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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…

IBM Pre-Fab Analytics Targets Vertical Markets

May 28, 2015 |

IBM is retargeting retailers, banks, telecommunications carriers and the energy sector with a package of 20 “pre-built” predictive analytics capabilities tailored to specific industry requirements. The vertical analytics tools are based on more than 50,000 client engagements, the company said in announcing the targeted analytics tools. Read more…

‘What Is Big Data’ Question Finally Settled?

Oct 29, 2014 |

People have been debating what “big data” means ever since the term appeared in the lexicon. Researchers at Cal Berkeley recently pepper dozens of prominent data scientists and industry leader with the question in hopes of settling the big question once and for all. Read more…

Here’s Another Option for Hadoop Enterprise Search

Aug 8, 2014 |

The software stacks of many Hadoop distributions feature Apache Lucene and Solr as the enterprise search component. But the folks at the French firm Sinequa say Hadoop customers will get more actual work done–and quickly analyze massive amounts of poly-structured data from dozens of other sources in multiple languages–by using its enterprise search solution. Read more…

Ersatz Thinks Up a GPU-Powered Neural Network

Jun 11, 2014 |

If you want to use neural networks to build models that can learn from data in human-like ways, but are having trouble figuring out where to start, you may want to check out Ersatz, the name of the new GPU-powered deep learning platform officially unveiled today by Ersatz Labs. Read more…

News In Brief

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…

NASA Tests AI For Autonomous Exploration

Jan 30, 2017 |

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is testing artificial intelligence technologies in underwater drones with the long-term goal of autonomous planetary research and data gathering on Europa, an icy moon of Jupiter. Read more…

Graph Query Engine Claims Record

Dec 9, 2016 |

Cambridge Semantics, the graph-based provider of analytics and data management services, claimed a benchmark record this week for database query performance running on a public cloud platform.

The Boston-based analytics vendor said Wednesday (Dec. Read more…

Data ‘Assimilation’ Seen as Weak Link in U.S. Weather Forecasts

Oct 5, 2015 |

Second-guessing over the relative accuracy of the U.S. weather forecasting model compared to its European counterparts resumed last week as early predictions that Hurricane Joaquin would strike the U.S. east coast proved inaccurate. Read more…

This Just In

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…

Rancho BioSciences and BT to Provide Big Data Cloud Services to Life Sciences Sector

Jul 15, 2015 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 15 — Rancho BioSciences, the Data Curation Company, today announced that they will work with BT to provide cloud-based data curation services to their joint customers. Read more…

Planet OS Joins AWS in Data Discovery for NOAA’s Big Data Project

Apr 22, 2015 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 22 — Planet OS is honored to join Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a member of their Data Alliance within NOAA’s Big Data Project announced today. Read more…

Teradata Delivers Analytics Innovation for Life Sciences

Apr 21, 2015 |

BOSTON, Mass., April 21 — Teradata, the big data analytics and marketing applications company, today announced the newest analytic innovation for pharmaceutical companies. Read more…