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Has Big Data Peaked?

Oct 4, 2016 |

Fewer companies are planning to invest in big data projects over the next two years due to concerns about getting a return on investment (ROI) and the difficulty in moving big data projects from pilot to production, among other reasons, Gartner said today. Read more…

What If a Data Scientist Became President?

Sep 26, 2016 |

Tonight we’ll hear from the two main candidates applying to be the next president of the United States. The debate should give voters a clearer picture of how the next president will govern. Read more…

Data Science Education Evolves to Meet Surging Demand

Sep 26, 2016 |

Here’s some good news for young data science professionals looking for that first job: your skills are in high demand and will help you land a job with an average starting salary close to $120,000. Read more…

Flink: Worth a Second Look

Sep 16, 2016 |

The big data ecosphere has evolved to the point where there are clear technology leaders. In the category of SQL engines that run on Hadoop, Hive and Spark are clearly the dominant products among open source developers. Read more…

SAS Goes Back to the Future of Cognitive Computing with Viya

Sep 13, 2016 |

SAS yesterday unveiled plans to bolster its entire product lineup under the new Viya architecture with hefty doses of cognitive computing in an effort to make the software easier to use, more responsive to human input, and able to learn from experience. Read more…

News In Brief

Platform Incorporates Spark to Boost Collaboration

Feb 23, 2017 |

In-memory tools such as Apache Spark continue to mark inroads on predictive analytics platforms designed to allow data scientists and analysts to apply machine learning to large and diverse data sets. Read more…

Anaconda Gets Big Iron Support From IBM

Feb 10, 2017 |IBM is expanding its embrace of big data analytics to include support on its open source mainframe for the Anaconda stack used by Python programmers. The company (NYSE: IBM) announced Thursday (Feb. 9) that it is collaborating with Anaconda developer Continuum Analytics and Rocket Software to host the open source analytics platform on IBM z/OS mainframes. Read more…

Wanted (Badly): Big Data Engineers

Feb 8, 2017 |

Big data engineers head a list of top IT jobs in 2017, second only in terms of salary range to Internet of Things architects and among the leaders with respect to available job openings over the last 12 months. Read more…

AI Comes to Operational Analytics

Feb 7, 2017 |Artificial intelligence is making inroads as a way of helping developers and IT managers oversee the delivery of distributed applications. Loom Systems said its AI-based operational analytics platform adds an “intelligence layer” to data collection for real-time detection and resolution of problems associated with application delivery. Read more…

Visualization Startup Targets First Responders

Jan 3, 2017 |

A startup has developed a visual data analytics platform based on technology developed at Purdue University that focuses on delivering real-time information for first responders.

Davista Technologies is targeting law enforcement, public safety and health care sectors that are increasingly inundated with text, audio and visual data. Read more…

This Just In

CommutAir Leverages The Weather Company to Harness the Power of Big Data

Dec 8, 2016 |

ANDOVER, Mass., Dec. 8 — The Weather Company, an IBM (NYSE: IBM) Business, announced today it will be expanding its relationship with CommutAir, one of the fastest growing regional airlines in the United States. Read more…

Deloitte Introduces Suite of Advanced Analytics Solutions

Oct 27, 2016 |

Oct. 27 — To help deliver powerful outcomes for supply chain organizations, Deloitte developed a suite of analytics solutions to transform data into real-time predictive insights. The suite is designed to create smarter, customer-demand-driven supply chains connected at every step — providing clients with an insight driven advantage. Read more…

IBM and Esri Team Up to Offer Cognitive Analytics and IoT in the IBM Cloud

Oct 26, 2016 |

REDLANDS, Calif., Oct. 26 — At this year’s IBM World of Watson event in Las Vegas, global smart mapping leader Esri announced that it now works with IBM users and developers to broaden the customer experience by making Esri data and technology available in the IBM cloud. Read more…

Alteryx and Udacity Introduce New Predictive Analytics for Business Nanodegree Program

Oct 20, 2016 |

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 20 — Alteryx, Inc., the leader in self-service data analytics, announced it is partnering with Udacity, an online education provider, on the Predictive Analytics for Business Nanodegree program which opens today. Read more…

Accenture and SAP Collaborate to Develop Predictive Analytics Solutions

Oct 12, 2016 |

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 12 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced a collaboration with SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) to develop the next generation of predictive analytics solutions for asset management in the utilities industry to enable condition-based maintenance. Read more…