- July 07, 2016
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
The first person to take over the CDO role for the city of Boston is hoping to support existing teams to make government more effective by leveraging data and analytics.
- June 17, 2016
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
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
Now is the time for businesses to think about putting in place machine learning applications to benefit from this hot advanced analytics technology trend.
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Sponsored by SAS Institute Inc. - You want to get started with a big data project at your company, but you're unfamiliar with Hadoop and you're unsure your project will deliver value. Relax. Many organizations are struggling to implement Hadoop for a variety of reasons. In "The Current State of Hadoop in the Enterprise," by the International Institute for Analytics and sponsored by SAS, you'll find a handy list of five steps to maximize the value of a Hadoop big data project for your organization. See More
- May 23, 2016
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
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
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
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
In big data analytics, some want stronger data privacy regulations, while others want the government out of the picture.
- March 24, 2016
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
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
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
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
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.