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Survey: Excel Remains Go-To Data Prep Tool

Apr 2, 2018 |

Skyrocketing data volumes and a complex mix of data types are bogging down data preparation and processing efforts, according to a recent overview of enterprise data quality.

The snapshot released by data prep vendor Paxata surprisingly found that about two-thirds of the organizations it surveyed late last year are still relying profiling tools like Excel spreadsheets to help ingest and profile data. Read more…

Esri Adds an Unstructured Location Data Capability

Feb 22, 2018 |

Spatial analytics specialist Esri continues to expand its mapping platform with the acquisition of ClearTerra, a developer of geospatial and other intelligence tools focused on unstructured data.

Esri, Redlands, Calif., announced the acquisition on Thursday (Feb. Read more…

Gartner: Top Storage Vendors Taming Unstructured Data

Oct 23, 2017 |

Object storage and distributed file systems are being enlisted to handle the growing volumes of unstructured data in enterprise datacenters, market analyst Gartner Inc. notes in an annual survey of the evolving storage market. Read more…

IBM Object Storage Targets Compliance Data

Oct 9, 2017 |

IBM rolled out on-premises storage options this week targeting the management of regulatory data along with an object storage scaling capability billed as reducing hardware requirements.

The company said the object storage offerings address requirements in regulated industries such as health care for storing growing volumes of compliance data in company datacenters. Read more…

Guiding Unstructured Data Analytic Journeys

Aug 22, 2017 |

Unstructured data poses one of the biggest challenges in the analytics world, and one of the biggest benefits to understanding human behavior, too. It also presents a golden opportunity for Voyager Labs, which has received $100 million in venture funding to guide its clients’ 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…

TensorFlow to Hadoop By Way of Datameer

Jun 28, 2017 |

Companies that want to use TensorFlow to execute deep learning models on big data stored in Hadoop may want to check out the new SmartAI offering unveiled by Datameer today. Read more…

Text Analytics and Machine Learning: A Virtuous Combination

Nov 21, 2016 |

The world of big data analytics is incredibly diverse, and people are coming up with new analytic tools and techniques every day. But one particularly productive combination that should not be overlooked involves the use of text analytics and machine learning. Read more…

Unstructured Data Search Engine Has Roots in HPC

Nov 14, 2016 |

A search engine first developed in the HPC world to identify anomalies in biomedical images and then used by the military to track terrorists from UAV imagery is now being applied to the world’s vast supply of unstructured data, garnering the nickname “Facebook for Everything.” Read more…

Cognitive Platform Sharpens Focus on Unstructured Data

Jun 21, 2016 |

Big data platform vendors are increasingly focusing on churning through unstructured data, especially for text, audio and even security applications like insider threat analysis. Among the companies emerging in this industry segment is Digital Reasoning, a well-connected cognitive computing company that has helped the U.S. Read more…

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