Halloween by the Numbers

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To enhance the spirit of the season, here are some Halloween Data from insideBIGDATA in the form of a frighteningly informative infographic – “Halloween by the Numbers.”

IBM Unveils Watson Explorer to Drive Better Business Outcomes

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IBM (NYSE: IBM) has announced the availability of a cognitive-infused Watson Explorer, a powerful combination of data exploration and content analytics capabilities. Watson Explorer equips users with the information and analytics capabilities which can help them to deliver better performance and real-time results.

Limited Budgets Slow Adoption of Crime Analytics

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When it comes to the U.S. law enforcement community’s practices and attitudes toward using crime-fighting software, roughly a third are using the technology in their departments, most would use it to combat drug-related crimes, yet the majority don’t have the budget to implement it, according to a recent survey by Wynyard Group.

New York Mets Sign SAS® to Lead Off Analytics Lineup

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The New York Mets and SAS, a leader in business analytics, has announced a partnership that will see the Club use SAS analytics to help analyze fan data at an individual level to engage with them in a meaningful way.

Quantium to Leverage the MapR Distribution including Hadoop for Real-Time Analysis

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that Quantium, the leading data analytics firm in Australia, has selected the MapR Distribution including Hadoop to perform rigorous analytics on large and complex data sets to generate rapid business insights for their clients, including many of Australia’s leading companies.

JKool Announces SaaS Solution for Quickly Capturing the Business Value of Big Data

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jKool, LLC has announced its new, software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution for analyzing Big Data in real time. JKool™ is designed to spot the patterns in data that lead to actionable insights.

Versium Announces Datafinder.com

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Versium, a data technology company and leading provider of predictive analytics solutions announces the launch of Datafinder (https://datafinder.com), the company’s self-serve website which provides data and data technology tools to businesses of all sizes.

ServiceSource Fitbit Campaign Highlights the Value of Customer Health at Dreamforce 2014

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ServiceSource® (NASDAQ:SREV), a leader in recurring revenue management, today announced findings from their inaugural Healthy Customers for Life Fitbit Challenge, which took place last week at Dreamforce® ‘14 in San Francisco.

Mu Sigma Launches muUniverse™

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Mu Sigma, a leading private decision sciences and big data analytics company, has announced the launch of muUniverse™, a new product that serves as a Google Maps for decisions that helps leaders choose the right path.

Waterline Data Science Announces Product to Make Hadoop Consumable by Business Analysts and Data Scientists

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Waterline Data Science has announced the launch of Waterline Data Inventory to enable data self-service on Hadoop, allowing users to find, understand, and help govern Hadoop data.