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IBM Adds AI to Planning Analytics

Oct 24, 2019 |

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 build predictive models that can be used, for example, to generate more reliable budget forecasts. Read more…

Op Analytics Tool Tracks Metrics in Real Time

Oct 17, 2019 |

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 internal, structured data to discern patterns within key performance indicators. Read more…

Paving the Way for DataOps

Sep 25, 2019 |

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 latter. Read more…

Adobe Adds Photoshop Tools to Retail Analytics

Sep 10, 2019 |

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.

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Inside ThoughtSpot’s Plan for BI World Domination

Aug 28, 2019 |

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 customer additions. Read more…

A Cloud Twist to the Farm-to-Table Movement

Aug 27, 2019 |

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 partnership between a startup and Microsoft has yielded a data-driven approach to subscription box sales that allows one entrepreneur to better track beef, poultry and pork shipments, determine which of the 21 different varieties are selling and how quickly they go from freezer to dinner table. Read more…

Startup Rockset Adds SQL to DynamoDB

Aug 21, 2019 |

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., said its real-time SQL capability meets growing requirements among a growing list of DynamoDB users for operational analytics, including the ability to search transactional data and combine data sets. Read more…

Data Catalogs Seen as Difference Makers in Big Data

Aug 7, 2019 |

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? Read more…

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

Jun 10, 2019 |

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 ZoomData all getting snapped up. Read more…

Acquisition Binge: Salesforce Buys Tableau

Jun 10, 2019 |

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 cloud giant Salesforce in an all-stock transaction valued at $15.7 billion. Read more…

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