This article is the second in an editorial series with a goal to provide a road map for scientific researchers wishing to capitalize on the rapid growth of big data technology for collecting, transforming, analyzing, and visualizing large scientific data sets.
Qubole, the big data-as-a-service company, announced that Station X, a leading developer of technologies that make large-scale human genome management and analysis easier, is using Presto on Qubole’s cloud-based big data platform to power GenePool™, a powerful software-as-a-service solution for real-time analytics of genomic and medical information.
AutoGrid Systems, a leader in big data analytics for the energy industry, announced that the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Energy responsible for delivering and managing power across the Pacific Northwest, is using AutoGrid’s award-winning Demand Response Optimization & Management System (DROMS) to schedule and signal demand response (DR) events.
D2L (formerly “Desire2Learn”), a software leader that makes learning experiences better, unveiled the newest version of its Brightspace Insights analytics suite, marking a significant step forward in technology’s role in advancing learning globally. With this release, D2L is the first LMS provider to aggregate and capture streamed student data from across the entire learning ecosystem.
The partnership has seen Proskriptive integrate its predictive and prescriptive data models – designed to identify opportunities for quality improvement, operational efficiency, cost savings and enhanced patient care for payers, providers and those that provide products and services to the healthcare industry – with Yellowfin’s business-user-oriented BI platform.
In this special guest feature, Rob Patterson of ColdLight examines the benefits of leveraging machine learning to enhance the story that businesses are able to tell with their data. He expands on the importance of taking traditional BI tools a step further with machine learning to exponentially increase the analytical capacity of any organization.