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KPMG Capital Takes Equity Stake in Bottlenose for Real-time Trend Intelligence

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KPMG Capital, whose first investment fund was created to accelerate innovation in data and analytics, recently announced it has taken a substantial equity stake in Bottlenose Inc., a Los Angeles-based real-time trend intelligence company.

Confessions of a Recovering Data Broker

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Do data brokers act to serve man? Decide for yourself. The full title of the talk below is “Confessions of a Recovering Data Broker: Responsible Innovation in the Age of Big Data, Big Brother, and the Coming Skynet Terminators.” The presenter is Jim Adler, VP of Products, Metanautix.

The Rise of Data Science in the Age of Big Data Analytics

Data Science is the key to unlocking insight from Big Data: by combining computer science skills with statistical analysis and a deep understanding of the data and problem we can not only make better predictions, but also fill in gaps in our knowledge, and even find answers to questions we hadn’t even thought of yet.

Denodo Platform 5.5 Released for Agile BI and Big Data Analytics

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Denodo Technologies, a leader in Data Virtualization, announced the immediate availability of Denodo Platform 5.5. The latest version of Denodo´s award winning Data Virtualization solution is an integrated platform that creates, manages and delivers virtualized data services at both project and enterprise levels with speed, agility and high performance.

What Your Holiday Shopping Data Says About Your Discount

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In this special guest feature, Jenne Barbour of Teradata gives us her insights into the business cases for utilizing big data in the retail space. Jenne Barbour leads solutions strategy for Teradata Integrated Marketing Cloud.

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.