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Looker’s Audacious Moonshot to Outgrow Oracle

Oct 4, 2017 |

You may have considered Looker to be just another business intelligence tool. After all, that’s the bucket analysts at Forrester and Gartner put the company in. But talk a bit with its founder, Lloyd Tabb, and you quickly realize that BI is just a part of the story. Read more…

The Next Generation Analytics Database – Accelerated by GPUs

Sep 18, 2017 |

As organizations demand more and more from their analytics and data science teams, processing power looms as one of the fundamental roadblocks to easy success.

Organizations are facing a variety of processing-related data challenges: Read more…

MongoDB, Tableau Expand Integration With BI Link

Aug 9, 2017 |

Database vendor MongoDB is again partnering with visual analytics specialist Tableau Software on an upgraded business intelligence connector designed to extend the merger of the two big data platforms to leverage Tableau’s visualization capabilities on enterprise data stored on the MongoDB system. Read more…

AI Seen Better Suited to IoT Than Big Data

Aug 7, 2017 |

More cold water is being thrown on the notion that AI might be the next big thing for big data. Rather, a new survey finds that AI branches such as machine learning are perceived as be more useful for applications such as Internet of Things deployments where automation tools can be used to streamline business operations. Read more…

Tibco Launches BI Cloud, Updates Streaming Platform

Jun 8, 2017 |

As self-service data analytics inexorably shifts to the cloud, another business intelligence and analytics tool vendor has rolled out a cloud platform along with an updated version of its streaming analytics framework as a way of expanding its customer base. Read more…

Infor Buys Cloud Analytics Vendor Birst

Apr 26, 2017 |

Consolidation in the business intelligence sector may be underway with this week’s acquisition of pure-play cloud analytics vendor Birst Inc. by enterprise software vendor Infor.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Read more…

Qlik Takes to the Cloud, Buys GeoAnalytics Firm

Jan 25, 2017 |

Qlik Technologies this week unveiled its first fully functional cloud-based BI offering, Qlik Sense Cloud Business Platform, with monthly subscriptions costing $25 per user. The Pennsylvania firm this month also completed its first major deal as a newly private company with the acquisition of Swedish geolocation analytics developer Idevio. Read more…

Surveys Find Cloud Surge, Mixed Data

Dec 14, 2016 |

A steady shift to the cloud and continuing momentum for business intelligence workloads highlight an annual industry survey aimed at gauging the maturity of big data technology.

Separately, another big data assessment of Hadoop users released this week found that the data sources and volume required for expanding database projects combine a mix of traditional and emerging sources such as data-gathering sensors. Read more…

The Top Five BI Analytics Trends for 2017

Nov 21, 2016 |

The importance of analytics to businesses is growing. Fast analysis of data from a variety of sources is viewed as a potential gold mine to optimize operations, increase revenues, improve customer relations, and more. Read more…

Survey: Analytics Access Up, Adoption Down

Nov 15, 2016 |

Despite broader access to self-service business intelligence tools, enterprise adoption continues to decline, creating what a new industry survey argues is a growing need for “embedded analytics” in which tools and data are integrated with business applications. Read more…