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Visualization of the Week: Jackie Robinson vs. Everyone

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In honor of “Jackie Robinson Day”, our friend Ryan Sleeper uses Tableau Public to compare Robinson’s stats with every other player that came before him.

Birst Launches New Technology Partnership with Tableau Software

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Birst, a global leader in Cloud BI and Analytics, announced a technology partnership with Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA), a global leader in rapid-fire, easy-to-use business analytics. This product integration brings Tableau’s powerful visual analytics to Birst’s agile and scalable Cloud BI data platform through an ODBC connector.

Datameer’s Stefan Groschupf on the ODP

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In the latest episode of “Big Data & Brews” perspectives, our friend Datameer CEO, Stefan Groschupf, discusses the benefit of organizations like the Open Data Platform (ODP) and the Apache Foundation.

Big Data Technology for Manufacturing

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This article is the third in an editorial series with a goal to provide strategic direction for enterprise thought leaders in the manufacturing sector for ways of leveraging the big data technology stack in support of analytics proficiencies designed to work more independently and effectively in today’s climate of striving to increase the value of corporate data assets.

Ryft’s Open Platform Supercharges Analytics Performance by Eliminating I/O Bottlenecks

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A new IDC Technology Spotlight “Ryft’s Open Platform Aims to Supercharge Analytics Performance by Eliminating I/O Bottlenecks” sponsored by Ryft Systems Inc. examines the issues that are driving organizations to embrace HPDA. The paper looks at the role the new Ryft ONE open platform takes to supercharge performance on even the most challenging analytics workloads.

Creating Effective Enterprise Data Architectures

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In this special guest feature, Moises Do Nascimento of Medidata discusses his 3-pronged approach to creating effective data architectures that have served him well, especially now that he deals with complicated, unstructured healthcare data. Moises Do Nascimento is Chief Data Architect at Medidata, a company that offers cloud software to help make medical clinical trials faster, […]

GridGain Solutions for SaaS Enablement

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This article is the sixth and last in an editorial series with a goal to provide direction for SaaS company thought leaders on ways to achieve higher levels of scalability and performance through use of in-memory computing technology.

Common Big Data Pain Points for Manufacturers

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This article is the second in an editorial series with a goal to provide strategic direction for enterprise thought leaders in the manufacturing sector for ways of leveraging the big data technology stack in support of analytics proficiencies designed to work more independently and effectively in today’s climate of striving to increase the value of corporate data assets.

Telemetry Data Alone Won’t Kick the Industrial Internet of Things Into Gear

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In this special guest feature, Manuel Terranova of Peaxy, Inc. discussed the Industrial Internet and the on-going conflict between engineering and IT that is likely costing many companies billions in revenue.

Data Science 101: Excel Tutorial on Analyzing Large Data Sets

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Our friends over at Udemy partnered with data scientist David Taylor (specialist in data spelunking and visualization) to create a fun (and free) Excel tutorial on analyzing large data sets.