As 2013 draws to a close, it is time for industry players to reflect on what progress was made in 2013 and what we might expect in 2014. Here’s an example of what the big data ecosystem is thinking these days with some observations from Pentaho’s CEO Quentin Gallivan.
One of the largest and fastest growing repositories of corporate data sits behind the Salesforce CRM platform. So it made a lot of sense to see the announcement of the new Salesforce reporting API at the Dreamforce conference in San Francisco earlier this month. Even better was the announcement by one of the first Salesforce […]
“After being told repeatedly that expensive storage arrays are the only way to support enterprise applications in virtualized environments, IT organizations finally have an alternative to storage arrays that significantly reduces complexity and cost. Maxta has broken the code for integrating storage and compute into a converged virtual data center.”
Los Angeles-based Ninja Metrics announced this morning that it has raised $2.8M in a funding round, to bring its social analytics engine for gaming companies to market. The startup, which came out of technology developed from a group of university researchers, said the $2.8M in funding came from the Harvard Business School Angels and Tech […]
The standout visualization for this week is the The Startup Universe, an interactive visualization from visual content marketplace Visual.ly. With this intuitive tool, you can select a sectors from education to biotech to entertainment to security in order to see the companies, venture capitalists and founders for each category.
Southard Jones from Birst describes the company’s new Recurring Revenue Solution Accelerator, which gives subscription-based businesses the ability to maximize revenue, accelerate growth and reduce churn by putting fast, accurate and meaningful business intelligence and data analysis capabilities at their fingertips.