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Interactive GIS map helps victims of Gatlinburg wildfires

The recent wildfires around Gatlinburg, Tenn. led to the creation of an interactive online map that allowed evacuated residents to remotely pinpoint which structures were spared or destroyed.

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Behavior analytics tools for cybersecurity move into enterprises

Behavior analytics is one of the more recent buzzwords in enterprise cybersecurity, with more than 35 vendors competing for customers. One vendor, Darktrace, is using machine learning to detect network threats.

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AWS looks to take the drudge work out of data analysis

The new service is designed to be a fully managed data catalog and ETL (extract, transform, load) system.

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ZoneSavvy taps big data to help SMBs find best sites for businesses

Location, location, location: As the old joke goes, those are the three keys to business success. Now, with big data analysis, corporations can be smarter than ever before about where to open up new offices or businesses.

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Sisense brings its analytics platform to chat bots

Analytics firm Sisense has brought its BI platform to chat bots, allowing customers to ask natural-language questions about their data while in Slack, Skype, Facebook Messenger or Telegram.

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How Trump defeated Clinton using analytics

Columnist Rob Enderle writes that by following the three rules of analytics Trump won the election.

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These R packages import sports, weather, stock data and more

Want to look at salary trends? Check a stock's price history? Look at the performance of your favorite sports team? Here's how to easily pull publicly available data into R.

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Why Microsoft is going all-in on AI

Microsoft has positioned artificial intelligence as being as important as Windows, Office and Cloud. Here's why.

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Tableau to launch visual data-prep software

Tableau is moving into the data-wrangling business, announcing plans for visual data-preparation software code-named Project Maestro.

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SAP aims to simplify innovation with update to HANA in-memory database

SAP wants businesses struggling to keep up with the pace of innovation in its HANA in-memory database to relax as it readies a new version, to be known as HANA 2.

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Young tech entrepreneurs inspired by hearts, minds, stomachs, and not necessarily in that order

Annual Rocket Pitch event at Babson College produces rapid-fire startup ideas from young entrepreneurs

Getting a grip on user application experience

New user application analytics technology helps IT manage the quality of users’ experience as BYOD, Wi-Fi, UC and cloud-based SaaS apps take hold

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Nyansa gets really, really detailed about user application experience

Network analytics services vendor Nyansa has upgraded its offering to enable more granular and actionable user application performance, including across unified communications, software-as-a-service and customer business programs.

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Airbnb open sources data-science-sharing platform

The knowledge-sharing framework, still in beta, is designed to bring the discipline of computer-code sharing to data analysis.

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20 things you need to know about video SEO

For maximum video search engine optimization, it pays to know the key tenets of modern video SEO. Search pros and digital marketing experts share top tips to boost your video search efforts.

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Executives still mistrust insights from data and analytics

Organizations say they are increasingly focusing on data-driven decision-making to guide their businesses, but a majority of business leaders lack confidence in the insights generated from data and analytics. Professional services...

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Ready for action: 6 big ideas in digital transformation

Read the inside stories from leading-edge organizations using digital technologies to become more agile, more flexible and more profitable. This 49-page report features advice from IT executives at the U.S. Postal Service, Hunter...

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Internet of Things poised to transform cities

Local, state and federal government officials agree that smart cities initiatives, enabled by the Internet of Things (IoT), will deliver cost and operational efficiencies.

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