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Semantic Technology Is Not Only For Data Geeks

You can't bring up semantics without someone inserting an apology for the geekiness of the discussion. If you're a data person like me, geek away! But for everyone else, it's a topic best left alone. Well, like every geek, the semantic geeks now have their day — and may just rule the data world. It begins with a seemingly innocent set of questions: "Is there a better way to master my data?" "Is there a better way to understand the data I have?" "Is there a better way to bring…

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Dell EMC 

The Next Stage for Strata Hadoop World and Big Data

Strata + Hadoop World New York is an event I look forward to attending each year.  I like the sessions, speakers, and also seeing how the attendees and vendors have evolved over time.  When I first began attending SHW 4 or 5 years ago, the attendees were only about 200 people, and this year in NYC they topped 6,300!   As a result, the conference has had to move from the New York Hilton to the Javits Center, since it is such a huge event now. As with Big Data itself,…

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Forrester 

Mobile Solutions For The Internet Of Things Raise The Prospects For Edge Computing

Source: Forrester I recently attended IBM BusinessConnect 2015 in Germany. I had great discussions regarding industrial Internet of Things (IoT) and Industrie 4.0 solutions as well as digital transformation in the B2B segment. One issue that particularly caught my attention: edge computing in the context of the mobile IoT. Mobility in the IoT context raises the question when to use a central computing approach versus when to use edge computing. The CIO must decide whether solution intelligence should primarily reside in a central location or at the edge of the…

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Pentaho Awarded Industry Excellence Award from Dresner Advisory Services

Pentaho shines again! Just in time for PentahoWorld, Pentaho is honored for “Industry Excellence”.  With the conclusion of our own Pentaho Excellence Awards on the horizon we are honored to receive an Industry Excellence Award from Dresener Advisory services for “Value Leadership” in 2015. We feel that this is no coincidence. Time and time again we see our customers leveraging Pentaho to… Source: Pentaho BI, Big Data Analytics, Blog Posts – www.pentaho.com

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Three Ways to Attend PentahoWorld 2015… Without Even Leaving Your Desk!

What a difference a year makes! We watched the Big Data market mature at a rapid pace and our customers contribute by putting their Big Data to work to achieve real business value. PentahoWorld is our chance to showcase this expertise and offer attendees an impressive agenda centered to the theme “The Power of Big Data at Work.” If you are not one of the 500+ attendees at PentahoWorld today, that… Source: Pentaho BI, Big Data Analytics, Blog Posts – www.pentaho.com

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Forrester 

Forrester Quick Take: AWS QuickSight Will Disrupt Business Intelligence And Analytics Markets

Get ready for AWS business intelligence (BI): it's real and it packs a punch! Today’s BI market is like a perpetual motion machine — an unstoppable engine that never seems to run out of steam. Forrester currently tracks more than 50 BI vendors, and not a month goes by without a software vendor or startup with tangential BI capabilities trying to take advantage of the craze for BI, analytics, and big data. This month is no exception: On October 7, Amazon crashed the party by announcing QuickSight, a new BI…

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From Insights To Innovation: Data-Driven Disruption

Tomorrow Forrester will host our Geneva-based clients for a breakfast meeting and discussion on “Powering Innovation Strategies with Insights.” My colleague, Luca Paderni, will kick off the morning with a presentation on digital disruption in the age of the customer, specifically looking at how to take a pragmatic approach to innovation with the “adjacent possible.” Then I will lead a discussion on how to build an action-oriented approach to data and analytics, exploring examples of companies that have successfully turned their data into new business opportunities – into data-derived innovation….

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Dell EMC 

Inspiring New Approaches To Customer Satisfaction With A Data Lake

EMC didn’t grow to be a $25 billion global technology leader without a keen focus on customer satisfaction. In fact, EMC has dedicated a program called Total Customer Experience (TCE) to drive continuous innovation in enhancing customer experience.  For example, one strategy has been for our customer service organization to conduct surveys on tens of thousands of service events each month.  But with only 1.2% of surveys returned, we knew we were missing some important feedback. Total Customer Experience Global Celebration with EMC Enter Brad Barker, Consultant Customer Advocate for EMC’s Voice of the…

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