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November 07, 2019
With BI platforms getting easier to use by the year and enabling more self-service users in process, the value of analytics is being realized by a growing audience.
November 04, 2019
New Microsoft Azure analytics service provides cloud BI and machine learning, enabling users to do analytics on data in various sources, including data warehouses and data lakes.
October 24, 2019
Raj Dutt, co-founder and CEO of Grafana Labs, provides insight into what his company is doing and where it's headed, now that it has raised new money and is seeing new use cases for its data observability technology.
September 27, 2019
A former employee of analytics vendor Qlik’s Singapore subsidiary embezzled nearly $4 million. Ariel Biasong Salamanes worked in the Singapore office’s sales and marketing department.
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