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Lavastorm Democratizes Predictive Analytics for Business Analysts

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Lavastorm Analytics, a leading agile data management and analytics software company, today announced new functionality within its Lavastorm Analytics Engine platform that enables business analysts who have a limited knowledge of complex data science to deliver business-impacting insights using predictive analytics.

Krowdster: Big Data Analytics Meets Crowdfunding

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Crowdfunding gets simplified with the recent launch of Krowdster, a new crowdfunding analytics, research and supporter discovery tool. Taking the guess work out of decision making, campaign creation and supporter engagement, the unique Krowdster web app is powered by big data, machine learning and predictive analytics – for projects that pack a punch.

Aviso Launches Data Science Solution for Sales Forecasting

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Aviso has introduced Aviso Insights™, a data science solution for enterprises that arms sales teams with powerful predictive tools they need to meet and exceed quarterly targets with confidence. Using machine learning and portfolio management frameworks, Aviso Insights enables sales,finance and business leaders at any time to confidently answer the question: “How’s the quarter going?”

SAS Achieves Record Revenue in 2014 – $3.09 Billion

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Growing customer demand for cloud analytics and data visualization in 2014 were among the top drivers for SAS’ 39th consecutive year of revenue growth. SAS posted US$3.09 billion, up 5.1 percent in constant currency (2.3 percent US dollars) over 2013.

Visualization of the Week: Patriots vs. Seahawks

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As a Superbowl treat, this week’s visualization is actually TWO cool interactive data viz apps about Sunday’s Super Bowl match-up between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks.

In-Store Analytics for Success

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In this special guest feature, Jim Shea of First Insight shares his perspectives for how data analytics is transforming the retail industry past several key pain points. Jim Shea is Chief Marketing Officer at First Insight, a solution provider empowering companies to drive new product success by introducing the right products at the right price.

GoodData Introduces Insights-as-a-Service, the Future of Data Analytics

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GoodData, a leader in cloud business intelligence, today announced major upgrades to its GoodData® platform, with enhancements to its Insights Engine, and the addition of its Analytical Designer and Data Explorer for business user data discovery.

TIBCO and Lavastorm Analytics Announce Predictive Analytics Environment

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Lavastorm Analytics, a leading agile data management and analytics software company, and TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in infrastructure and business intelligence software, announced extended predictive analytics functionality, powered by the TIBCO® Enterprise Runtime for R (TERR) engine embedded within Lavastorm Analytics’ market-leading Data Management and Analytics platform.

The C-Suite Will Demand More Real Estate Data In 2015

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More than 95 percent of companies have a formal data and analytics strategy in place with many favoring product development, IT and marketing over corporate real estate—until now. A new, independent study conducted by Forrester Consulting, commissioned by JLL, says that 75 percent of firms see corporate real estate information as a core part of a wider corporate data and analytics strategy.

RapidMiner Opens Modern Analytics Platform to Academia Worldwide

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RapidMiner, an easy-to-use analytics platform, has introduced RapidMiner Academia – a program that provides free use of the commercial version of its platform to students, professors, researchers and other academics at non-profit educational institutions.