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Alteryx And Microsoft Join Forces To Accelerate Data Blending


Alteryx Inc., a leader in data blending and advanced analytics, announced a new relationship with Microsoft Corp., to provide business analysts a better way to take advantage of data blending and advanced analytics that leads to deeper insights in hours, not the weeks typical of traditional approaches.

Segment Raises $27 Million Series B from Thrive Capital, Accel Partners


Segment, the customer data hub, today announced $27 million in Series B investment, led by Thrive Capital with participation from existing investors Accel Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and Jon Winkelried, former president of Goldman Sachs.

Treasure Data Breaks Down Data Analytics Complexity


Treasure Data, a leader in analytics for large-scale event data, unveiled a new set of enterprise-level integrations with Amazon Web Services, Salesforce and Marketo, along with new features to simplify event data analytics management.

Atigeo Acquires YaData Solutions Expanding its Big Data Analytics Platform


Atigeo™, a compassionate technology company and developer of the xPatterns® big data analytics platform, announced its acquisition of YaData Solutions.

England Rugby League Uses Qlik to Enhance Team Performance


Qlik® (NASDAQ: QLIK), a leader in visual analytics, announced that the England Rugby League team is using QlikView® to analyze its player, match, and talent data to gain better insights into the way the team is playing and, ultimately, enhance their performance.

Hitting a Big Data Wall? How to Improve Hadoop ROI

Mike Maciag

In this special guest feature, Mike Maciag, COO of Altiscale outlines a formula for working to improve ROI for Hadoop deployments.

Study Finds Top B2B Marketers Using Predictive Analytics Outperform Counterparts Using Traditional Data Analytics


A commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Radius revealed B2B marketing organizations that strategically use predictive analytics outperform other organizations that use more traditional data analytics approaches to improve marketing execution and business results.

Accanto Systems Chooses Actian to Power Its Intelligent Customer Experience Management Platform


Actian Corporation, a high-performing enterprise-grade SQL (Structured Query Language) analytics platform company, announced that Accanto Systems has selected the Actian Analytics Platform to power its well-known Intelligent Customer Experience Management (iCEM) offering.

Teradata Expands Market Opportunity for Industry-Leading Data Warehouse on Amazon Web Services


Teradata Corp. (NYSE: TDC), the big data analytics and marketing applications company, announced today it is making its Teradata Database, a leading data warehousing and analytic solution, available for cloud deployment on AWS to support production workloads.

Croissants, Wrist Watches, and Reefers

In this special guest feature, Chris Surdak, JD of HP discusses observational bias and how it can work to taint the result of big data analytics.