- 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.
- June 29, 2015
MicroStrategy has introduced the first major new version of its BI software in six years, and it's playing for self-service customers with the MicroStrategy 10 release -- but with a focus on governance.
- June 29, 2015
Spark Summit 2015 brought announcements that data scientists and other users will soon have two cloud-hosted options to run the big data framework. This podcast takes a deeper look.
- June 26, 2015
Employers may have trouble finding data scientists and other analysts with all the technical skills they want, but some are starting to zero in on general abilities that can lead to analytics success.
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- June 24, 2015
The Apache Spark engine can be a powerful tool for encouraging big data adoption among front-line workers thanks to its fast processing speeds.
- June 23, 2015
As self-service analytics software becomes more common, users are calling on vendors to beef up governance capabilities.
- June 15, 2015
After nearly a year of limited availability, software vendor Databricks has made its cloud-based version of the Spark processing engine generally available.
- June 13, 2015
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- May 29, 2015
Two new reports from Dresner Advisory Services assess the features that users are looking for in BI tools and which vendors are delivering.
- May 28, 2015
Varying privacy laws on data collection and analysis in different countries can make unified business intelligence approaches difficult for global companies.
- May 26, 2015
Everyone knows executive support for analytics initiatives is important, but CEOs are starting to get behind analytics like never before.
- May 20, 2015
Self-service business intelligence and analytics tools require thoughtful deployment plans to get business users to willingly integrate them into operational workflows.
- 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.