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Big Data and Healthcare

In this contributed article, Jaspinder Grewal, current CEO of CareSkore, discussed why it’s becoming more difficult for doctors to focus solely on their patients. While the rise of the health IT landscape was meant to automate certain tasks, the reality is it’s taking up more and more of a doctor’s time.

Using Machine Learning at Scale

In this special guest feature, Peter Cnudde, VP of Engineering at Yahoo, provides a bird’s eye view for the many ways that Yahoo is using machine learning at scale.

TARGIT Releases New Decision Suite 2017

TARGIT, the company behind market-leading business intelligence (BI) and analytics platform TARGIT Decision Suite, announced the availability of its highly anticipated TARGIT Decision Suite 2017 software update.

“Software as a Service” to “Service as a Software:” Changing Paradigms in Analytics and Decision Sciences

In this special guest feature, Deepinder Dhingra, Apprentice Leader at Mu Sigma, Inc., identifies a new paradigm in decision science: Service as Software. This concept is driven by the irrational, yet popular notion that one day, machines will take over the jobs of humans.

Architecting for Access: Simplifying Analytics on Big Data Infrastructure

In this special technology white paper, Architecting for Access: Simplifying Analytics on Big Data Infrastructure, you’ll learn how designing systems for data analytics is a bit of a trapeze act—requiring you to balance front-end convenience and access without compromising on back-end precision and speed.

Alluxio Revolutionizes Enterprise Big Data, Launches Industry’s First Solution to Unify Data at Memory Speed

Alluxio (formerly Tachyon), developers of the system that unifies data at memory speed, announced general availability of its product portfolio, Alluxio Enterprise Edition (AEE) and Alluxio Community Edition (ACE).

At the Speed of Big Data – Revolutionizing Shipping and Logistics

In this special guest feature, Shannon Vaillancourt, president and founder of RateLinx, discusses how big data is helping the logistics industry create strategic advantages for shippers and carriers.

Snowflake Announces New Self-Service Data Warehouse

Snowflake Computing, the data warehouse built for the cloud, announced Snowflake On Demand – a fast and simple sign-up process for data users of any type to get immediate insight from the most affordable and effective data warehouse.

Lexalytics Simplifies and Improves Text Analytics for the Enterprise with New Machine Learning Capabilities

Lexalytics®, a leader in cloud and on-prem text analytics solutions, announced that it has bolstered the machine learning (ML) capabilities of its Salience text analytics platform, making it easier for data analysts and scientists to train their Salience software to deliver actionable insights from data sources.

Looker Unveils the Next-Generation Data Platform

Looker, the company powering the top data-driven businesses, announced Looker 4.0 – the most significant update in the company’s history – and unveiled the Looker Blocks Directory with more than 50 Blocks and 12 full data applications built by Looker’s ecosystem of global technology partners.