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BI & Analytics

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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Semetric, the provider of business intelligence and data driven products for the entertainment industry has been acquired by tech giant Apple. “Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we generally do not discuss our purpose or plan,” Apple told Music Ally which first broke the news earlier

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Martin Hack co-founded Skytree in 2010 and served as its Chief Executive Officer until 2014 when he took on his current role as Chief Product Officer. He is responsible for all aspects of Skytree’s technology, product strategy and direct engagement with customers. Martin has 20+ years of experience creating game

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BI and analytics startup Sisense revealed last week that for the fourth year in a row its subscription revenues have tripled. They attribute their success to the ascent in demand globally for its full-stack business intelligence and analytics software. “The business world is moving beyond ‘Excel 2.0’ data visualization products,

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2014 was a fantastic year for data science. Funding rounds were huge, the mergers and acquistions space was active all year, data science skills proved to be the hottest of the year. But will data science continue to flourish in 2015? We asked four industry experts- working in AI, big

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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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