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TigerGraph Emerges with Native Parallel Graph Database

Sep 19, 2017 |

A startup named TigerGraph emerged from stealth today with a new native parallel graph database that its founder thinks can shake up the analytics market. With $31 million in venture funding and several high-profile customers, he might just be right. Read more…

The Data Science Inside the Bloomberg Terminal

Sep 18, 2017 |

When it comes to financial data, you can’t find a more recognizable product than the Bloomberg Terminal, which is used by hundreds of thousands of financial professionals around the world. Read more…

Forrester Reshuffles the Deck on BI and Analytics Tools

Sep 15, 2017 |

The industry upheaval that began in the BI and analytics market several years ago continues to play out, as the aggressive upstarts that displaced the old guard of BI itself gets displaced. Read more…

Apple Puts a ‘Neural Engine’ Inside the iPhone

Sep 14, 2017 |

Deep learning is integrated into Apple’s new iPhone X in a big way. In fact, the company has embedded deep learning capabilities right into the hardware with its new A11 Bionic chip, a CPU-GPU combo processor that Apple calls a “neural engine.” Read more…

The Data Science Behind Dollar Shave Club

Sep 14, 2017 |

Dollar Shave Club burst onto the men’s hygiene scene in 2011 with a hilarious video and preposterous business plan: selling subscriptions for razor blades at a ridiculously low price. Six years later, the company keeps getting laughs with viral YouTube spots, while a sophisticated Apache Spark-based data mining operation running on Databricks’ Read more…

What Fast Forward Labs Brings Cloudera

Sep 12, 2017 |

During the big data land grab of 2014, everybody seemed to have become a data scientist, practically overnight. Despite the circus-like atmosphere, Hilary Mason and her new applied data analytics firm, Fast Forward Lab, rose above the din. Read more…

A Four-Phased Approach to Building an Optimal Data Warehouse

Sep 12, 2017 |

If you’re planning to create a data warehouse, make sure you create one that is cross-functional and provides a long-life foundation for data provision and decision support. This means covering the entire enterprise and satisfying the needs of multiple projects and groups for several years. Read more…

Managing Streaming Flink Apps Is About To Get Easier

Sep 11, 2017 |

Apache Flink has emerged as a powerful platform for building real-time stream processing applications. However, not every organization has the resources to go all in on Flink the way Netflix, Uber, and Alibaba have. Read more…

Machine Learning’s Adoption Gap: Assessing the Consequences

Sep 8, 2017 |

Despite its position as a key element driving big data analytics and artificial intelligence, machine learning is scarcely being adopted by companies at large. That’s the conclusion of a new report on digital transformation conducted by SAP. Read more…

Drones and GPUs Provide AI Boost for Inspection Firm

Sep 7, 2017 |

A company backed by GE’s venture capital arm is using NVidia GPUs, deep learning frameworks, and drones to automate the inspection of physical assets in the oil and gas, electrical distribution, and transportation industries. Read more…