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Demand for Bitcoin Analytics Surges Along with Its Price

Bitcoin is trading at all-time highs as investors pile into the world’s most well-known cryptocurrency. At the same time, demand for bitcoin data and analytics is also on the upswing, as demonstrated by today’s acqui Read more…

Hear the Music Behind Your Data

Every minute, Zoom hosts 208,333 participants, and Instagram users post 347,222 stories. Two platforms alone generate an incredible amount of data. Add in the fact that the internet reaches 4.57 billion people, and you r Read more…

AWS Unveils Batch of Analytics, Database Tools

A trio of analytics tools announced by Amazon Web Services are aimed at improving the performance of the cloud vendor’s Redshift data warehouse by easing data movement across different storage platforms. The analyti Read more…

How Banks Can Compete in a Data-Driven Future

Banks’ futures depend on institutions’ ability to master three key things – customer experience, compliance, and storage. While this may seem like an oversimplification, it’s hard to dispute the importance of Read more…

Altair Shows Off Converged Analytics Lineup

If you’re in the market for analytics or machine learning software, you may want to keep your eyes on Altair Engineering. Best known for its product simulation and computer aided engineering software, Altair has quietl Read more…

Spark 3.0 Brings Big SQL Speed-Up, Better Python Hooks

Apache Spark 3.0 is now here, and it’s bringing a host of enhancements across its diverse range of capabilities. The headliner is an big bump in performance for the SQL engine and better coverage of ANSI specs, while e Read more…

BI Tools — Are They Enough to Build a Data-Driven Culture?

It’s been a while since data exploded globally, and the vital necessity for businesses to deal with it is in no way surprising. Many look up to data-oriented enterprises, such as Google and Facebook, and follow suit. B Read more…

Blurred Lines: SAS and Microsoft To Go Deep in Analytics Partnership

The lines separating SAS and Microsoft analytics and AI software will blur as part of a major strategic expansion between the two companies announced today that will see Azure become the preferred cloud for SAS and techn Read more…

Couchbase Nabs $105M as it Readies Cloud Offering

Armed with $105 million in fresh venture funding, NoSQL vendor Couchbase is ramping up to make a big splash in the cloud, which has become the new battleground for databases. While gunning for cloud NoSQL supremacy, the Read more…

What Is a Data Cloud? And 11 Other Snowflake Enhancements

Snowflake has changed how the industry thinks about data warehouses with its cloud-native offering, which has been adopted by 4,000 organizations, including 2,000 in the last year alone. Now the company is taking the con Read more…

Reproducibility in Data Analytics Under Fire in Stanford Report

Armed with the same data and told to test the same hypotheses, dozens of independent researchers instead came to widely different conclusions using a variety of analytics techniques, according to a new report from Stanfo Read more…

5G is Driving the Acceleration of Customer Expectations

Fifth-generation wireless technology, more commonly known as 5G, promises download speeds of up to 100 times faster than 4G, all with dramatically lower latency. U.S. carriers are beginning to boast about the number of 5 Read more…

AI Edge Partners Unveil Video Analytics Server

Hailo, the AI chip startup, is teaming with a Japanese systems designer and manufacturing giant Foxconn to develop an AI edge processor aimed at video analytics applications. The edge partnership is based on Foxconn T Read more…

Palantir Adds COVID-19 Deal to Growing List of U.S. Contracts

Federal health officials are reportedly using Palantir Technologies’ Gotham big data analytics platform in their efforts to mount a response to COVID-19. Forbes.com reported late last week that a unit within the U.S Read more…

The Secret to Data and Analytics Success Is…People

One of the most astonishing facts culled from the data and analytics field is the persistently high rate of failure. Despite the billions of dollars and millions of hours invested, the majority of data analytics projects Read more…

AtScale Tackles Data Engineering with Virtualization Software

It’s often the prep work in analytics that kills you. Before any analysis can be run, engineers must assemble, transform, and standardize the data. In a world where data silos are proliferating in the cloud, on premise Read more…

OmniSci ‘Hitting Its Stride,’ CEO Says

Aaron Williams, the vice president of community for OmniSci, loves doing live demos. Like a trapeze artist who works without a net, Williams shows no fear as stands on the stage and fires off queries from OmniSci's GUI c Read more…

IBM and The Open Group’s Data Scientist Certification Has Its First Recipients

Earlier this year, IBM announced plans for a collaboration with The Open Group to develop a “first-of-a-kind” internal program for accrediting data scientists. The program was presented as IBM’s response to a troub Read more…

New Report Shows Stronger Profits for the (Few) Firms With Mature Analytics

Often, it can be difficult to assign numbers to the benefits afforded by intelligent use of corporate data. Now, a new report from Melbourne Business School and A.T. Kearney has highlighted the correlative relationship b Read more…

The Critical Importance of Data Literacy

Quick: What's the leading indicator of individual success in data and analytics? You might be tempted to say technical and statistical skills. While those are important, the top predictor is actually data literacy, inclu Read more…

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