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Marketing Leaders Should Revive the Art of Mystery Shopping

by Kirsten Newbold  |  March 6, 2015

With customer experience battles being waged to win the hearts and minds of consumers, there is no shortage of conversation around the use of data, segmentation and customer insights to...

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3D Printed Guns Are Coming, One Way or Another. But Should They?

by Pete Basiliere  |  March 5, 2015

Certainly Defense Distributed thinks they should be. Cody Wilson, known for having designed and 3D printed the “Liberator” handgun, wants a MarkForged Mark One printer in order to make an...

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Named Data Networking (NDN)

by Andrew Lerner  |  March 4, 2015

This is a guest blog by Danilo Ciscato Named Data Networking (NDN) is a research project funded by NSF to define the architecture for the future Internet. NDN is conceptually...

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ApplePay Fraud points to Looming Problems with Mobile Payments

by Avivah Litan  |  March 2, 2015

Last week, I participated in the ISMG Fraud Forum in Los Angeles, and one of the more interesting things I learned was how rampant ApplePay fraud is. Turns out the...

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Tune into the Cloud: Hello World 

by Gregor Petri  |  February 27, 2015

Tune into Coding Although programmers for decades have been starting their careers by writing a "Hello World" program, the phenomenon has remained as unknown to the general public as the...

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Uncle Sam Wants You (Data Scientists)!

by Nick Heudecker  |  February 27, 2015

This is a guest post from Gartner analyst Jim Hare. Each Strata + Hadoop World conference has its own personality and this one was no different. The buzz at the...

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Why is pitching for the Wall Street Journal with a full-page advertisement in the…. eh, Wall Street Journal? What does this mean for Technology & Service Providers?

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  February 27, 2015

While flipping through the journal today, I noticed this full page ad. My initial reaction was why preach to the converted. Then it struck me that this campaign is done...

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Logistics Are Strategic in the Energy Supply Chain

by Paul Lord  |  February 25, 2015

The three laws of real estate are ‘location, location and location’. This is because land is a commodity whose location cannot be changed once you take title. For commodities which...

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Hadoop Webinar Q&A

by Nick Heudecker  |  February 25, 2015

This is a joint post authored with Merv Adrian There were many questions asked after the last quarterly Hadoop webinar, and Nick and I have picked a few that were...

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A Day in the Life of an Analyst – at Gartner’s BI and IM Summit 2015, Sydney.

by Andrew White  |  February 23, 2015

I had a packed day – here is a quick run through of the highlights. 6.01am breakfast at the hotel – only me and the hotel staff at the time. ...

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