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Sisense Gains Momentum With $30M Series C Funding
BI & AnalyticsNews

SiSense, a business intelligence startup based in Tel Aviv, announced yesterday that it has raised $30 million in Series C funding. The round was led by DFJ Growth and included participation from existing backers Battery Ventures, Genesis Partners and Opus Capital. The company’s software is designed to make big data

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Mapr Obtains Three Awards
News

MapR, a leading provider of Apache™ Hadoop®, has been awarded a number of awards honouring important companies in the in the cloud and big data industries. Below are the three awards MapR has received recently. AlwaysOn OnDemand 100 Top Private Companies AlwaysOn evaluated companies in the entrepreneurial ecosystem to select

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Uber: Mapping Prostitution And &Quot;The Walk Of Shame&Quot;
Retail & Consumer

With the recent furore among cab drivers about the growing prominence of Uber in London, Paris, Milan, Madrid and Berlin, we thought it would be interesting to see how the mobile-app, car-for-hire company uses big data to better its services. Below are 2 ways Uber has used data to understand

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Germany'S Bringing Data To The World Cup
BI & AnalyticsNews

In an article last week, we looked at whether data analytics could help us predict the winner of the world cup. Admittedly, it is unclear whether big data will have any effect in the predictions we make in this field, but the possibility of it being used in something as

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Ibm Technology Arranging Marriages In India
NewsRetail & Consumer

IBM recently announced that Matrimony.com, one of India’s leading marriage matchmaking conglomerates, has begun using IBM Big Data and Analytics technology in order to create better matches for their subscribers. With over 3 million users across hundreds of micro-sites, Matrimony.com has no shortage data points with which to pair up

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Doug Laney - Big Data Influencer (Vp At Gartner)
Contributors

Doug Laney is a Research VP for Gartner Research, where he covers business analytics solutions and projects, big data use cases, infonomics, and other data-governance-related issues. Mr. Laney is considered a pioneer in the field of data warehousing and originated the field of infonomics (short for “information economics”). He has

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Brian Gentile - Sr. Vice President At Tibco (Ex-Ceo Of Jaspersoft)
Uncategorized

Currently, Brian is Sr. Vice President & General Manager of the TIBCO Analytics Product Group within TIBCO Software. Formerly, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Jaspersoft, which was acquired by TIBCO in April 2014. Brian joined Jaspersoft in 2005 as its first independent Board member and then became

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The Battle Between Oracle And Sap Continues
BI & AnalyticsNews

Oracle announced yesterday that it has launched its in-memory option for its Database 12c, which will be available within 30 days. Although the pricing has not been disclosed, the company said that it would release the official details once the Oracle Database In-Memory is generally available. “We’re constantly evolving,” said

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Combatting Alzheimer'S With Big Data And Science
HealthcareNews

A new challenge to combat Alzheimer’s disease was announced last week by the Global CEO Initiative on Alzheimer’s Disease (CEOi), Sage Bionetworks and DREAM Project. The challenge aims to bring together experts in big data and science to fight against Alzheimer’s disease – of which more than 40 million people

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Emil Eifrem - Ceo Of Neo Technology
Contributors

Emil Eifrem is CEO of Neo Technology and co-founder of the Neo4j project. Before founding Neo, he was the CTO of Windh AB, where he headed the development of highly complex information architectures for Enterprise Content Management Systems. Committed to sustainable open source, he guides Neo along a balanced path

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