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Leveraging Big Data to Influence Corporate Strategy

In this special guest feature, Rodger Howell, an Advisory principal for PwC’s Strategy, provides a number of examples of the ways in which organizations that have implemented data analytics practices to increase revenue, boost operating excellence, improve compliance and streamline financial reporting.

Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works to Save Over £3 million Annually with Data Analytics

Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK), Russia’s third largest steel works, is to save more than £3 million in steelmaking costs by using a machine learning and big data analytics service from Yandex Data Factory.

Mu Sigma Unveils the “State of Analytics and Decision Science” Report, Uncovering Gaps and Trends in Data and Analytics

Mu Sigma, a leading global provider of decision science and big data analytics solutions, announced the results of its inaugural “State of Analytics and Decision Science” report, which identifies gaps and shortcomings in traditional approaches to analytics and problem solving.

Snowflake Computing Automates Administration and Business Critical Resiliency for Cloud Data Warehousing

Snowflake Computing, the cloud data warehousing company, today announced new, automation capabilities for the Snowflake Elastic Data Warehouse that dramatically simplify data warehousing administration and data protection for diverse data and SQL analytics in the cloud.

Splice Machine’s New Open-Source RDBMS Sandbox Goes Live on AWS

Splice Machine, the open-source RDBMS powered by Hadoop and Spark, announced a cloud-based sandbox for developers to put its new open-source 2.0 Community Edition to the test.

Big Pharma Finds Antidote to Big Data Chaos

In this special guest feature, Sagar Anisingaraju, Chief Strategy Officer at Saama, discusses how new approaches to big data analytics are helping the pharmaceutical industry address major shifts toward value-based-care.

EMC Isilon CloudPools: Extend the Data Lake to the Cloud

In this special technology white paper, EMC Isilon CloudPools: Extend the Data Lake to the Cloud, you’ll learn how to extend the data lake to the cloud with transparent tiering of inactive data.

Search + Graph : Find New Answers

In this contributed article, Steve Kearns, Senior Director of Product Management at Elastic, looks at the idea of using relevance in graph exploration to open the door to asking more complex, and valuable questions.

Sisense Announces Business Intelligence Virtually Everywhere, an IoT Initiative to Take BI from 2D Screens to Real Life

Sisense, disrupting the BI market by simplifying business analytics for complex data, announced significant advancements to its platform to simplify the consumption of BI insights using IoT devices and Artificial Intelligence (AI) that create innately human sensory perceptions.

Inquidia Consulting Releases Pentaho Data Integration Component for Snowflake Computing’s Data Warehouse and Analytic Engine for Big Data

Inquidia Consulting announced the release of a new software component that allows developers of big data architectures to easily integrate new data sources into Snowflake’s cloud-native data warehouse and analytic engine.