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Why Hadoop is a catalyst for big data | ZDNet

Why Hadoop is a catalyst for big data | ZDNet | Big Data BI | Scoop.it
Katrina Montinola of Archimedes explains why Hadoop is a big deal for big data, and how her company got unexpected benefits from implementing it.
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Big Data: More than just analytics | ZDNet

Big Data: More than just analytics | ZDNet | Big Data BI | Scoop.it
Some say that Big Data is just Analytics repackaged, but there is a difference. It is especially important to understand the distinction because data driven companies have been found to outperform those who are not.
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Big data to create 1.9M IT jobs in U.S. by 2015, says Gartner

Big data to create 1.9M IT jobs in U.S. by 2015, says Gartner | Big Data BI | Scoop.it
Big data is becoming an engine of job creation as businesses discover ways to turn data into revenue, according to research firm Gartner.
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Big data projects: Is the hardware infrastructure overlooked? | ZDNet

Big data projects: Is the hardware infrastructure overlooked? | ZDNet | Big Data BI | Scoop.it
Summary: Aside from a few detours into storage, the actual infrastructure underneath big data applications is often overlooked. It shouldn't be.
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Using Big Data to establish market dominance | TechRepublic

Using Big Data to establish market dominance | TechRepublic | Big Data BI | Scoop.it
Successful companies let business questions drive big data discoveries; unsuccessful companies ask Big Data to uncover business insights.
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Dell, IBM address the smart grid's Big Data challenge | ZDNet

Dell, IBM address the smart grid's Big Data challenge | ZDNet | Big Data BI | Scoop.it
Summary: What good is all the real-time information being collected about energy consumption if the IT infrastructure doesn't exist to make sense of it?
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Are Big Data approaches the answer to K12 educational pain points? | ZDNet

Summary: It seems to me that big corporations have it all figured out: They've been using business intelligence and data analytics for years to drive businesses. For schools, though, BI is in its infancy.
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5 things you missed at ZDNet's TechLines event on big data last night | ZDNet

5 things you missed at ZDNet's TechLines event on big data last night | ZDNet | Big Data BI | Scoop.it
Summary: We rounded up industry experts, talked big data then procured big beverages. Here are five things that you missed.
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Get Started with Big Data: Tie Strategy to Performance

Get Started with Big Data: Tie Strategy to Performance | Big Data BI | Scoop.it
Large-scale data gathering and analytics are quickly becoming a new frontier of competitive differentiation.
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Paypal: Big data is a scam

Paypal: Big data is a scam | Big Data BI | Scoop.it
Payment firm's chief architect claims relational tools can solve almost all data problems...
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One more reason to love BI dashboards | ZDNet

One more reason to love BI dashboards | ZDNet | Big Data BI | Scoop.it
Summary: 'Dashboards aren’t meant to be cool: They’re meant to communicate.'...
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Big v. Small Data - Why Marketers Today Need to Know the Difference – Danny Brown

Big v. Small Data - Why Marketers Today Need to Know the Difference – Danny Brown | Big Data BI | Scoop.it
As big data continues to be seen as the next big thing in social media, how many businesses know the difference between small and big data?
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The Deadly Cost Of Ignoring Big Data: $71.2 Million Per Year - Forbes

The Deadly Cost Of Ignoring Big Data: $71.2 Million Per Year - Forbes | Big Data BI | Scoop.it
If your company’s reluctant to tackle the Big Data challenge because you think it’ll be too expensive or disruptive, you might want to consider the alternative: companies without aggressive plans for managing and exploiting the explosion in data report they are losing an average of $71.2 million per year.
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Big data steps closer to mainstream | ZDNet

Big data steps closer to mainstream | ZDNet | Big Data BI | Scoop.it
Big data projects haven't hit an inflection point yet, but the signs are beginning to add up. Here's what to look for to indicate big data has it business prime time.
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How big data is transforming health care and predictive analytics | ZDNet

How big data is transforming health care and predictive analytics | ZDNet | Big Data BI | Scoop.it
Jon Parks of Grapevine Technologies explains the impact that big data is having in health care and how the ultimate end game is predictive analytics.
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Oracle's Hurd: World is 'drowning in data,' warns of overload | ZDNet

Oracle's Hurd: World is 'drowning in data,' warns of overload | ZDNet | Big Data BI | Scoop.it
Summary: Oracle president Mark Hurd has warned that the growing number of smartphones, tablets and other devices are adding to the ever-growing pool of data, and businesses are struggling to cope with it.
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Gartner, IBM, Teradata make Big Data announcements | ZDNet

Gartner, IBM, Teradata make Big Data announcements | ZDNet | Big Data BI | Scoop.it
Summary: Gartner releases a report on Big Data spending; IBM and Oxford release a Big Data study; Teradata Aster launches a new appliance integrating MPP technology and Hadoop.
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Big data to drive $28B in IT spend | ZDNet

Big data to drive $28B in IT spend | ZDNet | Big Data BI | Scoop.it
Summary: Big data is an industry-wide market force impacting several IT categories in 2012 and years to come, with such offerings becoming the new norm rather than a novelty, according to Gartner.
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30 big data project takeaways | ZDNet

30 big data project takeaways | ZDNet | Big Data BI | Scoop.it
Summary: Here's a look at the big data lessons learned in the field from a bevy of technology execs.
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Social media presents risk of data overload

Social media presents risk of data overload | Big Data BI | Scoop.it
Employees are at risk of information overload as social media technologies are increasingly used in the workplace...
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To Succeed with Big Data, Start Small

To Succeed with Big Data, Start Small | Big Data BI | Scoop.it
It's a lower-risk way to see what big data can do for your firm -- and to test your firm's readiness to use it.
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Big Data: How close to enterprise-ready? | ZDNet

Big Data: How close to enterprise-ready? | ZDNet | Big Data BI | Scoop.it
Mark your calendars!

Opening arguments for this debate will be delivered Monday, October  1 at  7:00AM PT / 10:00AM ET. Also, follow the action in real-time as our debaters present their rebuttals -- live -- on Tuesday,  8:00AM PT / 11:00AM ET.

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Big data, analytics as a service: Likely boom on deck | ZDNet

Summary: Data outside of corporate firewalls will require aggregators and service providers to package it so it can be used by enterprises. Big data as a service isn't too far behind.
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What big data did next - CWDN

What big data did next - CWDN | Big Data BI | Scoop.it

Ask a database vendor what they want to talk about next and odds on they'll say "big data and analytics" pretty quick. Ask a middleware or infrastructure software the same question, you'll probably get the same answer...

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Big data triggers business priority shake-up

Big data triggers business priority shake-up | Big Data BI | Scoop.it
Emerging trends such as big data have triggered a major shake-up of business priorities, according to a new study from Ricoh.
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