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Big Data and analytics go hand-in-hand. New and improved tools allow vast data sets to be finessed, and previously unmanageable data structures to be tamed.

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Data Analytics has found its way into the US education system where data silos containing performance data of former students are being analysed to predict the outcomes of current ones. According to a Time report approximately 125 schools around the U.S. have been collating and sifting through years of data

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Chris Neumann stands at the forefront of the fastest moving technology industry trend: Cloud BI. He’s spent the past three years evangelizing an industry-wide shift to the cloud and has helped position DataHero as the first truly freemium BI platform in the cloud space. A calculated risk-taker with deep tech

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Data management innovator Asystec, has entered into a joint venture with networking solutions provider Cisco in order to combine their “unique methodology and expertise in Data Analytics while Cisco delivers infrastructure and experience to provide a complete Big Data solution.” “Corporate partnerships are fueling the growth of the world’s most

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One of most popular posts this year came from Ferris Jumah, a data scientist at LinkedIn, who mapped the most popular skills of data scientists by scraping LinkedIn profile data. One of the common comments amongst data scientists who came across this post- as with most of our posts focused

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Qlik, the business intelligence & visualization solutions provider has been selected by the frozen ready-meals manufacturer and retailer COOK, to help glean customer buying trends, inventory, and margins through this festive season. Jeff Turner, head of IT for COOK explained, “As all of the products we sell are prepared by

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MapR Technologies, Inc., the enterprise software provider that specialises in distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, has come into an alliance with business analytics software innovator SAS, to combine powerful SAS analytics with production-ready Hadoop. MapR and SAS intend to carry out Hadoop integration, provide support of joint customers, and tap future

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New Relic, a San Francisco based software analytics outfit, had filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to a proposed initial public offering of its common stock. That happened on Wednesday last week. If one goes by the market picture and

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CenturyLink, Inc. a U.S. based communications MNC has acquired a Big Data and advanced analytics solutions provider, Cognilytics, it announced late last week. Cognilytics provides solutions to mid-sized and large enterprises by assisting them in converting “data to decisions” through Big Data deployment, management, advanced decision sciences, predictive analytics and

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To say that the big data market is thriving would be an understatement. The IDC predicted that the big data sector would be worth $16.1 billion by the close of the year, growing six times faster than the wider IT market. When you consider one single company, Micros, was bought

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TIbco Acquired by Vista Equity Partners
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Software and tech centric private equity firm, Vista Equity Partners has concluded the acquisition of infrastructure and business intelligence software provider, TIBCO Software Inc., late last week on Friday. “We see tremendous value in TIBCO’s ability to empower customers to extract and act on information utilizing TIBCO’s fast data platform,”

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