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Boston Scientific and Accenture Develop Data-Driven Digital Health Solution

Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have developed a cloud-based, data-driven digital health solution for hospitals that is designed to help improve patient outcomes and reduce costs to treat patients with chronic cardiovascular diseases.

Hortonworks Sees Continued Growth Ahead

At the Hadoop Summit 2015 in San Jose last summer, I had the opportunity to sit down with Tim Hall, VP of Product Management at Hortonworks to discuss his company’s position in the Hadoop marketplace and what’s in store for the newly public company.

MapR Partners Launch Free Test Drives in Collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the converged data platform that integrates the power of Hadoop and Spark with global event streaming, real-time database capabilities, and enterprise storage, announced that several MapR partners have integrated technologies with the MapR data platform and made them freely available for education, demonstration, and evaluation purposes via Amazon Web Services (AWS) Test Drive for Big Data.

New Hortonworks Partnerworks Program Meets Demands of an Open and Growing Ecosystem

Hortonworks, Inc. (NASDAQ: HDP) announced Hortonworks Partnerworks, a comprehensive global program to support and enable partners selling, implementing and innovating with Hortonworks solutions. The Hortonworks ecosystem is strong and thriving with over 1,500 partners involved today.

The State of Data Science in 2016

More and more people are entering the data science field everyday, but how have methodologies changed over the past few years? The infographic below courtesy of Platfora provides several key points.

AtScale announces Industry’s First “BI on Hadoop” Accelerator for Tableau

AtScale, a company providing business users with fast and secure self-service BI on Hadoop, announced that it is partnering with Tableau to deliver the industry’s first “BI on Hadoop” accelerator to market with a special program for Tableau customers.

MapR CEO Reveals 5 Big Data Predictions for 2016

How data is stored, analyzed and processed is transforming businesses. According to MapR Technologies’ CEO and Cofounder John Schroeder, the industry is in the midst of the biggest change in enterprise computing in decades.

IBM Helps Automakers Build Internet of Things Connected Vehicles

IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced a new IBM Cloud-based service to help automakers turn driver and vehicle data into actionable insights for predictive vehicle maintenance, real-time diagnostics on engine trouble,and to guide drivers to the most efficient traffic routes.

Data Exploration with Databricks

The “Data Exploration on Databricks” jump start video below will show you how go from data source to visualization in a few easy steps. Specifically, you’ll see how to take semi-structured logs, easily extract and transform them, analyze and visualize the data using Spark SQL, so you can quickly understand your data.

Northern Trust Selects Cloudera to Enhance Enterprise Data Management

Northern Trust (NASDAQ:NTRS), a leading provider of wealth management, asset servicing, and asset management, has launched an award-winning technology infrastructure initiative based on technology from Cloudera, a leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™.