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Rise Up and Meet the Data Science Competition

Apr 6, 2017 |

Data scientists love challenges. So when a group of data scientists get together, it’s natural that a little good-natured competition breaks out, to see who can best solve a particular challenge, for both ever-lasing glory and cash prizes. Read more…

Data Quality Trending Down? C’est La Vie

Jan 26, 2016 |

One of the biggest impediments to becoming a data-driven organization is tackling the problem of data quality. Data is often too dirty and discombobulated for use in high-end decision-making, and the increasing volume and diversity of data compounds this problem. Read more…

Real-World Hadoop Takes Center Stage at Strata

Sep 30, 2015 |

There’s no faster path to budgetary oblivion than implementing technology for technology’s sake. In today’s super-heated big data environment, it’s easy to get all worked up over technologies like Hadoop without carefully considering the business justifications at the same time. Read more…

Peering In On the Pols with Big Open Data

Sep 17, 2015 |

It’s no secret that our government is using big data technologies to track and monitor the activities of regular citizens, ostensibly to protect our freedom. But data analytics can also be used to keep track of what our government is doing—or at least what the politicians and other lawmakers are up to. Read more…

Big Data’s Next Big Thing: Sports Training and Personalized Medicine

Jul 29, 2015 |

Big data analytics is having a huge impact across lots of industries, with financial services and retail leading the pack. But according to one expert, there’s a curious lack of human analytics talent focused on the potential to apply big data techniques to personalized athletic training and medicine. Read more…

News In Brief

Algorithmia Aims AI Layer at ‘Last Mile’ Problem

Nov 16, 2017 |

It has been asserted that the algorithm has overtaken traditional software code as the driving force behind the AI Era. On the assumption that assertion is accurate, startups are beginning to offer tools for building what one refers to as “algorithm portfolios” Read more…

ML Toolkit Aims to Ease Data Scientists’ Pain

Sep 7, 2017 |

As the AI services ecosystem expands, vendors are offering automation tools designed to make life easier for embattled data scientists through toolkits used to build machine and deep learning models, and then move those trained models to production. Read more…

Microsoft Looks to Build on Power BI Momentum

Jun 15, 2017 |

Microsoft used its data insights summit to tout the progress of its flagship business intelligence offering introduced two years ago as a cloud-based platform that provides connectivity to critical enterprise data stored on-premise. Read more…

Reltio Previews Upgraded Cloud Data Manager

Feb 22, 2017 |

Reltio, the cloud data management specialist whose platform automatically sources, prepares and analyzes data, said it is readying the latest version of its cloud platform that adds integration and collaboration features intended to boost real-time analytics. Read more…

This Just In

Talend and Disy Introduce New Connector for Geospatial Integration

Jun 29, 2017 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 29, 2017 — Talend (NASDAQ:TLND) today announced the availability of a geospatial connector for Talend Data Fabric that makes it easier for customers to integrate geographical or spacial information into their business decision analysis. Read more…

Boundless Releases Boundless Suite 4.10

Jun 6, 2017 |

NEW YORK, June 6, 2017 — Boundless has announced the release of Boundless Suite 4.10, designed to streamline the creation of maps and applications using the Boundless open GIS ecosystem. Read more…

Big Data Analytics Helps India Nonprofit Prevent Human Trafficking

Jun 1, 2017 |

SAN JOSE, Calif. – June 01, 2017 — My Choices Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in India, is using big data analytics to help alleviate one of the world’s worst social problems: Read more…

Deloitte Introduces New Cloud-Based Analytics Solution

Jun 28, 2016 |

June 28 — Deloitte today announced a new cloud-based analytics solution to help life sciences and pharmaceutical companies transform their pharmacovigilance processes through data driven, actionable insights and management. The solution is part of a broader set of planned integrated ConvergeHEALTH analytics applications to address core challenges for life sciences organizations. Read more…

Attivio Announces Strategic Collaboration With PerkinElmer

Feb 9, 2016 |

NEWTON, Mass., Feb. 9 – Attivio, the Data Dexterity Company, today announced it has expanded its strategic relationship with PerkinElmer, making PerkinElmer the exclusive reseller of Attivio solutions in the life sciences markets worldwide.  Read more…