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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

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…

NSF Funds New Cognitive Science Research

Aug 18, 2016 |

As part of its BRAIN initiative, the National Science Foundation announced a second series of grants this week awarded to multidisciplinary teams to further explore cognitive and neural systems, including “data-intensive neuroscience and cognitive science.” Read more…

Ford Accelerates Driverless Car Effort With Machine Learning

Aug 16, 2016 |

A key component driving the development of driverless cars is machine learning and other artificial intelligence capabilities along with computer vision approaches used for image and signal processing. Ford Motor Co., which is targeting fully autonomous vehicles for ride sharing by 2021, unveiled a series of machine learning and machine vision deals as it doubles the size of it Silicon Valley research campus. Read more…

KPMG to Fund Data-Focused Auditing Courses

Aug 5, 2016 |

The drive to close the data science skills gap continues to gain momentum, the latest effort bringing together corporate sponsor KPMG and two leading U.S. universities to create a new graduate degree program in data science and analytics. Read more…

Tableau Automates K-Means Clustering in V10 Refresh

Jul 28, 2016 |

The upcoming release of Tableau 10 will introduce new features aimed at simplifying how customers use advanced analytic functions upon their data, such as a new k-means clustering algorithm that works in drag-and-drop fashion. Read more…

This Just In

Moody’s Analytics Chooses Qlik to Deliver Insights for Risk Management Assessment Solution

Sep 22, 2016 |

RADNOR, Pa., Sept. 22 — Qlik, a leader in visual analytics, today announced that Moody’s Analytics, a leading provider of credit analytics and data, has selected Qlik for its RiskBench solution, an innovative online platform for benchmarking and estimating default and recovery risk. Read more…

NICE Actimize Signs Agreement With Tableau and Launches Visual Analytics Solution

Jul 19, 2016 |

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 19 — NICE Actimize, a NICE (NASDAQ: NICE) business and the largest and broadest provider of a single financial crime, risk and compliance software platform for the financial services industry, and Tableau Software have entered into a joint technology agreement to apply business intelligence capabilities to financial crime compliance and prevention (or “risk management”). Read more…

Objectivity Becomes Tableau Technology Partner

Jun 15, 2016 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 15 — Objectivity, Inc. today announced its partnership with Tableau Software to allow its ThingSpan graph analytics platform to integrate with the industry’s leading visualization software tools. Read more…

Sumo Logic App for AWS Lambda Now Available

May 25, 2016 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 25 — Sumo Logic, a leading cloud-native, machine data analytics service, today announced the availability of its Sumo Logic App for Amazon Web Services (AWS) Lambda allowing DevOps and developers to monitor the health of all AWS Lambda functions and better manage the associated costs. Read more…

Lavastorm and Qlik Team Up to Offer Integrated Analytic Applications

May 2, 2016 |

BOSTON, Mass., May 2 — Lavastorm, the leading agile analytics company, today announced that it has partnered with Qlik (NASDAQ:  Read more…