Analyzing Video, the Biggest Data of Them All

Analyzing Video, the Biggest Data of Them All

Video data is the fastest growing data type on the Internet, and arguably one of the fastest...

Smart Billboards Powered by Data Analytics

Smart Billboards Powered by Data Analytics

If you thought it was a coincidence that a digital billboard displayed an advertisement for a handbag...

Kafka Creators Tackle Consistency Problem in Data Pipelines

Kafka Creators Tackle Consistency Problem in Data Pipelines

One of the big questions surrounding the rise of real-time stream processing applications is consistency. When you...

Big Data Doesn’t Always Mean Better Business

Big Data Doesn’t Always Mean Better Business

There is an unprecedented volume of data being created, with an unprecedented number of people around the...

News In Brief

Survey: Data Analytics Falls Short in Detecting Fraud

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The growing list of technologies being used in the cat-and-mouse game of detecting financial fraud apparently does not include data analytics, according to new study. KPMG, the corporate consulting firm, reported this week that its global Read more…


Chorus Upgrade Shifts Machine Learning Emphasis

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The latest version of Alpine Data's analytics platform seeks to combine data with machine learning for business users by shifting the focus from algorithms while adding human collaboration and governance capabilities to machine learning Read more…


Trifacta Brings Partners Into Data Prep Fold

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The market for self-service data preparation tools is having a golden moment in the sun, with analyst firms like Gartner deciding that it does, in fact, have legs to stand on its own. The health of that market is also why Trifacta today launched Read more…


Cray Bakes Big Data Software Framework Into Urika-GX Analytics Platform

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Cray continued its courtship of the advanced scale enterprise market with today’s launch of the Urika-GX, a system that integrates Cray supercomputing technologies with an agile big data platform designed to run multiple analytics workloads Read more…


NASA Helps Launch Data Science Grad Program

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Another U.S. university is adding a data science specialization to its curriculum, this one as part of an online Masters of Science degree in engineering. The University of California at Riverside said the data science track was developed in Read more…


ThoughtSpot, Search Analytics Startup, Raises $50M

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Citing the growing need for speed in accessing data for business intelligence applications, search-driven analytics specialist ThoughtSpot said it has more than doubled its equity investment total with the closing this week of a $50 million Read more…


Data Literacy Campaign Takes Long View

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Among the growing number of initiatives designed to fill the data science skills gap is a "data literacy" campaign designed to emphasize analytical skills as early as elementary school. These grass-roots efforts aim to develop the next Read more…


Skills Gap Also Includes ‘Failure to Communicate’

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The data science skills gap continues to widen, with emerging automation tools like machine learning only just now starting to take up some of the slack. PayScale, the online salary database, released a report Tuesday (May 17) on the state of Read more…


DDN Flashes New All-flash Arrays for Enterprise Use Cases at Scale

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DDN, a high-end storage standard bearer, this morning joined the ranks of storage vendors offering new all-flash technology with the launch of Flashscale, a family of all-flash, scale-out and scale-up products designed for read, write and mixed Read more…


Big Data Career Notes

Career Notes

In our new monthly feature, we’ll be keeping you up-to-date on the latest career developments for individuals in the big data community. Whether it’s a promotion, new company hire, or even an accolade, we’ve got the details. Check in each month Read more…