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Conversational AI Poised to Be Major Disrupter

Chatbots and conversational AI systems got an extended tryout during COVID as companies scrambled for ways to keep their operations running amid lockdowns. The technology fared better than expected, and now is on the cus Read more…

The Future of BI Is AI, Says Qlik CEO Capone

The future of business intelligence will be defined by how well AI and data science capabilities can be integrated into traditional analytic and decision-support tools that can impact the business at the speed of data ge Read more…

Can Retailers Trust Their Machine Learning Models?

As we inch closer to Black Friday and the start of the holiday buying extravaganza, retailers are putting the final touches on the demand forecasts they’re using to predict the mix of goods they’ll carry this winter. Read more…

In Search of Hyper-Personalized Customer Experiences

Most of us want first-class treatment when we deal with a company, whether it’s on the Web, over the phone, or in person. We want them to know who we are and what we’ve done, and anticipate what we will need next. In Read more…

Matillion Debuts Data Integration Service on K8S

Matillion yesterday debuted the Data Productivity Cloud, a new service that brings all of the vendor’s ETL and data integration tools together in a single software as a service (SaaS) offering running atop Kubernetes i Read more…

News In Brief

Public Cloud Horse Race Heating Up: Gartner

Gartner predicts that worldwide end-user spending on public cloud services will grow to $591.8 billion in 2023, a 20.7% growth from 2022. The public cloud horse race has several cloud services companies jockeying for pos Read more…

RisingWave Emerges to Tackle Tsunami of Real-Time Data

Only the most advanced companies have overcome the technical complexity involved with processing streaming data in real time. One of the vendors aiming to reduce this complexity and make stream data processing available Read more…

No-code Analytics System Redbird Nabs $7.6M Seed

Redbird, a New York-based enterprise analytics operating system, announced it has raised $7.6 million in an oversubscribed seed round. The Redbird platform allows non-technical users to automate and unify analytics wo Read more…

Data-savvy Organizations Are 9.5% More Profitable: Splunk

Splunk has released a report finding the most data-savvy companies are increasing their profits by 9.5% and are 2.9 times more likely to beat the competition to market. “Economic Impact of Data Innovation 2023” is Read more…

New Flink Startup Immerok Gets Off the Ground

There’s a new startup dedicated to making a business out of Apache Flink, the distrubuted stream processing framework and dataflow architecture that emerged from Germany over 10 years ago. With offices in Berlin and Ne Read more…

This Just In

Amazon Unveils Additional Analytics and Data to Empower Seller Success

Sep 16, 2022 |

SEATTLE, Sept. 16, 2022 — Thursday at Accelerate, Amazon’s annual seller conference, Amazon announced new features to Manage Your Experiments, a tool that helps sellers optimize content on product detail pages to drive higher rates of conversion, increasing their sales by up to 25%. Read more…

Dell Technologies Establishes Partnership with Deep North

Sep 13, 2022 |

FOSTER CITY, Calif., and ROUND ROCK, Texas, Sept. 13, 2022 — Deep North, the intelligent video analytics company, and Dell Technologies today announced a partnership. Read more…

IDC Report Highlights 4 Companies Advancing Retail with AI

Sep 7, 2022 |

NEEDHAM, Mass., Sept. 7, 2022 — International Data Corporation (IDC) today published an IDC Innovators report profiling four technology vendors that have introduced powerful tools incorporating artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) for use in the retail industry. Read more…

Matillion Announces Investment From Snowflake Ventures

Jun 15, 2022 |

DENVER and MANCHESTER, England, June 15, 2022Matillion, the leading enterprise cloud data integration platform, today announced that Snowflake Ventures, the venture capital arm of Snowflake, the Data Cloud company, has invested in Matillion. Read more…

Observability Firm Soda’s Platform Chosen by Brazilian Retailer Americanas SA

Apr 21, 2022 |

BRUSSELS, Belgium, April 21, 2022 — Soda, the provider of data reliability tools and observability platform, has been chosen by Americanas S.A., one of Brazil’s largest retailers, to bring trusted data to its rapidly growing retail innovation platform. Read more…

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