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Focus on Business Processes, Not Big Data Technology

Nov 1, 2018 |

The rapid evolution of analytics has put a wonderful array of cutting-edge technologies at fingertips, from Spark and Kafka to TensorFlow and Scikit-Learn. And yet, despite this technological treasure trove, the vast majority of big data projects fail, according to analyst firms. Read more…

Picking Sides in the Customer 360 War

Oct 31, 2018 |

Don’t look now but a war is shaping up among software giants to win the hearts and minds of consumers with big data and next-generation customer 360 analytics. Three separate groups, including Oracle CX Unity, the Open Data Initiative, and Salesforce’s Customer 360, have been created in the past month to build data-sharing ecosystems that streamline the gathering and analysis of customer data for sales and marketing purposes. Read more…

Data Warehouse Modernization and the Journey to the Cloud

Oct 30, 2018 |

To say that organizations today are facing a complex data landscape is really an understatement. Data exists in on-premises systems and in the cloud; data is used across applications and accessed across departments. Read more…

Why Data Scientists Love the Law of Supply and Demand

Oct 25, 2018 |

It should come as no surprise that demand for data scientists keeps going up. However, supply of data scientists has not kept pace, unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on your point of view). Read more…

Is Hadoop Officially Dead?

Oct 18, 2018 |

The merger of Cloudera and Hortonworks was applauded by many people in the big data community, and even Wall Street liked the news initially. But as the confetti from the party clears, some are asking tough questions, like whether the merger signals the death of Hadoop as a viable computer platform moving forward. Read more…

News In Brief

ML Enlisted to Slow the Spread of Fake News

Oct 5, 2018 |

As should be obvious by now, traditional fact-checking methods have failed to stop “fake news” from spreading like wildfire via social media circuits.

While platforms like Facebook (NASDAQ: Read more…

MLflow Opens Up to R

Oct 3, 2018 |

Data scientists who work within the R environment can now partake of MLflow, the open source project that Databricks released earlier this year to help manage workflows associated with machine learning development and production lifecycles. Read more…

Filling Policy Void, U.S. AI Report Outlines Stakes

Oct 2, 2018 |

Who’s ahead in the race to win the global AI race is the subject of intense debate, much of it centered on China’s all-out effort to dominate AI development and whether the U.S. Read more…

Partners Look to Scale ‘Chomsky Knowledge Graph’

Sep 28, 2018 |

Noam Chomsky, the outspoken and prolific linguist, cognitive scientist, philosopher and social critic, is the subject of the first public Knowledge Graph, a compendium of Chomsky’s scholarly and other writings and interviews along with the commentaries and new reports Chomsky’s vast body of work has generated. Read more…

So Far, GDPR Compliance is Uneven

Sep 13, 2018 |

Compliance with new European data privacy regulations was spotty in the first three months after the rules took effect at the end of May, with an estimated 70 percent of global companies failing to comply with requests for personal data within the required one-month time period. Read more…

This Just In

DocuSign Leverages Qlik

May 25, 2016 |

RADNOR, Pa., May 25 — Qlik (NASDAQ: QLIK), a leader in visual analytics, today announced DocuSign, the leader in eSignature and Digital Transaction Management (DTM), has chosen Qlik to dig deeper into raw data aggregated from a variety of sources to drive sales and increase customer satisfaction. Read more…

Alteryx Analytics 10.5 Unveiled

May 5, 2016 |

IRVINE, Calif., May 5 — Alteryx, Inc., the leader in self-service data analytics, today announced Alteryx Analytics 10.5, which empowers line-of-business analysts to prepare and blend data from diverse datasets and scale self-service analytics across the organization. Read more…

Zettaset Big Data Encryption Suite Earns Triple HDP Certification From Hortonworks

Apr 5, 2016 |

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 5 — Zettaset, the leader in Big Data security, today announced that the company’s Big Data Encryption suite achieved an unprecedented triple HDP (Hortonworks Data Platform) certification from HortonworksRead more…

IBM Analytics Assists Russia’s Leading Airline

Mar 30, 2016 |

MOSCOW, Russia, March 30 — Russia’s largest airline Aeroflot, has turned to IBM (NYSE: IBM) analytics technologies to transform the customer experience of 40 million passengers who fly with Aeroflot annually, helping to increase passenger numbers and brand loyalty. Read more…

Ascolta Partners With Atigeo

Feb 3, 2016 |

HERNDON, Va., Feb. 3 — Ascolta, an advanced analytics company focused on cyber threat assessment, announced today that it is partnering with Atigeo. Together the companies will leverage their combined expertise and capabilities in big data analytics and cyber security to better serve the U.S. Read more…

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