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Data Digest: Open Source Intelligence, Cloud Computing Dangers

The best ways to make open source data easier to find, why open source code is better than proprietary code, and mitigating risks when migrating to cloud computing.

How to Not Lose Track of Open Source Intelligence

Real-time data analytics from open information sources is a great asset to many enterprises, when done right. Sadly, most enterprises collect the open data and then promptly lose track of it, which leads to headaches. This article discusses the best ways in making open source data easier to find through better organization.


Best Practices for Lessening Danger in Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is the solution to many long-standing problems of the enterprise. However, the risk involved in the shift to the cloud can be daunting. This article is all about mitigating every possible risk during and after the move.

Read More at IT Pro Portal

Why Open Source is Superior to Proprietary Code

Open source is getting more and more acceptance in the enterprise; over three-quarters of them are using some open source, yet it has not been fully accepted. This article reviews why some people grumble at the term and offers seven reasons why open source code is better than proprietary code.

Read More at Datamation

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Quint Turner is an editorial intern at TDWI and an undergraduate English student at Skidmore College. Follow his blog at

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