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IBM, Twitter team for data analysis

For many organizations Twitter is a two-edged sword: Some staffers spend too much time on the social network, while others...

October 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Canadian Tire money goes digital for analytics makeover

LAS VEGAS -- As loyalty programs go, the iconic Canadian Tire money is hard to beat. Good as cash at any...

October 24th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

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Insurers still struggle with predictive analytics: Study

LAS VEGAS -- The use of anti-fraud technology by insurers in North America is on the rise. However, many companies...

October 22nd, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

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Alpine’s Chorus analytics framework sings with more languages

Having a mountain of data doesn't do much good if there isn't a tool useful enough to pull meaningful conclusions...

October 19th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Words of wisdom from big data conference

One of the problems with big data is that it's big -- if you can't get a handle on it,...

October 17th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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How 35 Canadian CIOs are sizing up big data and analytics issues

I had to rent a car to attend the invite-only CIO Innovation Summit that's taking place this week in Muskoka,...

September 29th, 2014 Shane Schick

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How can companies really succeed with data analytics?

In part two of this interview series, Tina Groves, Big Data and Analytics Product Strategist at IBM provides concrete examples...

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SAP lowers hardware requirements for non-production use of HANA

In-memory databases are a hot technology these days, with Microsoft and Oracle adding in-memory options to their databases this year,...

August 17th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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HP offers analytics as a service

Organizations that have big data processing needs have a new option for crunching the number. Hewlett-Packard Co.has announced HAVEn As...

August 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon