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.
Our three part Business Intelligence series has looked at the key developments in BI from the 1960’s all the way to the late 1990’s. In the first edition, we focused on the way data storage changed from hierarchical database management systems (DBMS), like IBM’s IMS in the 60’s, to network
The German software giant SAP announced yesterday that it has expanded its integration with Esri, a mapping specialist that provides geospatial services and content. The partnership brings high-performance spatial analytics, self-service mapping and collaboration to geographic information system (GIS) and business users to allow them to leverage real-time location intelligence
In our cartographic overview of the big data ecosystem, we stated a Big Data environment should allow you to store, process, analyse and visualise data. Thus far in the “Understanding Big Data” series, we’ve been breaking down the ecosystem into composite parts, focusing on software which specifically focuses one or
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
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
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 –
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
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
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,
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.