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2014-05-09 20:16:44

George Washington University Research highlights competitive advantages of Northern Virginia and Potomac region as global center for big data and analytics The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the George Washington University (GW), and Attain, LLC, today released a research report conducted by Chmura Economics & Analytics highlighting the depth and breadth of big data experience, expertise and assets in Northern Virginia and the Potomac region. The report "Big Data...

2014-05-09 12:29:06

New research highlights the competitive advantages of Northern Virginia and the Potomac region as a global center for Big Data and Analytics. HERNDON, Va., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the George Washington University, and Attain, LLC, today released a research report conducted by Chmura Economics & Analytics highlighting the depth and breadth of Big Data experience, expertise and assets in Northern Virginia and the Potomac...

2014-05-08 23:15:07

Leila Lavaee, Data Analytics Lead, Digital Strategy & Customer Experience at TD Bank will share insight, challenges and best practices at Innovation Enterprise's groundbreaking Big Data Innovation Summit on June 4 & 5 at the Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel in Toronto. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 In this new age of advanced analytics, the responsibility of harnessing Big Data and creating actionable insight has fallen to the data science team. Attendees at the Big Data...

2014-05-08 23:13:19

Joe Caserta, president of Caserta Concepts, featured on panel at Targeting Trust Symposium in New York - session tackles challenges of digital advertising in healthcare. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 The digital advertising landscape is moving quickly and grabbing headlines along the way. Recently, Facebook unveiled its long-awaited mobile advertising network, "Audience Network," a product that enables the company to sell ads in mobile applications besides its own. Marketers...

2014-05-07 23:02:16

High Profile “Cool Vendors in Data Science, 2014” Report Recognizes Zementis San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Zementis, a software company specializing in predictive analytics solutions for Big Data, today announced that Gartner has included the company in its listing of “Cool Vendors in Data Science, 2014.” Zementis delivers solutions for the operational deployment of predictive analytics in organizations that rely on data to make smarter automated and insightful business...

2014-05-06 23:05:17

Execs from Accenture, CloudTags, IBM, NAPA, NCR and UPS to Discuss Role of Emerging Technologies for Capturing and Analyzing Data in Brick-and-Mortar Environments Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Brickstream, a leader in in-store analytics, today announced that it will be moderating a session focused on the retail industry at this week’s Big Data Week in Atlanta, which is part of a unique platform of interconnected community events that look at the social, political and technological...

2014-05-06 08:46:19

New Release of IoT Platform Efficiently Feeds Big Data to Applications and Analytics Solutions BOSTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Innovation District -- Axeda Corporation, the leading cloud-based service and software for connecting, building and managing Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, today announced the 6.8 release of its award-winning Axeda Machine Cloud®. The release introduces powerful new features including Machine Streams(TM), Connected Builder(TM), enhancements to Axeda...

2014-05-05 23:12:10

Elephant Scale LLC, a leader in vendor-neutral Hadoop and Big Data training, announces a two-day training workshop for Oil & Gas exploration industry. Originally prepared for Dubai, UAE, the training is being announced at the Offshore Technology Conference as generally available in public and private settings. Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 The workshop covers such areas of Big Data as Hadoop, HDFS, MapReduce, Mahout, HBase and Apache Flume. It also features cases studies on Kaggle,...

2014-05-02 08:29:41

ARMONK, N.Y., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Forrester Research has recognized IBM as a leader in Big Data Hadoop Solutions and cited its advanced analytics tools, global presence, and implementation services. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO According to The Forrester Wave(TM): Big Data Hadoop Solutions, Q1 2014 report, IBM also received among the highest strategy score. The strategy score takes into account a vendor's ability...

2014-05-01 23:04:26

Local and National Executives in Business Intelligence, Analytics and Big Data Announced as Headliners for Atlanta’s Branch of Global Conference Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Analytics software company Emcien, in partnership with International Big Data Week, announced today the top speakers representing innovation and leadership at Atlanta’s branch of the global conference. The Big Data Week initiative is a weeklong series of events founded by Media140 in London and organized...


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