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Zignal Labs Teams Up with LexisNexis for Big Data Analytics

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Zignal Labs, a leader in delivering data-driven insights from big data analytics, realtime media monitoring, and business intelligence, has announced that it has entered into a strategic alliance with LexisNexis. Zignal Labs will provide access to LexisNexis® news content of over 20,000 global online and print outlets, including magazines, journals, and newspapers, into its analytics platform.

DataHero Launches Google Analytics Integration

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DataHero, the self-service cloud data visualization tool, announced the launch of its Google Analytics integration. More than half of all businesses use Google Analytics on a daily basis and understand the limitations of having to export to Excel or write complex scripts to get what they need out of their data. With the DataHero integration, now everyone will be able to make data-driven decisions at the speed of business.

5 Top BI Trends for 2015

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In this special guest feature, Ellie Fields of Tableau identifies the 5 top business intelligence trends for the upcoming new year in 2015.

New Research Shows Businesses are Investing Heavily in Big Data Analytics

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Big data is more than a buzzword, as proven by how fast organizations are adopting new analytics technologies to obtain business value from it. That is the key takeaway from a Luth Research survey of large organizations currently using big data analytics software or planning to use it in the next 12 months.

CenturyLink Acquires Big Data Solutions Provider Cognilytics

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CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) today announced the acquisition of Cognilytics, a leading provider of advanced predictive analytics and Big Data solutions to mid-sized and large enterprises.

Jitterbit Harmony Winter ’14 Powers Real-Time APIs and Analytics Integration

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Jitterbit, a leading provider of fast, agile integration solutions for the modern enterprise, today announced the release of its upgraded Harmony Winter ’14 cloud integration platform to enable companies to transform their business by connecting new digital processes that span multiple applications, departments and partners in real time.

IBM Watson Analytics Beta Now Open For Business

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IBM (NYSE: IBM) has announced that Watson Analytics, a breakthrough natural language-based cognitive service that can provide instant access to powerful predictive and visual analytic tools for businesses, is available in beta.

Top 5 Challenges for Hadoop MapReduce in the Enterprise

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Now that MapReduce is becoming accepted as a ‘working’ model, the next goal is to turn it into an enterprise-class solution. IBM has written a technical white paper for overcoming common challenges when deploying Hadoop MapReduce – “Top 5 Challenges for Hadoop MapReduce in the Enterprise.”

The Business Prerogative for Speed in Big Data

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In this special guest feature, Mathias Golombek of EXASOL discusses the need for speed in big data computing architectures and how in-memory computing solutions can fit the bill.

Posiba – Big Data for Greater Social Impact in Giving

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The landscape of charitable giving is about to receive a makeover with the launch of Posiba. Poised to revolutionize the way giving improves the world by bringing people and information together for greater impact, Posiba is a big data and analytics information service supporting foundations, governments, charities and donors using the power of aggregated information.