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Google’s BigQuery Gaining Steam As Cloud Warehouse Wars Heat Up

Apr 24, 2018 |

Amazon Redshift may dominate the nascent cloud data warehouse category, but anecdotal evidence suggests Google BigQuery is catching on quickly – and offerings from Microsoft, SnowFlake, and others aren’t far behind. Read more…

What Will AI’s Biggest Contribution to Healthcare Be?

Apr 23, 2018 |

Artificial intelligence is already improving many aspects of our lives, including how we drive, how we socialize, and what we buy. It also has the potential to transform healthcare in variety of ways, but the biggest impact might surprise you. Read more…

Creating a Modern Information Security Foundation

Apr 18, 2018 |

Every house should be built on a foundation that’s strong enough to withstand most risks. A proper foundation doesn’t just hold a house above ground level, it keeps it out threats like moisture and natural movement from the earth that could damage the structure. Read more…

The Enlightening Side of GDPR Compliance

Apr 16, 2018 |

If the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is like most government mandates, the thinking goes, it will be a tax on business and a hindrance to productivity. But if you take the right approach, some experts say, the GDPR could actually be a boon to analytics. Read more…

A Modern Way to Think About Your Next-Generation Applications

Apr 11, 2018 |

Many organizations are on the path to digital transformation. This transformation is imperative to survive and thrive in this new digital and intelligent world.

According to a McKinsey report, “Seventy percent of executives say that over the next three years, they expect digital trends and initiatives to create greater top-line revenues for their businesses, as well as increased profitability.”

As data continues to grow at an insurmountable rate, organizations are struggling to keep pace with the rate of data growth. Read more…

News In Brief

SAS Previews Upcoming Enhancements to Viya Platform

Apr 12, 2018 |

Neural network interpretability, integration with open source analytic libraries, and greater mobility within SAS’s product suite are among the capabilities that are coming to the SAS Viya platform later this quarter. Read more…

DataStax Helps Deliver ‘Always-On’ Health Advice

Apr 11, 2018 |

An AI-based virtual health consultation service rolled out in the U.K. and Rwanda is built on a distributed cloud database built by DataStax on Apache Cassandra.

The new regional health service also illustrates how cloud provisioning is allowing vendors like DataStax, Santa Clara, Calif., to extend its database platform

DataStax and London-based Babylon, an online health service provider, said this week they have launched a 24/7 a real-time application service based on DataStax Enterprise. Read more…

Survey: Excel Remains Go-To Data Prep Tool

Apr 2, 2018 |

Skyrocketing data volumes and a complex mix of data types are bogging down data preparation and processing efforts, according to a recent overview of enterprise data quality.

The snapshot released by data prep vendor Paxata surprisingly found that about two-thirds of the organizations it surveyed late last year are still relying profiling tools like Excel spreadsheets to help ingest and profile data. Read more…

Oracle Rolls Out ‘Autonomous Data Warehouse’

Mar 28, 2018 |

Oracle Corp. released the first of what it says will be a string of cloud platform services based on machine learning that are designed to differentiate the cloud upstart from public cloud giant Amazon Web Services (NASDAQ: Read more…

Infogix Acquires Data Prepper Lavastorm

Mar 26, 2018 |

Lavastorm, a well-regarded data preparation and analytics vendor, has attracted a buyer backed by an aggressive equity investor as the market sectors continue to consolidate and players seek to scale their operations. Read more…

This Just In

Virtual 24/7 Health Advice Service Becomes a Reality for babylon with DataStax

Apr 10, 2018 |

LONDON, UK, April 10, 2018 – Getting a doctor consultation at a time that suits you can be incredibly difficult, especially at short notice. Using new technologies and artificial intelligence, babylon provides users with constant access to virtual consultations with doctors and health care professionals via text, video messaging and AI technology, based on DataStax Enterprise.  Read more…

NTT DATA Study Finds Nearly Two-Thirds of Consumers Expect Their Healthcare Digital Experience to Be More Like Retail

Mar 5, 2018 |

LAS VEGAS, March 5, 2018 – According to research findings released today at HIMSS18 by NTT DATA Services, a recognized leader in global technology services, U.S. Read more…

Infor Launches Healthcare Enterprise Analytics

Feb 22, 2018 |

NEW YORKFeb. 22, 2018 — Infor, a leading provider of industry-specific cloud applications, today announced Infor Healthcare Enterprise Analytics, a comprehensive solution that will provide healthcare organizations with greater insight into their operations, supporting their efforts to improve outcomes and lower costs. Read more…

Information Builders Launches Omni-HealthData Website

Jan 8, 2018 |

NEW YORKJan. 8, 2018 — Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI), analytics, and data management solutions, today announced the launch of its Omni-HealthData website, bolstering its commitment to support the ever-changing and complex healthcare industry. Read more…

ScaleOut Software Introduces Breakthrough in Stream Processing with v5.6

Aug 22, 2017 |

BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 22, 2017 — ScaleOut Software, a leading provider of in-memory computing software, today announced the version 5.6 release of its in-memory data grid and computing platform. Read more…