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The wild west of work media: A deluge of streamed, unstructured data

The wild west of work media: A deluge of streamed, unstructured data | Functional Finds - Design, Technology & Media | Scoop.it
As work media -- social media tools designed to get work done -- become more ubiquitous, futurist Stowe Boyd sees an even greater need for well-defined standards that would help companies transport their data out of the current silos.
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The Top BI Predictions From Forrester

The Top BI Predictions From Forrester | Functional Finds - Design, Technology & Media | Scoop.it
Earlier this month, Forrester's Boris Evelson gave his top ten predictions for business intelligence for the coming year. Some of them bear repeating, some bear further reaction and ...
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IBM's Andy Piper (Part 2): How MQTT Averts a 'Thing-in-the-Middle' Attack

IBM's Andy Piper (Part 2): How MQTT Averts a 'Thing-in-the-Middle' Attack | Functional Finds - Design, Technology & Media | Scoop.it
Although we've described it as a separate Web for devices, not people, Andy Piper of IBM's WebSphere MQ messaging team emphatically describes MQTT protocol in ways that are ...
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Brief: The Critical Importance of the New Data Infrastructure

Brief: The Critical Importance of the New Data Infrastructure | Functional Finds - Design, Technology & Media | Scoop.it
Enterprises are increasingly turning to the cloud for their computing needs, and are now accessing everything from individual applications to entire infrastructures remotely rather than via on-premises hardware ...
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Case-Study: InfoChimps and Transitioning to Lean

Case-Study: InfoChimps and Transitioning to Lean | Functional Finds - Design, Technology & Media | Scoop.it

Transitioning to Lean once you already have a product in the market (with some success) is inherently hard because you have to revisit the past and question that success against your original goals. Then make the hard “pivot versus persevere” decision. At this month’s Austin Lean Startup meetup, Tim Gasper, Jim England and Dhruv Bansal from Infochimps shared a great case-study on just that.

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What is the Big Fuss about Big Data?

What is the Big Fuss about Big Data? | Functional Finds - Design, Technology & Media | Scoop.it
Everyday, we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data, that includes data created by climate sensors, posts and pictures to social networks, videos uploaded to...
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Watch Steve Jobs brainstorm with the NeXT team in this fascinating video

Watch Steve Jobs brainstorm with the NeXT team in this fascinating video | Functional Finds - Design, Technology & Media | Scoop.it
The creation of NeXT and the sequential pivoting of the company from hardware to software to acquisition is one of the most fascinating episodes in the career of Steve Jobs. Unfortunately, ...
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Analytics-Driven Companies See Competitive Advantage: IBM-MIT Study | SmartData Collective

Analytics-Driven Companies See Competitive Advantage: IBM-MIT Study | SmartData Collective | Functional Finds - Design, Technology & Media | Scoop.it
In recent years, there have been a lot of anecdotal accounts of analytics making a positive impact on business growth — and now a new study of 4,500 executives provides some data points to back this up.
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TechCrunch | The Brilliant Way To Negotiate In Three Easy Lessons

TechCrunch | The Brilliant Way To Negotiate In Three Easy Lessons | Functional Finds - Design, Technology & Media | Scoop.it
When I was reading Walter Isaacson’s biography on Steve Jobs it suddenly brought back memories of the FBI repeatedly hitting the buzzer for my apartment rather forcefully ten years ago. Isaacson mentions that Steve Jobs and Dr.
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IBM's Andy Piper: Negotiating the Internet of Things

IBM's Andy Piper: Negotiating the Internet of Things | Functional Finds - Design, Technology & Media | Scoop.it
He is officially called the "Messaging Community Lead" for IBM's WebSphere message queue (MQ) architecture, which is a title that grants some modicum of honor without claiming too ...
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Seven Faces of Data - Rethinking the basic characteristics of data - Blog: Barry Devlin - BeyeNETWORK

Seven Faces of Data - Rethinking the basic characteristics of data - Blog: Barry Devlin - BeyeNETWORK | Functional Finds - Design, Technology & Media | Scoop.it
business intelligence, data warehousing, data management, analytics, claudia imhoff, bill inmon, data quality, data integration, knowledge management, crm, data marts, data mining, business performance management, bpm, data modeling, meta data, enterprise...
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What a Tweet Can Tell You

