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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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Adatao, a startup in the big data analytics space, yesterday announced it has raised $13 million in series A funding led by venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. Although the company has been developing its product for a few years, the new funding will go towards expanding the team, developing their

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Data-Integration and visualisation vendor Tibco Software has been looking for potential buyers, revealed Wall Street Journal earlier this week. The information was provided by unnamed sources close to the issue, raising fresh questions about the future of the business intelligence vendor “We have long been believers in the strategic value

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A recent report from Synergy Research Group showed some interesting figures around the companies leading the way for cloud infrastructure services. The report revealed that the giants of traditional software, IBM and Microsoft, were leading the way in terms of growth rate in cloud services – the former showing a

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OpenTable, the company that helps customers reserve tables at restaurants, announced last week the acquisition of Copilot Labs, a startup founded in 2010 that helps restaurants monitor their performance compared to other restaurants in the area. Although the terms of the deal were not disclosed, it was revealed that the

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Poptip, a New York based startup that helps companies analyse online conversations and conduct social media surveys, announced this week that it has been acquired by big data company Palantir Technologies. Although the terms of the deal were not disclosed, Poptip confirmed that its team would be joining Palantir beginning

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Birst, the global leader in Cloud BI, today announced that Dialogue Group, a global application-to-person (A2P) messaging and mobile billing specialist, has implemented a cloud-based business intelligence platform to support its management decision-making and line of business teams. Birst is used to provide in-depth analytics across each team’s key business data sources, as

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Dynamic data integration for distributed architectures with more fragmented data sets need data quality and master data management to bridge existing enterprise infrastructure to newer apps developed for cloud and mobility. A flexible and scalable platform with these vital components can ensure consistency and reliability for upstream analytics. But in

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According to a recent report released by Tata Consultancy Services, enterprises are recognising the importance of digital initiatives to their success. The study, titled “The Road to Reimagination: The State and High Stakes of Digital Initiatives” explores how Global 2000 companies are using five transformative technologies – Big Data and

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Max Kanaskar is an Associate for Strategy& (formerly Booz & Company). He has extensive experience in IT capability development and data management, and has advised companies in transformational data management programs, including data strategy, management and governance. He’s a regular commentator on big data and technology. His views can be found

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The explosion of data in recent years has resulted in huge demand for not only storage and processing solutions, but also techniques and tools to make sense of this data. The emergence of visualization tools – interactive dashboards, bar graphs, animations – to effectively analyse the information coming from inside

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