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In Homomorphic Encryption We (Must) Trust

Just as we were on the cusp of achieving god-like powers with advanced analytics and machine learning on large pools of data, along come privacy laws like GDPR and CCPA to kill the buzz. But thanks to the emergence of ho Read more…

Presto the Future of Open Data Analytics, Foundation Says

The openness of Presto, its adherence to standard SQL, and the ubiquity and performance of modern cloud storage have combined to put Presto in the driver’s seat of the big data analytics stack for the foreseeable futur Read more…

GoodData CEO Sees Growth in Analytics Biz Shakeup

Roman Stanek has been in the enterprise computing space for a while, starting with his 1997 launch of a Java IDE called NetBeans, which he sold to Sun Microsystems two years later. Stanek has been involved with a lot of Read more…

GridGain Claims Huge Performance Boost with Intel Optane PMem

Companies running the in-memory computing platform from GridGrain Systems will see their machine learning, HPC, and analytics applications’ performance increase by 10x to 100x as a result of the use of Intel Optane per Read more…

Cloud Data Warehouses and Cloud Data Lakes: There’s No Need to Choose

Particularly with the industry spotlight on Snowflake following its recent IPO, there’s no shortage of discussion right now around cloud data warehouses, cloud data lakes, and how the two overlap – or don’t. For ma Read more…

Peering Into the Crystal Ball of Advanced Analytics

The world of advanced analytics was evolving quickly at the end of 2020. And according to our panel of experts who volunteered predictions on the topic, the accelerated pace of change in advanced data analytics will cont Read more…

Advanced Analytics and AI: Two Divergent But Synergistic Capabilities

Two commonly cited use cases for advanced analytics across financial services entail risk management and fraud detection; specifically, the use of advanced analytics to detect and reduce incidents of false positives. Read more…

8 Ways AI Can Boost Retail Sales During the COVID Holiday

With Cyber Monday upon us, the 2020 holiday shopping season is now in full swing. Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, online shopping will see major growth, but retailers of all types should be ready for major changes. The Read more…

How AI Is Accelerating Drug Development for COVID-19

Drug researchers around the world are scrambling to develop vaccines and other treatments for COVID-19 in a desperate attempt to slow the spread of the disease. Thanks to AI’s capability to crunch massive amounts of da Read more…

How Advanced Analytics Is Helping to Flush Out Insurance Fraud

Advanced analytics and machine learning modeling require lots of data to be trained, and in the insurance business, there's no better place to get data than Verisk Analytics. Here's how the Jersey City, New Jersey-based Read more…

Improving Risk Evaluation Through Advanced Analytics

The data we generate and copy annually doubles in size every two years, and IDC says it will reach 44 trillion gigabytes by 2020. That creates significant new opportunity for business. Indeed, as The Economist has noted, Read more…

Dremio Donates Fast Analytics Compiler to Apache Foundation

Dremio has donated the Gandiva Initiative -- a LLVM-based execution kernel designed to speed up analytical workloads – to the Apache Software Foundation, where it will become available to anybody who wants it as part o Read more…

The Future (of Data Products) Is Wide Open

The big data revolution has given us powerful new products that have an uncanny capability to anticipate our needs and desires. But according to Fast Forward Labs founder and CEO Hilary Mason, we've barely scratched on t Read more…

Big Data Speaks: 10 Industry Predictions for 2017

What will happen in big data and advanced analytics next year? Nobody really knows. While crystal balls are generally unreliable indicators of future events, it's never stopped us from trying to see into the future anywa Read more…

Statistica Embraces Python In Bid for ‘Collective Intelligence’

Organizations that use the new release of Dell's Statistica software package can now incorporate separate Python models into their analytic workflows. It's the latest in the computer giant's new open approach to advanced Read more…

More Companies Walking the Big Data Walk

There's a big difference between saying you're going to do something, and actually doing it. That dynamic has been at play in the big data arena for some time now, as evidenced by a lot of talk, but a relatively low leve Read more…

Gartner Sees Analytics Boom as More Data is Shared

Advanced analytics techniques like data and text mining, machine learning and visualization are poised to shake up entire industries as more enterprises leverage proprietary algorithms along with emerging platforms to se Read more…

Hadoop Market is Neck and Neck, Forrester Says

If you're shopping for a Hadoop distribution on which to hang your big data hat, you have your work cut out for you, according to Forrester Research, which found four strong performers in a market it says is neck and nec Read more…

Dell’s Acquisition-Driven Analytic Reformation

Like most $50-billion corporations, Dell relies on a wide mix of applications, databases, and systems to run its various businesses, which range from PC manufacturing and software development to financial services and IT Read more…

Predictive Analytics Now In Reach Of the Average Enterprise, Forrester Says

The average enterprise is better positioned than ever to take advantage of advanced analytic software, says Forrester Research, which put out its annual power rankings for advanced analytic tool vendors last week. "Go Read more…

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