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What is TensorFlow? The machine learning library explained

TensorFlow is a Python-friendly open source library for numerical computation that makes machine learning faster and easier

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The best free BI tools, 2018

Business intelligence platforms can help enterprises analyze data from various sources to inform decision-making. The six free tools highlighted here are among the best and most popular today.

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10 boot camps for business analysts

Business analysts are vital to organizations that want to make the most of their data. Here are 10 boot camps to help you become a business analyst or advance your career in business analytics.

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Top R language resources to improve your data skills

From books to videos to online tutorials -- most free! -- here are plenty of ideas to burnish your R knowledge.

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These new BI tools bridge the gap between analytics and modern applications

Emerging BI tools let developers be developers, without having to slow down to bother with the data silos they leave in their wake

How Munich Re built a data lake fit for all its employees

The German reinsurance giant has built an internal portal giving all employees access to a data lake, with the hope that enterprising employees will create new business models

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New AI tools make BI smarter — and more useful

Data science democratized: What used to take data scientists months to prepare may soon be put together in a few days by data-astute business users.

App dev trends going hot -- and cold

21 hot programming trends—and 21 going cold

Hot or not? From the web to the motherboard to the training ground, get the scoop on what’s in and what’s out in app dev

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Intel FPGAs step toward mainstream in Dell, Fujitsu enterprise servers

With Dell and Fujitsu putting Intel Arria 10 GX programmable acceleration cards into off-the-shelf servers for the data center, enterprises should find it easier to tap the benefits of FPGAs.

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Product–services bundles boost AI

Vendors such as IBM, Pure Storage and Nvidia are providing AI product packages, cloud services and consulting help aimed at accelerating adoption of enterprise-ready artificial intelligence.

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How to get the top IT salary in 2018

We dug into the Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report to find the places, skills and industries that lead to the best information technology salary.

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7 keys to a successful business intelligence strategy

BI success requires more than just a strong technology platform. It takes laser focus on processes and personnel — and a business-first approach to gaining insights from data.

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What is a graph database? A better way to store connected data

Learn why graph databases excel at exploring highly connected data, and how to leverage them in your organization

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FPGA maker Xilinx aims new software programmable chips at data centers

Xilinx, which for decades has vied with rival Altera (now part of Intel) for technical leadership in FPGAs, is unveiling what it calls a new product category – the Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platform (ACAP) – that, it says, goes...

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What’s new in Apache Spark? Low-latency streaming and Kubernetes

Continuous processing and native Kubernetes support in Apache Spark 2.3 spell the end for micro-batching and Hadoop

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Big data analytics: The cloud-fueled shift now under way

Public clouds are the future of enterprise big data analytics, and their use is creating the unified platform needed to fully gain its value

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17 best data science bootcamps for boosting your career

Data science is one of the fastest growing careers today and there aren't enough employees to meet the demand. Whether you’re a recent grad, seasoned IT pro or someone looking to make a career change, these bootcamps will set you on...

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These R packages import sports, weather, stock data and more

Want to look at salary trends? Check a stock's price history? Look at the performance of your favorite sports team? Here's how to easily pull publicly available data into R.

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