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    Open Analytics Cyber Summit Recap

    IKANOW hosted another hugely successful Open Analytics Summit, this time with a focus on cyber security. This was our 5th summit in our 3rd city. The day started off with our very own Chris Morgan, talking about the importance of cyber security in both the public and private sectors and how it’s becoming more and more of a boardroom topic of discussion. We then kicked off the talks with an outstanding panel discussion moderated by Hank Brown with CAI with panelists from Cyber Command, Air Force, Secret Service, DHS, and…

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    How Much Does an Open Source Analytics Platform Cost?

    Every day, decisions are made by businesses, governments, and non-profit organizations based on data that has been collected and analyzed. If there are faults or mistakes in the analysis of this data, the resulting decisions could have detrimental effects. There are several reasons why mistakes in data analysis happen; from staff not having appropriate knowledge and training, to time constraints, and lack of suitable software. Using an open source analytics platform can alleviate these potential problems and aid your organization in making informed decisions. The platform or solution you choose…

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    Open Analytics Chicago Summit

    Ikanow is a global sponsor of the Open Analytics Events and we are excited for the first Summit of 2014 which is taking place in Chicago on March 27th. These summits are outstanding 1-day events to network and learn about open source solutions, big data, data analytics, and much more. Previous summits have brought together CTOs, CMOs, Developers, Engineers, Data Scientists, and more from organizations such as AddThis, USDA, JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, NBC Universal, Capital One, and Viacom. If you are interested in attending, presenting, and/or sponsoring this event, please visit the website for…

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    Open Analytics Broadcast featuring MongoDB & nContext

    We hosted the very first Open Analytics Broadcast which is now available. This first Broadcast features Will LaForest a Sr. Director with MongoDB and Chelsey Campbell a Data Scientist with nContext. We discuss best practices, use cases, the big data ecosystem and much more.    Learn more from IKANOW:  

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    [meetup] Cyber Security with Open Analytics

    Agenda Networking: 6pm – 6:45pm Welcome & Presentations: 6:45pm – 8pm Networking: 8pm – 9pm Presenters Bob Stasio | CEO @ Ronin Analytics Title: Examining Trends in Cyber Security:Merging Network Defense and Analysis Lance James | Head of Intelligence @ Deloitte & Touche LLP Title: Buzzword Beatdown: De-mystifying the big data-threat intelligence-security analytics debacle. Description: In today’s times where advanced persistent marketing dilutes the terminology and blurs the reality between solutions and sexy-sounding vaporware, this talk is designed to distill the “real” out of the “big deals”. A demonstration of the challenges and pitfalls within…

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    How Open Analytics Impacts Organizations

    Last week Ikanow,  AOL, and Cloudant hosted an Open Analytics NYC Meetup and I wanted to provide a brief recap. The title of this meetup was “How Open Analytics Impacts Organizations” and the goal was to talk about how open technologies can have a positive impact on organizations and individuals. The 3 presenters did a great job of staying on topic and below are links to their slides along with a brief recap. Up first was Amir Halfon, the CTO, Financial Service at MarkLogic. He talked about how MarkLogic is enabling information discovery by…

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