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Interview: Dell’s Migration of Internal Analytics to Statistica


I recently caught up with John K. Thompson, General Manager of Advanced Analytics at Dell Software to discuss Dell’s migration of its entire internal analytics system to Statistica (its own platform).

First Insight Announces Predictive Analytics Solution for Retailers and Brands


First Insight, a leading provider of solutions that empower brands to incorporate the voice of the customer into the design and merchandising of new products, today announced the launch of InsightTargeting, a solution enabling retailers and brands to create highly targeted products and promotions through predictive analytics.

MapR Introduces In-Hadoop Document Database

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MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading distribution for Apache™ Hadoop® that integrates web-scale enterprise storage and real-time database capabilities, today announced at Strata + Hadoop World the addition of native JSON support to MapR-DB, the NoSQL database.

Alpine Data Launches Touchpoints – The Power of Predictive Analytics for the Business User


Alpine Data announced Alpine Touchpoints, a completely new way to make Advanced Analytics accessible across an Enterprise.

Tinder Swipes Right on Interana’s Behavioral Analytics for Event Data


Interana, the behavioral analytics solution for event data at scale, today announced that Tinder has successfully used the company to better understand how its tens of millions of users interact with the popular social app, and to make adjustments to improve the quality of matches for users.

Accenture Launches the Accenture Connected Analytics Experience


Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is launching the Accenture Connected Analytics Experience, an immersive and collaborative analytics capability that makes data more accessible and engaging, helping insight-driven businesses make faster, more informed decisions.

Can Big Data Save Live Sports?


Our friends over at the Northwestern School of Professional Studies developed an insightful new infographic (see below) that covers how big data analytics is used in sports stadiums.

Top 10 Recurring Revenue Metrics


Helping businesses stay competitive is the impetus behind the Top Recurring Revenue Metrics infographic below from our friends at Aria Systems.

Looker Delivers a Data Platform with Looker Blocks


Looker, the company on a mission to power data-driven companies, today announced Looker Blocks. Reusable and customizable, Looker Blocks are apps that are components of business logic, such as churn prediction or lifetime value metrics.

Too Integrated to Fail, But No Longer Competent to Deliver

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In this special guest feature, Ashish Gupta of Actian discusses how legacy solutions were not architected to handle the requirements of today, but with traditional systems so pervasive (and so much having been invested in them) organizations are reluctant to rip and replace.