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Insightsoftware Loads Up on Embedded Analytics with Logi, Izenda Deals

Insightsoftware, the acquisitive enterprise software vendor that purchased Logi Analytics earlier this month, is next acquiring Izenda, an embedded business intelligence specialist. The buyer based in Raleigh, N.C., s Read more…

Augmented Analytics Is the New BI Battle Ground, Gartner Says

Forget about nifty visualizations in business intelligence (BI) tools--everybody has those now, according to Gartner. The real action in the BI market is around augmented analytics, or how well the BI tools incorporate m Read more…

Knowi Aims to ‘Elevate’ Answers Within Slack

Business intelligence software company Knowi today launched Elevate, a new offering that’s designed to help non-technical users ask questions of data through the company’s unified analytics platform. The software use Read more…

Can Isima Be the Nutanix of Data Management?

Despite the technological advances in big data, companies continue to struggle to put it all together and manage data in an effective way. Now a company called Isima is stepping forward with a plan to build a platform th Read more…

Data.world Aims to Rethink Data Catalogs

What is a data catalog? If you answered that it’s simply an index that tells you where to find data, then Brett Hurt would like a word with you. As the co-founder and CEO of data.world, Hurt is looking to redefine what Read more…

Kepler AutoML Targets Next-Gen Business Analysts

As more companies roll out digital infrastructure, they are ingesting greater volumes of data that can be used by business analysts to gauge customer intent and boost transactions. Complexity and lack of data scientists 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…

Databricks, Partners, Open a Unified ‘Lakehouse’

Coalescing around an open source storage layer, Databricks is pitching a new data management framework billed as combining the best attributes of data lakes and warehouses into what the company dubs a “lakehouse.” Read more…

IBM Adds AI to Planning Analytics

Among the emerging enterprise applications for AI are cloud-based business intelligence tools that can be used to collect, organize and explore financial data, helping planners move beyond their beloved spread sheets to Read more…

Op Analytics Tool Tracks Metrics in Real Time

Understanding in real time how and why key business metrics change has emerged as a key challenge for enterprises, fueling the growth of operational analytics as organizations scramble to find better ways to leverage int Read more…

Paving the Way for DataOps

How is your DataOps going? Have you become a bona fide “insights-driven” business yet? Or are you still struggling to implement DataOps effectively across your organization? If you’re like most, it’s probably the Read more…

Adobe Adds Photoshop Tools to Retail Analytics

Adobe, the content manager that has increasingly been migrating toward digital marketing, is attempting to bring its popular Photoshop capabilities to bear in its updated retail analytics platform. San Jose-based Adob Read more…

Inside ThoughtSpot’s Plan for BI World Domination

With $248 million more in the bank and a valuation approaching $2 billion, you could say that ThoughtSpot is having a good day. The company has had a lot of those this year, thanks to a positive Gartner review and new cu Read more…

A Cloud Twist to the Farm-to-Table Movement

Mail-order services, or what a cloud-enabled industry calls “subscription box” services, have become all the rage for everything from fine wine to pet food. Consumers can also order Kansas City steaks online, but a p Read more…

Startup Rockset Adds SQL to DynamoDB

Rockset, the serverless search and analytics startup that emerged last fall from stealth mode, this week unveiled its SQL platform targeting NoSQL data from Amazon Web Services’ DynamoDB. Rockset, San Mateo, Calif., Read more…

Data Catalogs Seen as Difference Makers in Big Data

You can't get insights using big data techniques without the data. That much is clear. But where, exactly, is the data you need? Where does it reside, and how can you get access to it? The answers to those questions are Read more…

Hadoop Struggles and BI Deals: What’s Going On?

The news hasn't been good in the Hadoop world over the past two weeks, with MapR and Cloudera both revealing themselves to be in bad straits. Meanwhile, the market for BI tools suddenly surged, with Tableau, Looker, and Read more…

Acquisition Binge: Salesforce Buys Tableau

Analytics vendors continue to be prime acquisition targets for cloud companies with deep pockets. The latest example is the acquisition of self-service analytics platform specialist Tableau Software by enterprise clou Read more…

Google, Looker Eye Data Scaling via Multi-Cloud

Google Cloud has moved to buttress its position in the booming data analytics sector with its acquisition of data platform and visualization tool vendor Looker. Underscoring a trend among infrastructure vendors, Googl Read more…

Arcadia Data Adds BI Tools, Language Queries

Visual analytics vendor Arcadia Data continues to extend big data search capabilities with AI-driven business intelligence tools that also allow for natural language queries, a capability intended to extend the use of BI Read more…

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