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Palantir Looks to Build on Snowflake’s IPO Success

On the heels of Snowflake’s wildly successful initial public offering, investors are eagerly awaiting Palantir Technologies’ direct listing this week in what is expected to be the latest in a series of lucrative trad Read more…

How Machine Learning Prevents Employees from Churning

According to Driver Knowledge, there is an average of 6 million car accidents in the U.S. every year (about 16,438 per day), 72% of these crashes result in property damage, and the driver is 23 times more likely to crash Read more…

High-performance Spark: Improving on big data’s swiss army knife to enable AI

In their widely followed 2017 Hype Cycle for Data Management, Gartner’s declaration that Hadoop was “obsolete before plateau” marked a fascinating milestone in the evolution of big data. Big data hasn’t gone away Read more…

Doubts Mount About Data Payoffs

Mounting evidence contained in vendor surveys suggests executives who play a key role in data and analytics technology investments are increasingly dissatisfied with the results of current approaches to analytics and the Read more…

Platfora Seeds Big Data Future in Openness

Platfora launched its end-to-end analytics application for Hadoop when the only other option was to build your own. To that end, Big Data Discovery has everything you need. But with today's update to the tool--issued on Read more…

Is 2016 the Beginning of the End for Big Data?

Part of my job as managing editor of Datanami is to be a hype buster. Over the past five years, the amount of hoopla and hysteria over big data has reached epic proportions at times. That's why some in the industry are c Read more…

Algorithmia Voted the Top Startup at Fall Strata 2015

A company that runs what's been called a "dating site" for underappreciated algorithms took home the award for top startup today at the Strata + Hadoop World show in New York City. The companies Sense, Timbr, and BlueTal Read more…

How Big Data Analytics Supports Tyrone’s ISP Customers in India

The big data revolution is sweeping across India, transforming engineering, science, healthcare, finance and every other aspect of business and society. In particular, one vital segment of the nation’s economy, the Read more…

CIOs on the Hot Seat to Deliver with Big Data

The secret about big data analytics is out, and having a big data strategy is quickly becoming a requirement in the corporate suite. While it's fashionable for business leaders outside of the IT department to initiate an Read more…

9 Must-Have Skills to Land Top Big Data Jobs in 2015

The secret is out, and the mad rush is on to leverage big data analytics tools and techniques for competitive advantage before they become commoditized. If you're in the market for a big data job in 2015, these are the n Read more…

When Big Data Becomes Too Much Data

About 2.5 exabytes of data will be generated today, or roughly the amount of data that was generated from the dawn of time until 2004. What's in there, and will any of it be useful? The reality is the amount of data is s Read more…

How To Not Get Overwhelmed by Big Data

Big data, by its very nature, is overwhelming. Like a tsunami, the deluge of data we're all experiencing--a Datanami, if you will--is a massive force that cannot be controlled. But by starting small and finding out what Read more…

Top Five Big Data Analytics Use Case that Yield High Returns

You’ve been collecting data for years. Now you can use it to grow your business and gain a competitive edge. Breakthrough Insights Create Competitive Advantage Today’s data-driven companies have a serious competiti Read more…

Five Steps to Demystify Big Data Analytics

Too many big data initiatives are science projects that take months of effort, risk failure and require highly trained data scientists with scarce skills. According to a CSC survey, 55 percent of big data projects aren Read more…

Report: Dropbox Acquires Stealthy Data Startup

Dropbox, the secure file-sharing specialist, has reportedly acquired a stealthy big data startup, TechCrunch reported earlier in the week. According to the June 16 report, Dropbox has acquired Parastructure, which dev Read more…

Big Data Assists Obama Win

According to Obama campaign manager Jim Messina, they felt their data operation was one of their strongest advantages over the Romney campaign. As such they implemented drastic measures to ensure its secrecy, including placing it under media embargo until after election results were released and having the data team work in a windowless room separate from the rest of the campaign. Read more…

The Political Intrigue of Big Social Data

The value of social media in politics has certainly not been questioned in recent years as governments and individual candidates attempt to turn the social swells in their favor. For startups like Silicon Valley-based SocialMatica, however.... Read more…

Making the Business Case for Big Data

This week we hear from Bryan Clark, CEO of Sumerian, a big data analytics firm, asks "where's the beef" when it comes to all of the recent conversations about data and their value. Clary discusses where the business value in data lies and provides a set of questions that put the data deluge in perspective in addition to waxing philosophical about.... Read more…

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