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Why Big Data Isn’t Helping Retailers Innovate


In this special guest feature, Jamie Rapperport of Eversight discusses how most major retailers today have access to massive volumes of transaction and customer data, and are starting to use more sophisticated analytics to better understand their customers and deliver a more personalized shopping experience. However, the industry is also becoming familiar with the shortcomings of this data.

Seattle Police Department Selects Accenture to Deliver Data Analytics Platform to Support Police Operations and Investigations


The Seattle Police Department (SPD) has selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to design and implement a data analytics platform that will give the Department reliable and rapidly accessible data that will enable it to meet important management and governance objectives and support leadership decision making.

Dell Helps Universities Boost Interest in Data Science Careers


Dell announced the Dell Statistica Free Academic Program, a free version of its award-winning Statistica advanced analytics software now available to all U.S. college students and professors, to help boost interest in and preparedness for data analytics careers.

Teradata Unifies Technologies to Accelerate Performance and Simplify Deployment of Analytic Ecosystem


Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the big data analytics and marketing applications company, announced both software and hardware innovations that increase ease of use and manageability of its leading Teradata® Unified Data Architecture™ (UDA).

Analytics as a Service: What It Means to the Chief Analytics Officer

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In this special guest feature, Sundarababu Vasudevan, Data Scientist and Analytics consultant at Wipro Limited explores how self-service analytics can provide chief analytics officers with unique capabilities and allow them to deliver speed and agility to companies.

Aviso Launches Data Science Driven Virtual Sales War Room


Aviso, a company transforming the future of sales, announced the Aviso Sales War Room, empowering sales leaders to achieve their goals by infusing data science, social, and mobile capabilities to a critical sales activity — the close of the quarter.

The Sports Industry Has Mastered Analytics – What Can You Learn?

Matt Jenkins

In this special guest feature, Matt Jenkins of Vendavo asks what can the enterprise market learn from the sports industry? This contributed article will discuss what sports teams are doing right when it comes to analytics, what the major concerns are and what we can expect to develop over the next year.

AtScale Launches 3.0, Delivers Adaptive Cache™ for BI on Hadoop


AtScale, the company to provide business users with fast and secure self-service BI access to Hadoop, announced that it has released a new version of its AtScale Intelligence Platform.

SAP Redefines Analytics in the Cloud


SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) unveiled the SAP® Cloud for Analytics solution, a planned software as a service (SaaS) offering that aims to bring all analytics capabilities into one solution for an unparalleled user experience (UX).

The Top 5 Data Lake Capabilities Required to Deliver Business Value

Marty Loughlin

In this special guest feature, Marty Loughlin of Cambridge Semantics Inc. talks about new tools that are making it possible for anyone in the enterprise to intuitively “surf” information found in data lakes without specialized analytics skills, setting the stage for big data analysis to be as common as spreadsheets.