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Bossies 2016: The Best of Open Source Software Awards

InfoWorld editors and contributors pick the top open source software for datacenters, clouds, developers, big data analysts, and IT pros

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Bossie Awards 2016: The best open source big data tools

InfoWorld’s top picks in large-scale search, SQL on Hadoop, streaming analytics, and other flavors of distributed data processing

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Smart cities: The rise of new C-level executives

Smart cities are creating new types of C-level executives, including chief bicycle officer, chief innovation officer and chief data officer.

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SAP makes HANA available on the PC and offline

Seeking to make it simpler for developers to experiment with SAP HANA and prototype and build applications on the platform, SAP announced an express edition that you can use for free on a desktop or laptop as well as a new personal...

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SAP woos SMB developers with an 'express' edition of Hana

Aiming to make Hana more accessible to companies of all shapes and sizes, the enterprise software giant on Monday unveiled a downloadable "express" edition that developers can use for free.

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Salesforce is betting its Einstein AI will make CRM better

If there was any doubt that AI has officially arrived in the world of enterprise software, Salesforce just put it to rest.

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This new programming language promises a 4X speed boost on big data

Memory management can be challenge enough on traditional data sets, but when big data enters the picture, things can slow way, way down. A new programming language announced by MIT this week aims to remedy that problem.

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MFC Netform

Cloud-based ERP helped turn this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree, an upstart in its market, into an industry leader within 10 years.

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Data-driven business intelligence helps identify hidden sales opportunities at this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree. 

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Halton Regional Police Service

A data warehouse and BI software make this police department, a 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree, more efficient. 

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CPL Online

Big data transforms this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree, an e-learning business, doubling staff productivity. 

BRF implementation team: Claudenir Chinski, Elton Beletatti, Daniel Fernando & Fabio Freitas

BRF

A faster, more accurate pricing tool helps this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree lower expenses and increase margins. 

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Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Scientists at this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree can now analyze petabytes of space mission data created decades apart. 

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KPMG

Data mining and analytics speed the client onboarding process at this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree.

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Life Fitness

Remote diagnostics developed by this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree keep fitness equipment in shape.

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Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Patients struggling to get oncology drugs get an assist from data analytics, thanks to this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree. 

Pinterest employees: Nelson Gines, Maggie Laush,  Shira Netter, Maggie Armato, Jordan Skye Paul

Pinterest

An app that predicts customer satisfaction replaces manual triage of support requests at this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree.

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Cerner

A data analytics platform enables the early detection of bloodstream infections at this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree. 

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