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ACTIVE Network Launches Activity Cloud to Offer Data and Insights to Event Organizers


ACTIVE Network®, a global leader in cloud-based Activity and Participant Management™ and data solutions, has unveiled its widely anticipated ACTIVE Network Activity Cloud™ solution, a robust, comprehensive data insights platform designed for event and activity organizers. ACTIVE has combined the power of big data methodology with over 15 years of its registration history to offer customers actionable and unique insights and analytics.

Chartio Data Stores Put ETL in its Place


Today, Chartio announced Data Stores, a more agile way to transform and store data for business intelligence. Data stores enable administrators to use Chartio’s Data Pipeline to rapidly transform data and store it in the cloud – making it more useful and accessible for end users.

Dell Software Extends Analytics Momentum with Datawatch Partnership


Dell Software announced a new partnership with Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ: DWCH), continuing the growing momentum of its analytics business by integrating highly interactive visualization and dashboarding capabilities directly into its Statistica advanced analytics platform.

Time-Series Analysis Lays Groundwork for Improved Customer Understanding

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In this special guest feature, Laks Srinivasan of Opera Solutions reflects on the power of time series analytics and how it can model non-linear behavior designed to develop deep, long-term customer relationships. Laks Srinivasan is Co-Chief Operating Officer of Operation Solutions, a technology and analytics company mainly focused on capturing profit growth opportunities emerging from big data. Laks […]

RapidMiner Powers Data-Driven Fundraising for Amnesty International Belgium


Amnesty International Belgium – Flemish section (AIB) uses a CRM system to extend the relationship lifecycle with its dedicated donor network. While a CRM system is a key component to tracking donations, AIB wanted to improve its performance by using modern data analytics methods.

Struggling to Adopt Advanced Analytics? Think the Power of Small Data


In this special guest feature, Lauren Tucker of Cooler Heads Intelligence provides her assessment for why companies seem to be struggling to adopt advanced analytics and offers her 3 misconceptions fueled by the big data hype.

Qlik Introduces Qlik® DataMarket, a Data-as-a-Service Offering


Qlik® (NASDAQ: QLIK), a leader in visual analytics, today announced its Qlik® Cloud offering that is comprised of multiple services. As a result of its recent DataMarket acquisition, the Company is introducing Qlik® DataMarket, a Data-as-a-Service offering via Qlik Cloud, along with Qlik® Sense Cloud for free sharing and Qlik® Sense Charts for sharing visualizations on public sites.

Big Data Insights from 3.5 Million Miles Driven on Highways


Smartphones have joined car keys, licenses and wallets as driving essentials in today’s connected world. Our friends over at Wefi, the Mobile Data Analytics company, released “Smartphone Usage Trends on U.S. Highways” infographic.

Crunching Time and Space to Turn it Into Usable Data


Today platforms including Open Source solutions for Big Data (like Hadoop) and GIS Mapping solutions (like ESRI), SAP HANA, and BigTable, a highly scalable distributed storage system that is used in Google Maps – but none of these solutions scale to the requirements of data with space and time attributes or are designed to enable real-time decision-making using this data.

MapR Integrates its Hadoop Distribution with Teradata QueryGrid

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MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, announced the integration of its utility-grade Hadoop distribution architected for real-time, data-centric enterprises with Teradata QueryGrid, providing best-in-class big data analytics across multiple data sets with a single query.