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Data Science 101: How Deep Learning Powers Flickr

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In recent years, deep learning is making tremendous strides in the field of machine learning. To provide insights into how businesses are using this technology, the video presentation below looks behind the scenes at a company with a very recognizable name – Flickr. The presenter is Dr. Pierre Garrigues, Researcher in Machine Perception & Learning […]

Utimaco and Zettaset Hardware-Based Big Data Encryption to Secure Hadoop and NoSQL

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Utimaco, a leading manufacturer of hardware-based security solutions, and Zettaset, a leader in big data security, announced a strategic alliance that will provide enterprise customers with a data encryption solution optimized for performance and scalability in open-source big data environments such as Hadoop and NoSQL.

New C9 Forecast Solution Bridges Man and Machine

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C9 announced the addition of a new layer of intelligence to its flagship product, C9 Forecast. The new solution is the first to poll the sales organization on specific deals they believe will close and then uses machine learning to project total revenue.

Looker Expands Embedded BI Program with the Launch of “Powered By Looker”

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Looker, provider of the SaaS business intelligence platform creating data-driven companies, announced the launch of Powered By Looker, a new offering that enables organizations to deliver the full functionality of the Looker BI platform as an embedded service.

Adatao Data Intelligence Platform Announced

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Adatao, the data intelligence and machine learning company, announced general availability of their Adatao Data Intelligence Platform.

Dell Software Extends Analytics Momentum with Datawatch Partnership

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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.

The Rise of the Data Lake in Support of the Industrial Internet (Part 1)

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Data lakes are enterprise-wide data management platforms designed for storing and analyzing vast amounts of information from disparate data sources in their native format. The idea is to place data into a data lake in their native structure instead of a repository built for a specific purpose such as a data warehouse or data mart.

SGI UV Appliance for SAP HANA Certified for up to 16 Sockets and 12 TB in-memory

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Today SGI announced their SGI UV for SAP HANA appliance has been certified to run the SAP HANA platform on up to 16 sockets in controlled availability environments. With this extension of the SGI UV appliance, the SGI solution can provide up to 12 terabytes (TB) of in-memory computing capacity in a single node. SAP-certified at 4- and 8-sockets just last fall, the highly scalable and configurable architecture of the SGI appliance helps enable enterprises running SAP HANA to achieve real-time business at ever-greater scale and lower total cost of ownership.

RapidMiner Powers Data-Driven Fundraising for Amnesty International Belgium

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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.

DataFest Competition Brings Big Data to College Students

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Students from more than 20 prestigious colleges and universities recently tried their hand at “Big Data” analysis at seven different campuses around the country during DataFest, an annual month-long data-analytics competitive event sponsored by the American Statistics Association.