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Q&A: An evolution in data: exploring the potential of big data

Big data has the potential to change the way we do business across every industry. Jeff Cotrupe, Frost & Sullivan’s Stratecast industry director for big data and analytics, tells us more… 87 more words

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Why good business intelligence needs good parenting

A central ‘parent’ setting out ground rules with divisional ‘children’ can ensure that data is both consistent and agile enough to empower talented people to make smart decisions… 66 more words

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Spark And Hadoop Are Friends, Not Foes

June was an exciting month for Apache Spark. At Hadoop Summit it was a frequent topic of conversation, as well as the subject of many session presentations. 53 more words

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Hadoop and Big Data: Still the Big Dog

Hadoop is an open source software framework for Big Data, managed by the Apache Software Foundation. Hadoop stores huge data sets across distributed server and storage clusters, and supports distributed analysis across the clusters. 58 more words

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5 Easy Steps to Embed Big Data in Your Business

For many organizations it is still difficult to understand what Big Data is and how it should be incorporated in their business. This is quite understandable, as Big Data offers such radical and disruptive new possibilities as well as requires a dramatic cultural change for many organizations. 47 more words

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Actiknow in various industries

Healthcare

Pharmaceutical industry operates in a fragmented marketing environment. Patient is the consumer, physician is the decision maker and payer is typically a third-party. Availability of transactional data varies with regulatory environment of the geography. 388 more words

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Data Science: How Do We Get Started? – Part Two

In the first part of this series, I discussed how important it is as a data scientist to ask the right questions when solving a new problem. 69 more words

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