Ebates, the business that provides discounts and incentives to customers of online retailers, needed to move from its SQL server to a system with more processing capacity. The Hadoop cluster it chose fit the bill and provided some unexpected benefits.
by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, ?Quantzig, a global analytics solutions provider, has announced the completion of their latest analytics article on the top benefits of big data in the healthcare industry. The advent of digital technology has offered numerous benefits to healthcare providers. A key advancement is the use of big [?]
by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, ?Qlik, a leader in data analytics, today announced the results from its U.S. Data Literacy Survey, revealing an escalating skills gap preventing those in the workforce from making strategic, data-driven decisions. Data literacy and analytics skills can help companies and their employees capitalize on an unprecedented [?]
Click here to learn more about author Jon Pilkington. The Data Analytics market, as we know it, is about to be disrupted (again). The new year will evolve from full self-service Data Preparation and Analytics with a governed, collaborative Enterprise Data Intelligence platform with an integrated Data Marketplace and Enterprise Data Preparation, that will result in [?]
by Angela Guess A recent press release states, ?Catasys, Inc., a provider of proprietary predictive analytics and integrated treatment solutions to health plans, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Cigna Corporation, a global health service company dedicated to helping people improve their health, well-being and sense of security, for Catasys? OnTrak [?]
by Angela Guess A new press release states, ?WHISHWORKS, a global IT services and consulting company specialising in systems integration and Big Data analytics, is pleased to announce the successful implementation and deployment of MuleSoft Anypoint Platform at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK (SUEZ). With the deployment of Anypoint Platform, SUEZ is able to accelerate [?]
Trends in Data Analytics ? From Database to Analyst from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar How are the tools and skills needed for data analytics changing? Why has there been an expansion of the databases used in data analytics to the new class of NoSQL [?]
To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar How are the tools and skills needed for data analytics changing? Why has there been an expansion of the databases used in data analytics to the new class of NoSQL to handle the volumes, variety, and velocity of big data. What are [?]
by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, ?Alteryx, Inc., a leader in self-service data analytics, today announced that customers can take advantage of one-click, self-service predictive model deployment capabilities of the Alteryx solution on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Alteryx has also achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Machine Learning (ML) Competency status. The designation [?]
Click to learn more about author Kartik Patel. Every enterprise is talking about Business Intelligence and Advanced Analytics. Every enterprise has considered the benefits of implementing Self-Serve Analytics across the organization and involving business users in the process. Panel discussions at technology conferences and hallway conversations among executives and IT staff encourage the trend and create anxiety [?]
by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, ?Radiant Solutions, the newly formed geospatial services business unit of Maxar Technologies (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.) today announced its strategy for combining its legacy businesses to create a new leader in the geospatial industry. Radiant Solutions will deliver unique capabilities to transform global mapping [?]
Prescriptive Analytics seeks to find the best course of action, based on past records, for the future. In a way, Prescriptive Analytics combines elements from both Descriptive Analytics and Predictive Analytics to arrive at actual solutions. The increased preoccupation with everything ?data? was a natural outcome of the mainstreaming of the theory of probability, which had hitherto [?]
Click to learn more about author Roi Agababa. Insurance professionals collect a huge amount of data from their customers. And then, they hand it over to underwriters, who evaluate risks of insuring that person using various actuarial data, claims data, and a bunch of other techniques (some of which are proprietary to the insurer). From [?]
Villanova University was founded in 1842 and named for the Spanish Augustinian, St. Thomas of Villanova. It was recently listed as the 50th best university in the nation by U.S. News. Considered by many to be a world class academic community, Villanova offers an education based on liberal arts, and a commitment to the ideals [?]
by Angela Guess A new press release states, ?Zoomdata, developers of the world?s fastest visual analytics platform for big and streaming data, and O?Reilly Media, an internationally recognized, multi-faceted company that has played a seminal role in the evolution and adoption of the Internet revolution, today released the results of a comprehensive survey run by [?]
Click to learn more about author Stuart Tarmy. Confidence in your Data Analytics is only as good as the completeness of your data. Most companies struggle with accessing and understanding their data, especially in older, legacy or siloed systems. Consider the following. Your CEO has long recognized that Data Analytics needs to play a greater role [?]
There?s a lot of hype these days about business intelligence and data analytics software. Some people swear by it, and many companies have sprouted up just in the last few years offering their own version of a data analysis solution. With so many talking about it and using it, you... Read more »
by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, ?Arcadia Data, provider of the first native visual analytics software for big data, today announced updates to its platform to streamline big data analytics with machine-assisted insights that allow greater accessibility and self-service to business analysts. Meant to reduce the complexity of handling modern data types [?]
Chief data officers (CDOs) are among the most highly sought-after executives among corporations for whom data analytics has become a cornerstone of digital strategies. But the rush to promote data-crunching experts to the CDO role has created a new challenge: Finding a leader who can use data to help drive a business transformation.
There is no doubt that big data analytics is fast becoming integral to business intelligence. Besides many initial failed projects, primarily due to the massive infrastructure needed to store, process and analyze big data in-house, there is an increasing number of success stories. This gives pause to completely discount the paradigm.