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Joe Nicholson

Thanks For Everything, Joe

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March 13, 2015

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With great sadness, a heavy heart and many tears I have to inform you that our good friend and colleague Joe Nicholson has passed away. He fought the good fight until the very end trying to overcome skin cancer. Joe was the first business leader that joined our company in December 2010 as VP of […]

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Datameer Quantified Self Big Data Analytics

How We’re Measuring Ourselves to Better Health

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February 28, 2015

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**This post originally published on Entrepreneur.com** If you can measure it, you can improve it. Thanks to the explosion in smart devices, consumers are measuring and monitoring all aspects of their lives, giving them new ways to take control and improve their overall well-being. Known as the Quantified Self movement, people are taking advantage of […]

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Datameer 2015 Big Data Predictions

What Will Happen in Big Data in 2015? My Data-Driven Predictions.

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February 6, 2015

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What good is a prediction if its not based on data? When I look at our own internal data and the larger big data market in 2014, there are a few interesting trends that emerged that I believe are strong indicators for what will come in 2015. For an in-depth explanation of 2014 trends and […]

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Elephant Orphanage Project Update

A Hadoop Community Success: Elephant Orphanage Update

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November 21, 2014

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A year ago we announced that we were donating 100 percent of our proceeds from our Datameer Charity Edition for the month of November to help rescue and rehabilitate elephants orphaned by the illegal ivory trade and release them back into the wild. One year later, we are extremely happy to share that we have […]

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Healthcare Analytics

Big Data Has the Potential to Transform Health Care

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November 14, 2014

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**This article originally appeared on Entrepreneur** Big data has the potential to transform, well, everything. The growing sum of information at our fingertips is being analyzed and used to do everything from predict crime to accelerate business growth. And now, innovative companies are using it to make health care better. The growing amount of medical […]

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5.0 with Smart Execution

Introducing Datameer Smart Execution: It’s Not Big Data, It’s Just Data

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October 1, 2014

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Big data seems to have reached the level of an exclusive club that everyone is trying to get in to but that only a select few of the aristocracy are welcome. It seems the more data you have, the more difficult it is to figure out what to do with it or how to extract […]

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Three Big Data Use Cases Starring Remarkable Results

And…Action! Three Big Data Use Cases Starring Remarkable Results

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September 26, 2014

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**This article originally appeared on CIO Story** Big data has been synonymous with big opportunities for the past several years. As we embark on the era of data, organizations are beginning to discover how deriving insights from data can transform the status quo, disrupt markets and change lives. According to research firm McKinsey, effectively using big […]

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Get Ready for the Datapocalypse

Get Ready for the Datapocalypse

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September 9, 2014

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**This article originally appeared on CMSWire** Today’s data is bigger, stronger and faster. The increasing complexity of data is pushing organizations toward a tipping point — those that harness its value will excel, those that don’t will fall behind. But becoming a data-driven organization is no longer just a smart way to build a competitive […]

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Big Data & Brews: Future of Big Data

Big Data & Brews: The Future of Big Data with Pivotal, Twitter, Think Big Analytics, MapR

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August 19, 2014

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Continuing on from last week’s segment, I wanted to add a few more snapshots from guests like Milind Bhandarkar, chief scientist at Pivotal, Oscar Boykin, data scientist at Twitter, Ron Bokdin, co-founder and CEO of Think Big Analytics and Tomer Shiran, product manager at MapR. Ron brought up an interesting point that I wanted to […]

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Future of Big Data

Big Data & Brews: What’s in Store for the Future of Big Data?

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August 12, 2014

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One of my favorite questions to ask my guests is what they think will be the next big technology in big data. These are some of the smartest minds in the industry and it’s always interesting to hear their thoughts on the topic. I thought it would be cool to compile a few snapshots of […]

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