Tag: analytics

Neo4j Reaches Out to Spark as Platform Ambitions Grow

Oct 24, 2017 |

Neo4j is using its GraphConnect New York conference to showcase two major announcements this week, including a new initiative to support the design and execution of graph queries in the Apache Spark environment and the creation of a platform to build an ecosystem around its core graph database. Read more…

Teradata Climbs Up the Stack with ‘Analytics Platform’ Strategy

Oct 23, 2017 |

Teradata is extending the types of data, algorithms, and frameworks it can store and run in its flagship MPP database as part of the new Teradata Analytics Platform unveiled at its annual user conference today. Read more…

Analytics Remains Top Data Tech, Survey Says

Oct 19, 2017 |

Artificial intelligence is all the rage, but as companies continue to struggle with data complexity characterized by a variety and number of data sources, analytics remains the most important technology for squeezing value from far-flung data. Read more…

McAfee Folds Analytics Into Security Tools

Oct 18, 2017 |

The hackers are winning, and most cyber defenses are reactive despite ongoing efforts to achieve real-time threat detection capabilities. While artificial intelligence approaches are making inroads in the cat-and-mouse game of cyber-security, some security vendors are incorporating advanced analytics into security operations. Read more…

Big Data Analytics Flashes a ‘Red Alert’ on Human Trafficking in India

Aug 24, 2017 |

The statistics are terrifying: Every three minutes, a young Indian girl is abducted into sex slavery — often with the consent of her parents, as horrible as that sounds. Now, with the help of Australian analytics firm Quantium, a project called Operation Red Alert is using big data analytics to fight traffickers and inform Indian villagers of the scourge threatening their girls. Read more…

Guiding Unstructured Data Analytic Journeys

Aug 22, 2017 |

Unstructured data poses one of the biggest challenges in the analytics world, and one of the biggest benefits to understanding human behavior, too. It also presents a golden opportunity for Voyager Labs, which has received $100 million in venture funding to guide its clients’ Read more…

Operationalizing Data-Driven Decisions: A 5-Step Methodology

Aug 9, 2017 |

Making effective decisions across an enterprise, a government, or a planet involves more than using well-designed software to analyze data. To operationalize data-driven thinking, you need a decision environment that can be replicated consistently, in multiple situations. Read more…

Optimize Your Golf Game with Advanced Analytics

Aug 8, 2017 |

About 24 million Americans play golf every year, making it one of the country’s top pastimes. However, the number of people who are proficient at the sport is far lower. Read more…

The New Math Driving NoSQL Analytics

Aug 3, 2017 |

NoSQL databases are extremely popular among developers thanks to their flexible schemas and rich data types like JSON. But those same attributes make getting data out of them using traditional SQL queries a real pain. Read more…

Why Big Data Enhances the Need for Enterprise Information Management

Aug 2, 2017 |

Many EIM (enterprise information management) or data management programs do not live up to their potential, and the arrival of big data makes the need for enterprise information and data management even more significant. Read more…