- 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.
- 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.
- November 13, 2015
UPMC and University of Tennessee Medical Center are benefitting from healthcare analytics to reduce their readmission rates. Here's how they're doing it.
- October 12, 2015
Most print media companies have struggled to make money in the 21st century, but The New York Times is using predictive analytics tools to gain a competitive edge.
- August 31, 2015
Hadoop is one of the most popular big data technologies. But when it comes to predictive modeling and data visualization, its utility is somewhat limited, users of HP's Vertica system say.
- August 05, 2015
Predictive modeling can help turn high-profile data scientists into public figures. But in business applications, it demands attention to detail, process and, ultimately, business value.
- June 30, 2015
Apache Spark is about more than just data processing. The software libraries included in the big data platform make it suitable for a variety of analytics applications.
- June 29, 2015
The current mayor of Boston is moving to make data analytics a key part of how city services are run, which is a major departure from his predecessor's approach.
- May 13, 2015
Hospitals are under pressure to cut costs and to restore patients to good health without readmissions. Predictive analytics can help, but providers need a solid plan for using their data.
- May 08, 2015
The healthcare industry is going through a period of rapid adoption of electronic health records, but the systems that enable EHRs may be an impediment when it comes to analytics.
- April 27, 2015
At the company's Global Forum this week, SAS Institute introduced several new and upgraded analytics tools.
- March 05, 2015
Analytics are gaining a high profile in sports media, but some fans and commentators say the stats just aren't what they're looking for.
- February 20, 2015
Health data is notoriously difficult to analyze due to privacy rules, but a new project is showing it can be done.
- February 12, 2015
Teradata is the latest technology vendor making a play for businesses looking for easy-to-implement big data apps.
- February 06, 2015
IT observers caution organizations against data for data’s sake, urging instead a focus on the best technology for the business problem at hand.