Enterprise Information Management

Saffron Technology Raises $7M for Cognitive Computing

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by Angela Guess Jordan Novet of Venture Beat reports, “IBM is dropping tall stacks of money on ‘cognitive’ software for speed-reading huge loads of information, which means it’s the perfect time for other companies to pop up with cognitive-computing solutions. To wit, here comes Saffron Technology, based in Cary, N.C., but planning to open an office in Silicon Valley…

Huntsman Selects Accenture to Deliver a Strategic Information Management System

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by Angela Guess Accenture reports that “Huntsman Corporation has selected Accenture to help improve its use of business analytics and to drive standardization and efficiency through the design and implementation of an integrated enterprise performance management system built on the SAP HANA® platform. Accenture, working with Huntsman, will design, implement and manage enterprise performance management and business intelligence applications…

Adastra Partners with Hortonworks

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Adastra Corporation is pleased to announce an official partnership with Hortonworks, the developer of the market-leading open-source data platform based on Apache(TM) Hadoop®. The leading specialist in Information Management solutions and services, Adastra includes the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) as part of its arsenal to meet the…

Sponsor Spotlight Column: Ian Rowlands of ASG on Metadata

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Ian Rowlands, the Vice President of Product Management at ASG Software Solutions.  ASG Software Solutions are the providers of a large suite of metadata-based Enterprise Information Management solutions for technical users, business users, and enterprises of all sizes. ASG Software Solutions are a Silver Sponsor at the Enterprise Data…

Anaplan Further Empowers End Users, Citizen Developers with Winter ‘14 Release

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by Angela Guess According to a recent article out of the company, “Anaplan unveiled the most significant update to its platform to date with its Winter ‘14 Release, offering a completely re-architected user experience and a raft of powerful, new modeling and planning capabilities. The release delivers increased speed, flexibility and usability for business users through a streamlined and…

Featured Video: Geographically Distributed Data

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Geographically Distributed Data from DATAVERSITY by Angela Guess Don’t have an hour to watch a presentation on Big Data? Not to worry. At Enterprise Data World 2013, presenters offered a series of five-minute lightning talks, giving attendees an insightful overview of an interesting topic. Today’s video features one such talk from last year’s conference. John S.…

Why Analytics Teams Should Run Their Own Tech

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by Angela Guess Toby Wolpe of ZDnet reports, “Analytics teams need dedicated infrastructure or risk being held back by their own IT departments, according to the head of data insights at a major UK bank. The Royal Bank of Scotland, which generates copious data from more than 400 branch-based transactions for businesses per second, has just…