Artificial intelligence and analytics
- July 02, 2020
After spending three years at Alteryx most recently, Ashley Kramer is now Sisense's new chief product officer. In an interview, she discusses her vision for the vendor's platform.
- June 25, 2020
Qlik said augmented intelligence features and embedded BI will feature prominently in future updates, which are expected to include capabilities such as data integration.
- June 23, 2020
The priorities of organizations have changed due to COVID-19, and with that Qlik's Dan Sommer says the evolution of expected BI trends has been temporarily delayed.
- June 16, 2020
SAS Viya 4, which SAS unveiled Tuesday during its virtual user conference, represents a total redesign of the platform to make it fully cloud-native.
- June 08, 2020
Tibco continues to invest in augmented intelligence and machine learning capabilities, recently adding an integration with Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services aimed at developers.
- May 12, 2020
Startup BI vendor Sigma Computing has hired Mike Palmer to take over as CEO and allow co-founders Rob Woollen and Jason Frantz to focus on product innovation.
- April 28, 2020
Sigma Computing added a no-code data modeling tool to its suite along with prebuilt dashboard templates aimed at introducing new users to business intelligence.
- April 20, 2020
The latest update from Sisense features a new natural language query tool built on graph technology and a hub for low-code/no-code embedded application development.
- April 15, 2020
A new offering from the Atrium consultancy hints at how Salesforce's Einstein Analytics and Tableau may complement each other now that Salesforce has acquired Tableau.
- April 03, 2020
With health organizations and business leaders alike trying to minimize the effects of COVID-19, analytics is playing a critical role in the decision-making process.
- April 03, 2020
With data skewed by incomplete testing, augmented intelligence and machine learning tools are helping data scientists create predictive models to inform the fight against COVID-19.
- March 27, 2020
Fueled by SAS' investment in AI and augmented intelligence features, the long-established vendor strengthened its BI platform with a host of new features and capabilities over the past year.
- March 20, 2020
Set against the backdrop of COVID-19, ThoughtSpot is trying to stick to a roadmap that includes new AI-infused features and eventually an initial public stock offering.
- March 20, 2020
ThoughtSpot CEO Sudheesh Nair addresses the unprecedented challenges of COVID-19, not only in terms of running a business, but also psychologically.
- March 19, 2020
The latest update from Domo, unveiled during the vendor's virtual user conference, include a no-code tool for application development and a host of AI features.
- March 10, 2020
Natural language query tools could one day allow end users to do all their data analysis without the aid of data scientists, but at this point the capabilities remain limited.
- March 05, 2020
A new report from IT services vendor Onepath reveals that 86% of SMBs are unable to fully take advantage of their data. Those that do are better able to grow and succeed.
- March 05, 2020
SMBs know they need data and analytics tools to support business decisions, but few small and midsize firms are able to fully realize the benefits.
- February 28, 2020
Leading analytics vendors appear poised to remain innovative as AI becomes pervasive in BI, Gartner's Rita Sallam explains in a discussion about BI's present and future.
- February 28, 2020
In an interview, Gartner analyst Rita Sallam discusses what separates the top BI vendors from the rest as well as the trends that will shape the future of analytics.
- February 06, 2020
As some longtime vendors struggle to keep up with the pace of innovation, customers stay loyal to longtime vendor MicroStrategy and its continually evolving platform.
- February 05, 2020
MicroStrategy 2020, the latest version of MicroStrategy's analytics platform, was released Wednesday and includes updates to the vendor's embedded analytics tool.
- January 30, 2020
Armed with $4 million in new seed funding, startup Kloud.io aims to expand its engineering and marketing efforts to fuel the growth of its no-code analytics platform.
- January 29, 2020
Tibco Spotfire's natural language generation capabilities received an upgrade as Tibco revealed an integration with Arria NLG Studio for BI.
- January 22, 2020
Hiring of a CFO for the first time signals that ThoughtSpot may be positioning itself for an IPO and comes six months after what was likely the vendor's final round of funding.
- December 03, 2019
Augmented intelligence features and an in-warehouse data prep tool highlight Sisense's latest update, its second since acquiring Periscope Data in May.
- November 26, 2019
With the ability to answer, 'Why?' at the core of its diagnostic tool, startup analytics vendor Sisu recently entered the market with aims of competing against established vendors.
- October 25, 2019
Doug Henschen, analyst at Constellation Research, details in a Q&A some of the findings of his recent report on augmented capabilities in BI platforms.
- October 25, 2019
AI is part of BI platforms, but this is only the start of a new analytics generation. In a Q&A, Constellation Research analyst Doug Henschen discusses AI tools in BI platforms.
- October 22, 2019
Teradata unveiled Vantage Analyst and Customer Experience, two new tools now part of the vendor's analytics platform, on Tuesday at its user conference in Denver.
- October 17, 2019
The SAS suite of business intelligence products is quickly seeing results from the vendor's $1 billion commitment to AI seven months after the investment was made public.
- October 15, 2019
Due to AI, ThoughtSpot's analytics tools have been accessible to citizen data scientists from the start, Andrew Yeung, the vendor's senior director of product marketing, said in a Q&A.
- October 15, 2019
New augmented intelligence and machine learning tools, along with a new mobile app, highlight the release of the new update to the ThoughtSpot business intelligence platform.
- October 10, 2019
The software, called Data Navigation System, was designed to enable non-technical users to make complex SQL requests using plain human language and ease the delivery of data.
- October 09, 2019
Cobalt Community Research, a nonprofit organization based in Michigan, uses data collected and packaged by TruFactor for urban planning projects.
