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HPCC Systems blog contributors are engineers and data scientists who for years have enabled LexisNexis customers to use big data to fulfill critical missions, gain competitive advantage, or unearth new discoveries. Check this blog regularly for insights into how HPCC Systems technology can put big data to work for your own organization.

Lorraine Chapman on 07/14/2016

Earlier this month, DJ Patil, U.S. Chief Data Scientist with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, held a Q and A session on ProductHunt.com. We collected our favorite questions into a blog post, which you can read here. We thought it would be interesting to take key questions from the session and answer them.

Lorraine Chapman on 07/07/2016

There's so much to say about the HPCC Systems 6.0.x release that one blog simply isn't enough.

Lorraine Chapman on 07/05/2016

Earlier this month, DJ Patil, U.S. Chief Data Scientist with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, held a Q&A session on ProductHunt.com. We collected our favorite questions into a blog post, which you can read here. We thought it would be interesting to take key questions from the session and answer them.

Lorraine Chapman on 07/05/2016

Earlier this month, DJ Patil, U.S. Chief Data Scientist with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, held a Q&A session on ProductHunt.com. We collected our favorite questions into a blog post, which you can read here. We thought it would be interesting to take key questions from the session and answer them.

Lorraine Chapman on 07/05/2016

HPCC Systems 6.0.x is a major release containing a number of wide ranging new features and enhancements, some of which are changes to the underlying architecture of the system. Our early adopters have been helping us to locate issues which tend to only surface with wider use. If you're one of those users, we thank you for your feedback and are pleased to announce that the latest 6.0.x release is now available on our website.

Lorraine Chapman on 06/22/2016

On June 9, DJ Patil, held a Q&A session on ProductHunt.com. Patil, who is the U.S. Chief Data Scientist with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, is responsible for developing policies and practices to help the U.S.

Lorraine Chapman on 06/08/2016

I’ve read a lot recently about how the IT industry would like to try to perpetuate the Moore’s Law principle that computer power doubles every 18 months.

Lorraine Chapman on 05/12/2016

I’m sure we have all got in to one of those conversations where we think we’re talking about the same thing as another person, but down the line realise we’re talking at cross purposes. At times, having a conversation about ESP can be just like this. ‘What do you mean?’ I hear you say. ‘I know exactly what an ESP is.’ But do you really?

Jessica Lorti on 04/26/2016

Last month I had the distinct pleasure of sitting down with Flavio Villanustre and Lorraine Chapman to learn more about the upcoming 6.0.0 release.  In this video you’ll learn more about the improvements you will receive just by installing 6.0.0 as well as some key usability features.   Watch to learn more on the capabilities that Flavio and Lorraine are particularly excited about, including the very cool HPCC Systems visualization framework.

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Flavio Villanustre on 03/17/2016

We often hear about the large companies with large budgets that are leveraging Big Data. But companies of all sizes can benefit from data analysis. It holds plenty of opportunities for SMBs, whether learning about their customers, identifying ways to improve processes or providing additional services. Big Data is not just for big enterprise.