- July 10, 2014
With MapR’s recent announcement of $110 million in funding, following on from Hortonwork’s $100 million and Cloudera’s $900 million, both in March, debate is rife about their different approaches ...
- July 07, 2014
Spark has been getting a lot of attention lately, but is the big data framework ready for enterprise use?
- July 03, 2014
A number of vendors announced new Apache Spark integrations this week, and a report from Dresner Advisory Services explains how businesses are organizing their BI programs.
- June 30, 2014
Outrage about Facebook’s psychological experiment is misplaced. The past weekend saw another outpouring of outrage about Facebook’s abuse of personal data. An article in the scientific journal ...
- June 27, 2014
Analytics vendors like the commercial potential of R. Teradata is set to become the latest to make a play for users of this popular open-source tool.
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- June 26, 2014
Although the yellow elephant continues to trample all over the world of Information Management, it is becoming increasingly difficult to say where more traditional technologies end and Hadoop ...
- June 20, 2014
This news recap looks at survey data on top data mining tools and a report on the degree to which executives trust analytic findings.
- June 18, 2014
In the year since Edward Snowden spoke out on governmental spying, much has been written about privacy but little enough done to protect personal information, either from governments or from big ...
- June 06, 2014
In this news recap, we look at a major analytics data dump by the FDA and IBM's efforts to help colleges tackle the big data skills shortage.
- May 23, 2014
In this news recap, federal agents use data mining techniques to stop fraud and IBM releases new self-service offerings.
- May 09, 2014
The long-awaited report from the White House on big data and privacy finally dropped. This news recap also looks at the TIBCO acquisition of Jaspersoft.
- April 17, 2014
TechTarget's IT Priorities Survey shows that business intelligence, analytics and data warehousing projects are the top software priority this year.
- March 31, 2014
Health system UPMC and financial services firm CIBC are taking big data projects from pilot mode to production in stages, buying tools as they go.
- March 31, 2014
Analyzing feedback on customer experiences can help companies ensure they treat customers like royalty, said participants in a panel discussion.
- March 28, 2014
In this Talking Data podcast, Ed Burns and Jack Vaughan discuss why it's critical for organizations to get data governance right for self-service BI.