedi

In this special guest feature, Matt Bencke, CEO and co-founder of Spare5, sheds light on how “Data Jedis,” aka those that can translate and manage Big Data, will be the ones welding light sabers in 2016.

Hadoop and Spark Enterprise Adoption–Powering Big Data Applications to Drive Business Value

In this special guest feature, Khushbu Shah, Asst. Manager – Technical Content, at DeZyre highlights how Hadoop and Spark enterprise adoption is gaining prominence to drive business value by getting close to real time data analysis.

Scaling Out Without Fault

In this special guest feature Mike Azevedo, CEO of Clustrix, discusses how significant spikes in simultaneous transaction processing are placing more demands on relational databases than ever.

Top 12 Explanations You’ll Hear in 2016 for Why Big Data Isn’t Paying Off

In this special guest feature David Fishman, Vice President of Marketing for Arcadia Data, puts a new and interesting twist on the hot topic of big data adoption.

Why Data Quality is So Elusive

In this special guest feature Jake Freivald, Vice President of Corporate Marketing for Information Builders, asserts that having clean, error-free data helps drive growth and enhance critical business processes, but unfortunately this goal is hard to achieve without the proper data strategies.

A Versioned Vision for Distributed and Cloud Databases

In this special guest feature Tarun Thakur of Datos IO, discusses the changing nature of storage and recovery in a distributed database world.