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Datameer Internet of Things

Big Data Analytics: The Force Behind the Next Internet of Things Wave

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May 29, 2015

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As the Internet of Things (IoT) hits full throttle, it’s easy to talk about how new technologies are improving every day life. For years people have imagined a world where smart machines understand what’s happening around them in order to better serve us – from Rosie, the Jetson’s maid, to WALL-E, the small waste-collecting robot. […]

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Healthcare Fraud

Big Data Analytics Can Prevent Healthcare Fraud. Here’s How.

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April 8, 2015

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**This post originally appeared on VentureBeat** Catching and preventing health care fraud is more important than ever. The industry has undergone massive transformations with breakthroughs like the adoption of online health records, remote patient care and data-driven care. While these changes have created a more efficient health care system, improved patient outcomes, and boosted bottom […]

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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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Milind Bhandarkar, Pivotal

Big Data & Brews: Pivotal’s Chief Scientist on the Early Days of Hadoop

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April 22, 2014

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Milind is one of the early contributors to Hadoop (he’s been working on it since 1.0) so it was a great wrap up to our conversation hearing about what it was like for him in the early days implementing Hadoop at Yahoo. We also had a chance to discuss his thoughts on Apache Mesos, what he […]

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Milind Bhandarkar, Pivotal

Big Data & Brews: Pivotal Chief Scientist, Milind Bhandarkar, Talks about Life Before Pivotal

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April 15, 2014

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Following last week’s snapshot of how Pivotal works, Milind and I shared some of my favorite Indian beer, Kingfisher, and talked about the cool projects he’s had a chance to work on before joining the company. Did you know he worked on the first super computer in India and also at the Center for Simulation […]

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Supreet Oberoi, Concurrent

Big Data & Brews: Financial Services Big Data Use Cases

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April 1, 2014

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Wrapping up my conversation with Supreet, I wanted to dig deeper into his time as a Big Data evangelist at American Express before joining Concurrent. He has some great insights about how regulated industries are using Hadoop and big data analytics: TRANSCRIPT: Stefan:           Welcome back to Big Data & Brews with Supreet from Concurrent, Inc., […]

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Supreet Oberoi, Concurrent

Big Data & Brews: Concurrent and Cascading

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March 25, 2014

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This was a really exciting Big Data & Brews for me because I’m such a fan of Cascading. This week I talked to Concurrent’s VP of  Field Engineering, Supreet Oberoi about the back-end of the technology over an IPA (which was pretty good if I do say so myself) and some great use-cases. TRANSCRIPT: Stefan:           […]

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MapR, Tomer Shiran

Big Data & Brews: Tomer Shiran of MapR Talks About Hadoop & MapR Innovation

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March 18, 2014

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Tomer and I were able to finish off the fantastic pita and hummus he brought in while we wrapped up our conversation around what MapR is up to and the cool things he sees happening in the Hadoop ecosystem. TRANSCRIPT: Stefan:           Welcome back to Big Data & Brews.  We have awesome hummus and pita, and […]

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