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A collection of big data white papers reviewed by the editors of insideBIGDATA. Please visit the insideBIGDATA White Paper Library for a comprehensive list of white papers focus on big data strategies.

Text Analytics without Tradeoffs

The pace at which the world creates data will never be this slow again. And much of this new data we’re creating is unstructured, textual data. Emails. Word documents. News articles. Blogs. Reviews. Research reports… Understanding what’s in this text – and what isn’t, and what matters – is critical to an organization’s ability to understand the environments in which it operates. Its competitors. Its customers. Its weaknesses and its opportunities.

Big Data Solutions for Retail

This article is the fifth in an editorial series with a goal of directing line of business leaders in conjunction with enterprise technologists with a focus on opportunities for retailers and how Dell can help them get started. The guide also will serve as a resource for retailers that are farther along the big data path and have more advanced technology requirements.

Retail Gains with Distributed Systems

This article is the fourth in an editorial series with a goal of directing line of business leaders in conjunction with enterprise technologists with a focus on opportunities for retailers and how Dell can help them get started. The guide also will serve as a resource for retailers that are farther along the big data path and have more advanced technology requirements.

IBM Storage with OpenStack Brings Simplicity and Robustness to Cloud

IBM has written a new 8 page white paper “IBM Storage with OpenStack Brings Simplicity and Robustness to Cloud” to review the increasingly popular OpenStack cloud platform and the abilities that IBM storage solutions provide to enable and enhance OpenStack deployments.

Mitigating IT Risk for Financial Risk Analytics

IBM has written a new 10 page report “Mitigating IT Risk for Financial Risk Analytics,” designed to explore deploying an integrated solution for risk analytics based on the IBM Application Ready Solution for Algorithmics.

Retail: 306-Degree View of the Customer

This article is the third in an editorial series with a goal of directing line of business leaders in conjunction with enterprise technologists with a focus on opportunities for retailers and how Dell can help them get started. The guide also will serve as a resource for retailers that are farther along the big data path and have more advanced technology requirements.

Analytics Across the Ecosystem – A Prescription for Optimizing Healthcare Outcomes

This executive report is based on an in-depth study by the IBM Institute for Business Value research team. It looks at the current state of analytics across the healthcare ecosystem, including how organizations are implementing analytics strategies.

insideBIGDATA Guide to Retail

In this new insideBIGDATA Guide to Retail, the goal is directed toward line of business leaders in conjunction with enterprise technologists with a focus on the above opportunities for retailers and how Dell can help them get started. The guide also will serve as a resource for retailers that are farther along the big data path and have more advanced technology requirements.

This article is the first in a series that explores a high-level view of how the retail industry has been influenced by big data technologies.

The Business Value of Cisco UCS as a Platform for SAP HANA and Other SAP Mission-Critical Applications

A valuable new 17 page IDC white paper sponsored by Cisco is now available that presents IDC’s analysis of the business value organizations are achieving by using Cisco UCS as a platform for SAP HANA and other SAP Business Suite applications.

Enterprise Archiving with Apache Hadoop

A valuable new 27 page white paper is now available from Solix, a company that leverages the Apache Hadoop big data platform to provide low cost, bulk data storage for Enterprise Archiving – “Enterprise Archiving with Apache Hadoop.”