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Big Data Analytics Flashes a ‘Red Alert’ on Human Trafficking in India

Aug 24, 2017 |

The statistics are terrifying: Every three minutes, a young Indian girl is abducted into sex slavery — often with the consent of her parents, as horrible as that sounds. Now, with the help of Australian analytics firm Quantium, a project called Operation Red Alert is using big data analytics to fight traffickers and inform Indian villagers of the scourge threatening their girls. Read more…

Cutting through the APM Complexity with Data

Aug 21, 2017 |

Today’s IT is disjointed and more complex than ever before. Application performance is a critical measure of customer experience, and is now defined by various elements including cloud infrastructure, software, APIs, microservices and network performance. Read more…

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…

News In Brief

Investors Accelerating Driverless Car Development

Nov 9, 2017 |

Optimus Ride, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology AI spinoff developing fully autonomous vehicles, continues to attract venture funding as it applies machine learning, computer vision and mapping techniques to the problem a safe, driverless cars. Read more…

Algorithms Go to War

Nov 6, 2017 |

There are few enterprises accumulating more sensor and video data than the U.S. Department of Defense. For analysts, that means sitting for hours each day in front of screens observing full-motion video and other reconnaissance data to spot threats. Read more…

Inference Emerges As Next AI Challenge

Nov 2, 2017 |

As developers flock to artificial intelligence frameworks in response to the explosion of intelligence machines, training deep learning models has emerged as a priority along with synching them to a growing list of neural and other network designs. Read more…

NSF Doubles Down on Data Science

Oct 30, 2017 |

The National Science Foundation has awarded two grants to the University of California at Berkeley, the first to deepen the theoretical foundations of data science, the second addressing the big data skills gap. Read more…

Analytics Remains Top Data Tech, Survey Says

Oct 19, 2017 |

Artificial intelligence is all the rage, but as companies continue to struggle with data complexity characterized by a variety and number of data sources, analytics remains the most important technology for squeezing value from far-flung data. Read more…

This Just In

Arcadia Data Simplifies Big Data with Machine-Assisted Insights for Business Analysts

Sep 20, 2017 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., Sept. 19, 2017 — Arcadia Data, provider of a native visual analytics software for big data, today announced updates to its platform to streamline big data analytics with machine-assisted insights that allow greater accessibility and self-service to business analysts. Read more…

Jinfonet Software Unveils JReport 14.5

Jul 26, 2017 |

ROCKVILLE, M.D., July 26, 2017 – Jinfonet Software, the leading embedded analytics and reporting software provider, announces the general availability of JReport 14.5. The latest release empowers product owners and developers to enable powerful insights for their users without the need to hunt and stitch together data from multiple views. Read more…

SAS Pioneers ‘Smart Campus’ Tech at HQ

Jun 26, 2017 |

CARY, N.C., June 26, 2017 — Building on its corporate sustainability leadership and Internet of Things (IoT) technology prowess, SAS is taking steps to establish a “smart campus” Read more…

Tableau Announces Availability of Tableau 10.3

Jun 1, 2017 |

SEATTLE, June 1, 2017 — Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA), the global leader in visual analytics, today announced the general availability of Tableau 10.3. This latest release helps organizations achieve data-driven insights faster than ever, through automated table and join recommendations powered by machine learning algorithms that simplify the search for the right data for analysis. Read more…

Tableau to Present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2017 Global Tech Con

Jun 1, 2017 |

SEATTLE, May 31, 2017 — Tableau (NYSE: DATA), a global leader in visual analytics, today announced that Jay Peir, Executive VP, Corporate Development and Strategy, will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2017 Global Technology Conference on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 from Ritz-Carlton Hotel in San Francisco, CA at 8:30am Pacific Time. Read more…