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Hortonworks Unveils New Offerings for AWS Marketplace

Nov 15, 2016 |

Hortonworks today took the wraps off new big data services that run on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace. The Hadoop, Spark, and Hive services are pre-configured, and are designed to get users up and running quickly and easily. Read more…

Election 2016: A Rich Opportunity for Data-Centric Storytelling

Nov 8, 2016 |

Get ready to consume some data. If you’re following the election today, you’re likely to be immersed in it. Thanks to a new generation of interactive data visualization tools, news junkies have powerful new ways to ingest large huge amounts of information, from both the real world and cyberspace. Read more…

Drug Developer Wraps Anaconda Around Gene Data

Oct 26, 2016 |

An open source data visualization framework running on the Anaconda data science platform will be used by a drug discovery company focusing on cures for rare genetic diseases.

Continuum Analytics, developer of the Bokeh framework operating on the Python-based Anaconda platform, said Wednesday (Oct. Read more…

Tableau Automates K-Means Clustering in V10 Refresh

Jul 28, 2016 |

The upcoming release of Tableau 10 will introduce new features aimed at simplifying how customers use advanced analytic functions upon their data, such as a new k-means clustering algorithm that works in drag-and-drop fashion. Read more…

Inside the Panama Papers: How Cloud Analytics Made It All Possible

Apr 7, 2016 |

In late 2014, an anonymous person offered to send a German journalist 11.5 million encrypted documents detailing the structure of offshore business entities created and managed by a Panamanian law firm in the world’s most notorious tax havens. Read more…

New Platform Visualizes Open U.S. Data

Apr 4, 2016 |

Federal agencies are sitting on tons of data, particularly in areas like healthcare, employment, weather and education. A new initiative called Data USA seeks to unleash this trove via a free and open platform that collects, analyzes and visualizes government data to help policy makers and executives better understand critical issues. Read more…

V.i. Labs Acquires S/W Usage Analytics Vendor

Mar 8, 2016 |

Tracking how application software is being used and misused is an emerging analytics market niche as user analytics vendors attempt to provide software developers with insights into preferred and little-used features while helping vendors monitor licensees. Read more…

Platfora Riding High on Wave of Big Data Growth

Dec 9, 2015 |

The big data analytics business at Platfora is booming these days, accounting for 100 percent revenue growth this year. With a $30 million round in funding announced yesterday and software industry veteran Jason Zintak now at the helm, Platfora is ready to scale the business to new heights. Read more…

Data Visualization Shows Gender Discrepancies Among ACT Test Takers, Wins Award

Nov 24, 2015 |

Every dataset has a story to tell, and it’s Dustin Arendt’s job to uncover some of those stories.

As a data visualization scientist at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Arendt works on algorithms that convert data–like the type found in spreadsheets, databases, and online–into something with more style and utility. Read more…

Kaggle Tackles Whale of an Identification Problem

Oct 20, 2015 |

Kaggle has hosted lots of different data science competitions over the years, but none quite like the one launched by NOAA Fisheries earlier this year. The government agency, with financial support from MATLAB creator MathWorks, is sponsoring a data science competition on Kaggle to see who can create the best algorithm for identifying individual right whales. Read more…

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