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Hortonworks Looks to Expand Hybrid Cloud Footprints

Jun 18, 2018 |

Organizations these days demand to run their big data workloads wherever and whenever they want – in their own private data centers, in public clouds, on the edge, and every which way in between. Read more…

Streaming SQL for Real-Time Analytics

Jun 15, 2018 |

Streaming analytics is moving into the mainstream as more enterprises capitalize on the technology to gain greater efficiency, competitiveness, and profitability. In fact, the streaming analytics market will grow to $13.7 billion by 2021, at a compound annual growth rate of 34.8%, according to Markets and Markets. Read more…

Can Blockchain Help ML and AI?

Jun 13, 2018 |

It can be difficult not to get caught up in the hype surrounding blockchain and cryptocurrencies, such as the notoriously volatile Bitcoin. “They will completely revolutionize the world!” (or so we’re told). Read more…

Why Security Pros Need To Think Like Data Gurus

Jun 12, 2018 |

In the information security space, innovation is the name of the game. When your adversary ups her game, you must take steps to improve yours too. But according to security experts, today’s cyber threats have grown so sophisticated that security professionals must develop data science and data engineering skills if they’re going to protect our digital byways. Read more…

How AI Boosts Human Expertise at Wolters Kluwer

Jun 6, 2018 |

On balance, there will be some jobs lost to artificial intelligence, and you can also expect AI to create other jobs. But at the global information services company Wolters Kluwer, AI is being infused into expert systems in a bid to augment lawyers, accountants, and other professionals with superior decision-making abilities. Read more…

News In Brief

TigerGraph Offers Graph Database Test Drive

Jun 13, 2018 |

TigerGraph, the startup that emerged last fall with a new native parallel graph database, released a free “developer edition” this week with the goal of giving potential users a test drive and a means of comparing the graph analytics platform with competitors like Amazon Neptune and Neo4j. Read more…

Sumo Logic Broadens Reach Into Modern Machine Data

Jun 12, 2018 |

Sumo Logic today announced a range of new features in its cloud-based analytics platform that should improve its customers’ capability to glean operational and security insights from machine data emanating from modern applications. Read more…

Apache Pulsar 2.0 Released

Jun 7, 2018 |

Apache Pulsar, the distributed “publish and subscribe” messaging platform released to the open source community by Yahoo nearly two years ago is generating streaming messaging capabilities aimed at enterprise data-driven applications. Read more…

Google, KPMG Partner on Cloud Analytics, GDPR Compliance

Jun 1, 2018 |

Google is partnering with consulting firm KPMG International to offer a range of cloud computing, AI and analytics technologies along with assessment and compliance features tied to new European data privacy regulations. Read more…

Predictive Analytics Drives Profits for Insurers, Study Shows

Jun 1, 2018 |

A study conducted by Valen Analytics found a strong correlation between the use of data analytics and predictive modeling and superior profitability among insurance companies.

Valen Analytics yesterday released the results of its third annual return on investment (ROI) study of its own customers. Read more…

This Just In

Actuaries’ Use of Big Data Grows With New Applications to Insurance and Pension Risks

Jun 5, 2018 |

WASHINGTON, June 5, 2018 — Big Data techniques and methods are increasingly being used to more effectively assess risks within insurance and pension and retirement systems, providing actuaries with powerful new analytical tools and opportunities to work on Big Data projects, according to a monograph released by the American Academy of Actuaries at the International Congress of Actuaries in Berlin on June 5. Read more…

Algorithm Created by Queen’s University Belfast Student is ‘Game-Changer’ for Picking up on Insurance Fraud

May 15, 2018 |

May 15, 2018 — A Queen’s University Belfast student has developed software which can detect insurance fraud quickly.

Jiawen Sun, a PhD student in the School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and the Institute of Electronics, Communications and Information Technologies (ECIT) at Queen’s, has been working for the last three years to create a software system which can efficiently analyse graph-structured data. Read more…

Global X Funds Launches AIQ

May 15, 2018 |

NEW YORKMay 15, 2018 — Global X Funds, a New York-based provider of exchange traded funds (ETFs), announced today the launch of the Global X Future Analytics Tech ETF (Nasdaq:  Read more…

Tabor Communications Acquires HPC for Wall Street Conference & Tradeshow

Mar 5, 2018 |

NEW YORK, March 5, 2018 — Flagg Management, Inc., owners of the HPC for Wall Street conference and tradeshow (www.flaggmgmt/hpc), has announced the sale of their HPC for Wall Street event to Tabor Communications, Inc., (TCI). Read more…

SAS Expands Relationship with Belfius

Feb 5, 2018 |

CARY, N.C.Feb. 5, 2018 — After decades of collaboration, Belfius has expanded its relationship with SAS to build and execute its digital strategy.

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