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Best of Upside’s Data Digest

Articles examine the Internet of Things, best practices for IoT data, competitive intelligence, big data security, and the benefits of unstructured data.

Removing Individual Identities from Big Data
(Source: Cloudtweaks)

Many big data applications raise privacy concerns; this article advocates for better data security and privacy through de-identification or anonymizing processes.

The Sorry State of Big Data Security
(Source: Infoworld)

Recent research finds that security for big data projects has not kept pace with the rate of innovation and adoption.

Getting Ready for IoT
(Source: Business 2 Community)

This article explains what data infrastructure you should put in place now so you will be ready to join the IoT revolution.

Best IoT Data Practices
(Source: Datamation)

IoT data requires different handling practices than other enterprise data, and this article provides advice for the best integration, quality, and governance of IoT data.

Tapping Competitive Intelligence
(Source: Business 2 Community)

Insight into competitors can be just as useful as insight into consumers. This article explains how to best start using competitive intelligence.

Combating IoT Skepticism

This article describes how IoT skepticism has manifested in the media and provides tactics for explaining IoT benefits.

Boost BI with Unstructured Data
(Source: SEO Land)

Unstructured data is challenging to use, but this article explains why it's worth the trouble.

About the Author

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

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