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MapR Customers Share Big Data Experiences

Aug 17, 2018 |

MapR Technologies welcomed more than 100 people Wednesday to a one-day Convergence event in San Diego, where local companies like Qualcomm and genomic startup LunaDNA shared stories about their big data journeys. Read more…

Ground Truth: How Location Data Improves Real-Time Analytics

Aug 14, 2018 |

Companies embarking upon digital transformation strategies are spending billions to ensure that customers have positive experiences across their digital platforms, including websites and mobile apps. But some of the most advanced companies are also finding creative ways to apply real-time location data into their decision-making processes, providing an even richer view of potential customers across physical and digital realms. Read more…

Empowering Citizen Data Science

Aug 13, 2018 |

Companies of all stripes are turning to data science to unlock the value in their data. However, finding highly trained data scientists to build the systems has proven to be a very difficult task. Read more…

It’s Still Early Days for Machine Learning Adoption

Aug 7, 2018 |

Despite the hype surrounding artificial intelligence, we’re still in the early stages of adopting machine learning in the enterprise, according to a new survey released today by O’Reilly Media. The survey also found that large-scale production deep learning rarely happens on the cloud, and that companies pursuing machine learning are actively embracing privacy, security, and fairness. Read more…

Yellowbrick Claims Flash Breakthrough with MPP Database

Jul 31, 2018 |

Yellowbrick Data emerged with a bang from stealth today by pairing a new massively parallel processing (MPP) analytic database designed to run exclusively on NVMe flash drives along with a claim that it alone has finally cleared a major hurdle surrounding the use of flash for big data analytics. Read more…

News In Brief

Telemedicine Breach Highlights Database Vulnerabilities

Aug 8, 2018 |

Each day, it seems, brings another major data breach, many involving human errors such as ensuring that security and privacy settings are properly configured before data is exposed to “the wild,” that is, the internet. Read more…

Hortonworks Handily Beats Analyst Estimates

Aug 7, 2018 |

Hortonworks today announced the financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, and the numbers beat the projections of every financial analyst that covers the company, giving its stock a 12.5% lift in after-hours trading. Read more…

Retailer Overstock.com Mines Decades of Data

Jul 23, 2018 |

We often hear that online retail is among the business sectors furthest along on its digital transformation and AI journeys. Overstock.com is a case in point.

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Transforming ‘Data Swamps’ into Data Lakes

Jul 17, 2018 |

Data lakes and the growing number of analytics tools emerging to access their contents are expanding the universe of business users able to reap insights via what a new survey calls “point-and-click” accessibility. Read more…

Tamr Preps for Growth with $18M Round

Jul 11, 2018 |

Tamr today announced that it has raised $18 million in venture capital to help it grow its business, which is focused taking a “machine-driven, human-guided” approach to taming messy data. Read more…

This Just In

Dataguise Introduces DgSecure 6.2

Sep 27, 2017 |

NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2017 — Dataguise, a leader in data-centric audit and protection (DCAP), today introduced DgSecure 6.2 at the 2017 Strata Data Conference in New York. Read more…

Splunk Announces Appointment of Sara Baack and Elisa Steele to Board of Directors

Sep 14, 2017 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 14, 2017 — Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of a leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, today announced that Sara Baack, chief marketing officer of Equinix, and Elisa Steele, former CEO and president of Jive Software, have been appointed to its Board of Directors effective as of today. Read more…

Chartis Research Names SAS a RiskTech Quadrant Category Leader

Sep 13, 2017 |

CARY, N.C.Sept. 13, 2017 — Chartis Research has identified SAS as a RiskTech Quadrant category leader for enterprise fraud technology solutions. Read more…

Accenture to Transform Diabetic Patient Care with Analytics Platform

Jul 26, 2017 |

NEW YORK, July 26, 2017 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is collaborating with Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) to improve how diabetes care is managed and delivered through the development of a data-driven core analytics platform for Roche’s digital diabetes ecosystem. Read more…

SAS a ‘Strong Performer’ for Digital Intelligence Platforms

Apr 20, 2017 |

CARY, N.C., April 20, 2017 — Marketers today are practically fanatical about one critical mission: delivering a consistent, quality customer experience. A new ranking speaks to the core of that mission, as SAS Customer Intelligence has been cited as a “Strong Performer” Read more…

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