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This is a handy and cynical guide to different definitions of Big Data. The one thing that everybody does agree on? It's a big opportunity for education on the power of information.
Gartner unveils its top 10 business and technology trends for education in 2015. It's unclear how being data driven, mobile and analytics-happy can really move the needle on the business model problems.
Called Vikaspedia, the portal is part of the government's efforts to make information more accessible. For a start, It has data on health, agriculture, education, social welfare, energy and e-governance.
As part of our education program on advanced data analytics in Brazil, we discuss how Brazilian organizations can start to focus their efforts on making the most our of their data and how to invest in these technologies
Understanding the potential of advanced analytics is a challenge for business leaders worldwide - and that includes Brazil. This education program will uncover the potential of Big Data in South America's biggest economy.
MDRs BuyingPOWER app gives you a quick view into MDRs high quality, comprehensive education data. Use it to review K12 district, building...
Organizations still ignore simple security measures and employee education amid growing BYOD adoption, with only 21 percent carrying out remote device data wipes when employees leave the company.
The upgrade will see network capacity on the UK's research and education network Janet almost double, laying the ground for collaborative research on data-intensive areas such as genome research and particle physics.
Z Systems has developed a brand new application called Graph++. This application is a simple, yet powerful graphing application that...
Enterprise and education IT staff are concerned with mobile security, mostly meaning safeguarding data and services, and managing authority. But what about securing the hardware, especially when there are dozens of iPads in a lab situation?
Why aren't employees more productive? Why aren't managers more effective? Google is turning its attention -- and data -- to internal education efforts.
Higher education isn't seen as data-driven -- but is it time that changed to try and combat drop-out rates?
To recover from a data breach, companies are turning to a number of procedures and technologies including re-education, identity and access management, and expanded use of encryption, a Ponemon Institute study reveals.
Illegal downloads being provided by schools on behalf of students and faculty? Private data being stored unknowingly in the open? All of this and much more in the second and final part of my .edu exposé!
As part of move to refresh servers, the Catholic Education Network in Australia will partner Dimension Data to install Cisco System's blade systems.
Cisco's unified computing concept has received its first public thumbs up as Dimension Data announced today it had signed a deal to roll-out Cisco's unified computing system for the Catholic Education Network.
There's a new book out this month from Cisco IT architect Douglas Alger called "Grow a Green Data Center." (The book is published by Cisco Press, which is a technology imprint of Pearson Education.
One of the most disrespected, or maybe just misunderstood, pieces of technologies in many data centers (or under your desk for the matter) is the uninterruptible power supply (UPS), that lovely piece of equipment that provides a battery boost if you have a surge or an outage. Certainly, UPSes have taken on more tech-appeal along with the energy-efficiency movement, but probably we could all use a bit more education on their role in managing power more efficiently and cost-effectively.
Greek researchers have used online analytical processing (OLAP), a technique usually associated with financial and marketing analysis, to build the foundations for a heart attack calculator. Their model integrates 'lifestyle factors including depression, education, smoking, diet, and obesity, [which all] play a part in the risk of cardiovascular disease.' The research team said that 'their approach works much more quickly than conventional statistical analysis.' According to the leading scientist, 'Due to the ease of use of the methodology, a physician has the advantage of easily identifying high-risk patients by simply entering their personal data in the model.' A question remains: will this model be freely available? ...
Yesterday I wrote about some data analysis I need to do. It turns out, there is quite a lot of analysis that needs to take place, along with fairly serious data management, especially as we start to relate MCAS scores with other data (SATs, special education testing, socioeconomic data, etc.
State senate allocates $3m to hire outside firm to analyze student achievement data. Office of Education raises privacy concerns, claims it can build system in house.
In Project Strikeback, Dept. of Education shares student loan data with the FBI in hunt for terrorists.