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World Bank EdStats DataFinder

The World Bank EdStats DataFinder gives users mobile access to the World Banks education statistics database, which includes over 2,000...

November 17, 2013 by The World Bank

Big Data in Brazil: where to start and how to invest

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

November 21, 2013

Making sense of Big Data in Brazil

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.

November 17, 2013

MDR BuyingPower

MDRs BuyingPOWER app gives you a quick view into MDRs high quality, comprehensive education data. Use it to review K12 district, building...

October 5, 2012 by Deligent

New cart can lockdown mass quantities of iPad

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?

August 2, 2012

Graph

Z Systems has developed a brand new application called Graph++. This application is a simple, yet powerful graphing application that...

October 28, 2001 by Z Systems

First Aussie win for Cisco's blades

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.

December 10, 2009 by

We interrupt this blog for a rant about UPS technology

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.

April 12, 2009 by

Artificial intelligence to detect heart attacks?

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? ...

December 23, 2008 by

Thanks, but no thanks, SAS

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.

September 29, 2008 by

Pearson balances data centre growth

Education services company Pearson Assessments and Testing (PA&T) is ramping up its back end IT infrastructure to meet demand for its services from education departments all over Australia. Among other offerings, the group uses its Melbourne data centre to provide Web-based exam marking services, allowing teachers in any location to mark student exam papers from their home PC.

August 15, 2006 by

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