In this contributed article, tech writer Rick Delgado, discusses how the retail world is jumping on the big data analytics bandwagon. Analytics are being used at every stage of the buying process — from predicting popular products to pricing and figuring out what to sell to customers next. Retailers aren’t holding back on what big data can do for them.
The annual State of Analytics Adoption Report by our friends at Logi Analytics provides insights for executives, product managers, and technology leaders on how broadly and deeply users are adopting business intelligence and analytics tools. The 2017 survey respondents included members of IT teams who provide analytics tools to end users, as well as the end users of BI and analytics tools.
Greenwave Systems Introduces AXON Platform for Conversational IoT, a Voice Activated Smart Gateway Solution for Service Providers
Greenwave Systems, Inc. a global software and managed services leader for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced AXON Platform® for Conversational IoT, a carrier-grade smart gateway that supports a hands-free, voice activated speaker with customizable wake-up word and open architecture. The solution combines the company’s award-winning AXON Platform® with advanced integrated voice and Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered natural language understanding (NLU) technology from Nuance, enabling a unique opportunity for service providers to create conversational IoT in multiple languages.
The annual State of Analytics Adoption Report by Logi Analytics provides insights for executives, product managers, and technology leaders on how broadly and deeply users are adopting business intelligence and analytics tools. Survey respondents included members of IT teams who provide analytics tools to end users, as well as the end users of BI and […]
Datorama, a leading global marketing analytics company, announced that its marketing analytics platform has integrated with Amazon Alexa to provide today’s business professionals with an all-new capability: to interact with their data by simply using their voice. Called “Ask Datorama Anything”, this new functionality allows marketers to ask questions and issue commands to Datorama’s Marketing Integration Engine via Amazon’s Alexa-powered smart devices, such as Echo and Echo Dot.
This is the third article in a series focusing on a technology that is rising in importance to enterprise use of big data – IoT Analytics, or the analytical component of the Internet-of-Things. In this segment, we’ll provide an overview of the rise of IoT analytics. IoT Analytics implies data, fast data, and big data. IoT is not just about capturing sensor data, or GPS locations, or temperature, or velocity changes. You have to find meaning in that data through analytics.
MicroStrategy® Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of enterprise software platforms, announced the general availability of MicroStrategy 10.6, the newest feature release to the company’s MicroStrategy 10™ platform. This update offers new options to distribute dashboards with offline interactivity and introduces an export engine that enhances the formatting and delivery of personalized dashboards to end users across the enterprise. This feature release also adds certification for new data sources and offers new mapping visualization capabilities for MicroStrategy Web™ and MicroStrategy Mobile™.
Yellowfin Connectors Enable Businesses to View and Share Data From 3rd Party Applications to Make Better Data-Driven Decisions
Global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software vendor Yellowfin, a highly ranked Collaborative Business Intelligence (BI) solution, announced a series of new Yellowfin Web Connectors. In the coming months, Yellowfin will be rolling out a series of Yellowfin Connectors for popular web-based applications to enable businesses to view and share data straight through Yellowfin, rather than having login and query multiple data sources.
Informatica Fast Tracks Journey to the Cloud with Pay-As-You-Go Pricing for Informatica Cloud Services for Microsoft Azure
Informatica, a leading worldwide provider of data management solutions, announced the availability of hourly pricing for Informatica Cloud® Services for Microsoft Azure in the Azure Marketplace. Now available as a pay-as-you-go hourly pricing model, this solution is designed to help users of the Azure cloud platform and Microsoft Cortana Intelligence Suite jump-start cloud data integration and management projects.
In this contributed article, technology writer and blogger Kayla Matthews takes a high level view of big data by discussing how big data systems can help influence decision-making to reveal important insights. But it’s not always right. The algorithms and systems that big companies are using must be transparent enough that people can challenge decisions that have been made.