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IBM Information Governance Solutions

IBM Information Governance Solutions

By: Chuck Ballard; John Baldwin; Alex Baryudin; Gary Brunell; Christopher Giardina; Marc Haber; Erik A O'neill; Sandeep Shah

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 04-APR-2014

Insert Date: 09-JUL-2014

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Managing information within the enterprise has always been a vital and important task to support the day-to-day business operations and to enable analysis of that data for decision making to better manage and grow the business for improved profitability. To do all that, clearly the data must be accurate and organized so it is accessible and understandable to all who need it. That task has grown in importance as the volume of enterprise data has been growing significantly (analyst estimates of 40 - 50% growth per year are not uncommon) over the years. However, most of that data has been what...

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Pentaho Business Analytics Cookbook

Pentaho Business Analytics Cookbook

By: Sergio Ramazzina

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 25-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 03-JUL-2014

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Over 100 recipes to get you fully acquainted with the key features of Pentaho BA 5 and increase your productivity Gain insight into developing reports, cubes, and data visualizations quickly with Pentaho Provides an overview of Pentaho’s mobile features Improve your knowledge of Pentaho User Console including tips on how to extend and customize it In Detail Pentaho Business Analytics 5 is a complete open source business intelligence suite, providing data integration, OLAP, reporting, data visualization, and data mining features. Pentaho Business Analytics Cookbook...

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Microsoft Big Data Solutions

Microsoft Big Data Solutions

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 10-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 01-JUL-2014

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Tap the power of Big Data with Microsoft technologies Big Data is here, and Microsoft's new Big Data platform is a valuable tool to help your company get the very most out of it. This timely book shows you how to use HDInsight along with HortonWorks Data Platform for Windows to store, manage, analyze, and share Big Data throughout the enterprise. Focusing primarily on Microsoft and HortonWorks technologies but also covering open source tools, Microsoft Big Data Solutions explains best practices, covers on-premises and cloud-based solutions, and features valuable case studies. Best of...

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Advanced Analytics Methodologies: Driving Business Value with Analytics

Advanced Analytics Methodologies: Driving Business Value with Analytics

By: Michele Chambers; Thomas Dinsmore

Publisher: Pearson FT Press

Publication Date: 23-SEP-2014

Insert Date: 01-JUL-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. Advanced Analytics Methodologies is today's definitive guide to analytics implementation for MBA and university-level business students and sophisticated practitioners. Its expanded, cutting-edge coverage helps readers systematically "jump the gap" between their organization's current analytical capabilities and where they need to be. Step by step, Michele Chambers and Thomas Dinsmore help readers customize a complete roadmap for implementing analytics that supports unique corporate strategies, aligns with specific corporate cultures, and...

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Modellierung von Business-Intelligence-Systemen

Modellierung von Business-Intelligence-Systemen

By: Michael Hahne

Publisher: dpunkt

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 29-JUN-2014

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Basiskonzepte und erweiterte Techniken sowie Best Practices Fokus auf unternehmensweite Data-Warehouse-Systemen zur Unterstützung der analytischen Aufgaben von Fach- und Führungskräften Autor ist u.a. Dozent der TDWI BI Summer School und Referent auf der TDWI-Konferenz ...

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Data Science at the Command Line

Data Science at the Command Line

By: Jeroen Janssens

Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-OCT-2014

Insert Date: 26-JUN-2014

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In this practical guide, you’ll learn how to leverage the power of the command line for doing data science. By combining small, yet powerful, command-line tools, you can quickly obtain, scrub, explore, and model your data. Even if you’re already comfortable processing data with R or Python, being able to integrate the command line into your existing workflow will make you a more efficient and productive data scientist....

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Learning Spark

Learning Spark

By: Holden Karau; Andy Konwinski; Patrick Wendell; Matei Zaharia

Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-FEB-2015

Insert Date: 24-JUN-2014

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The Web is getting faster, and the data it delivers is getting bigger. How can you handle everything efficiently? This book introduces Spark, an open source cluster computing system that makes data analytics fast to run and fast to write. With Spark, your job can load data into memory and query it repeatedly much quicker than with disk-based systems like Hadoop MapReduce....

