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September 11, 2018

Smart Dubai set to launch region’s first accredited Master of Science in Data Analytics

Smart Dubai, in partnership with the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), has developed a ground-breaking Master of Science in Data Analytics. The programme, which has secured official accreditation from the UAE Ministry of Education, tackles the increasingly influential field of data, which has become the cornerstone of advanced services and smart city transformations around the world.

The first of its kind in the region, the programme is now open for registration until September 30, 2018, with the official launch set for the first week of October 2018. The 11-month Master’s Degree in Data Analytics comprising of 33 semester credit hours was developed following an [...]

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May 21, 2017

Cutting Edge Big Data Analytics Technologies Showcased at a Dedicated Workshop in Abu Dhabi

Trescon concluded ‘Big Data Analytics & Digital Transformation Workshop’ on 16 May 2017 where international tech giants like IBM(GBM), Happiest Minds, Intuitu Analytics, Alpha Data, HP Enterprise, UMa Soft and 3T Xpert showcased their solutions in the age where data is growing exponentially in terms of volume, variety, velocity and complexity.

The 2-day workshop had highly stimulating and application-based sessions that combined technical and business knowledge to help attendees provide solutions to the challenges that Information Sciences and Big Data pose on corporations in the 21st century.

Designed to enable business growth, Trescon’s common goal in this [...]

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April 13, 2017

Autodesk Named a Best Data Management and Infrastructure Category Finalist of the Gartner Data and Analytics Excellence Award

Denodo, the leader in data virtualization software, announced that its customer Autodesk, one of the biggest names in worldwide 3D CAD design, has been named a finalist of the 2017 Gartner Data and Analytics Excellence Award in the Best Data Management and Infrastructure category. Autodesk was recognized as one of two finalists. Gartner looked for submissions with a strong organizational and leadership component, effective use of modern technologies, and most of all, clear business outcomes.

When Autodesk sought to transform its software licensing model, the company knew that its existing business intelligence (BI) infrastructure was not adequate to support the critical [...]

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April 12, 2017

Company Executives Claim Security is the Biggest Deterrent to Storing Data in the Cloud, but Mass Cloud Migration Continues Globally

Security is the number one concern amongst senior business executives when it comes to cloud data adoption, yet more than half of business-critical data is likely to reside there by 2019.

According to the findings of a new study released by Teradata, the leading data and analytics company, eight out of ten executives cite security as a concern when storing data in the cloud, but that has not stopped a huge rise in the amount of critical data being sent there. Looking ahead to 2019, executives predict that over half of IT (56%), customer (53%), and financial data (51%) will reside in the cloud.

The study highlights that although businesses want to invest in cloud storage [...]

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