- October 07, 2019
With the acquisition of Feature Labs, a startup founded at MIT, Alteryx is making a heavy investment in augmented intelligence and machine learning capabilities.
- October 04, 2019
Tibco Spotfire customers will benefit from AI upgrades.
- October 01, 2019
Qlik's new product shows the vendor's strategy of providing a cloud-based service for users that's rich in augmented intelligence and machine learning capabilities.
- September 26, 2019
After lagging behind the pace of innovation in recent years, Information Builders is modernizing its BI platform and again offering a full suite of analytics tools.
- September 18, 2019
Tableau released its third-quarter update Wednesday, featuring Explain Data, an enhanced augmented intelligence tool, and Tableau Catalog, a data management suite.
- August 29, 2019
Tibco has remained one of the more active business intelligence vendors while some of its competitors have lost some momentum.
- August 28, 2019
With its latest round of venture capital funding, ThoughtSpot is planning to invest heavily in product improvement while also pondering a potential initial public offering.
- August 16, 2019
Given the different strengths of Salesforce's Einstein Analytics platform and Tableau, the BI tools could prove complementary now that Tableau is part of Salesforce.
- August 02, 2019
Organizations have to map out ethical boundaries for data mining and analytics applications, according to participants in a roundtable discussion on data and ethics.
- May 15, 2019
The Sisense merger with Periscope Data is expected to create a new, combined BI product that will cater to casual business users and advanced data scientists alike.
- May 03, 2019
The spotlight at SAS Global Forum 2019 was on the vendor's Viya analytics tools, which are getting new functionality and licensing options meant to spur deployments.
- April 30, 2019
A new version of the SAS analytics platform adds a variety of AI features to SAS Viya, the cloud-based software that SAS hopes will secure its place in the AI future.
- April 24, 2019
Experts detail the skills employers want most in data scientists -- notably machine learning and programming languages -- and why often the most valuable expertise comes with time.
- April 10, 2019
Google introduced a raft of updates to its cloud-based machine learning and AI products, including expanded capabilities for its AutoML and BigQuery ML tools.
- April 08, 2019
On the eve of Google Cloud Next '19, experts assess the impact of Google's BigQuery ML since its release and their hopes for the automated machine learning tool's future.
- April 04, 2019
With the Equifax-FICO alliance, the credit giants are offering a combined Data Decisions Cloud suite they hope can solidify their place in the alternative data market.
- April 02, 2019
SAS' new AI initiative includes a $1 billion investment and partnership with AI chip vendor Nvidia. The goal is to bring advanced AI tech to end users.
- March 19, 2019
Tableau's partnership with AI speech analytics vendor VoiceBase enables users both inside and outside of the contact center to easily derive insights from speech analytics data.
- March 14, 2019
The NYPD has rolled out Patternizr, a machine learning algorithm that helps analysts identify crime patterns but highlights the complexity around eliminating AI bias in real-world systems.
- March 01, 2019
Augmented analytics, NLP and graph analytics are changing the data and analytics market, according to Gartner -- enabling users to more easily get at and share data.
- February 13, 2019
Tableau's new Ask Data software uses natural language processing to enable users of any skill level to more easily search for data insights by typing text queries.
- January 25, 2019
Qlik's acquisition of CrunchBot, an AI chatbot, aims to help users of its BI software get data easier and underscores a growing enterprise trend: conversational analytics.
- November 29, 2018
Sisense Hunch, a new Sisense BI tool, enables big data analytics for IoT devices by using deep learning to automatically extract insights from big data.
- November 15, 2018
Part of the ThoughtSpot 5 update, which adds a number of upgrades to the BI platform, SearchIQ allows users to take advantage of conversational analytics.
- October 24, 2018
Tableau unveiled AI and NLP tools intended to improve users' experience with its BI platform by adding smart capabilities to Tableau 2019, now out in a public beta.
- October 01, 2018
Cognos Analytics' new features include an AI assistant that responds in natural language, predictive analytics capabilities and tools for better data storytelling.
- September 17, 2018
New Tibco AI and natural language processing functions in the soon-to-be-released Spotfire X look to create a simpler and faster experience for self-service BI users.
- July 27, 2018
Google is enabling BigQuery users to build SQL-based machine learning models inside the cloud data warehouse via a BigQuery ML technology now out in beta.
- June 28, 2018
Fast-evolving tech trends like machine learning and cloud storage management will have big roles in BI in the coming years, especially with the dominance of cloud computing, experts say.
- June 13, 2018
Tableau acquires AI startup Empirical Systems in a plan to provide users with automated data modeling capabilities and enable broader BI and analytics applications.
- February 13, 2018
IBM's analytics software is strong technically but disjointed and hard to understand, say analysts who think simplifying things should be a priority at the company's Think 2018 conference.
- August 16, 2017
Using more GPUs when training deep learning models doesn't always deliver faster results, but new software from IBM shows it can be done.
- July 31, 2017
Despite the current notion that business intelligence and artificial intelligence are separate disciplines, AI-powered BI is an idea that should get more attention.
- June 07, 2017
When deploying deep learning models into production, experts say it's important to take care of the basics, like model design and testing, to ensure optimal business impact.
- June 06, 2017
Databricks brings new features to its managed Spark platform -- as well as to open source Spark -- that it hopes will make the computing engine more widely usable.
- April 19, 2017
To get the most value from investments in advanced analytics techniques, like artificial intelligence and data science, businesses must embrace a specific mindset.
- December 23, 2016
Artificial intelligence applications were all the rage in 2016, but while some delivered impressive results, others didn't work quite as well as developers planned.