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  • April 15, 2016 15 Apr'16

    IBM Watson computer strives for analytics stardom

    After achieving Jeopardy! success in 2011, IBM is trying to boost its Watson cognitive computing system back into the spotlight through acquisitions and by building out its Watson-based commercial products.

  • March 31, 2016 31 Mar'16

    Building data science teams takes skills mix, business focus

    In a panel discussion at Strata + Hadoop World 2016, managers of data science initiatives discussed how to structure and lead teams of data scientists for effective big data analytics.

  • March 30, 2016 30 Mar'16

    MIT forum debates data protection regulations

    In big data analytics, some want stronger data privacy regulations, while others want the government out of the picture.

  • March 24, 2016 24 Mar'16

    Fast-and-furious Microsoft BI update brings Excel integration

    New features in Microsoft's cloud BI tool give users a raft of data visualization capabilities, including the ability to analyze Power BI data in Excel.

  • February 19, 2016 19 Feb'16

    Gartner shakes up annual ranking of business analytics tools

    This year's Magic Quadrant report from Gartner on business intelligence and analytics platforms reflects a shifting market for BI reporting tools and includes some big changes in its vendor rankings.

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  • February 12, 2016 12 Feb'16

    Spark a natural fit for IoT data analytics

    IoT big data analytics is needed to make sense of the mountains of data coming from industrial equipment and Spark may be up to the task.

  • February 05, 2016 05 Feb'16

    Tech teams stop fighting self-service BI technology, users

    At the 2016 TDWI Executive Summit in Las Vegas, business intelligence managers detailed moves by their organizations to embrace self-service BI tools -- and the benefits that followed.

  • February 04, 2016 04 Feb'16

    Sell your CEO on business intelligence software tools

    Convincing executives and other workers to adopt business intelligence software remains surprisingly difficult. If you aren't selling BI's benefits internally, that might be one reason why.

  • January 29, 2016 29 Jan'16

    Report highlights growing role for location-mapping software

    A new report from Dresner Advisory Services says businesses see increased value in location intelligence software, but products need to improve.

  • January 28, 2016 28 Jan'16

    Data science jobs easy to find, tough to fill

    Data scientist ranks as the top job in America this year, as low supply and high demand mean big money for those who qualify for that emerging IT career.

  • January 14, 2016 14 Jan'16

    How a data-driven company was molded by asset protection

    A data-driven company tends to outperform its competitors, but the asset protection process rarely drives continued evolution of analytics capabilities. Grocery chain Weis Markets is the exception.

  • December 21, 2015 21 Dec'15

    How BI development can support quick and nimble businesses

    In an excerpt from his book on BI development and delivery, author Greg Steffine explains why it's important to focus BI initiatives on enabling the business to respond quickly and nimbly to situations.

  • December 21, 2015 21 Dec'15

    Need for speed in delivering BI capabilities, author says

    Organizational alignment and teams of BI evangelists who are hyper-responsive to user needs are key to improving business intelligence processes, according to author and BI manager Greg Steffine.

  • December 16, 2015 16 Dec'15

    Top data analysis software and techniques stories of 2015

    As 2015 comes to an end, it's time to review some of the biggest developments and trends in the world of BI and big data, including how sports teams, hospitals and data-driven executives pushed ahead on analytics.

  • December 01, 2015 01 Dec'15

    Survey: BI and big data professionals ahead of peers on pay

    Employees who have BI and big data jobs are feeling pretty good about them, according to TechTarget's 2015 salary survey. High pay and strong job prospects are a couple reasons why.

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