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FBI to Improve its Analytics Technology Capabilities

Earlier today the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s 9/11 Review Commission released a report on the status of the bureau’s progress since the September 11 attacks with significant emphasis on the agency’s overall analytics capabilities for monitoring threats. The report openly calls for the FBI to improve its analytics technology capabilities (page 6) and specifically stresses …

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Attensity Takes SXSW With “Lost in Translation: Search, Slang and Social”

  We live in an age where on-the-go computing and social media have altered the way we communicate. Slang, “text speak,” and emojis are just a few examples of our ever-evolving language. Look to the people next to you on the bus, in an elevator, or in line at Starbucks—chances are, their noses are buried …

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Building a Successful Business Analytics Ecosystem

You’ve undoubtedly heard the term “business intelligence,” but have you heard of “content intelligence?” If you are just starting to delve into the text analytics world, you will want to remember this term. Much like business intelligence, content intelligence supports information management and data search systems in order to help companies locate and act on …

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Doctor Who (and What and Where and Why): Text Analytics and Healthcare

The digitization of medical records in recent years has caused a paradigm shift in the way the healthcare industry views text analytics—or at least it should, according to big data proponents. While other industries have already discovered the benefit of text analytics for business intelligence, the healthcare industry has only just begun to catch on. …

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You don’t know what you don’t know. You know?

Many eyeballs roll when the term “the next big thing” is used, but cynics might want to be wary of ignoring this adage with regard to text analytics processes, which are increasingly proving value to enterprise companies across the globe by turning exhaustive amounts of data into meaningful business insights. Businesses collect massive amounts of …

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