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Three Pillars of Stellar Service Provider Customer Experience

Aug 14, 2019 |

Would it be a surprise to learn that recent studies show 89% of companies today compete primarily on the basis of customer experience, more than doubling since 2010?

Digital service providers who meet subscribers’ needs for frictionless, personalized digital experiences perform 120% better in the market than those who do not, according to Watermark’s CX ROI Study. Read more…

Data Science Back to School: Accelerate Your Education

Aug 13, 2019 |

Are you looking to get a data science degree and join the workforce as a data scientist? Then you’re not alone, as thousands of young people around the world are following that same path with the hope of tapping into the high demand – and large salaries – that come with being a data scientist. Read more…

Re-Imagining Big Data in a Post-Hadoop World

Aug 12, 2019 |

In the big data battle for architectural supremacy, the cloud is clearly winning and Hadoop is clearly losing. Customers are shying away from investing in monolithic Hadoop clusters in favor of more nimble (if not less expensive) cloud platforms. Read more…

The Critical Element for a Successful Digital Transformation? HTAP Powered by In-Memory Computing

Aug 8, 2019 |

Many of today’s digital transformation and omnichannel customer experience initiatives demand real-time analysis of data. For example, banks need to analyze transactions across their systems in real time to detect and prevent fraud. Read more…

Data Catalogs Seen as Difference Makers in Big Data

Aug 7, 2019 |

You can’t get insights using big data techniques without the data. That much is clear. But where, exactly, is the data you need? Where does it reside, and how can you get access to it? Read more…

News In Brief

Graph Database ‘Shapes’ Data

Aug 16, 2019 |

A semantic graph database technology vendor is supporting a key specification designed to validate graph-based data against a set of conditions that specify the “shape” of data. The goal is a more agile way of analyzing larger volumes of complex, distributed data. Read more…

Rubrik Tunes Upgrade to VMware Users

Aug 14, 2019 |

Rubrik, the multi-cloud data manager, unveiled the latest version of its Andes platform this week with upgrades aimed at technology partner VMware covering automated disaster recovery orchestration, data classification and tighter security. Read more…

Investors Seek Out Lucidworks

Aug 12, 2019 |

Lucidworks, the high-flying search engine platform developer, announced a $100 million funding round. The haul will be poured into its AI-based recommendation tools, including its flagship Fusion search platform.

San Francisco-based Lucidworks said Monday (Aug. Read more…

Corporate Culture Continues to Stymie Data Insights

Aug 6, 2019 |

Reports of the death of spreadsheets have been greatly exaggerated.

That reality is among the findings of a recent survey on the state of business analytics released by the consulting firm Deloitte. Read more…

Web-to-Cloud Migration Raising Attack Profiles

Aug 2, 2019 |

Most enterprise applications are being transported by cloud services, with only about 15 percent of company traffic currently being handle by traditional web services. A cloud security survey released this week notes that the marked shift to cloud services further underscores the need to layered IT security as more mission-critical applications are shifted to the cloud. Read more…

This Just In

Kickdynamic Taps TigerGraph on AWS Cloud to Power its Next-Generation Hyper-Personalized Marketing

Aug 14, 2019 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., August 14, 2019 — TigerGraph, the only scalable graph database for the enterprise, today announced that Kickdynamic has chosen TigerGraph’s technology to help its more than 200 global customers in fashion, retail, travel, and other sectors achieve maximum email personalization and relevancy. Read more…

dotData Releases Updates to its dotData Enterprise and dotDataPy Data Science Acceleration Platforms

Aug 6, 2019 |

SAN MATEO, Calif.August 6, 2019 — dotData, the first and only company focused on delivering full-cycle data science automation and operationalization for the enterprise today announced the availability of Version 1.6 of dotData Data Enterprise and Version 1.2 of dotDataPy. Read more…

Salesforce Completes Acquisition of Tableau

Aug 1, 2019 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., August 1, 2019 — Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, today announced it has completed its acquisition of Tableau Software, bringing together the world’s #1 CRM with the world’s #1 analytics platform. Read more…

Machbase Signs Reseller Agreement to Enhance RT Analytics Offering

Jul 30, 2019 |

SAN JOSE, Calif.July 30, 2019 — Machbase is now integrated with SL’s RTView. Machbase – RTView monitoring now supports “turnkey” ultra-fast data entries and the fastest monitoring queries for all time-series/log Enterprise and IIoT data. Read more…

PopSockets Selects Looker for its Data-Driven Platform

Jul 24, 2019 |

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., July 24, 2019 – Looker, a leading data platform company, today announced that PopSockets, maker of expandable phone grips, relies on the Looker data platform to establish and maintain a data-driven culture during its tremendous growth. Read more…

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