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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.

Lavastorm'S Latest Democratises Predictive Analytics &Amp; Empowers Business Analysts
BI & AnalyticsNews

Data management & analytics software outfit Lavastorm have announced extensive updates to their Analytics Engine platform. The enhanced engine will  allow business analysts make significant insights using predictive analytics, even with a limited knowledge of complex data science. “Demand for advanced analytic capabilities from companies across the globe is growing

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Bandsintown Offering Data To Their Artists To Help Them Plan Tours
BI & AnalyticsData ScienceNews

The power of data mining in searching for consistent patterns and/or systematic relationships between variables is becoming undeniable. Similarly undeniable is alot of modern music tech provides great value to listeners, but meagre monetary incentive- if any at all- to the artists who use them. Bandsintown think they may have found a solution

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Ibm Watson Adds Five New Services Including Image, Speech &Amp; Tradeoff Analytics
BI & AnalyticsMachine LearningNews

The IBM Watson developer cloud just got five more free beta services added to its inventory, which will expand IBM Watson capabilities to images, speech, and analytics, the IT giant reported Wednesday. The five new services now available on Bluemix are: Speech to Text : This is a cloud-based, real-time

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Financial Firms Embrace Predictive Analytics
BI & Analytics

For financial markets firms, efficiency is becoming as important a differentiator as speed and scale. As a result, firms are delving deeper into predictive analytics to realize faster time to value and improve operational performance and decision outcomes. Technologies that speed pattern recognition in ever-growing data sets – including big

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Datahero Pairs With Marketo To Help Marketing Automation Customers Tap Analytics
BI & AnalyticsNews

Cloud-based data visualization startup DataHero has gone into an alliance with Marketo, the market automation tool provider, according to an announcement that came early last week. Through this collaboration Marketo’s 3,000+ customers will be able to tap analytics from lead activity reports to identify the sources, campaigns, and leads that

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Apple Snaps Up Media Analytics Semetric, And Their Big Data
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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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The Past, Present &Amp; Future Of Advanced Analytics
BI & AnalyticsMachine Learning

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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Sisense Charts Steady Upward Trajectory With Expansion And New Investments
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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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4 Predictions For Big Data In 2015 From Industry Leaders
BI & AnalyticsData ScienceMachine Learning

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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Colleges Utilise Data Analytics To Bump Up Graduation Rates In The Us
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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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