Big Data Analytics: Gain a Performance Edge with a Hybrid Solution

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With a hybrid approach to big data storage, companies can combine the high performance and speed capabilities of in-memory while solving the storage issues by putting the vast historical data sets on disk. By bridging available technologies, companies can deliver on all counts – including cost.

IBM Introduces Powerful Analytics for Everyone

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Making its biggest announcement in a decade as leader in analytics, IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced Watson Analytics, a breakthrough natural language-based cognitive service that can provide instant access to powerful predictive and visual analytic tools for businesses.

Tableau Conference 2014 – A Field Report

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I just returned from the annual Tableau Conference 2014 (affectionately referred to as TC14) and I’m data overload! The big event took place Sept. 8-11 in beautiful Seattle and I must confess that the experience really energized me.

RapidMiner Cloud Announced

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Pioneering predictive analytics leader RapidMiner has announced the introductory release of RapidMiner Cloud to make analytics more convenient, and less complex, with more compute power and data sources.

Business Uses of Predictive Analytics

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The need for predictive analytics in the enterprise is clear, as it can provide smarter analysis for better decision making, increased market competitiveness, a direct path in taking advantage of market opportunity and threats, a way to reduce uncertainty and manage risk, an approach to proactively plan and act, discovery of meaningful patterns, and the means to anticipate and react to emerging trends.

Content Raven Launches “Marketing Raven”

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Content Raven, a leading cloud-based file distribution toolkit that adds content control, security and deep analytics to files, has announced the addition of Marketing Raven™ to its suite of products.

Tableau Conference 2014

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FIELD REPORT The 2014 edition of the Tableau Software’s annual conference (TC14) is taking place in Seattle this week, from September 8-12 and insideBIGDATA will be on hand for all the tech festivities. The big event is at the Washington State Convention Center with a sold-out crowd of over 5,500 customers and partners from around the […]

Alteryx Analytics Delivers Data Blending Without Limits

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Alteryx, Inc., the leader in data blending and advanced analytics, today announced the availability of Alteryx Analytics 9.1 which continues to empower analysts with more data blending for all of the sources of insight they need to use – all in an intuitive workflow and with no coding required.

Pioneer and Treasure Data Partner to Develop Big Data Services for the Automotive Industry

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Japan-based Pioneer and Mountain View, Calif.-based Treasure Data today announced a business alliance to develop services for the global automobile industry, leveraging big data generated by telematics, such as data from vehicle electronics sensors.

insideBIGDATA Guide to Predictive Analytics

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In this new Guide to Predictive Analytics we will review how predictive analytics helps your organization predict with confidence what will happen next so that you can make smarter decisions and improve business outcomes. It is important to adopt a predictive analytics solution that meets the specific needs of different users and skill sets from beginners, to experienced analysts, to data scientists.