Tag: Data Analytics

Alteryx Repositions for Analytic Tool Consolidation

Dec 6, 2017 |

Alteryx is best known for developing data preparation and blending tools. That’s its historical position of strength in the market. But the vendor aims to change that in the future as it builds its platform and widens its offerings in a bid to steal the thunder from competitors and their best-of-breed tools. Read more…

AI, Machine Learning Among Top Cloud Workloads

Oct 26, 2017 |

More evidence is emerging of the inexorable shift of analytics and related workloads to the cloud, with adopters feeling more confident about hybrid infrastructure in their search for ways to become more agile, a new cloud study finds. Read more…

Analytics Remains Top Data Tech, Survey Says

Oct 19, 2017 |

Artificial intelligence is all the rage, but as companies continue to struggle with data complexity characterized by a variety and number of data sources, analytics remains the most important technology for squeezing value from far-flung data. Read more…

Machine Learning: Are You Ready? A 7-Part Checklist

Sep 1, 2017 |

Machine learning is all the rage. But while the topic is top of mind in boardrooms and the media alike, it is not always clear how machine learning is best applied. Read more…

Analytics Spending Up, Trust in Data Down

Aug 18, 2017 |

Spending on data and analytics continues to surge despite growing uneasiness about the sources of unstructured big data that lacks traditional controls, a new survey warns.

KPMG found that a large majority (86 percent) of the 400 CEOs it interviewed have increased investments in data analytics over the last year. Read more…

Accenture Continues Cloud Push With Search Deal

Aug 4, 2017 |

Professional services and technical consulting outfits continue to snap up up-and-coming big data startups with specific capabilities such as search analytics that combine transaction with other data.

Continuing the trend is professional services giant Accenture, which announced this week it would add startup Search Technologies to its growing analytics unit as it expands its enterprise cloud service offerings. Read more…

Dremio Emerges from Stealth with Multi-Threat Middleware

Jul 19, 2017 |

If your business analysts are struggling to connect, prepare, and query data from multiple sources in a timely and cost effective manner, you might be interested in learning about Dremio, a new open source software company that officially emerged from stealth today. Read more…

Analytics Vendor NCI Acquired By Investors

Jul 3, 2017 |

NCI Inc., a big data analytics and IT vendor to the Defense Department and other federal and state government agencies, said it has agreed to be acquired by a private equity investment fund. Read more…

Why Big Data and Data Scientists Are Overrated

Jun 2, 2017 |

What does it take to get value out of data? Many organizations assume that you need a big collection of data and a highly skilled data scientist to spin all those 1s and 0s into dollar signs. Read more…

GOAI Publishes Python Data Frame for GPU Analytics

May 8, 2017 |

A group of data analytics vendors joined forces today at the GPU Technology Conference to create the GPU Open Analytics Initiative (GOAI) with the goal of fostering the development of a community of data science and deep learning workloads running on GPUs. Read more…