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Information Science and Library Studies. Information Science (also information studies) is an interdisciplinary science primarily concerned with the collection, classification, manipulation, storage, retrieval and dissemination of information.
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The Big Data Economy: How to Compete and Win with Analytics - Dell

The Big Data Economy: How to Compete and Win with Analytics - Dell | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it
Dell maximizes the potential for organizations to become data-driven for competitive advantage — aligning Big Data initiatives to business goals, sharing data among systems, putting information in the right place at the right time at the right cost...

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Big data: enabling the future of healthcare

Big data: enabling the future of healthcare | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it
By collecting patient data, clinicians can use predictive analytics to prevent potentially deadly conditions, says Anthony Jones
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Big data comes to FX @Euromoney

Big data comes to FX @Euromoney | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it

"The analysis of structured, semi-structured and unstructured information from multiple sources, commonly referred to as ‘big data’, could improve FX pricing as well as reduce the potential for regulatory infringements, according to technology experts."


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Augmented reality glasses and apps: The recipe for a business big data revolution | ZDNet

Augmented reality glasses and apps: The recipe for a business big data revolution | ZDNet | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it
With an app designed for the Epson Moverio, FieldBit has deployed the first business-oriented AR system

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Harvard Creates 'Big Data' Course for Social Innovators

Harvard Creates 'Big Data' Course for Social Innovators | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it
Big data has the ability to improve the provision of public services, enable governments to spend taxpayers' monies more efficiently, and advance societies forward. But, what exactly is BIG data?...
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8 big trends in big data analytics - Big Data Analytics News

8 big trends in big data analytics - Big Data Analytics News | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it
“The reality is that the tools are still emerging, and the promise of the Hadoop platform is not at the level it needs to be for business to rely on it,” says Loconzolo. But the disciplines of big data and analytics are evolving so quickly that businesses need to wade...Read more »
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Russell R. Roberts, Jr.'s curator insight, November 1, 2014 2:04 AM

If you run a business and want to expand your market and stay profitable, there are 8 emerging technologies and trends that you must understand and incorporate in your marketing efforts:

 

Big data analytics in the cloud.

Hadoop:  The new enterprise data operations system.

Big data lakes.

More predictive analytics.

SQL on Hadoop:  Faster and better.

More and better NoSQL.

Deep learning.

In-memory analytics.

 

The business world has a new and evolving toolbox that must be used to assure success.  Get ready for a learning curve.

 

Aloha, Russ.

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4 Ways Academic Libraries Are Adapting For The Future

4 Ways Academic Libraries Are Adapting For The Future | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it
Has technology rendered the library obsolete? It doesn't seem so. Instead, centers for higher learning are finding ways to reinvigorate them.
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nickcarman's curator insight, November 4, 2014 9:55 PM

If you find this article interesting you may also enjoy this talk from Judith Peacock at LIANZA 2014: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mVi57h9bfgU 

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7 Spatial Database Tips for PostGIS, Oracle, & SQL Server - YouTube

"Become a database dynamo with these productivity-boosting tips. Discover how to connect your spatial database with 325+ data sources - including tabular, raster and GIS – without any coding. You'll see how to spatialize ordinary data, view it on a map, and learn about automated techniques for updates/deletes, edit/change detection, as well as data validation."

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What Is A Smart City? - Do You Know? - YouTube

Cameras and other sensors are everywhere nowadays. Can they all be integrated into one big network - a "smart city"? That's what they actually do in Santande...
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What is Big Data and how does it work? - YouTube

We explain in collaboration with Anchormen what Big Data is and the possibilities that it holds. WEBSITE: http://www.funk-e.com FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook...
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Susan Etlinger: What do we do with all this big data? - YouTube

Does a set of data make you feel more comfortable? More successful? Then your interpretation of it is likely wrong. In a surprisingly moving talk, Susan Etli...
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SIMILE Widgets

SIMILE Widgets | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it

This is an open-source “spin-off” from theSIMILE project at MIT. Here we offer free, open-source web widgets, mostly for data visualizations. They are maintained and improved over time by a community of open-source developers.

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Information society: an introduction - YouTube

A short overview to the concept of an information society from www.fotonlabs.com Transcription: -The concept of an information society deals with the idea th...
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Exploiting Big Data: CRM Data is a Customer Satisfaction Goldmine

Exploiting Big Data: CRM Data is a Customer Satisfaction Goldmine | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it
Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software has developed a bad rap for waste and inefficiency. Critics paint it as the cobwebbed basement of business—full miscellaneous info, out of date recor…

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Simplest,Quickest & Best way to Search the World's Medical Information

Simplest,Quickest & Best way to Search the World's Medical Information | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it
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Why should organisations care about big data?

Why should organisations care about big data? | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it
Too much of anything can be an issue, so why are so many companies ignoring their data problem?

"Information is the oxygen of business – it is essential and everywhere, an invaluable resource that, if treated correctly, can provide insight and business intelligence to drive customer engagement, productivity and competitive advantage."

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The 50 Most Innovative Companies Of 2014: Strong Innovators Are Three Times More Likely To Rely On Big Data Analytics

The 50 Most Innovative Companies Of 2014: Strong Innovators Are Three Times More Likely To Rely On Big Data Analytics | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it
Companies who are strong at innovation are three times more likely to rely on big data analytics and data mining than their counterparts who are less adept at innovating (57% versus 19%).  67% of breakthrough innovators say their big data analytics and data mining efforts are paying off. These and [...]
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Mining Tax Data to Map the Past and Future of Urban Development in New York

Mining Tax Data to Map the Past and Future of Urban Development in New York | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it
via Mining Tax Data to Map the Past and Future of Urban Development in New York. by Allison Meier on October 28, 2014 Urban Layers, showing the age of buildings across Manhattan (courtesy Morphocod...
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IBM Brings New Big Data, Analytics Tools to Cloud Marketplace

IBM Brings New Big Data, Analytics Tools to Cloud Marketplace | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it
IBM announced new cloud-based services to help businesses and developers handle big data challenges.
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Cyber Security: Not Just a Technical Challenge Anymore

Cyber Security: Not Just a Technical Challenge Anymore | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it
News on mass and major data breaches is becoming more and more frequent, and these sometimes-daily reports have somehow surprisingly lost on us the huge reach and effects they represent. Society se...
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Is ‘Big Data’ Actually Reinforcing Social Inequalities?

Is ‘Big Data’ Actually Reinforcing Social Inequalities? | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it
An increasingly technologized world makes life easier… for some people, anyway.
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Moving from "Big Data" to "Smart Data" in Digital Health - YouTube

Wearables and other digital health tools have the ability to gather an unprecedented amount of data from patients. What’s the best way to turn this data into...
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Jive offers Google Docs, Outlook connectors to drive wider user collaboration

Jive offers Google Docs, Outlook connectors to drive wider user collaboration | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it
Jive adds a Google Docs connector to complement its Gmail and Google Drive integration. The enterprise cloud company is also rolling out improvements to its community moderation software.
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IBM and Microsoft Announce Hybrid Cloud Collaboration ~ Converge! Network Digest

IBM and Microsoft Announce Hybrid Cloud Collaboration ~ Converge! Network Digest | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it
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ehotelier - Now there's semantic search: tips to help customers find you

ehotelier - Now there's semantic search: tips to help customers find you | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it
Looking for the latest information and news on the hospitality and hotel industry from across the world? Get the latest industry news from eHotelier online.
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