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Date: 10.31.2016
Some things are better together: peanut butter and jelly, mac and cheese, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie (oops). Among American tech consumers, there is an emerging “better together” --  television and broadband. In 2015, 183 million American adults accessed the internet while watching TV and these viewers did so at least once in...
Date: 08.17.2016
Dynamic technologies combined with a wealth of data collection and optimization capabilities are enabling companies to finely target and engage customers in a highly personalized way.  Strategically interacting with customers is a competitive differentiator and honing in on the right technological tools to galvanize customer outreach...
Date: 08.12.2016
Internet of Things (IoT) devices have only begun gaining in popularity over the past few years, but they’re already helping consumers, businesses and government to better communicate, record or analyze data. According to a report by Business Intelligence, there will be 34 billion internet-connected devices by 2020, of which 24 million are...
Date: 04.11.2016
This week’s release of Verizon’s “State of the Market: Internet of Things 2016” denotes a sea change for IoT. The focus today, Verizon notes, has shifted from merely forecasting the potential of IoT technology. Rather, mainstream adoption and integration across varied business sectors is unleashing an array of IoT use cases...
Date: 03.03.2016
For firms interested in marketing data analytics capabilities to potential customers, the Oscars presents an opportunity to showcase techniques and test accuracy by making public predictions of the award ceremony’s winners. This year was no exception, with many companies vying to put forth a winning forecast, while touting why their...
Date: 02.26.2016
Dynamic technologies combined with a wealth of data collection and optimization capabilities are enabling companies to finely target and engage customers in a highly personalized way.  Strategically interacting with customers is a competitive differentiator and honing in on the right technological tools to galvanize customer outreach and...
Date: 01.27.2016
Across the nation, leading telecommunications companies and technology innovators are teaming up to design the cities of the future. As Fortune reports, AT&T is undertaking substantial smart city initiatives, rolling out big data-backed innovations in Atlanta, Dallas and Chicago in partnership with Cisco, Ericsson, GE, IBM, and Qualcomm....
Date: 03.17.2015
Searching for jobs has changed markedly since the pre-Internet days when help wanted signs and newspaper listings dominated. From social media and online job boards to employment hubs like LinkedIn and Monster.com, data is being utilized in a number of strategic ways to match qualified candidates with specific employment opportunities....
Date: 03.03.2015
As the world of connected devices rapidly expands, cyberthreats continue to be a significant concern. The latest tool in the multi-pronged approach to address this issue is big data technology, which is helping to identify and prevent cyberattacks. The Wall Street Journal reports that the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, which...
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On Thursday, November 3rd, at 1PM ET, join Cisco and USTelecom for a webcast that explains how Cisco developed a powerful analytics platform using big-data technology. This platform, called Cisco Tetration Analytics, addresses critical datacenter operational issues in ways not possible before. Tetration provides complete visibility in data center...

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