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June 22, 2017
Running business intelligence applications in the cloud has yet to take the BI world by storm. Researcher Howard Dresner offers insight on why and discusses the state of cloud BI software.
May 19, 2017
CEO Bill McDermott called SAP Leonardo the 'most important move since HANA,' but some customers question the company's messages around the platform.
May 11, 2017
Businesses that want to use machine learning to glean more data from end-user apps can benefit from new AI capabilities in Microsoft developer tools. Plus, Office gets an AI upgrade.
April 06, 2017
The cost of Tableau software for most new customers will be calculated based on subscription fees rather than licenses, in a reaction to emerging market demands and challenges.
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Real-time big data analytics calls for changes in the way data systems are built. Some of the pressing challenges are discussed in this edition of the Talking Data podcast. Continue Reading
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