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SAP HANA Vora™ Released to Bring Contextual Analytics Across All Enterprise and Big Data Systems

SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) announced general availability of SAP HANA Vora™, an in-memory query engine that brings powerful contextual analytics across all data stored in Hadoop, enterprise systems and other distributed data sources.

Big Data and Analytics – An Evolving Ecosystem

In this special guest feature, Dr. Jeffry Nimeroff, CIO at Zeta Interactive, examines how 2016 is shaping up to be a be great year for BigFast Data and analytics, and how this is the year that user-friendly, real-time, converged platforms will become prevalent.

Altiscale Insight Cloud Launches – Connecting Hadoop and Spark to Popular BI Solutions

Altiscale, Inc., a leading provider of Big Data-as-a-Service, introduced a new solution, the Altiscale Insight Cloud, a self-service analytics solution for Big Data. The Altiscale Insight Cloud supplies the critical missing bridge between Big Data and the business user – a rapidly queried data lake that enables business analysts to get critical answers all by themselves, while using familiar business intelligence tools like Tableau and Microsoft Excel.

3DR Announces Site Scan™, The Aerial Analytics Platform for Data Collection And Cloud Analysis with The Solo™ Smart Drone

3DR announced the release of Site Scan, an aerial analytics platform that enables customers to safely, quickly and easily inspect, survey and scan work sites with the Solo smart drone and seamlessly deliver that data to the cloud for processing and analytics.

Do Right By Data, and Data Will Do Right By You

In this special guest feature, Diana Shealy, a data scientist at Treasure Data, highlights several commonly overlooked best practices when building out an analytics program in any organization, outlines common data-science problems and offer solutions to help you make wiser choices based on your company’s specialized needs.

Embedded Analytics Trends

In 2016, almost all BI applications are using embedded analytics. Jaspersoft has created the infographic below to illustrate where the industry is and what patterns are emerging in 2016.

Amplitude Analytics Launches ‘Compass’ to Help Businesses Understand User Behavior

Amplitude Analytics announced the launch of Compass, a powerful addition to the company’s behavioral analytics platform that helps quickly and easily pinpoint specific user behaviors that drive long-term retention. Amplitude provides user behavior analytics with a focus on driving sustainable growth, of which user retention is the cornerstone.

An Industry in Flux: What Does the Shift to Self-Service Analytics Mean?

In this special guest feature, Brian Brinkman, Vice President of Product Management for Logi Analytics, discusses the current state of BI and how business are shifting to a self-service analytics model.

A Future-proof Architecture for Streaming Data Analytics

A new technology white paper, A Future-proof Architecture for Streaming Data Analytics, explores strategies to leverage the steady flow of new, advanced real-time streaming data analytics (RTSA) application development technologies. It defines a thoughtful approach to capitalize on the window of opportunity to benefit from the power of real-time decision making now, and still be able to move to new and emerging technologies as they become enterprise ready.

How Prescriptive Analytics Puts Complex Decision-Making on Rails

In this special guest feature, Nick Hedges, President and CEO at Velocify, discusses the importance of prescriptive analytics and utilizing data effectively, particularly for B2B sales.