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The Analytics Palette

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Our friends over at SAS put together the compelling infographic below which outlines the four types of analytics (descriptive, predictive, diagnostic and prescriptive) and how each one works.

New FirstRain Orion Architecture Release Delivers Powerful Business Insights

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FirstRain today unveiled the FirstRain Orion Release, a new analytics platform that empowers enterprise customers to deliver business-critical and actionable insights to departments, teams and individuals.

Analytics Filter Out the Noise

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In this special guest feature, Leo Sadovy of SAS highlights how big data analytics can act as a filter and how it can improve our daily lives.

Yellowfin – Proskriptive Partner to Deliver Healthcare Analytics Platform

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The partnership has seen Proskriptive integrate its predictive and prescriptive data models – designed to identify opportunities for quality improvement, operational efficiency, cost savings and enhanced patient care for payers, providers and those that provide products and services to the healthcare industry – with Yellowfin’s business-user-oriented BI platform.

Blended Analytics: The Secret Sauce of ITOA

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In this special guest feature, Sasha Gilenson of Evolven examines the importance of blended analytics in realizing the promise of IT Operations Analytics. Sasha Gilenson is CEO of Evolven, a technology company that provides IT Operations Analytics solutions for enterprise businesses.

Arcadia Unveils Unified Visual Analytics and BI Platform for Big Data

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Arcadia Data, provider of a unified visual analytics and business intelligence (BI) platform for big data, today launched its revolutionary platform making it possible for business users to create and share rich visualizations and glean deep insights from their Hadoop data.

IT Operations Analytics

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In this special guest feature, Vishnu Nanduri of IBM makes sense out of the emerging field of IT Operations Analytics, making optimal decisions using data to drive business value. Vishnu is the Practice Leader for Data Science and Engineering in IT Operations Analytics at IBM.

Hortonworks Announces Data Platform 2.3

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Hortonworks® (NASDAQ: HDP), a leading contributor to and provider of enterprise Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP™) version 2.3, the 100% open source Apache Hadoop platform.

Hadoop Summit 2015 – San Jose

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Hortonworks and Yahoo! are playing host to the 8th Annual Hadoop Summit, the leading conference for the Apache Hadoop community – June 9-11, 2015 in San Jose.

Five Critical Components to Commercializing Data-Driven Products

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In this special guest feature, John Zuk of Waterstone Management Group LLC outlines five critical areas that companies must focus on when commercializing data-driven products.