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Lavastorm for Tableau® Easily Delivers Powerful Data Preparation, Advanced Analytics and Data Visualization


Lavastorm, a leading data preparation and advanced analytics company, announced the launch of its new self-service software designed specifically for Tableau users.

3 Ways Conventional BI Analytics Will Fail Retailers this Holiday Season


In this special guest feature, Arijit Sengupta, CEO of BeyondCore, discusses how retailers can use analytics to meet their customers’ needs and achieve greater results this holiday season.

An Overview of Spark SQL


This article is the fourth in a series that explores a high-level view of how and why many companies are deploying Apache Spark as a solution for their big data technology requirements.

Pentaho 6.0 Automates the Enterprise Analytic Data Pipeline


Pentaho, a Hitachi Data Systems company, recently previewed version 6.0 of its big data integration and analytics platform. The new 6.0 software release includes the first version of the Pentaho enterprise-class server with features designed to automate, manage and enhance every stage of the analytic data pipeline.

Advanced Data Science for Healthcare Scheduling Optimization


LeanTaaS iQueue is the flagship product of LeanTaaS. It applies advanced data science and machine learning to overcome healthcare scheduling complexity by optimizing the utilization of scarce resources in order to improve patient flow.

Cazena Announces Big Data as-a-Service Solutions for Enterprise-ready Data Lakes and Data Marts in the Cloud


Cazena announced the general availability of two of its Big Data as-a-Service solutions that simplify big data processing in the cloud, Data Lake as a Service and Data Mart as a Service.

Topological Data Analysis for the Working Data Scientist

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The talk below, “Topological Data Analysis for the Working Data Scientist” was presented at the SF Data Mining meetup group. Speaker Anthony Bak begins with a short review of the Mapper algorithm and discuss how to think about problems in the topological framework.

Machine Learning: Hottest Tech Trend in the Next 3-5 Years?


The featured talk focused on – by leveraging big data to allow computers to develop evolving behaviors, machine learning is vastly improving pattern recognition, allowing for broad application such as improved facial and speech recognition for application in many industries, especially national security.

How Big Data Can Help Your Product Content

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In this special guest feature, Rick Chavie, CEO of EnterWorks discusses several areas where all businesses can make marked improvements and avoid the big data pitfall of having great insights that can’t be used in a tactical way.

Actian Survey Shows Legacy Data Management Platforms Breaking Under the Demands of Modern Analytic Workloads and Data Volumes


The ability of legacy data warehousing platforms and BI tools to glean insights from big data is decreasing exponentially as more sources of data are poured into them, according to a new survey involving more than 250 senior executives. The survey, sponsored by Actian Corporation, found analytic workloads are failing in traditional technology environments that are pervasive across enterprise networks.