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Understanding Big Data Scalability: Big Data Scalability Series, Part I

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Understanding Big Data Scalability: Big Data Scalability Series, Part I

By: Cory Isaacson

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 11-JUL-2014

Insert Date: 06-JUN-2014

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Get Started Scaling Your Database Infrastructure for High-Volume Big Data Applications  “Understanding Big Data Scalability presents the fundamentals of scaling databases from a single node to large clusters. It provides a practical explanation of what ‘Big Data’ systems are, and fundamental issues to consider when optimizing for performance and scalability. Cory draws on many years of experience to explain issues involved in working with data sets that can no longer be handled with single, monolithic relational databases.... His approach is particularly relevant now that relational data...

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Tableau Dashboard Cookbook

Tableau Dashboard Cookbook

By: Jen Stirrup

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 26-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 28-MAY-2014

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Over 40 recipes on designing professional dashboards by implementing data visualization principles Utilize the features of Tableau to create, design, and develop effective, beautiful dashboards Use data visualization principles to help you to design dashboards that enlighten and support business decisions Explore Tableau’s functionality with practical lessons that help you to build your own solution as you progress through the book In Detail With increasing interest and enthusiasm for data visualization in the media, businesses are looking to create effective...

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Modern Analytics Methodologies: Driving Business Value with Analytics

Modern Analytics Methodologies: Driving Business Value with Analytics

By: Michele Chambers; Thomas W. Dinsmore

Publisher: Pearson FT Press

Publication Date: 11-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 27-MAY-2014

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Create a complete roadmap for capitalizing on analytics to grow topline revenue and build shareholder value in your unique organization! Modern Analytics Methodologies goes far beyond the classic Analytics Maturity Model to help you overcome the gaps between your current analytics capabilities and where you need to go. Pioneering analytics experts Michele Chambers and Thomas Dinsmore help you implement analytics that supports your strategy, aligns with your culture, and serves your customers and stakeholders. Drawing on work with dozens of leading enterprises, Michele Chambers and Thomas...

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Uncovering Essential Software Artifacts through Business Process Archeology

Uncovering Essential Software Artifacts through Business Process Archeology

By: Ricardo Perez-Castillo; Mario Piattini

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 23-MAY-2014

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Corporations accumulate a lot of valuable data and knowledge over time, but storing and maintaining this data can be a logistic and financial headache for business leaders and IT specialists. Uncovering Essential Software Artifacts through Business Process Archaeology introduces an emerging method of software modernization used to effectively manage legacy systems and company operations supported by such systems. This book presents methods, techniques, and new trends on business process archeology as well as some industrial success stories. Business experts, professionals, and researchers...

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Microsoft Business Intelligence Tools for Excel Analysts

Microsoft Business Intelligence Tools for Excel Analysts

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 05-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 16-MAY-2014

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Bridge the big data gap with Microsoft Business Intelligence Tools for Excel Analysts The distinction between departmental reporting done by business analysts with Excel and the enterprise reporting done by IT departments with SQL Server and SharePoint tools is more blurry now than ever before. With the introduction of robust new features like PowerPivot and Power View, it is essential for business analysts to get up to speed with big data tools that in the past have been reserved for IT professionals. Written by a team of Business Intelligence experts, Microsoft Business Intelligence...

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Big Data Analytics Beyond Hadoop: Real-Time Applications with Storm, Spark, and More Hadoop Alternatives

Big Data Analytics Beyond Hadoop: Real-Time Applications with Storm, Spark, and More Hadoop Alternatives

By: Vijay Srinivas Agneeswaran, Ph.D

Publisher: Pearson FT Press

Publication Date: 07-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 16-MAY-2014

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Master alternative Big Data technologies that can do what Hadoop can't: real-time analytics and iterative machine learning. When most technical professionals think of Big Data analytics today, they think of Hadoop. But there are many cutting-edge applications that Hadoop isn't well suited for, especially real-time analytics and contexts requiring the use of iterative machine learning algorithms. Fortunately, several powerful new technologies have been developed specifically for use cases such as these. Big Data Analytics Beyond Hadoop is the first guide specifically designed to help you...

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Big Data Driven Supply Chain Management: A Framework for Implementing Analytics and Turning Information Into Intelligence

Big Data Driven Supply Chain Management: A Framework for Implementing Analytics and Turning Information Into Intelligence

By: Nada R. Sanders

Publisher: Pearson FT Press

Publication Date: 29-MAY-2014

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Master a complete, five-step roadmap for leveraging Big Data and analytics to gain unprecedented competitive advantage from your supply chain. Using Big Data, pioneers such as Amazon, UPS, and Wal-Mart are gaining unprecedented mastery over their supply chains. They are achieving greater visibility into inventory levels, order fulfillment rates, material and product delivery… using predictive data analytics to match supply with demand; leveraging new planning strengths to optimize their sales channel strategies; optimizing supply chain strategy and competitive priorities; even launching...

