Thinking Small For Bigger Data Impact

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In this special guest feature, Nathan Richter of Monetate discusses the benefits of thinking small with data to drive ROI and make benefits evident, fast. Richter is Global Director Client Solutions at cloud-based marketing software provider Monetate.

Kristalytics Maximizes Revenue with Data Blending

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The following big data use case is an example of how data blending techniques can help businesses maximize their revenue. Kristalytics is a digital ad agency and marketing firm, with clients such as Sport Clips, that utilizes Alteryx to extract, summarize and analyze billions of impressions across digital marketing platforms such as Google, Bing and other ad networks.

DESY and IBM Develop Big Data Architecture for Science

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IBM (NYSE: IBM) has announced it is collaborating with Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), a leading national research center in Germany, to speed up management and storage of massive volumes of x-ray data. The planned Big Data and Analytics architecture based on IBM software defined technology can handle more than 20 gigabyte per second of data at peak performance.

Splunk Software Helps GoodData Scale Business for Customer Success

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Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of a leading software platform for real-time operational intelligence, today announced that GoodData, a leader in cloud business intelligence, is using Splunk® Enterprise to gain better visibility into its service in order to drive customer growth.

AAA Uses Target Marketing with Predictive and Geo-spatial Analytics

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At the recent Alteryx Inspire conference, the American Automobile Association (AAA) shared shared how they rely on predictive and geo-spatial analytics to better serve their members, their branch offices and anticipate business needs.

Interview: Nick Elprin, Co-founder, Domino

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Domino Data Lab, Inc. is a new company that started out with a focus on enabling much easier cloud computation, and doing “version control for data science.” I caught up with co-founder Nick Elprin at the recent useR!2014 conference to get the high-level view of his company.

Big Data Humor: Nothing to Worry About

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Making Hadoop Realtime

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Last evening I had the pleasure of attending the latest installment of our local Los Angeles Big Data User Group where I am co-organizer. The featured speaker was Dr. William Bain, Founder & CEO of ScaleOut Software, a company providing distributed data grids for the enterprise. Bill’s talk was “Making Hadoop Realtime” where he discussed how in-memory data grids bring tremendous value to the Hadoop software stack.

INTERVIEW: Jack Norris, Chief Marketing Officer, MapR Technologies

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MapR is a major player in the Hadoop distribution marketplace that seems to be growing in leaps and bounds. I caught up with CMO Jack Norris to get his perspectives on the Hadoop ecosystem. In the interview below Jack talks candidly about MapR’s recent round of funding and how the company is priming itself for an IPO. Read on for more important insights from MapR!

Visualization of the Week: San Diego Comic-Con 2014

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This visualization is especially meaningful to our Southern California readers who may have taken time off of their big data challenges to attend the San Diego Comic-Con. Our friend Kuang Keng Kuek Ser utilized Tableau software to visualize the attendance of this past weekend’s San Diego Comic-Con 2014. Click HERE to experiment with the live […]