• November 01, 2016 01 Nov'16

    Cognitive computing applications present new business challenges

    When implementing cognitive software, enterprises need to worry just as much -- if not more -- about the business implications, rather than the technical challenges.

  • October 27, 2016 27 Oct'16

    Users still kicking the tires on IBM's cognitive applications

    There's a huge amount of excitement around IBM's cognitive computing tools, but users are still looking for ways to implement them in their businesses.

  • October 25, 2016 25 Oct'16

    Pentaho 7.0 update combines data preparation tool with analytics

    Users increasingly want data preparation to be tightly integrated into the analytics process to shorten time to insight, and Pentaho's new 7.0 software release aims to satisfy that need.

  • October 13, 2016 13 Oct'16

    IoT data analytics streams into uncharted waters

    In the world of the internet of things, it's one thing to gather mountains of data from an ever-increasing multitude of sensors, appliances, vehicles, smart personal devices and industrial equipment. It's quite another thing to liberate congested ...

  • October 06, 2016 06 Oct'16

    Sports data analytics isn't always a slam dunk

    The growing trend of analytics in sports has caused much debate, and even though data-driven decisions can provide some benefits, they're not right for all occasions.

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  • October 06, 2016 06 Oct'16

    Visualized data aids in building, updating predictive models

    Data scientists at Capital One and BuildingIQ use data visualizations to help guide their efforts in developing, training and modifying predictive models for use in advanced analytics applications.

  • September 30, 2016 30 Sep'16

    Users look to real-time streaming to speed up big data analytics

    Real-time data processing and analytics technologies are helping companies find useful information in streams of big data so they can quickly take actions to boost their business operations.

  • September 30, 2016 30 Sep'16

    Tableau brings big updates to its popular data visualization tool

    As part of its Tableau 10 release, Tableau has added several new features to the self-service BI and data visualization software in an effort to improve data preparation and deepen analysis.

  • September 28, 2016 28 Sep'16

    Advanced analytics tools must align with business needs

    Advanced analytics teams may sometimes be inclined to more academic projects, but the path to true value is ensuring that their work closely aligns with core business needs.

  • 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.

  • 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.