Big Data News, Articles, & Education

New Study Reveals Big Spending on Data Analytics at SMBs

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Louis Columbus reports, “Companies will spend an average of $7.4M on data-related initiatives over the next twelve months, with enterprises investing $13.8M, and small & medium businesses (SMBs) investing $1.6M. 80% of enterprises and 63% of small & medium businesses (SMBs) already have deployed or are planning to deploy big…

5 Big Data Companies Disrupting Their Markets

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by Angela Guess Brigg Patten recently wrote for Datanami, “Big data has made a dramatic impact on companies all over America, but running big data programs is only one side of the puzzle. After collecting the data, companies need to analyze it… With a surge in start-up companies seeing big results in figures and customers,…

MapR Free Hadoop On-Demand Training Exceeds 10,000 Registrants in First Month

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by Angela Guess According to a recent article out of the company, “MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced its newly available free Hadoop On-Demand Training program has enrolled more than 10,000 registrants worldwide in its first 30 days, signaling strong interest in Hadoop skills training.  MapR is also…

How Big Data Projects Fail

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by Angela Guess Bernard Marr recently wrote for Forbes, “Over the past 6 months I have seen the number of big data projects go up significantly and most of the companies I work with are planning to increase their Big Data activities even further over the next 12 months. Many of these initiatives come with…

From Big Data to Smart Data

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by Angela Guess Duncan Angove recently wrote for Diginomica, “This is the year for Science and Big Data. The relationship between enterprise success and the optimization and implementation of data science is already vitally symbiotic. The successful companies of the future will be the ones that turn big data into smart data, and build that…

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…