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Catalyst Partners With Honyaku Corporation

by Angela Guess Catalyst Repository Systems reports, “Two industry leaders have joined forces to offer translation, multi-language document review, and technology and services to the international e-discovery and compliance markets. Catalyst Repository Systems, Inc., a pioneer in providing cloud-based technology platforms for global compliance and litigation matters, today announced a strategic alliance with Tokyo-based Honyaku Corporation, a 40-year-old veteran…

IBM Study Shows Top Procurement Officers Drive Higher Profit Margins

by Angela Guess A new article out of IBM reports, “At the Smarter Commerce Global Summit, IBM today announced a study that says companies with high-performing procurement organizations are driving better bottom line results. According to the study, these organizations report profit margins of 7.12 percent as compared to just 5.83 percent for companies with low-performing…

Webinar: Big Challenges in Data Modeling – Modeling Governance

Modeling with Graeme

Big Challenges in Data Modeling – Modeling for Governance – Is There Such a Thing from DATAVERSITY   This Month’s Topic Focus: Modeling Governance – Is There Such a Thing? This Webinar was Sponsored by: About the Presentation We invite you to join us in this monthly DATAVERSITY webinar series, “Big Challenges with Data Modeling”…

The Agile Business Intelligence Movement

by Jelani Harper Several key drivers within the data and software establishments are pushing the Data Management industry towards Agile Business Intelligence (BI). Increasing amounts of data and its importance in business practices requires expedient data integration flexible enough to keep pace with rapid changes in competitor strategies, customer habits, regulations, as well as national…

Wibidata Raises $15M for Big Data at Little Companies

by Angela Guess Rebecca Grant of VentureBeat reports, “Big data is a big trend right now, and Wibidata has raised $15 million to help businesses take advantage of it. Wibidata builds and sells big data applications that companies can use to uncover consumer insights and react in real time. Large organizations like Google, Amazon, Netflix, Yahoo, and Facebook have…

Big Data v. Mother Nature

by Angela Guess Chris Morris of CNBC reports, “Just a few years ago, meteorologists regularly shared an inside joke about forecasts: Anything beyond three days is a guess. But on the heels of this week’s disastrous tornadoes in Moore, Okla., and last October’s Hurricane Sandy, it has never been more critical to be able to forecast long range…

CEVA Logistics Taps IBM SmartCloud to Deliver Real-time Supply Chain Services

by Angela Guess A recent article out of IBM reports that the company has announced “a four-year contract with CEVA Logistics to accelerate business delivery results for its customers through a new cloud-based information exchange for its supply network.  This solution is a combination of CEVA’s technology and an element of IBM’s growing SmartCloud portfolio for specific…

Banks Cashing In With Data Mining

by Angela Guess Mindy Powers recently wrote an article for Forbes stating, “Across industries, organizations are collecting and using large sets of data to get a leg up on the competition. One industry that has been particularly aggressive at harnessing the power of data is the banking business. And it’s no wonder. In 2009, the…

Concurrent Introduces Pattern Scoring Engine for Hadoop

by Angela Guess According to a recent article out of the company, “Concurrent, Inc., the enterprise Big Data application platform company, today introduced Pattern, a free, open source, standard-based scoring engine that enables analysts and data scientists to quickly deploy machine-learning applications on Apache Hadoop™. Leveraging the power and broad platform support of the Cascading…

Beyond Big: Integration Possibilities for Big Data

by Jelani Harper The increasing prevalence of Big Data in today’s business climate is indisputable, yet there are still several issues related to its integration with the enterprise that are preventing organizations from adopting it on a wider scale. The speed, size, and variety of Big Data present challenges to a number of conventional processes…