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Truenumbers Provides Structure and Context to Data for the Enterprise

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Truenumbers launched the enterprise version of its technology. A 2014 Gartner Cool Vendor, Truenumbers makes numbers traceable and reliable as they move through an enterprise workflow – from spreadsheets to emails, and more – enhancing employees’ workflow efficiencies and minimizing compliance risks.

Accenture Launches Advanced Analytics Applications Platform

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Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is launching the Accenture Analytics Applications Platform to develop industry- and function-specific advanced analytics applications, delivering actionable insights to users that enable swift data-driven decisions that can create a competitive advantage or an improved bottom line.

Starting Small with Big Data

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In this special guest feature, Tony Fisher of Progress Software gives focus to starting small with your big data initiative – define your processes and manage your processes for success on manageable amounts of data and then add to it incrementally.

Data Science in Today’s Marketplace

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In the video presentation below, Charles Martin, Chief Scientist at Calculation Consulting, spoke to a class at Cal Berkeley’s Haas Business School. Given the business oriented audience, the discussion is high-level and not too technical but rather very practical in nature.

Data Science 101: Introduction to Deep Learning with Python

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In the presentation below, Alec Radford, Head of Research at indico Data Solutions, talks about deep learning with Python and the Theano library.

Researchers to Use Social Media for Innovative Computer Model for Ebola Spread

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Researchers at Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science have received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Rapid Response Grant (RAPID) to develop an innovative model of Ebola spread by using big data analytics techniques and tools.

Big Data Humor: A Mother’s Day Plot

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As a salute to Mother’s Day this past Sunday, we’d like to offer a nice EDA plot that all budding data scientist’s can identify with! Sign up for the free insideBIGDATA newsletter.

Hadoop 101: Simplifying MapReduce Development

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This article explores some typical configuration roadblocks found in traditional Hadoop platforms and explains how they can be sidestepped using ScaleOut hServer using the WordCount application to illustrate these benefits.

Nimbix and Mangstor Announce Converged High Performance Platform as a Service

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Nimbix and Mangstor announced a joint technology offering designed to accelerate high performance data analysis for seismic processing, bioinformatics, and other big data analytics use cases in the Nimbix Cloud.

Connecting Big Data and Big Content with Metadata

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In this special guest feature, Mika Javanainen of M-Files Corporation provides insight into using metadata as a bridge to connect structured data with unstructured content for competitive advantage.