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Article Getting Started With Hadoop Checklist
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A checklist for getting started with Hadoop

From low-cost storage to distributed processing, Hadoop offers many promises. But there’s an expanding analytics ecosystem evolving around this big data platform that’s worth some study. Read our checklist and make sure you’re not overlooking anything important in your rush to get value from Hadoop.

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article Big Data Lessons From Google Flu Trends
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Big data lessons from Google Flu Trends

Google Flu Trends was designed to pinpoint flu outbreaks by analyzing search data for flu-related keywords. After its initial success, the system's accuracy in predicting outbreaks declined. Some say the results are a "big data" failure. We say, the results provide three important lessons that everyone should know about big data.

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Article Big Data Take Off
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Big data sparks corporate turf fights

While executives determine big data strategies, everyone's asking: Who's best positioned to lead big data initiatives in the organization? Make sure it's somebody who knows what data is being collected,  understands how data flows throughout the organization and has the skills to bring together fragmented departments, says SAS CIO Keith Collins.

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article big data global development
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Big data and global development

The big data revolution is not restricted to the industrialized world. Mobile phones are used daily across the developing world. And the number of people using social technologies is growing in developing countries too. In this timely article, you'll learn how private and public organizations are using that online and mobile data to make the world a better place.

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Article-Understanding Data In Motion
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Understanding data in motion

Are you dealing with constant streams of data from social media, smart meters or sensors? Do you store it now and analyze it later? Or is there a better way? With event stream processing, you can analyze fast moving data streams on the fly. Learn how in three simple steps.

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Article 4 myths about big data CIOs must understand
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4 myths about big data that CIOs must understand

Can CIOs use big data and analytics as a ticket to relevance in their organizations? Yes, but first they have to bust these four big data myths.

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Article Knowlege from Big Data
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How to extract big knowledge from big data

The best way to approach big data? With a combination of technology and skills, including statistical techniques, applied mathematical methods, advanced machine learning algorithms, data visualization, business knowledge and communication.

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Article-Big Data Big Companies
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How are big companies using big data today?

Go behind the scenes at more than 20 large companies to discover how they’re using big data. What’s working for them? What isn’t? And, perhaps most important, what can we learn from their experiences? Thought leaders Jill Dyché and Tom Davenport delve deep into the corporate world to get the insider scoop on the industry’s hottest big data initiatives.

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Big Data Healthcare
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The role for big data in health care’s triple aim

Industry consultant Carolina Wallenius explains the future of health care and the role of analytics.

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Find out how the Orlando Magic uses big data to win fans

We all know big data has a place in the board room, but the basketball court? It’s true, according to this interview with Orlando Magic CEO Alex Martins. Learn how big data affects the players, the fans – and the game itself.

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article Managing Big Data: A best practices paper from TDWI,78467915
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TDWI big data management survey: Hadoop is the word

Find out what TDWI learned in a recent survey on managing big data. And discover how you can apply the findings to evaluate and deploy data visualization, visual analytics and data discovery technologies to improve decision making and collaboration.

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article light big data Shedding light on Hadoop for Marketing,78467915
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Shedding light on Hadoop for marketing

If you worry about big data, you should know a little bit about Hadoop. This post explains what marketers need to know.

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article Big data, big value…huge opportunity,78467915
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Big data, big value … huge opportunity

The Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) conducted two studies into the value of big data – perhaps the only studies of their kind to date. Graham Brough, CEO of CEBR, discusses the organization’s forecasts and ways to get the most of your data in the future.

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