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Voice: The New Interface for Analytics

Jan 16, 2018 |

We’ve grown accustomed to interacting with computers through a visual interface. But thanks to big gains in the accuracy of speech recognition, that’s changing, and among the applications being targeted for voice-enablement are business intelligence and analytics. Read more…

How ‘Meltdown’ and ‘Spectre’ Will Impact Analytics

Jan 8, 2018 |

Organizations ramping up plans to employ big on-premise or cloud-based clusters to crunch big data sets are in for a nasty surprise thanks to the recently disclosed “Spectre” and “Meltdown” Read more…

Hadoop 3.0 Ships, But What Does the Roadmap Reveal?

Dec 15, 2017 |

As promised, the Apache Software Foundation delivered Hadoop version 3.0 before the end of the year. Now the Hadoop community turns its attention to versions 3.1 and 3.2, which are slated to bring even more good stuff during the first half of 2018. Read more…

90 Million Swings Later – Cracking the Secret of the Perfect Golf Swing

Dec 4, 2017 |

Golf is a notoriously difficult sport, despite how easy the guys on the PGA Tour make it look every weekend. But thanks to the power of big data and advanced analytics, amateurs have powerful new tools to emulate their swings and improve their handicaps along the way. Read more…

How to Make Deep Learning Easy

Nov 9, 2017 |

Deep learning has emerged as a cutting-edge tool for training computers to automatically perform activities like identifying stop signs, detecting a person’s emotional state, and spotting fraud. However, the level of technological complexity inherent in deep learning is quite daunting. Read more…

News In Brief

Adobe Adds Hadoop Link to Marketing Platform

Jan 17, 2018 |

Adobe Systems is expanding access to consumer and other external data on its Campaign platform with a connector to Hadoop.

The Hadoop connector to Adobe Campaign, the company’s digital marketing platform, expands access to big data that was ramped up with the release of connectors to Amazon Redshift (NASDAQ: Read more…

AI-Infused Beauty Products Enthrall at CES

Jan 10, 2018 |

You may use shampoo infused with a certain blend of proteins and moisturizers, but is your shampoo data-driven? Can your bathroom mirror detect unsightly wrinkles on your face, and recommend a product to cover them? Read more…

Alteryx Takes Action Following Big Data Breach

Jan 5, 2018 |

Following a report that it left data about more than 100 million households exposed on AWS, Alteryx’s CEO declared that the company has taken steps to ensure that it doesn’t happen again. Read more…

Cloudera Bringing Impala to AWS Cloud

Nov 28, 2017 |

Apache Impala, the SQL-based analytical database that originated at Cloudera, will soon be available as a managed service on the Amazon Web Services cloud, the Hadoop software distributor announced today at AWS Re:Invent. Read more…

What AI Taketh, It Could Also Create

Nov 13, 2017 |

AI in general and cognitive technologies specifically are seen by a majority of enterprises not as a job killer but rather as a business imperative through which any job losses could be offset by a retooling of the digital workforce, a new survey finds. Read more…

This Just In

Datawatch Analytics Software Available on AWS

Feb 4, 2014 |Datawatch Corporation, the leading global provider of visual data discovery solutions, today announced that its next-generation analytics software is now available on AWS Marketplace. Customers using Datawatch on Amazon Web Services (AWS) can enable visual data discovery on any type of data, regardless of size and structure, at real-time speeds. Read more…

Tableau Leverages AWS for Big Data Analytics

Nov 15, 2013 |At the Amazon Web Services (AWS) re:Invent conference, Tableau Software, a global leader in rapid-fire, easy-to-use business analytics software, announced an expansion in its work with AWS with official support for Tableau Server running on the AWS cloud platform, connecting to Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) and a new Tableau integrated data connector to Amazon Redshift. Read more…