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Syncsort Doubles Down on Data Quality with Pitney Bowes Buy

Dec 6, 2019 |

Here’s a stat to ponder: With its $700-million acquisition of Pitney Bowes’ software and data business now complete, Syncsort becomes the second biggest vendor in the data quality space, per 2018 figures from IDC. Read more…

Will Databricks Build the First Enterprise AI Platform?

Dec 2, 2019 |

Ali Ghodsi might have one of the best jobs in technology right now. As the CEO of Databricks, Ghodsi just completed an oversubscribed $400 million round of funding that gave the company a $6.2 billion valuation. Read more…

Operationalizing Analytics: Conquering the Last Mile

Nov 26, 2019 |

Per research from McKinsey, only 8% of companies successfully scale analytics. To improve this abysmal rate, organizations must conquer what’s been called the last mile of analytics. Read more…

Why Event Meshes Should Be On Your IoT Radar

Nov 18, 2019 |

We are instrumenting everything around us at a frenetic pace with the hope of using all that sensor data to improve our situational awareness and decision-making capability. But how do we plumb all the systems together in a simple and cohesive manner? Read more…

The Data Nerds Have Won

Nov 11, 2019 |

The data is in and the results are clear: The data nerds have won. That’s the consensus emerging from Looker’s user conference in San Francisco this week, where hundreds of data professionals congregated to extend their winning streaks with data. Read more…

Microsoft Aims for Data Analytics Unification with ‘Synapse’

Nov 8, 2019 |

Microsoft took a big step toward unifying disparate analytic toolsets and functions this week with the launch of Synapse Analytics, an ambitious new cloud-hosted offering that seeks to bring together the separate worlds of data warehousing and data lakes. Read more…

Beyond BI: Looker Seeks Bigger Role for Data

Nov 7, 2019 |

Looker is best known as a business intelligence platform, which it definitely is. But with today’s release of Looker 7, the company is making a strong case that it’s much more than that. Read more…

Why Every Python Developer Will Love Ray

Nov 5, 2019 |

There are many reasons why Python has emerged as the number one language for data science. It’s easy to get started and relatively forgiving for beginners, yet it’s also powerful and extensible enough for experts to take on complex tasks. Read more…

CCPA: Business Threat or Opportunity?

Nov 4, 2019 |

In less than two months, the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) will go into effect, giving consumers in the state expansive new powers over their data. While the new law isn’t entirely nailed down, experts say it will present an opportunity for companies to either ride the rising data privacy tide, or be swamped by the new data regulation. Read more…

Start with the End in Mind – What Banks Should Consider When Adopting Analytics

Nov 1, 2019 |

There’s an iconic moment in Jurassic Park when discussing the value of creating genetically engineered dinosaurs, Jeff Goldblum’s skeptical Dr. Ian Malcolm says: “Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn’t stop to think if they should.”

I think with a slight tweak, today’s bank executives would be well advised to heed Dr. Read more…

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