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Data Visualization: The Key to Unlocking a Better Customer Experience

In this special guest feature, Rajesh Kamath, Head of Financial Services Solutions and Incubation at Incedo, discusses the rising importance of data visualization in improving the customer experience.

MapR Releases New Ecosystem Pack with Optimized Security and Performance for Apache Spark

MapR Technologies, Inc., the provider of the Converged Data Platform that converges the essential data management and application processing technologies on a single, horizontally scalable platform, announced its next major release of the MapR Ecosystem Pack (MEP) program. MEP is a broad set of open source ecosystem projects that enable big data applications running on the MapR Converged Data Platform with inter-project compatibility.

Data Integration to Improve Customer Experience

In the world of big data, a major goal for most enterprises is to maximize the value of its customer data in order to gain a 360 degree view of the customer. Most customer data, however, are housed in separate data silos. While each data silo contains important pieces of information about your customers, if you don’t connect the data into a single view, you’re only seeing portions of the customer equation.

The New Age of Analytics: Artificial Intelligence and Data are Not Enough to Power Your Business

In this special guest feature, Rosemary Radich, Head of Business Intelligence and Data Analytics for AccuWeather, discusses the importance of the weather data dimension as an adjunct to traditional data sources in capturing the broader picture impacting behavior and results from machine learning.

Databricks Launches New Edition of Its Spark-Based Cloud Platform for Data Engineers

Databricks, the company founded by the creators of the popular Apache Spark project and providers of the leading Spark-based cloud platform for data science, announced an edition of its cloud platform optimized specifically for data engineering workloads called Databricks for Data Engineering.

Data Curation: The Missing Ingredient to Self-service Analytics

In this special guest feature, Stephanie McReynolds, Vice President of Marketing at Alation, discusses how data curation – and more recently, automated curation technology that relies on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning algorithms – is emerging as the key, missing ingredient to creating a culture that understands and embraces data.

Information Builders Makes Omni-Gen™ Master Data Management Edition Available on Microsoft Azure Marketplace Cloud

Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI) and analytics, data integrity, and integration solutions, announced that it is working with Microsoft Azure Marketplace to offer its Omni-Gen™ Master Data Management (MDM) Edition solution on-demand on the Azure Cloud.

Meet Flo – The First Period & Ovulation Tracker that Uses Neural Networks

A major breakthrough in the FemTech domain has recently been done by Flo Period Tracker – the first period tracking app to publicly announce using artificial intelligence for improving cycle predictions. Flo became the most downloaded app worldwide in its category within months after introducing neural networks to its prediction algorithm.

1010data Delivers New Software Development Kits, Including Python SDK

1010data, Inc., offering the only integrated platform that combines self-service data management and analytics at scale with ready-to-use data, announced the release of its improved application development Software Development Kits (SDKs), designed to support application development and integration across enterprise operations.

The Future of Business Intelligence Is Embedded and Conversational

In this contributed article, Sheza Gary, a technical director at Algoworks, discusses the importance of embedded analytics or BI as the addition of features you’d normally see in the usual BI software like analytic tools and dashboard reporting or current applications.