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Voice: The New Interface for Analytics

Jan 16, 2018 |

We’ve grown accustomed to interacting with computers through a visual interface. But thanks to big gains in the accuracy of speech recognition, that’s changing, and among the applications being targeted for voice-enablement are business intelligence and analytics. Read more…

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…

News In Brief

Google, Looker Eye Data Scaling via Multi-Cloud

Jun 6, 2019 |

Google Cloud has moved to buttress its position in the booming data analytics sector with its acquisition of data platform and visualization tool vendor Looker.

Underscoring a trend among infrastructure vendors, Google Cloud said Thursday (June 6) Looker’s platform would run on multiple clouds and Looker customers would be able to access data from Google Cloud’s competitors. Read more…

AI Enlisted Air Combat Training

May 13, 2019 |

Despite the billions of dollars invested in front-line fighter aircraft, there has been little actual close-range air combat—so-called dogfights—since the Gulf War of the early 1990s.

Nevertheless, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is using the aerial dogfight scenario to leverage AI as a way of improving the interface between pilot and extremely fast-moving machines. Read more…

IBM’s Watson Retreat Highlights AI Shortcomings

Apr 22, 2019 |

Amid reports of declining sales and growing skepticism about the utility of machine learning for complex medical research, IBM will reportedly end sales of its Watson AI software used by pharmaceutical firms for new drug discovery. Read more…

Microsoft Expands Hadoop on Azure

Apr 16, 2019 |

Microsoft has upgraded its open source analytics services running on Azure with a new version of Hadoop incorporating enhancements of Apache Hive and other open source analytics frameworks.

The software giant (NASDAQ: Read more…

This Just In

Tableau Appoints Damon Fletcher as Chief Financial Officer

Jul 20, 2018 |

SEATTLEJuly 20, 2018 — Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA), a leading analytics platform, has announced that it has appointed Damon Fletcher as Chief Financial Officer. Read more…

Datorama Launches Data Canvas

Jun 13, 2018 |

NEW YORK, June 13, 2018 – Datorama, a global technology company, today announced the launch of Data Canvas, a suite of new data visualization capabilities within its Marketing Intelligence platform. Read more…

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…

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