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Exercise Care in Using Big Data for Sports Coverage

Big data is expected to revolutionize sports and strengthen its industry. However, there is also a dark side to big data, where businesses place too much faith on the analysis, and other challenges around its security, ownership, and curation. It's increasingly important to ensure the data quality.

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Big Data Changing How We Combat Disasters

We can’t take all this big data we've gathered over time, mash it together, and stop hurricanes from happening. But we can more easily predict natural disasters, prepare for what’s to come, respond in kind, and do a better job recovering from the damage.

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Josiah Renaudin
How Technology in Sports Is Becoming a Game-Changer

Sports is one discipline where technology adoption has been growing tremendously in recent years, and 2015 is shaping up to be an important year in building a pronounced acceptance for technology across many sports disciplines—for the teams, the leagues, and even sports fans themselves.

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Accessibility Testing: Should You Use a Manual or Automated Approach?

When it comes to the deliberate effort required in making your website accessible to everyone, there are two approaches to take: manual evaluation and automated evaluation. Each has its strengths and weaknesses. Sunil Dangwal goes over the advantages and disadvantages to both methods.

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Sunil Dangwal
The Most Interesting and Innovative Uses for Big Data

As big data grows and we begin to understand how to effectively represent and repurpose complex information through advanced analytics, companies both big and small will find new and exciting uses for this bottomless ocean of data. Read on to learn of some of the best big data products.

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Josiah Renaudin
Long-Term Trends: Project Schedule and Productivity on the Decline

QSM recently completed an analysis of how project schedule has changed over time and the subsequent impact on effort and productivity. The results indicate that project size, effort, and productivity have all decreased over time. This story explores the findings and shares some related observations.

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Katie Costantini
Transitioning from a Traditional Tester to an Agile Tester

Shifting from being a tester in a traditional lifecycle model to in an agile methodology is not easy. There is a spectrum of differences, ranging from redefining the testing role and responsibilities completely to making only minor changes in context and accountability. Read on for some key changes.

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Michael Sowers
The Cultural Changes Testers Most Want to See

A recent survey of software testers explored their pain points and the state of testing today. In many ways, the answers have not changed much in the last twenty-five years. What are the most important cultural changes testers want to see? What has actually gotten better in the last quarter-century?

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Rick Craig