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Why Embedded Analytics Are the Foundation of a Successful Application

Is your application starting to become irrelevant? Or, put another way, is your application focusing only on facilitating the transactional parts of the customer interaction process while missing an opportunity to als Read more…

ChaosSearch Widens the Zone for Data Lake Analytics

When ChaosSearch emerged from stealth last year, its mantra was all about enabling customers to run log analytics on massive amounts of data in Amazon S3 using familiar tools, like Kibana. With today’s update, the comp Read more…

Ready to adopt a Microsecond Mindset?

The primary data challenge - and opportunity – that many organizations face is no longer that of volume but of speed.  As more and more data in a greater variety of forms is generated, its value diminishes over time. Read more…

DataRobot Eyes IPO After Another VC Haul

As it sets its sights on the latest big data stock offering, enterprise AI specialist DataRobot has added to its war chest with a whopping $270 million “pre-IPO” funding round. The venture funding magnet said Tues Read more…

Tibco Buys Data Pioneer Information Builders

Roughly a year-and-a-half after Information Builder Inc. founder Gerald Cohen stepped down as CEO, the privately-held business intelligence vendor has been acquired by Tibco Software Inc. for an undisclosed amount. In Read more…

BI Tools — Are They Enough to Build a Data-Driven Culture?

It’s been a while since data exploded globally, and the vital necessity for businesses to deal with it is in no way surprising. Many look up to data-oriented enterprises, such as Google and Facebook, and follow suit. B Read more…

Tool Links Donors with Pandemic-Ravaged Communities

On Monday, April 13, Datanami posted a press release about a new big data platform designed to “evaluate the capacity of nonprofit service providers to meet the needs of local communities” during the COVID-19 pandemi Read more…

Data is Cheap, Information is Expensive

In this age of information, to say that the volume of data is exploding is a stark understatement. This big bang of big data is estimated to grow from 33 zettabytes in 2018 to 175 zettabytes by 2025, according to a recen Read more…

Kyligence Grows OLAP Business in the Cloud

Companies that need to analyze large amounts of data have many options available to them these days. One option they may want to be aware of is Kyligence, which develops a distributed OLAP query engine that can run on pr Read more…

ML and BI Are Coming Together, Gartner Says

The convergence of machine learning and business intelligence is upon us, as BI tool makers increasingly are exposing ML capabilities to users, and users are performing ML activities in their BI tools. That’s according Read more…

Qlik Doubles Down on Data Literacy

In parallel with its acquisition this week of an AI startup, data integrator Qlik launched a data literacy service as a means of expanding analytics capabilities across organizations drowning in data. Separately this Read more…

Machine Data Intelligence Market Heats Up

The rise of connected devices and the flood of unstructured data they churn out is spurring the introduction of new machine data intelligence platforms designed to handle data frequency as well as sheer volume. Adding to Read more…

Tibco Eyes ‘Data Science for Ops’ with Spotfire Upgrades

Data management and business intelligence vendors continue to push deeper into the cloud with a growing list of open-source tools while adding automation features such as machine learning and natural language queries des Read more…

BI Leader Sisense Acquires Periscope Data

Sisense’s acquisition of Periscope Data combines the buyer’s business intelligence platform with Periscope’s cloud data analytics expertise as Sisense looks to up its analytics game. The merger announced on Tues Read more…

New Technology-Enabled Approaches to Avoiding Collaboration Overload

More than 8 million customers across 70,000 companies use Slack’s collaboration-messaging tool. The vendor, which recently filed for an IPO, has been the poster child of the burgeoning enterprise collaboration and mess Read more…

How to Implement a Successful BI Strategy

Whatever size your business, having a successful business intelligence strategy is important. Business intelligence (BI) can include a wide variety of data, but basically it is a set of processes or methodologies that ta Read more…

In-Data-Lake BI Is the Next Frontier for Business Intelligence

Remember the days before the relational database? Neither do I, so I have no idea how painful it was to keep track of data back then. But even after relational databases became more mainstream, data was still mostly abou Read more…

Datanami Unveils 2019 People to Watch

As we look forward into 2019, a select group of leaders in Big Data have stepped ahead of the rest. In this fourth annual People to Watch feature, we’re offering our readers a look at some of the best and brightest Read more…

Looker Announces VC Haul to Fund Platform Push

Looker announced a $100 million-plus funding round this week as it looks to transition from a business intelligence and data visualization provider to a full-fledged data platform vendor. Looker said Thursday (Dec. 6) Read more…

Analytics Use Grows in Parallel with Data Volumes

More companies are using data analytics to attract new customers, improve services for existing customers and to mitigate business risks by leveraging business intelligence and predictive analytics to make better decisio Read more…

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