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Indiana County Uses Crime Analytics to Fight Notorious Gang

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The Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Wynyard Group and CI Technologies today announced that the Felony Lane Gang Working Group, comprising 92 law enforcement agencies and other organizations, will use Wynyard Advanced Crime Analytics and CrimeNtel from CI Technologies to help fight the notorious Felony Lane Gang.

Qubell Launches Hadoop Self-Service Test Environments for Big Data Apps

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Qubell, provider of an autonomic application management platform for cloud applications, has announced the availability of Qubell for Hadoop Developers. The new solution enables Hadoop developers to add dynamic, cloud-based test environments on-demand for new or existing big data analytics projects.

Visualization of the Week: #JeSuisCharlie

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Our visualization of the week comes from our friend, former Tableau Iron Viz contestant, Jonathan Trajkovic who reflects on the Twitter response to the recent tragedy in his home country of France.

Data Analytics: Do More Than Keep Up with the MPS Joneses

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In this special guest feature, Toni DuGal of Novitex examines how the Managed Print Services industry has evolved with the help of data analytics. The progress can serve as a model for many other industries. Toni DuGal is Vice President of Solution Services at Novitex, a digital-first document outsourcing provider, where she leads the development of Novitex’s MPS practice.

Talend Teams with Hortonworks to Help Big Data Projects Deliver in Real Time

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Talend_logo_011315Talend, a global big data integration software leader, has strengthened its partnership with Hortonworks® by supporting a preview version of the latest Apache™ Hadoop® extension, Apache Storm, in Talend 5.6.

GraphLab Morphs into Dato with $18.5 Million in Funding

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GraphLab announced it closed an $18.5 million Series B funding round led by Vulcan Capital with participation from Opus Capital and existing investors New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Madrona Venture Group. The company has also changed its name and brand from GraphLab to Dato, reflecting the evolution of its popular machine learning platform which now enables the creation of intelligent applications based on any type of data, including graphs, tables, text and images.

Online Retailer Reports ROI with Teradata Aster Discovery Analytics

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A Total Economic Impact study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Teradata found that the Teradata Aster Discovery Platform is delivering compelling economic and technology Return on Investment (ROI) as well as important business and marketing benefits for an online flash sale retailer. The study was based on a Teradata retail customer with over five years of experience using the Aster Discovery Platform to implement a big data analytics and discovery solution.

MapR Performance Benchmark Exceeds 100M Data Points Per Second Ingest

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MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, announced breakthrough performance results achieved using standard open source software, OpenTSDB, running on the MapR Distribution. Using only four-nodes of a 10-node cluster, the MapR Distribution with its in-Hadoop NoSQL database, MapR-DB, ingested over 100 million data points per second.

Fuzzy Logic Is Key to Connected Health

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In this special guest feature, Sunil Koduri of Zsolutionz sheds light on how fuzzy logic can add value to the immense amount of data collected by wearable devices.

Fractal Analytics Acquires Mobius Innovations

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Fractal Analytics, a global provider of advanced analytics, has announced it has acquired Mobius Innovations, a mobile context awareness platform founded by Fractal’s co-founder Nirmal Palaparthi, to strengthen and deliver the company’s flagship Customer Genomics® personalized marketing solution.