Big Data News, Articles, & Education

Reltio Raises $10M Series A Funding, Introduces Reltio Cloud

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by Angela Guess According to the company, “Reltio, the enterprise data-driven applications and modern data management company, founded by the team behind Informatica MDM, today officially entered the market with the announcement of Series A funding in the amount of $10 million from Crosslink Capital and .406 Ventures, as well as the general availability of…

Enterprise Data World is Sold Out! Video Access Still Available

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by Angela Guess We are pleased to announce that the upcoming Enterprise Data World 2015 (EDW) in Washington, DC is officially sold out to attendees. The announcement notes, “Don’t worry, because you can still register to get access to over 50 recorded presentations. Presentation videos will include all the CDO Vision sessions and talks from…

Microsoft Azure Plans to Step Into the Internet of Things Market

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by Angela Guess Writing for InfoQ, Janakiram MSV recently reported, “At the Convergence 2015 event in Atlanta, Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella announced Azure IoT Suite – an integrated offering that brings multiple Microsoft IoT assets together. Azure IoT Suite is a cloud service that enables billing, monitoring and analytics for Internet of Things solutions. It…

Building a Better Data Supply Chain

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by Jennifer Zaino The data supply chain must be simplified and it must be integrated. That’s the ultimate mission of Metanautix, another startup to emerge – at least in part – from the mind of a former Google employee. (You can read about the startup SpaceCurve, also with ex-Googler origins, here.) “A big part of…

Big Data Insights from Wearable Tech

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by Jonathan Buckley How much sleep did you actually get last night? How many miles did you walk last week? Who cares? Well, suddenly lots of people actually. There’s enough of a fitness focus these days that companies are rolling out innovative wristbands that give greater insights into how active we are. Manufacturers like Jawbone…

GE, Big Data, and the Science of Food

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by Angela Guess Writing for The Next Web, Natt Garun recently noted, “It would be a crime to visit Austin without sampling the local barbecue here, so we stopped by General Electric’s BBQ Research Lab at SXSW to see how the team is using GE technology to make sense of all things food. Greeting the…

Bad Attitudes That Can Kill A Big Data Project

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Bernard Marr recently wrote, “In my experience, there are two types of companies when it comes to big data: those who don’t want anything to do with it (because they think it’s for somebody else) and those who desperately want to implement, but don’t know where to start. Regardless of…

Paxata and Carahsoft Partner to Fill the Gap in Big Data Analytics Stack

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Paxata today announced its partnership with Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider, to bring the award-winning Paxata Adaptive Data Preparation™ application and platform to government agencies to help them automate, collaborate and dynamically govern the data integration, data quality and enrichment…

The Mathematics of Data: Graph Analytics as a Service

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by Jelani Harper Graph databases are optimal for running advanced analytics because they indicate the relationship between data elements and allow for readily discernible inferences between them—yielding answers to questions that users never thought to ask. Leveraging the prowess of graph analytics (especially on Big Data sets), however, has traditionally been hampered by: A general…