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New Survey Finds Growing Urgency to Embrace Big Data Analytics

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the companies, “A new global study, “Industrial Internet Insights for 2015,” from GE and Accenture reveals there is a growing urgency for organizations to embrace big data analytics to advance their Industrial Internet strategy. However, less than one-third (29 percent) of the 250 executives surveyed…

Big Data Review: What The Surveys Say

Big Data has been getting its fair share of commentary over the last couple months. Surveys from multiple sources have commented on trends and expectations. The Semantic Web Blog provides some highlights here: From Accenture Anayltics’s new Big Success With Big Data report: There remain some gaps in what constitutes Big Data for respondents to…

Accenture Positioned Highest in Leaders Quadrant of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Business Analytics Services

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Accenture has been named a ‘Leader’ in independent analyst firm Gartner Inc.’s first Magic Quadrant for Business Analytics, Worldwide and was positioned furthest within the Leaders quadrant on the ‘completeness of vision’ axis and highest on the ‘ability to execute’ axis. The new Magic Quadrant evaluates…

Accenture Forms Alliance with Cloudera to Empower Enterprises with Data as a Platform Offering

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by Angela Guess According to a new release out of the company, “Accenture has entered into an alliance agreement with Cloudera, a leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache™ Hadoop®, to give clients access to Cloudera’s enterprise data hub. This big data platform will help clients to better utilize their big data and compete in…

Accenture to Expand its Advanced Analytics Capabilities with Acquisition of i4C Analytics

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire i4C Analytics, an advanced analytics software platform provider based in Italy that specializes in helping clients solve complex business problems through easy to use analytics applications. The acquisition will strengthen Accenture’s capabilities to quickly offer tailored, industry-…

Accenture to Expand its Advanced Analytics Capabilities with Acquisition of i4C Analytics

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire i4C Analytics, an advanced analytics software platform provider based in Italy that specializes in helping clients solve complex business problems through easy to use analytics applications. The acquisition will strengthen Accenture’s capabilities to quickly offer tailored, industry- and function-specific…

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…

Take Sentiment Analytics And Make It Better, Better, Better, Better, Better, Oh

There’s room for improvement in sentiment and text analytics technology: Greater reliability, more accessibility, and increased businesss actionability should be on the agenda. “There are still tools that are crashing in the middle of a brand crisis or there’s not adequate support or there’s no integration with other tools that need the data,” Chris Boudreaux,…

NoSQL Job of the Day: Cassandra Consultant

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by Angela Guess Accenture is looking for a Cassandra Consultant to work from a negotiable location. The post states, “The Information Management Practice seeks to empower organizations to leverage and transform data for achieving innovative results.  The Business Intelligence Consultant will have experience working with data warehouses and/or data marts and Business Intelligence concepts, tools…