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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…

How Smart CEOs Employ Social Media and Collaboration Tools

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by Angela Guess Robert J. Thomas and Yaarit Silverstone recently wrote in the Harvard Business Review, “Advances in digital technology and their use in organizations carry huge promise to empower people at all levels. Social media and collaboration tools not only open the door to faster and more extensive knowledge-sharing, but they also enable conversations…

12 Business Intelligence Services to Consider

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by Angela Guess Jason Sander recently wrote for CloudTweaks, “Business Intelligence (BI) services have recently seen an explosion of innovation and choices for business owners and entrepreneurs. So many choices, in fact, that many companies aren’t sure which business intelligence company to use. To help offer you a solution, we’ve compiled a list of 12…

3 Big Data Predictions for Business Intelligence

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by Angela Guess Writing for Firstpost, Doug Laney recently stated, “Big data has given businesses a window into valuable streams of information from customer purchasing habits to inventory status. However, internal data streams give only a limited picture, especially with the growth of digital business. Three trends Gartner has identified describe information’s ability to transform…

Starting Small with Big Data

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by Jelani Harper The inhibitors of Big Data initiatives are abundant and include: Upfront capital: There is a general perception that the infrastructure to apply Big Data and options for advanced analytics are costly, and that such initiatives are widely reserved for large organizations instead of small- and mid-sized ones. Technological gaps: Costs notwithstanding, many…

Examining Models of Business Intelligence and Analytics Success

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by Angela Guess Peter Krensky recently wrote for Business2Community, “All large enterprises (organizations with over $1 billion in annual revenue) have embraced analytics and Business Intelligence (BI) to some degree. But which ones are models of analytical practice and success? Aberdeen surveyed 170 large enterprises to investigate what makes analytics successful when deployed on a…

Accenture to Acquire Gapso to Expand Its Advanced Analytics Capabilities in Brazil

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire Gapso, an advanced analytics services and solutions provider based in Brazil that specializes in solving complex supply chain and logistics challenges, mainly for companies in the natural resources and agribusiness sectors. Through the acquisition, Accenture will…

DataRPM Announces Version 8.0 Platform, Marks Next Step In Hadoop Data Discovery Evolution

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by Angela Guess According to a recent article out of the company, “DataRPM, backed by InterWest Partners and Cloudera Co-Founder Dr. Amr Awadallah, announces Version 8.0 of its leading smart machine insights software, aiming to make the next leap in machine-led Data Intelligence. With the announcement at the Strata Conference in San Jose, DataRPM establishes…

Mindtree Enables Next Generation Bluetooth Low Energy Chips at Cypress

A Landmark 15th year for Mindtree: Revenue Crosses Half a Billion Dollars, Recommends Special Dividend and 1:1 Issue of Bonus Shares

by Angela Guess Mindtree recently announced “that its BlueLitE Bluetooth® intellectual property (IP) has been incorporated into the new PSoC® 4 BLE and PRoC™ BLEsystem-on-chip products from Cypress Semiconductor Corp., a leading provider of programmable solutions. Mindtree’s Bluetooth Smart link layer, stack and profile components, combined with a unique set of technology components from Cypress,…