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New C9 Sales Application Harnesses the Power of IBM Watson

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C9, a leader in delivering predictive sales and marketing applications, has announced a new application, C9 Sales Advisor, which will be powered by IBM Watson. Designed explicitly for the sales representative, Sales Advisor uses predictive analytics to propose solutions to impediments that are preventing deal closure such as a failure to correctly engage the correct decision makers.

Intel Rallies Thought Leaders to Rethink Data Privacy to Spur Innovation

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Intel Corporation recently convened thought leaders in technology, healthcare, education and smart cities industries to encourage action on data privacy issues. Malcolm Harkins, vice president and chief security and privacy officer for Intel, said that the potential to unlock revolutionary discoveries is at stake, and called on the industry to be more transparent and accountable when collecting and using consumer data.

The Major Roadblocks Facing the Smart City

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In this special guest feature, Cristian Borcear of NJIT reflects on the evolution of technology and public policy in support of so-called “smart cities. ” Cristian Borcea is an Associate Professor and the Associate Chair of the Department of Computer Science at New Jersey Institute of Technology.

SoundOut Retail and WGSN Team Up for Fashion Industry Analytics

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SoundOut Retail, a leading predictive analysis company and WGSN, a leading trend forecaster have partnered together to develop an innovative customer insight tool. The new service, which will enable fashion brands and retailers to better predict best-selling items before they hit stores, is set to be a game changer for the industry and will launch in early 2015.

OneFold BigData Warehouse Now in Public Beta

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OneFold today announced the public beta of its platform BigData Warehouse for terabytes of semi-structured JSON and NoSQL data from mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) data sources. OneFold unifies this data into one, high performance, easy-to-query data warehouse in the cloud.

Data Science 101: Support Vector Machines

Support Vector Machines (SVM) is an important and widely used machine learning algorithm. In order to fully understand SVMs, you need to have a fundamental understanding of how the statistical learning method functions. Here is a useful lecture on SVM coming from MIT OpenCourseware.

Ask a Data Scientist: Unsupervised Learning

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Welcome back to the “Ask a Data Scientist” article series. This week’s question is from a reader who asks for an overview of unsupervised machine learning.

Glassbeam Unveils Machine Learning and Real Time Analytics Capabilities

Glassbeam, Inc., the machine data analytics company, today announced a new version of Glassbeam SCALAR tightly integrated with Apache Spark™, enhancing its cutting-edge Internet of Things (IoT) analytics platform with new capabilities around advanced machine learning and real-time analytics.

BeyondCore V Delivers One-Click Smart Pattern Discovery in Minutes

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Business analytics innovator BeyondCore has announced the production release of BeyondCore V, one-click business analytics software designed for business users, setting the new industry gold standard for automated business analytics.

HP Delivers Analytics on Hadoop to Intelligently Explore Data

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HP has announced the general availability of HP Vertica for SQL on Hadoop, an analytics platform that enables customers to access and explore data residing in Hortonworks, MapR, Cloudera, Apache based data lakes, or any combination of these leading Hadoop distributions.