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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.

Birst Interview: Introducing Support For Hana
BI & AnalyticsConversations

We spoke with the VP of Product Strategy at Birst, Southard Jones, ahead of the announcement of Birst’s support for SAP HANA. Birst provides an enterprise-calibre Business Intelligence platform based on the cloud. Its approach is designed to be less costly and more agile than Legacy BI and more powerful

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Tibco: Big Data Is 'Irrelevant', Fast Data Is What You Need
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Follow @DataconomyMedia Big data has been a focus for many companies in the past few years and the market is expected to grow further at a compound annual growth rate of 32 percent in the next four years. However, according to Mark Quinn, CTO of software provider TIBCO, big data

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Oracle Gearing Up For $6 Billion Purchase
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Follow @DataconomyMedia The enterprise software giant Oracle is nearing a $6 billion deal with hospitality software maker Micros Systems, according a report from Bloomberg. While Oracle and Micros did not comment, FBR Capital Markets analyst Daniel Ives said that Oracle competitors could offer a higher bid to drive up the

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Birst Brings Enterprise-Caliber Cloud Bi To Sap Hana Customers
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SAN FRANCISCO — June 17, 2014 — Birst, the leader in Cloud BI, today announced Birst for SAP HANA to empower organizations to take advantage of Birst’s enterprise-caliber analytics capabilities on top of the latest in-memory technology from SAP. By combining the speed of HANA and the analytic horsepower of

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Otto Wins Bt Retail Week Technology Award With Blue Yonder
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Press Release: OTTO, the largest online retailer for end-consumer fashion and lifestyle in Germany, and Blue Yonder, a leading provider of Predictive Analytics, were named winner of the Best Customer Insight Project category at the BT Retail Week Technology Awards in the UK. The project, titled ‘Closed Loop – system-based

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Rapidminer Acquires Radoop To Bolster Hadoop Analytics Processing
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RapidMiner, a big data analytic company, announced today that it has purchased Radoop, a leading big data analytics solution for Hadoop. Although the purchase price was not disclosed, it is believed that Radoop will take charge of RapidMiner’s big data division, with Zoltán Prekopcsák, Radoop’s co-founder, becoming vice president of

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Greater Accessibility In Analytics: Haxl, Jaspersoft And Sisense
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Accessibility has been the flavour of the week, with several big names making announcements which will shake up the analytics market and put greater focus on making tools easier to use. The main announcement was Facebook’s decision to open source Haxl. Written in Haskell, Haxl is an internally-developed library which

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Ibm: Powering Pernod Ricard With Marketing Intelligence
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IBM Big Data and Analytics recently announced that they had helped a wines and spirits company, Pernod Ricard Asia, improve its marketing intelligence and reduce reporting and query response time by more than 50 percent. The company claims that the efforts from IBM have provided the management team with updated

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How Mastercard Sees Big Business In Selling Customer Data
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According to a recent Reuters article, MasterCard believes that the selling of data to retailers, banks and governments will be big business for the company in the future. MasterCard handles more than 2 billion customer payments and can generate that data in real-time to map consumer behaviour – making the

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Avansera Takes Home Eu Idea 'Smart Spaces' Prize
BI & AnalyticsRetail & Consumer

Avansera, a Finnish consumer analytics startup, just won the 3rd place in the EU Idea “Smart Spaces” Challenge, a series of pitching competitions organised by EIT ICT labs with over 800 entrants from across Europe. They won €15,000, as well as coaching and mentoring from experts of the EIT ICT

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