Posts In Category

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.

BI & AnalyticsNews

SAP announced yesterday two initiatives that will aim to use Big Data to help better understand the planet’s diversity and food safety. The announcement, which was made during the SAP Big Data for Industry Influencer Event, said that the initiatives would involve the use of SAP HANA to collect and

Read More
BI & AnalyticsNews

Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The BIRT Company™ and the leader in personalized analytics and insights, today announced the immediate availability of BIRT iHub F-Type.™ The new software boosts open source BIRT developers’ productivity through free access to the features and power of the commercial BIRT iHub™ enterprise-grade deployment platform, with metered output

Read More
Forrester Wave
BI & AnalyticsNewsTechnology & IT

In an announcement on Monday TIBCO Software Inc. presented the strong performance of its analytics and data discovery platform,TIBCO Spotfire®, in the The Forrester Wave: Agile Business Intelligence Platforms, Q3 2014 report. Among the 16 others featured in the report Spotfire® ranked first in “Current Offering” and “Agile BI –

Read More
BI & AnalyticsData Science 101

In part one of our History of BI series, we looked at the origins of BI, the way it developed over the 1960’s and 70’s, and the key technologies that emerged within these era’s. The article began by mapping the way data storage changed from hierarchical database management systems (DBMS), like

Read More
BI & AnalyticsNews

Splunk Security Intelligence Platform Powers the Analytics-enabled Security Operations Center Press release – Munich – July 3, 2014 – Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, today announced that it has been named a leader in Gartner’s 2014 Magic Quadrant* for Security Information and

Read More
BI & AnalyticsUnderstanding Big Data

Follow @DataconomyMedia So far in the “Understanding Big Data” series, we’ve looked at what “big data” actually means; what the big data landscape looks like; and some of the infrastructural approaches you might look into when you’re taking the first tentative steps away from the data warehouse. In this edition,

Read More
BI & AnalyticsNews

Follow @DataconomyMedia (Big Data) Hadoop Market Expected to Grow 25x by 2020: According to a report by Allied Market Research, the global market for Hadoop along with related hardware, software and services is expected to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 58.2 percent between 2013 and 2020.

Read More
BI & Analytics

Follow @DataconomyMedia In this article, I’m going to suggest three spaces that enterprise-class organizations should invest in over this year. The basis of these suggestions are as follows: Reduce operational costs over the long term Shift funds from operations to investment Orient the company for changes in the compute landscape

Read More
BI & AnalyticsData Science 101Uncategorized

Business intelligence, or BI as it is commonly referred to, has gained considerable popularity over the past decade. Although the term was first introduced in 1865, and picked up momentum in the mid-late 1980’s, it was only up until the early 1990’s that the phrase entered public discourse. Now it

Read More
BI & AnalyticsNews

Follow @DataconomyMedia ThoughtSpot, a business analytics company aiming to revolutionise the way organisations do business intelligence, announced $30 million in Series B funding yesterday. The funding round was led by Khosla Ventures with participation from existing investor Lightspeed Venture Partners. ThoughtSpot’s aim is to make searching for enterprise data “Google

Read More