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How Machine Learning Prevents Employees from Churning

May 14, 2019 |

According to Driver Knowledge, there is an average of 6 million car accidents in the U.S. every year (about 16,438 per day), 72% of these crashes result in property damage, and the driver is 23 times more likely to crash if texting. Read more…

High-performance Spark: Improving on big data’s swiss army knife to enable AI

Feb 12, 2019 |

In their widely followed 2017 Hype Cycle for Data Management, Gartner’s declaration that Hadoop was “obsolete before plateau” marked a fascinating milestone in the evolution of big data. Read more…

Doubts Mount About Data Payoffs

Jul 13, 2016 |

Mounting evidence contained in vendor surveys suggests executives who play a key role in data and analytics technology investments are increasingly dissatisfied with the results of current approaches to analytics and the ultimate goal of problem solving. Read more…

Platfora Seeds Big Data Future in Openness

Mar 29, 2016 |

Platfora launched its end-to-end analytics application for Hadoop when the only other option was to build your own. To that end, Big Data Discovery has everything you need. But with today’s update to the tool–issued on the  second day of the Strata + Hadoop World conference–Platfora is opening up the kimono a bit more in an effort to better integrate with popular tools in the ecosystem, namely Tableau and Spark SQL. Read more…

Is 2016 the Beginning of the End for Big Data?

Jan 5, 2016 |

Part of my job as managing editor of Datanami is to be a hype buster. Over the past five years, the amount of hoopla and hysteria over big data has reached epic proportions at times. Read more…

Algorithmia Voted the Top Startup at Fall Strata 2015

Sep 30, 2015 |

A company that runs what’s been called a “dating site” for underappreciated algorithms took home the award for top startup today at the Strata + Hadoop World show in New York City. Read more…

How Big Data Analytics Supports Tyrone’s ISP Customers in India

Jun 8, 2015 |

The big data revolution is sweeping across India, transforming engineering, science, healthcare, finance and every other aspect of business and society.

In particular, one vital segment of the nation’s economy, the Internet Service Providers (ISPs), are seeking better ways to use the massive amounts of information they and their customer’s generate to provide enhanced services and increase profits. Read more…

CIOs on the Hot Seat to Deliver with Big Data

May 22, 2015 |

The secret about big data analytics is out, and having a big data strategy is quickly becoming a requirement in the corporate suite. While it’s fashionable for business leaders outside of the IT department to initiate and even lead big data initiatives, when push comes to shove, executives look to chief information officers (CIOs) to deliver amid the data deluge. Read more…

9 Must-Have Skills to Land Top Big Data Jobs in 2015

Jan 7, 2015 |

The secret is out, and the mad rush is on to leverage big data analytics tools and techniques for competitive advantage before they become commoditized. If you’re in the market for a big data job in 2015, these are the nine skills that will garner you a job offer. Read more…

When Big Data Becomes Too Much Data

Oct 27, 2014 |

About 2.5 exabytes of data will be generated today, or roughly the amount of data that was generated from the dawn of time until 2004. What’s in there, and will any of it be useful? Read more…

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