What a Tweet Can Tell You | Functional Finds - Design, Technology & Media | Scoop.it
Imagine a tiny little sun, just bursting with heat and light, but trapped inside a hard metal cover with a few holes to let beams of energy stream out from inside.
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9 Tips for Activating the Entrepreneurial Spirit

9 Tips for Activating the Entrepreneurial Spirit | Functional Finds - Design, Technology & Media | Scoop.it
I’ve been lucky enough to learn about entrepreneurship, leadership and teamwork from supportive family members and forward-thinking mentors. Here are 9 invaluable lessons I’ve taken away.
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IBM's Andy Piper (Part 3): The Taxonomy of All Things

IBM's Andy Piper (Part 3):  The Taxonomy of All Things | Functional Finds - Design, Technology & Media | Scoop.it
Every addressable resource on the Web has what W3C now calls a Uniform Resource Identifier (not URL, but URI). Anything that can provide information to a client in ...
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IBM Open-Sources Potential "Internet of Things" Protocol

IBM Open-Sources Potential "Internet of Things" Protocol | Functional Finds - Design, Technology & Media | Scoop.it
The openly stated goal from IBM is to produce a completely new world-wide web, one comprised of the messages that digitally empowered devices would send to one another. ...
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10 Books to Gift the Geeky Creative in Your Life

10 Books to Gift the Geeky Creative in Your Life | Functional Finds - Design, Technology & Media | Scoop.it
Shopping for that brainy special someone? Check our shortlist of great new nonfiction reads across creativity, productivity, and technology.
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Top 10 Keys to a Successful Business Intelligence Deployment | SmartData Collective

Top 10 Keys to a Successful Business Intelligence Deployment | SmartData Collective | Functional Finds - Design, Technology & Media | Scoop.it
At Yellowfin, we understand that implementing a Business Intelligence (BI) solution, particularly for the first time, can be a daunting process.  Getting it right from the beginning is critical for:...
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What cloud boils down to for the enterprise

What cloud boils down to for the enterprise | Functional Finds - Design, Technology & Media | Scoop.it
As I find myself honored with the opportunity to contribute regularly to GigaOM's cloud coverage, I find myself thinking a lot about what I've learned in those five years.
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Six Steps to Transition to the Private Cloud | SmartData Collective

Six Steps to Transition to the Private Cloud | SmartData Collective | Functional Finds - Design, Technology & Media | Scoop.it
When a company decides they want to transition to a private cloud, there are a few important steps they need to take to get started:...
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Top 10 BI predictions For 2012 | Forrester Blogs

Here are Boris Evelson's top 10 predictions for business intelligence in 2012:

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For startups, great design is more important than ever

For startups, great design is more important than ever | Functional Finds - Design, Technology & Media | Scoop.it
The bar has risen – users expect great design

Adam Nash talked about how there’s been a resurgence in appreciation of design in consumer products. This is a challenge for designers because the bar has risen fast on the quality of design that is expected.

 

While the general public may not understand how to design create a great design, they’re developing a taste for what works. As Matthew Hawn added, delighting people with design can be crucial to a product’s success.
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Tips for Developing a BI Roadmap | SmartData Collective

Tips for Developing a BI Roadmap | SmartData Collective | Functional Finds - Design, Technology & Media | Scoop.it
Every BI Manager must know that the 3 key expectations that any business group has from their BI infrastructure are data availability, data reliability and data completeness.
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Will data warehousing survive the advent of big data? - O'Reilly Radar

Will data warehousing survive the advent of big data? - O'Reilly Radar | Functional Finds - Design, Technology & Media | Scoop.it
Data warehousing — and information management as a whole — must evolve in a radically new direction if we are to manage big data properly and solve the key issue of finding implicit meaning in data.
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Gamasutra - Gamification: Framing The Discussion

Gamasutra - Gamification: Framing The Discussion | Functional Finds - Design, Technology & Media | Scoop.it
As a prelude to a full-on examination of gamification, Badgeville's Tony Ventrice digs deep into what makes games games, using work that's come before as a basis to explore this new tool -- the first of his ongoing series of articles on gamification.
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