Category Archives: Big Data

The Cancer Moonshot: Collaboration Is Key

The Cancer Moonshot: Collaboration Is Key

Cancer Moonshot In his final State of the Union address in January 2016, President Obama announced a new American “moonshot” effort: finding a cure for cancer. The term “moonshot” comes from one of America’s greatest achievements, the moon landing. If the scientific community can achieve that kind of feat, then surely it can rally around…

How Formal Verification Can Thwart Change-Induced Network Outages and Breaches

How Formal Verification Can Thwart Change-Induced Network Outages and Breaches

How Formal Verification Can Thwart  Breaches Formal verification is not a new concept. In a nutshell, the process uses sophisticated math to prove or disprove whether a system achieves its desired functional specifications. It is employed by organizations that build products that absolutely cannot fail. One of the reasons NASA rovers are still roaming Mars…

Educating Our Future Data Scientists

Educating Our Future Data Scientists

Future Data Scientists Data scientists are one of the many sought-after IT professionals currently enjoying their pick of positions thanks to a general shortage of IT staff. Universities and colleges have created and continue to develop master’s programs attempting to address this skills shortage, and there’s additionally been a reliance on boot camps to help…

University of Wisconsin – Bridging Together VR and Big Data in Future Courses

University of Wisconsin – Bridging Together VR and Big Data in Future Courses

Virtual Reality Tools Could Bring Big Data to Life for University of Wisconsin Data Science Students MADISON, WI –(Marketwired – May 16, 2016) – Soon, students in University of Wisconsin data science courses might be putting on virtual reality headsets and bracing themselves for a spectacular ride through mountains of data. The courses are part of…

Savision Delivers New Multi-Platform Business Service Intelligence Solution

Savision Delivers New Multi-Platform Business Service Intelligence Solution

Unity iQ is the One Groundbreaking Solution That Solves The Main Problem Enterprises Face Today: Increased Data & Legacy Tools That Are Used In Silos Las Vegas, NV, May 16, 2016 – Savision (www.savision.com) today announced the availability of its new multi-platform Business Service Intelligence Solution, Unity iQ at the Knowledge16 event in Las Vegas,…

The Collision of Cloud and Data Privacy

The Collision of Cloud and Data Privacy

Cloud and Data Privacy The “cloudification” of everything from data storage to applications to security services has increased the availability of free-flowing data, allowing business to access anything from anywhere. However, it’s raised serious concerns about the security of personally identifiable information (PII) collected and shared by businesses and government agencies across international borders, and…