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Christopher Dziekan Appointed Pentaho Chief Product Officer

Christopher Dziekan, formerly vice president of product strategy for business analytics at IBM, has joined Pentaho as chief product officer and will lead that company’s blended big data discovery and advanced analytics initiatives. “We are excited to have Chris join Pentaho to drive our product strategy and continue to differentiate Pentaho’s …

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Tech Giants Start Org to Promote Big Data, M2M Tech; Guido Jouret Comments

AT&T, Cisco, General Electric, IBM and Intel have launched a nonprofit group in an effort to accelerate industry-wide adoption of technology for managing big data and machine-to-machine communications. The Industrial Internet Consortium will work to develop best practices, interoperability standards and reference architectures to help enterprises adopt systems that can …

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Robert Zapfel Named Xerox President of Services Business, Corporate EVP

Robert Zapfel has been named the president of Xerox‘s services business and the corporate executive vice president, effective April 1. Zapfel will replace Lynn Blodgett, who will retire at the end of 2014, the company announced Monday. Blodgett, who joined the company in 2010 after the acquisition of Affiliated Computer Services, …

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IBM, SAS Design Data Analytics Modules for Warwick Business School Master’s Program

IBM and SAS have partnered with Warwick Business School to develop course modules for a master’s program in business analytics centered on big data mining and analytics technology, Computerworld UK reported Wednesday. Antony Savvas writes the school’s operational research and management science group has collaborated with IBM on the Analytics in Practice module and with …

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IBM Initiatives Target Next-Gen IT Workforce in Africa

IBM has launched several information technology programs in Africa to build a workforce with next-generation IT knowledge and skills and contribute to the continent’s economic development and growth, IBM said Thursday.  “Leaders in business, education and government agree that enabling the existing and future workforce to perform at the cutting edge …

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IBM Partners with Twitter in Patent Agreement; Ken King Comments

IBM sold 900 patents to Twitter in December under a patent cross-license agreement, IBM said Friday. “[The deal] demonstrates our commitment to licensing access to our broad patent portfolio,” said Ken King, general manager of Intellectual Property for IBM. “We look forward to a productive relationship with Twitter in the future,” …

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IBM, Texas A&M Form Computational Sciences Research Partnership; William LaFontaine Comments

IBM Corp. and Texas A&M University System have partnered to perform computational sciences research on agriculture, geosciences and engineering through big data analytics and high-performance computing systems. Goals of the research collaboration include to address requirements for extracting energy resources, managing smart grid, developing new materials, identifying and tracking diseases …

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