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Big Data Career Notes: December 2019 Edition

In this monthly feature, we’ll keep you up-to-date on the latest career developments for individuals in the big data community. Whether it’s a promotion, new company hire, or even an accolade, we’ve got the details Read more…

Alteryx Takes Action Following Big Data Breach

Following a report that it left data about more than 100 million households exposed on AWS, Alteryx's CEO declared that the company has taken steps to ensure that it doesn't happen again. On December 20, the security Read more…

Alteryx Repositions for Analytic Tool Consolidation

Alteryx is best known for developing data preparation and blending tools. That's its historical position of strength in the market. But the vendor aims to change that in the future as it builds its platform and widens it Read more…

Why Winning Politics Is Now Tied to Big Data Analytics

One of the storylines in this year's presidential election is how both major political parties are using big data analytics to inform their decisions and try to get ahead. But what you may not realize is how pervasive bi Read more…

How This Instrument Firm Tackled Big Data Blending

Thanks to the ongoing digitalization of the world, we're constantly awash in data of all types. From structured data like sales reports and customers list to semi-structured data like photographs and clickstreams, nearly Read more…

Alteryx Adds In-Database Blending

The latest release of an analytics platform combines data "blending" with predictive analytics tools intended to help combine large datasets with databases rather than just subsets of data. Alteryx Inc. said Thursday Read more…

Preparing for Obamacare’s Big Data Analytics Opportunity

Healthcare organizations around the country are gearing up for January 1, the first day that key provisions of the Affordable Care Act (i.e. Obamacare) go into effect. Nobody’s 100 percent sure how the law will play out, but one thing is certain: the role of data analytics in the country’s medical establishment is about to get bigger. Read more…

Television Ratings Company Moves on Analytics

As a television ratings measurement company, Rentrak collects a massive amount of granular information on television viewer habits for all 210 of America’s media markets, incorporating information from over 24 million televisions. The company says it's moved on an analytics platform to help manage their discovery. Read more…

Alteryx Aims to Bypass Data Scientists by “Humanizing” Big Data

Founded in 1997 by a group including president and CEO, Dean Stoecker, Alteryx received $6 million in investment funding by SAP Ventures in 2011 to deliver business intelligence solutions to Fortune 500, mid-market companies and federal government customers. In that time, Alteryx has focused its attention on providing solutions to line-of-business decision makers - a group it refers to as “Data Artisans.” Read more…

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