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Interview: Mike Lamble, CEO at Clarity Solution Group

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We recently sat down with Mike Lamble who is CEO at Clarity Solution Group, a recognized data and analytics consulting firm, to discuss some of the more pressing topics in data management.

B2B Predictive Analytics in the Big Data Era

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In this special guest feature, Keke Wu of Avention, outlines the need for B2B marketing predictive models to catch up to their B2C counterparts as well as methods for doing so.

R vs. Python – The Infographic

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I always enjoy a good down-in-the-trenches battle story – Godzilla vs. King Kong, Klingons vs. Romulans, Yankees vs. Red Sox, etc. And now there’s one for data science aficionados – R vs. Python.

MapR Distribution Now Ships with Apache Drill 1.0 – Schema-Free SQL Engine for Big Data

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MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, announced the general availability of Apache Drill 1.0 in the MapR Distribution. Drill uniquely delivers self-service SQL analytics without requiring pre-defined schema definitions, dramatically reducing the time required for business analysts to explore and understand data.

Syncfusion Updates Big Data Platform

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Syncfusion, Inc., the developer solutions company, announced a major update to the Syncfusion Big Data Platform, the Hadoop distribution designed and optimized for Windows.

DataHero Partners With HubSpot to Bring Self-Service Data Analytics to Marketers

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DataHero, a leading provider of self-service Cloud BI, announced that HubSpot, a leading provider of inbound marketing and sales platform, has partnered with DataHero to bring self-service analytics to their customers.

ScaleOut Software Announces Release of ScaleOut ComputeServer

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ScaleOut Software, a leading provider of in-memory computing software, today announced the release of ScaleOut ComputeServerTM, a scalable software platform that enables enterprises to track and analyze live data and generate immediate feedback to achieve operational intelligence.

Gartner Identifies Cool Vendors in Storage Technologies for 2015

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A new Gartner research report, “Cool Vendors in Storage Technologies,” details five emerging vendors that can assist organizations in meeting their storage modernization and cost containment initiatives. For example, Storiant is a multifaceted archiving platform that can support active, compliance and historical archives in a private cloud environment.

Hadoop 101: Top 10 Hadoop Learning Videos

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We’ve put together a list of the Top 10 Hadoop videos found on Youtube. There are some real gems here, accounting for millions of views, and the collection could become the basis of important new big data initiatives in your enterprise.

Why Marketing Organizations Need More than a Team of Data Scientists

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In this special guest feature, Dr. Olly Downs of Globys, discusses the missing link between the promise of data science for today’s marketer and actually driving value from real-world applications.