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Predictive Analytics For Dummies

Predictive Analytics For Dummies

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 24-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 08-MAY-2014

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Combine business sense, statistics, and computers in a new and intuitive way, thanks to Big Data Predictive analytics is a branch of data mining that helps predict probabilities and trends. Predictive Analytics For Dummies explores the power of predictive analytics and how you can use it to make valuable predictions for your business, or in fields such as advertising, fraud detection, politics, and others. This practical book does not bog you down with loads of mathematical or scientific theory, but instead helps you quickly see how to use the right algorithms and tools to collect and...

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Cutting Edge Marketing Analytics: Real World Cases and Data Sets for Hands On Learning

Cutting Edge Marketing Analytics: Real World Cases and Data Sets for Hands On Learning

By: Rajkumar Venkatesan; Paul Farris; Ronald T. Wilcox

Publisher: Pearson FT Press

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 08-MAY-2014

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Master practical strategic marketing analysis through real-life case studies and hands-on examples. In Cutting Edge Marketing Analytics, three pioneering experts integrate all three core areas of marketing analytics: statistical analysis, experiments, and managerial intuition. They fully detail a best-practice marketing analytics methodology, augmenting it with case studies that illustrate the quantitative and data analysis tools you'll need to allocate resources, define optimal marketing mixes; perform effective analysis of customers and digital marketing campaigns, and create high-value...

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The Profit Impact of Business Intelligence

The Profit Impact of Business Intelligence

By: Steve Williams; Nancy Williams

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

Publication Date: 27-JUL-2010

Insert Date: 29-APR-2014

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Business Intelligence (BI): It’s not just a technology. It’s not just a methodology. It’s a powerful new management approach that – when done right – can deliver knowledge, efficiency, better decisions, and profit to almost any organization that uses it. When BI first came on the scene, it promised a lot but often failed to deliver. The missing element was the business-centric focus explained in The Profit Impact of Business Intelligence. Written by BI gurus Steve Williams and Nancy Williams, The Profit Impact of Business Intelligence shows step by step how you can achieve the promise of...

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Business Analytics Principles, Concepts, and Applications: What, Why, and How

Business Analytics Principles, Concepts, and Applications: What, Why, and How

By: Marc J. Schniederjans; Dara Schniederjans; Christopher M. Starkey

Publisher: Pearson FT Press

Publication Date: 22-APR-2014

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Learn everything you need to know to start using business analytics and integrating it throughout your organization. Business Analytics Principles, Concepts, and Applications brings together a complete, integrated package of knowledge for newcomers to the subject. The authors present an up-to-date view of what business analytics is, why it is so valuable, and most importantly, how it is used. They combine essential conceptual content with clear explanations of the tools, techniques, and methodologies actually used to implement modern business analytics initiatives. They offer a proven...

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Beyond Knowledge Management: What Every Leader Should Know

Beyond Knowledge Management: What Every Leader Should Know

By: Jay Liebowitz

Publisher: Auerbach Publications

Publication Date: 11-NOV-2011

Insert Date: 19-APR-2014

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This concise and easy-to-read book examines 10 areas where Knowledge Management can help an organization gain a competitive advantage. Each chapter opens with an introduction to one of these promising areas, followed by case studies from industry, government, and not-for-profits. The case studies demonstrate how leaders at organizations such as The Coca-Cola Company, e-Bay, PricewaterhouseCoopers, University of Maryland University College, Northrop Grumman, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services have used the concepts discussed to improve decision making. ...

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Spectral Feature Selection for Data Mining

Spectral Feature Selection for Data Mining

By: Zheng Zhao; Huan Liu

Publisher: Chapman and Hall/CRC

Publication Date: 14-DEC-2011

Insert Date: 19-APR-2014

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This timely introduction to spectral feature selection illustrates the potential of this powerful dimensionality reduction technique in high-dimensional data processing. It presents the theoretical foundations of spectral feature selection, its connections to other algorithms, and its use in handling both large-scale data sets and small sample problems. Readers learn how to use spectral feature selection to solve challenging problems in real-life applications and discover how general feature selection and extraction are connected to spectral feature selection. Source code for the...