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Survey: Excel Remains Go-To Data Prep Tool

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 Read more…

Esri Adds an Unstructured Location Data Capability

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 Read more…

Gartner: Top Storage Vendors Taming Unstructured Data

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 m Read more…

IBM Object Storage Targets Compliance Data

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 st Read more…

Guiding Unstructured Data Analytic Journeys

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 receiv Read more…

Accenture Continues Cloud Push With Search Deal

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 t Read more…

TensorFlow to Hadoop By Way of Datameer

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. Deep learning has emerged as one of the hot Read more…

Text Analytics and Machine Learning: A Virtuous Combination

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 Read more…

Unstructured Data Search Engine Has Roots in HPC

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 unstructur Read more…

Cognitive Platform Sharpens Focus on Unstructured Data

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 indu Read more…

Unstructured Data Miners Chase Silver with Deep Learning

The traditional approach to mining unstructured data typically involves training machine learning models upon high-quality "gold standard" data that's been meticulously groomed. But thanks to innovations in deep learning Read more…

Crowdsourcing Used to Augment Machine Learning

As unstructured data continues to pile up, different approaches and platforms are emerging to help businesses make greater analytical use of what otherwise might amount to clutter. Among the latest approaches is an "i Read more…

Discover Actionable Insights from Unstructured Data

We’ve all heard about the quantity of unstructured data – over 80% of business-relevant information exists in an unstructured format (primarily text). Many companies are looking for tools to derive actionable insight Read more…

Unstructured Data Analytics Shouldn’t Be Such a Mess

The problem with searching for a needle in a haystack is that the process, by nature, is inefficient. So why has it become a popular analogy for analytics efforts within the enterprise? Because today’s analytics attemp Read more…

NASCAR Analytics Races To ‘Younger Crowd’

NASCAR is seeking to engage with racing enthusiasts via a new analytics platform that seeks to leverage, among other things, unstructured text data collected directly from NASCAR fans. The motor racing organization be Read more…

Beware the Dangers of Dark Data

The amount of data we're generating is doubling roughly every 18 months, which is eerily similar to Moore's Law scale for the growth of processing power. But much of that new data will remain invisible to those who would Read more…

Apache Drill Poised to Crack Tough Data Challenges

It's been three years in the making, and today the Apache Drill project announced that version 1 of the eponymous tool is ready for business. MapR Technologies, which develops Hadoop and NoSQL database software, wasted n Read more…

NoSQL Battle Heats Up As MarkLogic Hauls In $102M

Just a year ago, MarkLogic CEO Gary Bloom couldn't get any respect in the Wild West shootout that is the NoSQL database market. But today, with $102 million in new financing and a valuation north of $1 billion for MarkLo Read more…

Financial Data Provider Adopts FirstRain Analytics

An unstructured data analytics specialist and a financial information provider are expanding their partnership to leverage social media and other web content to create advanced financial data visualizations for business Read more…

Pulling Insights from Unstructured Data – Nine Key Steps

Data, data everywhere, but not a drop to use. Companies are increasingly confronted with floods of data, including “unstructured data” which is information from within email messages, social posts, phone calls, and o Read more…

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