Follow Datanami:

Tag: excel

Data Headaches Targeted with a Dose of .BIG

Working with large numbers of files--and large files--remains a roadblock to productivity for data professionals around the world. Now a software startup named Exponam says it has come up with a potential solution to the Read more…

The 4 Paradigms of Data Prep for Analytics and Machine Learning

Data preparation has long been recognized for helping business leaders, analysts, and data scientists to ready and prepare the data needed for analytics, operations, and regulatory requirements. Today, the technology is Read more…

Survey: Analytics Access Up, Adoption Down

Despite broader access to self-service business intelligence tools, enterprise adoption continues to decline, creating what a new industry survey argues is a growing need for "embedded analytics" in which tools and data 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…

Top Three Things Not To Do in Excel

Let’s face it: We all have seen a crazy Microsoft Excel spreadsheet or encountered one of its dreaded “Not Responding” messages. Unfortunately, the flexibility and ease of Excel makes it the ideal candidate for ina Read more…

How To Boost Your Big Data Salary

The best way to boost your salary in 2014 may be to learn a new data analytics tool. According to the 2013 Data Science Salary Survey from O'Reilly, there was a strong correlation between data scientists and analysts who used the highest number of tools and those who had the highest salaries. What's more, those who used open source tools, such as R and Hadoop, tended to bring home more bacon than those who used commercial products, such as SAS and Teradata. Read more…

Workday Opens the Flood Gates to External Data

Organizations today have a lot of options when it comes to picking a big data platform. Hadoop, Hive, MongoDB, etc. The list goes on and one. With today's launch of Workday's Big Data Analytics offering, the provider of cloud-based HR and financial applications is hoping to simplify the big data decision process for its customers. Read more…

TIBCO Puts the Brakes on Excel

For large experiments such as biopharmaceutical company Achaogen’s work in keeping antibiotics ahead of resistant pathogens, Excel is proving to be limited in its capabilities. Achaogen’s Rosemarie O’Shea, an informatics research scientist, spoke of the struggles of using Excel in a TIBCO Spotfire-produced whitepaper. Read more…

Datanami