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Why You Should Try This 'R' Tutorial

Why You Should Try This ‘R’ Tutorial

May 26th, 2016

No one can dispute that 'R' is fast becoming the analytics engine of choice.  Portability, flexibility, development base and cost are just some of the more useful features. One overlooked feature ofte...

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5G Networks and Virtual Reality

Why Virtual Reality needs 5G networks

May 3rd, 2016

Update as of 8-23-16 Virtual Reality (VR) is in the news now. From Oculus to Hololens to HTC and Sony and the list goes on. Everybody is jumping into the VR mash-up from hardware manufacturing to cont...

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Big Data and Hadoop

Hadoop Checklist to Get You Started

March 29th, 2016

As more organizations set out to compete on analytics, several technology factors are coming together to form the fabric of an evolving analytics ecosystem for Hadoop. Here are eight things you need t...

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Don't be afraid of process

The “P” word – Process!

March 17th, 2016

In the software development world, quite often the “P” word, or Process, conjures up more unpleasant imagery than it deserves. Process has a bad rap. Coupled with its counterpart, Improvement, its rep...

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big data

Big Data Explained in Simple Terms

March 17th, 2016

This presentation, by big data best-selling author Bernard Marr, outlines in simple terms what Big Data is and how it is used today. It covers the 5 V’s of Big Data as well as a number of high value u...

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TDWI

TDWI 2015 Year in review issue

March 15th, 2016

This issue is just chock full of BI goodness.  Always a must read for the BI professional.   Visualization and analytics are the hot buttons and will be for some time to come.  TDWI is the recognized ...

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Power BI

Power BI Review

March 15th, 2016

Source: Gartner Magic Quadrant for BI and Analytics Tools "Microsoft is the overall vision leader in the Magic Quadrant, having the greatest Completeness of Vision — as demonstrated by the commitment ...

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