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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Big data's challenge: Braving the unknown

Rachel Wheeler Archive
There are many small elements to take into consideration when adding a big data management and analytics program to a company's offerings. For example, working with such data is likely a first-time occurrence.

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Big data being used to accurately address community needs

Rachel Wheeler Archive
Although big data has become the buzzword for companies in 2012, it appears that the analytics strategy also has more altruistic applications.

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Big data to create big changes, but only with quality measures

Rachel Wheeler Archive
Although big data is generating a massive amount of interest among marketing, healthcare and retail professionals, the idea of having too much information is something humans should be accustomed to.

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Data expert: Rethink management as volume grows

Rachel Wheeler Archive
Managing big data is significantly different from manipulating structured databases.

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Government looks at data strategies to realize big changes, improvements

Rachel Wheeler Archive
Earlier this week, the Big Data Commission of the TechAmerica Foundation released a report, called "Demystifying Big Data: A Practical Guide to Transforming the Business of Government," that explained how analytics strategies can be used to improve efficiency across a number of fields.

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EHRs need new governance standards to excel

Rachel Wheeler Archive
While the benefits of a health record system that could synchronize patient histories and information across the world are clear, such a program could cause serious problems if afflicted with data quality and management problems.

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Big data strategies should not be deployed in one fell swoop

Rachel Wheeler Archive
By this point, it's no secret that big data is expected to be a game changer for many businesses.

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Big data future could use different rules

Rachel Wheeler Archive
The next generation of big data storage tools could be quite different from current models.

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Healthcare industry to see big changes as a result of big data

Rachel Wheeler Archive
Big data has revolutionized the way many sectors are approaching their operations, according to Forbes.

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Data use follies persist

Rachel Wheeler Archive
Data analytics technologies are currently subject to intense hype within the tech world. While this has raised awareness, it has also given some companies mistaken ideas about their own data.

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