Text analytics and text mining
- June 07, 2010
Text analytics tools can eliminate the barrier between structured data and unstructured content. But is IT ready for the text analytics revolution?
- June 03, 2010
Text analytics tools are useless without the will to respond to customers’ needs, according to one text analytics software user.
- April 19, 2010
In this exclusive interview, SAS Institute CEO Dr. Jim Goodnight says his company’s data analytics expertise separates it from BI competitors SAP and IBM.
- April 12, 2010
SAS has released an on-demand social media analytics suite that the vendor says will help companies track and understand consumer sentiment.
- June 03, 2009
At this year's Text Analytics summit, companies like Biogen Idec showed why the text analytics market is growing and how it can help improve operations and save money.
- June 19, 2008
Calculating the return on investment (ROI) and building a business case for text analytics to analyze unstructured content like emails, PDFs and blogs is challenging but worthwhile, as Intuit found.
- May 13, 2008
Accuracy is a frequent concern when working with text; the accuracy question is similar to the data quality issue in business intelligence and data warehousing.
- May 08, 2008
Organizations too often ignore unstructured data when making high-level, strategic decisions. Text-mining and prediction-market tools can help.
- February 22, 2008
Bill Inmon explains the importance of unstructured data and offers tips for accessing and integrating it.
- January 22, 2008
In this interview, author John Maindonald discusses the evolution of statistical analysis, the convergence of traditional statistics with data mining/machine learning, and the benefits of randomization and experimental techniques.
- February 13, 2007
Enterprise search platforms are a far cry from simple search engines. An IDC analyst and an experienced information expert share tips for evaluating enterprise search technology.
- December 18, 2006
The new IBM OmniFind Yahoo Edition enterprise search tool indexes up to 500,000 files and is easy enough for a reporter to install and use. And, it's free. So, what's the catch?
- June 15, 2006
Business intelligence software vendors say search can get BI information to more users. As business intelligence and search converge, five myths have emerged.
- November 09, 2005
Companies will need search and data mining technologies to obtain business-critical information from the explosion of blogs, wikis and other Web-based collaborative schemes.
- November 03, 2005
With its purchase of iPhrase, IBM is rapidly rounding out its unstructured information technology portfolio.