Look back almost 70 years to find a definition for information, one that could guide today's analytics initiatives by focusing attention on data that resolves uncertainty or surprises.
Our new slideshow looks at the contributions of some computing pioneers who, often without realizing it, established some of the key elements that make big data analytics possible today.
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Fabian Pascal explores the question of whether the relational model represents science.
Your analytics initiative might be just enough to elevate your organization into the InformationWeek Elite 100 list of the most innovative users of information technology.