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  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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