Posted by mod198 December - 25 - 2014 ADD COMMENTS

Scottish satellite data analytics firm closes fundraising before it gets “silly”
Scottish headquartered earth observation analytics company Global Surface Intelligence yesterday said it had closed a new £775,000 funding round before it “got silly”. The Edinburgh firm has developed software which turns satellite-derived data about …
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Big Data, analytics and BI – The 2014 CIO review
Last year Big Data was described as both "marketing verbiage coined by Gartner" by then Barclays CIO Anthony Watson, and elsewhere as "the future of our industry" in a popular round-up of CIO attitudes. We look at how attitudes towards Big Data …
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The Morning Download: Cisco Pushing Into Real-Time Data Analytics
Cisco Systems Inc. says it will venture into Big Data, with a twist. Instead of running its software on storage systems, it plans to integrate the application into its networking gear, which it says will make it easier to run analysis on data in real …
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Posted by jaymepobre748 November - 28 - 2014 ADD COMMENTS

Big Data Gets Master Treatment at B-Schools
Interest in specialized, one-year master's programs in business analytics, the discipline of using data to explore and solve business problems, has increased lately, prompting at least five business schools to roll out stand-alone programs in the past …
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First Data Extends Reach of Big Data Analytics Service
With that issue in mind, First Data, a provider of credit card processing services, has been building out an Insightics analytics service in the cloud that aggregates both internal data collected by First Data and external data sources. The latest …
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