• September 23, 2016 23 Sep'16

    Get your analytics architecture right to support scalable tools

    Analytics teams might prefer to spend their time developing algorithms, but overlooking the importance of analytics infrastructure could cause problems down the road.

  • September 14, 2016 14 Sep'16

    SAS enters the arena of open source analytics tools with SAS Viya

    With the release of SAS Viya, which is accessible to open source tools, the company is moving away from its traditional approach of releasing a complete piece of software.

  • September 09, 2016 09 Sep'16

    Industry responds to artificial intelligence technology development

    Responses to a White House request for information on AI software show stakeholders are still split between worry and enthusiasm for this fast-developing technology.

  • August 31, 2016 31 Aug'16

    IT consultants eye big data future, predict analytics trends

    Technology consultants and vendor executives share their predictions on likely developments in BI, analytics and big data technologies, and user deployments of them over the next 12 months.

  • August 30, 2016 30 Aug'16

    Expert recommends Hadoop for cybersecurity analytics platform

    Businesses are facing unprecedented cybersecurity challenges today, but Hadoop can give enterprises one platform for managing big data and security.

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  • July 29, 2016 29 Jul'16

    Tableau to broaden data visualization tool with Tableau 10 update

    Tableau is getting set to release the 10th version of its self-service reporting tool, with updates in several key areas intended to silence some of its critics.

  • July 20, 2016 20 Jul'16

    The future of AI apps will be delivery as a service

    AI systems are generating huge hype right now, which makes it imperative for businesses to understand how the technology can be deployed most effectively.

  • July 08, 2016 08 Jul'16

    Mainstream Hadoop users zero in on business benefits of big data

    Selling business executives on the value of big data analytics applications is becoming a to-do list item for more IT managers who look to deploy Hadoop clusters in their organizations.

  • July 07, 2016 07 Jul'16

    Data science as a service provides instant access to analysts

    Data scientists are in high demand, but in such scarce supply that some companies outsource their data for analysis. DataScience Inc. CEO Ian Swanson explains how it works.

  • June 21, 2016 21 Jun'16

    Boston's new data chief explains how he plans to leverage CDO role

    The first person to take over the CDO job for the city of Boston is hoping to support existing teams to make government more effective by leveraging data and analytics.

  • June 17, 2016 17 Jun'16

    Spark cloud deployments make a lot of sense -- sometimes

    Most commercial distributions of Spark offer a cloud option, and these have been popular with customers. But that doesn't mean cloud Spark platforms make sense for every situation.

  • June 15, 2016 15 Jun'16

    Enterprises prize traditional business analytics tools

    While cognitive computing and the internet of things generate a lot of buzz in today's analytics world, surveyed businesses still give priority to traditional BI reporting tools.

  • June 10, 2016 10 Jun'16

    Machine learning algorithms set to transform industries

    Now is the time for businesses to think about putting in place machine learning applications to benefit from this hot advanced analytics technology trend.

  • May 23, 2016 23 May'16

    Deep learning tools help users dig into advanced analytics data

    Organizations are increasingly looking for ways to capitalize on all of the unstructured data they've been collecting and stashing. Deep learning applications could offer an answer.

  • May 06, 2016 06 May'16

    Survey: BI implementation remains top software priority

    You might think that today's IT world is all about big data, but TechTarget's 2016 IT Priorities Survey shows that mainstream BI, analytics and data warehouse software is still a hot commodity.