Earn Your Masters in Predictive Analytics from Northwestern

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As businesses seek to maximize the value of vast new stores of available data, Northwestern University’s Master of Science in Predictive Analytics program prepares students to meet the growing demand in virtually every industry for data-driven leadership and problem solving.

Saama Listed as a Sample Vendor in Two Gartner 2014 Hype Cycle Reports

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Saama Technologies, Inc., a leading pure-play data and analytics solutions and services company, has announced that Saama is listed as a sample vendor in two recent Gartner Hype Cycle Reports: Hype Cycle for Consumer Engagement With Healthcare and Wellness 2014 and Hype Cycle for Healthcare Provider Applications, Analytics and Systems, 2014.

Detecting Fraud through Data Analysis

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In recent years, the number of people and businesses falling victim to fraud has increased at an alarming rate with targets include eBay, Target, Amazon, and even the U.S. government. As technology continues to improve, fraudsters are finding new and creative methods to continue their work.

EXASOL Breaks In-Memory Data Warehousing and Analytics Benchmark Records

EXASOL AG, the provider of EXASolution, a leading engine for analytics and data warehousing, today announces that it has broken yet more records for the Transaction Processing Performance Council’s Industry standard TPC-H benchmark across 100TB and 30TB data sizes.

MapR Redefines SQL-on-Hadoop with Apache Drill

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, has announced the addition of Apache Drill 0.5 to the MapR Distribution including Hadoop. Bringing next-generation ANSI SQL to Hadoop, Apache Drill provides instant, self-service data exploration across multiple data sources including modern applications.

Axway Expands Operational Intelligence Capabilities

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To empower the workforce with real-time, actionable insights that optimize business operations, Axway (NYSE Euronext: AXW.PA), a market leader in governing the flow of data, has announced the launch of Axway Decision Insight, previously known as Systar Tornado.

Predictive Analytics Software and R

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There is a vast array of predictive analytics tools, but not all are created equal. Software differs widely in terms of capability and usability — not all solutions can address all types of advanced analytics needs. There are different classes of analytics users — some need to build statistical models, others just need to use them.

Leverage the Power of Data at Rock Stars of Data Analytics

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IEEE Computer Society will host Rock Stars of Data Analytics on 21 October in San Jose, California, where well-known data analytics authorities will explore all aspects of analytics, including building a data-driven culture, launching data platforms, and ensuring privacy.

TIBCO Jaspersoft and Artha Solutions Announce Analytic Applications in the Cloud

TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced that TIBCO Jaspersoft®, the “Intelligence Inside” applications and business processes, and Artha Solutions, a leading provider of business, technology, strategy consulting and implementations, have launched joint analytic applications on Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Enterprise Risk Management

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Most firms understand that robust enterprise risk management (ERM) will not only improve risk management; it will also help them to measure risk more accurately and develop a more sustainable business model. However, while simple in theory, ERM can sometime be difficult in practice.