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Salesforce's big opportunity is in keeping it simple

Salesforce is growing revenues fast and its developer ecosystem faster, meaning there are piles and piles of customer data just waiting to be studied.

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Here's a bird’s eye view of Ebola epidemic

Data-publishing platform Silk has created a world map depicting the spread of the Ebola epidemic worldwide.

Hadoop World: The executive dashboard is on the way out

Organizations hoping to gain an advantage through the use of big data will need to rethink how they process, analyze and present that material.

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Big data digest: Set your happiness gadget to bliss

It all started in Chile, says a New Yorker writer. We look at more big data news in this week's web roundup.

APIs could be used for business intelligence

An organization can learn more about potential customers by carefully studying how they use its APIs, according to John Musser, CEO of consulting firm API Science.

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Generation Nervous? Millennial searches focus on anxiety meds

An analysis of healthcare-related Internet search habits by U.S. workers showed millennials more frequently seek out anti-anxiety meds compared to other generations.

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IBM expands Watson's presence to multiple industries

The customer base for IBM's Watson cognitive computing technology is expanding as companies from a growing variety of industries start to incorporate the service into their businesses.

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Gartner lays out its top 10 tech trends for 2015

The Internet of Things, smart machines, pervasive analytics and 3D printing are all part of Gartner's annual list of strategic technologies for the year ahead.

Oracle rolls out analytics cloud services

Its Exalytics in-memory appliance also gets an upgrade.

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Big Data Analytics Gets Smarter With Location-based Services

Mapping intelligence isn't just for retailers anymore. Advanced analytics uses location data to reveal new insights about customers and strategy.

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White House blames IT systems for immigration data problems

The White House has touted open data initiatives for years, but in one of the most controversial areas in politics -- immigration -- crucial information is often unavailable or mistake-filled.

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Qlik courts the business manager with easier analytics

Qlik Sense does not replace Qlik's flagship QlikView and is aimed at a more general user base

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IBM looks to replace the spreadsheet with Watson Analytics

In an effort to commercialize its Watson analysis technology, IBM is testing a new service that answers questions business managers might have about their data.

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How to build a great data science team

Select the mix of skills right for your data analytics business goals.

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SAP spices up its predictive analytics and visualization apps

SAP has made a series of updates to its InfiniteInsight predictive modeling software and Lumira data-visualization tool in a bid to shore up its foothold in the analytics market.

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How IBM Serves Up Data to Tennis Fans at U.S. Open

IBM is using a combination of mobile, cloud and data analytics technologies to help the United States Tennis Association transform the U.S. Open fan experience.

IBM's Watson now answers your questions before you ask

IBM has upgraded its Watson Discovery Advisor data analysis service so it can answer questions before you even ask.

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Cloud BI: Going where the data lives

Historically, cloud BI has been mostly used by smaller businesses, but larger enterprises are starting to make the trek.

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