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90 Million Swings Later – Cracking the Secret of the Perfect Golf Swing

Dec 4, 2017 |

Golf is a notoriously difficult sport, despite how easy the guys on the PGA Tour make it look every weekend. But thanks to the power of big data and advanced analytics, amateurs have powerful new tools to emulate their swings and improve their handicaps along the way. Read more…

Inside JetBlue’s Silo-Busting Customer 360 Initiative

Nov 6, 2017 |

Who are you when you fly? It may sound like a silly question, but airlines find that it’s remarkably difficult to get a clear answer in real time. It’s also at the center of a new silo-busting Customer 360 system that JetBlue recently implemented to take its customer experience to the next level. Read more…

Optimize Your Golf Game with Advanced Analytics

Aug 8, 2017 |

About 24 million Americans play golf every year, making it one of the country’s top pastimes. However, the number of people who are proficient at the sport is far lower. Read more…

Before the Next Disaster Strikes, Get Better at Data Science

Jul 26, 2017 |

One of the most disruptive events for any industrial organization is asset failure. From halted production and costly physical damage to safety concerns for workers and the environment, the impacts of asset failure remain one of the top risks for industrial companies. Read more…

Inside Our Data Obsession: A Graphic Depiction

Jul 25, 2017 |

Humans are obsessed with data. There’s just no two ways about it. We can’t help but to count, sort, name, and categorize everything we find. And thanks to digital technology, we’ve taken our data fixation to lofty new heights. Read more…

News In Brief

ML Enlisted to Slow the Spread of Fake News

Oct 5, 2018 |

As should be obvious by now, traditional fact-checking methods have failed to stop “fake news” from spreading like wildfire via social media circuits.

While platforms like Facebook (NASDAQ: Read more…

SQream Adds Power9 to GPU Data Warehouse

Oct 3, 2018 |

Data warehouse vendor SQream Technologies, which recently claimed a 15-fold performance increase with the latest release of its SQreamDB, has now added support for IBM’s Power9 architecture to its GPU-accelerated database. Read more…

Partners Look to Scale ‘Chomsky Knowledge Graph’

Sep 28, 2018 |

Noam Chomsky, the outspoken and prolific linguist, cognitive scientist, philosopher and social critic, is the subject of the first public Knowledge Graph, a compendium of Chomsky’s scholarly and other writings and interviews along with the commentaries and new reports Chomsky’s vast body of work has generated. Read more…

AMD Eyes Data-Driven Server Upgrades

Sep 26, 2018 |

AMD is zeroing in on datacenter overhauls needed to handle faster data and analytics as a means of chipping away at rival Intel Corp.’s x86 dominance of the enterprise IT infrastructure market. Read more…

Apache Pulsar Ready for Prime Time

Sep 25, 2018 |

A streaming and messaging system aimed at stream processing has been elevated from incubator to “top-level project” status by the Apache Foundation.

Apache Pulsar was released as open source by Yahoo in 2016 and has since been promoted by its creators who went on to form Streamlio, the fast data platform startup. Read more…

This Just In

Gartner Reveals the 2017 Hype Cycle for Data Management

Sep 29, 2017 |

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 29, 2017 — As data becomes ever more distributed across multiple systems, organizations have to cope with increasingly complex ecosystems and digital business requirements. The Gartner, Inc.  Read more…

New Cloudera Foundation Will Use Analytics and Machine Learning to Improve Lives

Sep 26, 2017 |

NEW YORKSept. 26, 2017 — Cloudera, Inc. (NYSE:CLDR), the modern platform for machine learning and analytics, optimized for the cloud, underscored its commitment to supporting the use of big data for social good today by announcing the creation of its new corporate philanthropic organization, the Cloudera Foundation. Read more…

Splunk Trains Workforce of Tomorrow with AWS, NPower, Wounded Warrior Project and Year Up

Sep 26, 2017 |

SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2017 — Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), first in delivering “aha” moments from machine data, today announced it is helping military veterans and youth train for careers in technology through its Splunk4Good initiative and partnerships with nonprofit organizations NPowerWounded Warrior Project (WWP) and Year Up as well as AWS re:Start. Read more…

Pepperdata Launches Strategic Partner Program to Serve Systems Integration Service Providers

Sep 20, 2017 |

CUPERTINO, Calif., Sept. 20, 2017 — Pepperdata, the DevOps for Big Data company, today announced the launch of the Pepperdata Partner Program to recognize qualified partners who have demonstrated expertise in successfully implementing and using the Pepperdata suite of operator and developer applications. Read more…

TIBCO to Host Sold-Out Energy Forum in Houston

Sep 14, 2017 |

PALO ALTO, Calif.Sept. 14, 2017 — TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in integration, API management, and analytics, announced today that the annual TIBCO Energy Forum will take place December 12-13, 2017 at The Westin Houston Memorial City. Read more…

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