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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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Gartner has released this year’s Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, a report that looks at technologies that are — or have the potential to — transforming the way businesses operate. The report scans a spectrum of influential technologies ranging from robots to 3D bioprinting systems to ‘software-defined anything’, but two

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SiSense, a leader in big data analytics for business users, today announced the appointment of Mark Ferretti to the position of Vice President, Global Alliances & Channels. Ferretti, the company’s first-ever Channel Chief will be responsible for developing and growing a network of alliances and partners globally. In June, SiSense closed $30M in

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BI & AnalyticsData Science

When a new job title is created and introduced to an organization, the immediate response is typically a combination of apprehension, confusion and sometimes rejection. It’s not unusual for people to scrutinize the role, question the business need and worry about how it will affect them. Riding on the coat

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Qlik, a leader in data discovery, today announced that National Express Coach is using the QlikView Business Discovery platform to gain better insight into customer feedback and improve fleet performance. National Express Coach is the UK’s largest coach operator, delivering 18 million journeys on its services every year, priding itself on

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For those businesses intent on seizing upon it, big data is proving to be an effective way to optimize operations, producing new and exciting results that before could only be theorized. Indeed, big data opens up vast new avenues wherein a company may maximize opportunity, particularly in improving the relationship

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BI & Analytics

Gabriel Lowy is the Founder of Tech-Tonics Advisors. During the past 16 years, he has been consistently recognized as a leading technology analyst, including Forbes.com Best Analysts in America (#4 in 2010; #1 in 2004) and The Wall Street Journal Best of the Street (#2 in 2003). Gabriel has held senior technology research analyst positions with several

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BI & AnalyticsNewsStartups

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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