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Don’t Let the “Grifters” Spoil Holiday Gifting

by Cathy Nolan Your decision to make a charitable donation during the holidays is very generous, but you need to be vigilant if you plan to make that gift count. Americans donate over $45 billion to the almost 2 million non-profits in the U.S.

Do You Need to Go Back to School to Keep Up With Big Data?

by Angela Guess Ben Rossi of Information Age recently wrote, “The struggle to keep up with advances in big data, among other increasingly relevant technologies, has left many professionals seeking new resources to maintain an edge.

Health Data as an Asset, Not a Liability

by Angela Guess Kenneth Corbin recently wrote for, “In the fast-moving world of health IT, there can be too much of a good thing. So argues John Mattison, chief medical information officer (CMIO) at Kaiser Permanente.

5 Data Architecture Mistakes to Avoid

by Angela Guess Stephen Lahanas, IT Architect and Vice President of Semantech Inc. recently wrote about the most common problems and mistakes surrounding Data Architecture.

The Numerous Applications of Watson Analytics

by Jelani Harper IBM’s Insight 2014 conference, held in Las Vegas from October 27-30, was largely dominated by the fleeting nature of Big Data and Watson analytics (which was partially implied by the conference theme of “Seize the Moment”).

NoSQL Is a Key Ingredient to Better Business Practices

by Angela Guess David Maitland of Beta News recently opined, “Clearly, it’s not possible for every piece of hardware or software introduced within a business to have a revolutionary, transformative impact.