Tag Archive for data analytics

7 Best Practices for Your Big Data Projects

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by Angela Guess Mary Shacklett recently wrote for TechRepublic, “Big data projects are well underway in most companies, but we are only now beginning to distill a set of IT management best practices for big data that can be plugged into IT playbooks. This is what we’ve learned, and how companies are incorporating big data…

3 Critical Questions to Ask Data Analyst Applicants

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by Angela Guess Angus Kidman recently wrote for Lifehacker, “Data scientists and analytics experts are much in demand and hard to locate, but how can you be sure you’ve got the best candidates, and what should you ask them? Google — obviously no slouch when it comes to analytics — has some useful suggestions on…

The Many Benefits of R

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by Angela Guess Joseph Sirosh of Microsoft recently opined in VentureBeat, “One of the most popular tools in data science today is the open-source programming language R. Simply put, R is the language of data. Over the last 20 years, statisticians all over the world have contributed their innovations to open source R. These contributions…

Announcing SIOS iQ Machine Learning-based Analytics Platform for Virtual Environments

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “SIOS Technology Corp. (http://us.sios.com) today announced the immediate availability of SIOS iQ™ standard edition, the industry’s first simple, intelligent software solution for understanding IT operations and resolving issues in dynamic VMware environments. Designed to be a primary resource for IT operations information and issue…

How to Minimize Your Need for Hard-to-Find Data Scientists

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by Angela Guess Sri Raghavan of Teradata recently wrote in Forbes, “Ask ten people to define ‘data scientist’ and you’re likely to get twelve different answers. It would be comical if the demand for their abilities weren’t so great. There is simply no shortcut for creating a data scientist. The recipe calls for a breadth…

Franz Delivers First Real-time N-Dimensional Analysis for Big Data

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Franz Inc., the leading supplier of Semantic Graph Database technology, today announced that the company has added patented N-dimensional analysis capabilities to its flagship product, AllegroGraph, marking the first time data scientists can answer complex SPARQL queries across multiple dimensions over billions of records…

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…

How Your Business Can Benefit from Predictive Analytics

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by Angela Guess Corlyn Voorhees recently wrote for Search Business Analytics, “From recommending additional purchases based on the items that customers place in online shopping carts to pinpointing hospital patients who have a greater risk of readmission, the use of predictive analytics tools and techniques is enabling organizations to tap their collections of data to…

Adding Data Governance Tools to Self-Service Analytics

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by Angela Guess Ed Burns recently wrote for Search Business Analytics, “As more and more businesses implement self-service analytics software, a glaring need is becoming apparent: data governance plans. While self-service tools can provide businesses users with a simple way to access and analyze data, they also can give them the ability to feed bad…

Hubble Brings Real-Time Reporting, Analytics, and Planning to Oracle

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “At the HubbleUP 2015 User Conference, insightsoftware.com today announced the Hubble Performance Management Platform, the industry’s first complete business performance management solution that offers business financial managers real-time insight for reporting, analytics, and planning fully integrated with your enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. The…