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Going Where Big Data Has Never Gone Before...
Big Data

When you think of the field services and maintenance industries, it’s likely that big data & cutting edge tech don’t spring to mind. Far from slick, up-to-the-minute tech and data-optimised logistics on the backend, many service technicians are still doing everything by the book, literally- many smaller enterprises haven’t yet

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The Top 100 Big Data Influencers
Data Science 101

Yesterday, Onalytica released their report, announcing the top 100 big data influencers, and top 100 influencing brands, based on analysis of the #BigData hashtag on Twitter. The study analysed 403,185 #BigData tweets from 69,894 users, and used their unique influencer identifying technology to determine these users’ social clout. Whereas many

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New Sales Survey Suggests Data-Driven Sales Revolution May Not Be Far Away
Data ScienceNews

Selligy, a sales tools innovator, has revealed in its 2014 Sales Analytics Survey that the sales industry is on the cusp of a data-driven revolution, early last week. “Most sales leaders have been staring at the same CRM reports for a decade, and this survey shows that a wave of

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Birst And Sap Extend Partnership To Offer Instant Cloud Analytics
BI & Analytics

Companies offering cloud-based analytics platforms have received considerable attention over the past few years and it is undeniably a hot place to be today. Take the release of Oracle RightNow Analytics Cloud last week, as an example of this, or GoodData’s recent funding announcement. SalesForce is also preparing an analytics

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Salesforce Generates &Quot;Wave&Quot;, An Analytics Cloud Platform
BI & AnalyticsNews

Salesforce, the cloud computing innovator has unveiled Wave, an Analytics Cloud – the sixth cloud in the Salesforce Customer Success Platform – that will enable companies to access – explore and visualise – their data on Salesforce. “Wave is the first cloud analytics platform designed for every business user,” claims

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Philips And Salesforce Unite To Deliver Medical Platform

Philips, the Dutch healthcare and lighting company, announced on Thursday it would be partnering with Salesforce to build a cloud-based platform that will connect healthcare providers, insurers and healthcare consumers. Philips has built two applications on the platform, eCareCoordinator and eCareCompanion that will become available in the summer. The former

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News, a company specialising in could-based sales acceleration technology, announced today that it has raised $100 million in series C funding. Polaris Partners and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers led the funding round, with participation from Salesforce, Acadia Woods, EPIC Ventures, Hummer Winbald, U.S. Venture Partners and Zetta Venture Partners. provides

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