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Follow @DataconomyMedia A recent Gigaom Research and North Bridge Venture Partners survey reported that nearly 67 percent of respondents believed they would move their data to the cloud over the next two years.The survey, which consisted of over 1,300 respondents, also reported SaaS adoption rose from just 13 percent in 2011 to 74

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Follow @DataconomyMedia Tableau Software announced yesterday that Tableau 8.2 is now generally available. The update will not only come with Story Points, a feature that allows companies to create stories through visualising their data, but will also be available to Mac users to have a fully featured analytics application on

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Follow @DataconomyMedia The All England Lawn and Tennis Club (AELTC) and IBM have announced that big data and the cloud will be leveraged in this years Wimbledon tournament to offer fans better and more advanced coverage over the two-week period. “We continue to look for new ways to innovate and

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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

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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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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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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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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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The growth of Airbnb has received a lot of attention over the past few years, especially since it’s $10 billion valuation. In a recent interview, the company’s head of data science, Riley Newman, explained how data was at the core of its tremendous success. As Riley explained, “data is the

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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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