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Infosys and Tableau Software Partner on Next-Generation Business Intelligence and Visualization

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Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA) a global leader in rapid-fire, easy-to-use business analytics software, announced a strategic partnership with Infosys, a global leader in technology, consulting, outsourcing and next-generation services. The partnership will combine the global talent pool and client reach of Infosys with Tableau’s breakthrough analytics technology.

Xplenty Launches Google Cloud Platform Support

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Xplenty, the big data processing platform powered by Hadoop, has announced Google Cloud Platform support. By enabling Google Cloud Platform support, Xplenty users can now integrate, process, and prepare data for analytics directly on Google’s cloud infrastructure. Xplenty is one of the only Hadoop-run platforms to facilitate third-party Google Cloud Platform support.

Syncfusion Adds Predictive Model Deployment Support

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Syncfusion, Inc., a developer solutions company, announced the release of Essential Studio 2014, Volume 3, the third major release of the year. This release brings a number of new features and updates, including new product for deploying predictive models developed using environments such as R, SAS, and SPSS with .NET applications.

Data Analytics Today: Customizing Products, Services to Match Customer Preference

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In this special guest feature, Joe DeCosmo of Enova International reflects on how the business world relies heavily on technology to determine customer preferences as a means to deliver personalized service. Joe DeCosmo is chief analytics officer at Enova International, a global financial resource service for under-served consumers.

BizNet Software Launches Cloud-Based Excel Reporting Solution for Intacct

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BizNet Software, a pioneer in Microsoft Excel cloud reporting and business intelligence solutions, and Intacct, a leader in cloud financial management and accounting software, has launched a new cloud-based reporting tool, BizInsight for Intacct.

How to Become a Data Scientist in 8 Easy Steps

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Our friends over at DataCamp just came out with a cool new infographic entitled “Become a Data Scientist in 8 easy steps.” This hits home to a lot of people who are trying to enter this new industry hoping to satisfy a lot of unfilled job openings. The question is how best to make this transition. The useful infographic below will help answer this question by outlining the process of becoming a data scientist.

Databricks Launches Spark Certification Program for Systems Integrators

Databricks, the company founded by the creators of the popular open-source Big Data processing engine Apache Spark, has announced a certification program to enable all enterprises to quickly find qualified resources and support for their Apache Spark-based data analytic projects.

Talend 5.6 Advances the Data-Driven Enterprise

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Talend, a global big data integration software leader, announced Talend 5.6, the latest release of its acclaimed Integration Platform. Reinforcing its commitment to connecting and advancing the data-driven enterprise, Talend 5.6 sets new benchmarks for big data productivity and profiling, drives Master Data Management (MDM) innovation with cutting-edge efficiency controls and broadens Internet of Things (IoT) device connectivity.

Interview: Spencer Greenberg, Chairman, Rebellion Research

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In the interview below, Rebellion Research’s Chairman Spencer Greenberg discusses how he feels his company is well-positioned for bringing machine learning and AI based asset management to investors.

MetiStream Recognized by Databricks as Apache Spark Certified Systems Integrator

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MetiStream, a leader in implementing highly scalable real-time analytic and streaming solutions using innovative open source technologies, announced that it has become a Spark Certified Systems Integrator and Certified Spark Trainer by Databricks, the company
founded by the team that created and continues to drive Apache Spark, the most active open source project in the Big Data ecosystem.