Big Data News, Articles, & Education

Tableau Software and Marketo Up After IPOs

by Angela Guess Ingrid Lunden of TechCrunch reports, “One year to the day of the troubled Facebook IPO, the climate for tech IPOs in the public markets is significantly less stormy, especially for companies in the enterprise space. Today, not one but two, Tableau Software and Marketo, are debuting on New York stock exchanges. Business intelligence…

IBM Helps Reduce Traffic in Dublin

by Angela Guess According to an article out of the company, “IBM announced it is helping the City of Dublin use Big Data to identify and solve the root causes of traffic congestion in its public transport network throughout the city, which means improved traffic flow and better mobility for commuters. Integrating data from a…

Federal Open Data Policy Will Require Excellent Data Management

by Angela Guess Wyatt Kash of Information Week reports, “The CIOs of federal agencies are assessing the full scope of a White House executive order, introduced May 9, that requires agencies to make government data available in open, machine-readable formats. One likely outcome is that federal IT teams will have to give data sets the…

Google Brings a “NoSQL-Like” Database to the Cloud

by Angela Guess Derrick Harris of GigaOM reports, ” It doesn’t have a cool name like Cassandra, Voldemort or MongoDB, but Google is offering up a non-relational database called Google Cloud Datastore. Like almost everything the company has done since announcing its Compute Engine service at last year’s IO conference — including the rest of the features…

‘Project Kraken’ Could Make Big Data Tools More Efficient

by Angela Guess Rachel King of ZDnet reports, “SAP and Hewlett-Packard have shed light on a secret product in the works, which could reduce the amount of hardware needed to process big data while being more efficient at the same time. Unveiled at the close of SAP Sapphire in Orlando this week, Project Kraken is the combination of HP’s enterprise…

IBM Helps L’Oreal Pump Up Its Purchasing Power

by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports that IBM has announced “a major three-year agreement with L’Oréal USA for expert procurement services using an advanced cloud analytics solution that will transform the way L’Oréal USA buys from its network of North American suppliers. The new services will enable the company to…

DataEd Webinar: Demystifying Big Data

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DataEd Online: Demystifying Big Data from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE.   About the Presentation Yes, we face a data deluge and big data seems to be largely about how to deal with it.  But 99% of what has been written about big data is focused on selling hardware…

DataEd Slides: Demystifying Big Data

DataEd Online: Demystifying Big Data from DATAVERSITY To view the recording of this presentation, click HERE.   About the Presentation Yes, we face a data deluge and big data seems to be largely about how to deal with it.  But 99% of what has been written about big data is focused on selling hardware and…

Analyzing Big Data: Lavastorm Analytics Engine

by Jelani Harper Any quick search indicates that there’s no shortage of analytics technologies to extract meaning from Big Data. Yet, a review of the recent activity of Lavastorm Analytics reveals that its Lavastorm Analytics Engine may be one of the more viable. At the end of April 2013, the company partnered with Datawatch Corporation…

Highlights from the 17th Annual EDW Conference

by Angela Guess The team at DATAVERSITY™ is proud to report that, “Enterprise Data World (EDW), the business world’s most comprehensive vendor-neutral educational event about data and information management, took place April 28- May 2 in San Diego, CA. Organized by DATAVERSITY™ and DAMA International, EDW hosted 800 attendees and 200 hours of in-depth tutorials,…