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Data Science Success All About the Models, Domino Says

May 31, 2018 |

Forget about being “data driven.” What you really want to be is “model driven,” according to the CEO of Domino Data Lab, which today unveiled its new vision for elevating the predictive model as the single most important asset driving success in data science organizations. Read more…

Citizen Data Scientists Take On Bigger Roles

May 29, 2018 |

There’s a common theme I’ve detected in talking to customers about how data is used now and what the future holds. Every company has a clear vision of where it wants its data to go, but no clear, unified vision of how to get there or who will lead the way. Read more…

The Seven Sins of Data Prep

May 21, 2018 |

Data preparation is often considered a necessary precursor to the “real” work found in visualizing or analyzing data, but this framing sells data prep short. The ways in which we cleanse and shape data for downstream use have significant bearing on our final analytic output, and cutting corners on data prep can run up a huge cost for companies. Read more…

The 10 Step Guide to Mastering Machine Learning

May 9, 2018 |

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are transforming the global economy, and companies that are quick to adopt these technologies will take $1.2 trillion from those who don’t. Businesses that fail to take advantage of predictive analytics, or don’t have the time or resources – like highly-trained (and expensive) data scientists – will fall behind organizations that embrace AI and machine learning to extract business value from their data. Read more…

Lucidworks Puts AI at the Heart of Customer Experience

May 8, 2018 |

Machine learning and artificial intelligence are key to delivering high-level experiences that customers now expect, according to Lucidworks CEO Will Hayes, who says it’s capable of delivering Google-like experiences as an out-of-the-box feature of his company’s Fusion search and discovery suite. Read more…

News In Brief

More Databases Running in Containers, Survey Finds

May 29, 2018 |

Databases such as MongoDB and PostgreSQL are increasingly being supported by application container infrastructure, signaling a shift to stateful services running in containers, according to a Docker container usage report. Read more…

Apache Flink Gets An SQL Client

May 29, 2018 |

The latest release of the Apache Flink framework introduces the capability to execute exploratory SQL queries on data streams from a new SQL client, which will open the processing framework to a new class of users. Read more…

ID Verify Vendor Mitek Acquires AI-Based Authenticator

May 24, 2018 |

To get a sense of which AI capabilities beyond chatbots are most likely to have an immediate commercial impact, it’s useful to monitor which AI developers are being snapped up by established technology vendors. Read more…

Intel Adopts ‘Holistic’ Approach to AI

May 23, 2018 |

A developers’ conference is generally regarded as an indication the host company is all-in on a particular technology. Intel Corp.’s inaugural AI DevCon highlights its strategy of moving beyond its dominant position in the server and other processor markets to focus on “the AI-driven future of computing.”

The two-day event in San Francisco focused on forging a “holistic” Read more…

Google Cloud Adds Cask Data

May 22, 2018 |

Leading cloud providers continue to snap up analytics startups with an eye toward expanding access to big data technologies. Cask Data, developers of an application platform that among other things integrates Hadoop and Apache Spark, is the latest acquisition by Google Cloud, which earlier this month bought cloud migration specialist Velostrata. Read more…

This Just In

Knetik Announces the Launch of Knetik Analytics

Mar 28, 2017 |

ORLANDO, Fla., March 28, 2017 —Knetik announces the launch of its Contextualization and Behavior Analysis Analytics Engine. Operating in beta for the past 18 months, it has delivered billions of data points of contextualized transactions that lead to better understandings of consumer behavior. Read more…

Doddle Adopts Couchbase to Fuel Digital Transformation in Retail

Feb 3, 2017 |

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 3 — Couchbase, Inc., the leader in NoSQL database technology for Digital Businesses, announced that Doddle, the click & collect experts, has adopted Couchbase to fuel its digital transformation and growth strategy. Read more…

1010data Joins Nielsen Connected Partner Program

Jan 12, 2017 |

Jan. 12 — 1010data, Inc., offering the only integrated cloud platform that combines self-service data management and analytics at scale with ready-to-use data, announced today that it has joined the Nielsen community, as a member of the Nielsen Connected Partner Program. Read more…

Qlik Sense Selected by Lazada Group

Nov 21, 2016 |

RADNOR, Pa., Nov. 21 — Qlik, a leader in visual analytics, today announced that Lazada Group, Southeast Asia’s number one online shopping and selling destination, is using Qlik across the organization to visualize and analyze its rapidly growing amount of data.  Read more…

Qlik Visual Analytics Platform Selected by Tantex

Sep 6, 2016 |

RADNOR, Pa., Sept. 6 — Qlik, a leader in visual analytics, today announced that Tantex, a Singapore-based textile and garments design and supplier, has chosen Qlik for its visual analytics platform. Read more…

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