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10 Emerging Big Data Vendors to Watch

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by Angela Guess Rick Whiting recently wrote for CRN.com, “Startups developing technology for collecting, analyzing and managing big data make up a disproportionate number of the companies on this year’s CRN list of emerging vendors. That’s not so surprising when you consider that big data is one of the hottest segments of the IT industry…

Real Time Data Science and the DIKW Pyramid

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by Angela Guess John Weathington recently wrote for TechRepublic, “A client asked me to run a weeklong workshop in Houston, Texas. When the workshop ended, I went straight from my client’s office to the airport with the help of Google Maps… The app was able to calculate the quickest route in real time based on…

Pyramid Analytics Contributes to Advances in Microsoft Power BI Desktop Technology

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Pyramid Analytics, the next generation business intelligence platform for the enterprise, today announced a strategic collaboration with Microsoft consisting of development collaboration and technology integration. The agreement is an extension of Pyramid Analytics’ proven track record of cooperation with Microsoft to deliver analytics solutions…

RWDG Webinar: Big Data & BI Analytics Require Data Governance

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on July 16, 2015 RWDG Webinar: Big Data & BI Analytics Require Data Governance To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Business Intelligence (BI) used to be equated to Data Warehousing. In this day of Big Data and improved analytical technologies…

RWDG Slides: Big Data & BI Analytics Require Data Governance

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on July 16, 2015 RWDG Webinar: Big Data & BI Analytics Require Data Governance from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this webinar, click HERE>> About the Webinar Business Intelligence (BI) used to be equated to Data Warehousing. In this day of Big Data and…

The Dangers of Shadow BI Applications

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by Angela Guess Ben Rossi recently wrote for Information Age, “The formal name for BI applications developed and managed by non-BI professionals is shadow BI. Such applications are usually created after a business user has lost patience or trust in an incumbent software solution and so decides to create their own system – often by…

Best Practices in Data Storytelling

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by Jelani Harper Data storytelling is a critical aspect of analytics that was not given much attention until recently. An Enterprise Data World 2015 session entitled “Visualize This: The Art of Data Storytelling” featuring Kimberly Nevala and Bree Baich of SAS indicates that data storytelling plays an integral role in: Advanced Analytics: The more advanced…

A Peek Inside the Upcoming Cortana Analytics Suite

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by Angela Guess Writing for InformationWeek, Larry Loeb reports, “Microsoft continued its string of strategic announcements at its Worldwide Partners Conference in Orlando, Fla., this week with fresh details about the upcoming Cortana Analytics Suite(CAS), which company executives promised to deliver this fall. Fusing a number of technologies and tools, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said…

Accenture Simplifies Analytics for Businesses with Cloud-Based Insights Platform

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Accenture is launching the Accenture Insights Platform, a cloud-based, end-to-end analytics solution designed to simplify analytics and deliver real-time, actionable insights to businesses for a competitive advantage. Comprised of an integrated suite of leading technologies, consumption-based commercial arrangements, and enterprise support, the platform…

Xplenty Rolls Out Analytics-as-a-Service (A3S) for Amazon S3

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Xplenty, the data integration platform that makes it easy to process more data more quickly, today announced its newest offering, Analytics-as-a-Service or ‘A3S.’ This latest addition to Xplenty’s extract, transform and load (ETL) software enables users to query and analyze data directly on Amazon…