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Three tips for innovating with big data

Learn what's needed to move past the pilot phase with your big data projects, so you can start achieving widescale results with big data.

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How to use Hadoop without throwing out your data warehouse

Find out how customers are using Hadoop as a data platform, and how the new technology can work in conjunction with existing data warehouse infrastructures.

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Global citizenship and the role of technology

Big data analytics is a powerful technology that can be used to improve our world. These stories illustrate how technology plays a role in global citizenship.

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Are you ready for your smart car?

The Internet of Things will soon give rise to smart, connected cars and change personal transportation as we know it. Cisco's Andreas Mai previews what's coming, the stunning benefits, key challenges and next steps.

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Big data possibilities for insurers

Insurers have always spent time and money crunching numbers to better understand who to insure, at what cost and how much to reserve for losses. Big data paired with analytics amps up the options for providing critical market advantages. Let’s look at a few areas in particular.

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Twelve questions to ask your data visualization software vendor

If you're evaluating data visualization technologies, this list can be a useful guide. Use our questions as a checklist to evaluate not just the data visualization applications, but also the support models, deployment options and technology platforms of each potential vendor to make sure they align with the goals of your project.

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Coming soon: The Internet of Cars

Autonomous vehicles that can taxi you around town, onboard navigation that can warn you of bad drivers nearby - it's coming soon. At The Premier Business Leadership Series in Las Vegas, Oct. 21-23, Cisco's Andreas Mai will let you in to the exciting world of connected cars. Here's a quick preview. 

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Big data privacy is about you, me, them and us

From FitBits to EZPasses and Disney Magic Bands, we are living in a big data world. How does big data impact our privacy and how can we look at the privacy issue from multiple perspectives? Emerging Technologies Director Tamara Dull approaches this topic from four different angles and leaves you with something to think about.

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Now serving: data and analytics on every menu

As data volumes continue to grow, how can the capital markets industry make the healthy move from a focus on speed to a focus on smarts? Industry veteran, David M. Wallace, offers three tips.

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Is your data too big to visualize?

If it's too big for a database, surely it's too big to display on your screen, right? Wrong. In this article, we offer six techniques that will make it easier to visualize and display even the biggest big data sources. 

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Is big data science fiction?

Psychohistory. Behavioral predictions. Mathematical sociology. Comparing the themes of Isaac Asimov with current big data projects around the world, author Evan Stubbs concludes, the future of big data is now.

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Modernize your approach to big data

Modernization is not just about systems and technology. In fact, technology changes can seem easy when compared with cultural change. Learn how to evolve your mindsets and leverage your data sets to accelerate knowledge throughout the organization.

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Responsible Use of Big Data: Evaluating New Data Sources
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Evaluating new "big data" sources in the hospitality industry

More data is not always better. In this blog post, our revenue management and hospitality industry expert explains how to identify new data sources, how to evaluate the business value of those sources and how to apply advanced analytics responsibly to new data sources.

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What is the Internet of Things?

Connecting our cars, homes, gadgets and machines to the Internet creates a network of connected objects called the Internet of Things. How can the data streaming to and from these objects be understood to benefit your organization, improve your daily routine or address society’s biggest challenges? Find out now.

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What can big data analytics do for you?

According to our panel of executives, big data can help you deliver new services and faster answers. In this article, we'll outline five broad ways that big data analytics is being used to meet business goals. And we include examples from organizations who are already seeing results.

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A quick primer on unstructured data

When Consultant Eric Brown can't get colleagues to buy into the concept of big data, he asks them about unstructured data. Dispersed across the organization in e-mails, Web sites and social media feeds, unstructured data requires a very different approach than structured data.

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Analytics at the edge

Streaming data from automobiles, medical devices, location apps and other "things" lives at the edge of the network, where it can be used to monitor existing conditions and evaluate future scenarios. Learn how organizations in multiple industries are finding opportunity in analyzing this data from the Internet of Things.

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Article Six Big Data Dos and Donts
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Six big data dos and don'ts

Do enrich your data and don't forget the IT department, says Wilson Raj, Global Director of Customer Intelligence at SAS. Get more tips from Raj in this article from Direct Marketing News.

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The big effects of big data

How is big data creating positive change for consumers? And how is it used to make positive changes in the public sector? Get the answers in part two of our interview with author and professor Bart Baesens.

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Real-world techniques for analyzing big data

What are the top analytics techniques you should know for big data? And how are businesses modernizing for big data analytics? Find out in this interview with author and professor Bart Baesens.

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Article Using Hadoop as an Analytics Catalyst
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Using Hadoop as an analytics catalyst

Learn how to get the most out of Hadoop by developing a sound strategy for analyzing data in this new storage environment. SAS VP of Big Data Paul Kent offers examples of organizations using Hadoop to drive innovation.

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Article Big Data Dive with Hadoop
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Big data in your face

Immerse yourself in big data with virtual reality headsets and "data worlds" derived from your organization's data. Is this vision close at hand or a science fiction fantasy? Michael Thomas, a Software Architect in the SAS R&D Technology Office, explains how technologies are converging to put big data in your face.

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Three scenarios where Hadoop can help – even if you don’t have big data

If you've been ignoring the Hadoop hype because you don't have big data, it's time to pay attention. Hadoop can help with data staging, data processing and data archiving regardless of the size of your data. Director of Emerging Technologies Tamara Dull explains in detail.

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Are you late to the big data party?

Have you recently embraced all things big data? Or maybe you're still trying to determine if the big data trend is based in reality. Find out what the real big data experts have been doing for the last decade. And learn what they're doing now with data virtualization.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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