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5 Factors Driving the Graph Database Explosion

Aug 19, 2016 |

There’s no denying it: Graph databases are hot. According to DB-Engines.com, graph databases have outgrown every other type of database in popularity since 2013, and not by a small margin either. Read more…

Analyzing Video, the Biggest Data of Them All

May 26, 2016 |

Video data is the fastest growing data type on the Internet, and arguably one of the fastest growing period. Thanks to a proliferation of high-definition video cameras, the volume of video data is exploding. Read more…

How Intuit Personalizes TurboTax Experiences with Big Data

Apr 15, 2016 |

If you’re like millions of Americans who use TurboTax, you know how the program makes preparing your individual tax return easy—at least compared to actually reading and understanding the 70,000-page tax code. Read more…

Statistica Embraces Python In Bid for ‘Collective Intelligence’

Apr 14, 2016 |

Organizations that use the new release of Dell’s Statistica software package can now incorporate separate Python models into their analytic workflows. It’s the latest in the computer giant’s new open approach to advanced analytics, dubbed “collective intelligence.” Read more…

GPU-Powered Deep Learning Emerges to Carry Big Data Torch Forward

Apr 13, 2016 |

The big data analytic ecosystem has matured over the last few years to the point where techniques such as machine learning don’t seem as exotic as they once were. In fact, consumers have even come to expect their products and services to be adaptive to their behavior, which is one of the hallmarks of machine learning. Read more…

News In Brief

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…

Artistic Algorithms, Deep Learning Shift to Cloud

Dec 6, 2016 |

Application builder Algorithmia has expanded its marketplace to include a cloud-based platform for creating deep learning environments for training style transfer models, a type of filter that can for example convert images to match a particular artist’s work. Read more…

Challenge: Automating Extraction of Mapping Data

Nov 14, 2016 |

A technology competition sponsored by commercial satellite imagery vendor DigitalGlobe will seek to advance development of machine- and deep-learning algorithms that would be applied to geospatial data for automated mapping. Read more…

IBM ‘DataWorks’ Leverages Watson, Spark

Sep 29, 2016 |

Project DataWorks, a new initiative launched this week by IBM to advance its analytics push, seeks to forge a cloud-based analytics platform that combines different data types with its Watson cognitive computing technology. Read more…

Jethro Indexer Adds ‘Auto-Cubes’

Sep 13, 2016 |

The new version of a SQL query engine for Hadoop scheduled for release later this month adds “auto-cubes,” a type of multi-dimensional dataset that, in this implementation, consists of aggregated “micro-cubes” Read more…

This Just In

Glassbeam Announces Support for Tableau 10

Jan 12, 2017 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 12 — Glassbeam, Inc., the premier machine data analytics company for the Internet of Things (IoT) industry, has announced support for Tableau 10, providing users with enhanced data mashup, visualization, and dashboard authoring capabilities for solutions built with Glassbeam IoT Analytics. Read more…

Arcadia Data Introduces Visual Analytics Platform Native to Cloudera Enterprise

Jan 11, 2017 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 11 — Arcadia Data, the visual analytics software that solves the most complex big data problems, today announced new native integration features for Arcadia Enterprise and Cloudera Enterprise to deliver a comprehensive real-time, Hadoop-native analytics platform. Read more…

Qlik Acquires Idevio

Jan 4, 2017 |

RADNOR, Pa., Jan. 4 — Qlik, a leader in visual analytics, today announced it has acquired Idevio, a provider of geographical-related software and services and a Sweden-based Qlik partner. Read more…

TARGIT Releases New Decision Suite 2017

Oct 28, 2016 |

BOSTON, Mass., Oct. 28 — TARGIT, the company behind market-leading business intelligence (BI) and analytics platform TARGIT Decision Suite, has announced the availability of its highly anticipated TARGIT Decision Suite 2017 software update. Read more…

Pentaho Introduces Business Analytics 7.0

Oct 17, 2016 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 17 — According to the August 2016 Gartner Market Guide for Self-Service Data Preparation Analytics, [data and analytics] users spend the majority of their time either preparing data for analysis or waiting for data to be prepared for them. Read more…