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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.

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.

Visualization of the Week: Presidents of the United States

As next year’s U.S. presidential election continues to heat up, it might be useful to get a historical perspective for the Office of the Presidency. Using Tableau Public, data author David Pires provides an educational data visualization that includes statistics going back to the birth of the country.

New AWS Public Data Set – 3000 Rice Genome

You can now access the genome sequence data of 3,024 rice varieties that have been aligned and analyzed against five different reference genomes as an AWS Public Data Set. The data contains over 30 million genetic variations that span across all known and predicted rice genes, as well as potential regulatory regions surrounding these genes.

Valence Health® Dramatically Improves Data Ingestion Performance and Scalability with MapR

MapR Technologies, Inc. announced that Valence Health, a leading provider of clinical integration, population health, and value-based care solutions and services, chose the MapR Converged Data Platform to build a data lake that will serve as the main repository for the company’s most valuable data assets.

5 Key Ways Hospitals Can Save Money Without Hurting Patient Care Quality

CEO and Founder of Loopback Analytics, Neil Smiley says there are key ways hospitals can save money without hurting a patients’ quality of care. The biggest savings would be the result of public policy changes for data and payment policy.

Sinequa Selected by UCB to Reduce Time and Cost of Searching Clinical Trial Data

Sinequa, a leader in real-time Big Data search and analytics, today announced that UCB has selected the Sinequa Big Data Search & Analytics Platform to speed vital information discovery of its clinical trial file share.

Lexalytics® Launches New Airlines Industry Pack to Help Improve Customer Satisfaction

Lexalytics®, a leader in cloud and on-prem text analytics solutions, announced the Airlines Industry Pack, a version of its text analytics software honed to meet the specific needs of customer experience management and social media marketing professionals working in the airlines industry.

nFlate Empowers eCommerce Sites with Amazon-Like Product Recommendation Engine

nFlate opened its doors launching the world’s 1st recommendation science as a service platform for eCommerce companies. The cloud offering allows site owners to add site-matching, data science-based product recommendation carousels to their sites in just 60 seconds.

ThoughtSpot 3 Released to Harness Collective Intelligence for Search-Driven Analytics

ThoughtSpot launched ThoughtSpot 3, its search-driven analytics solution for the enterprise, with more than 200 new features across search, analytics, and visualization.