LinkedIn is the leading business-oriented social networking site. In 2011, LinkedIn began trading as a public company, with a reported 120 million users. With tightly controlled connections among users, job listings, professional groups and a growing number of applications on its platform, LinkedIn is frequently cited as the social site IT professionals use for career networking and information pertaining to their work.


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Using the Cloud to Build a Business

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What Executives See as Tech Barriers to the 'Data-Driven Enterprise'

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Survey Shows Global Enterprises Struggling with Big Data

Capgemini asked 600 C-level executives and senior management and IT leaders worldwide about Big Data’s impact on decision makers around the globe. Scott Schlesinger, vice president and head of North American Business Information Management at Capgemini, explains the report’s key findings to IT Business Edge’s Loraine Lawson.

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Monitoring Monsters: How CERN Stopped Breaking Its Big Data Analytics Tool

You may be familiar with CERN — the European Organization for Nuclear Research, which built the Large Hadron Collider and this week will make a major announcement about the "God particle." CERN’s scientists have about 200 petabytes of data collected on azion monsters. To do that, the scientists write their own code to analyze the data on ROOT.

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