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Cloudera Announces the General Availability of Cloudera Navigator Optimizer and Cloudera Enterprise 5.8

Cloudera announced the general availability of Cloudera Navigator Optimizer, alongside the production release of Cloudera Enterprise 5.8.

insideBIGDATA Readers! Your Opinion Counts with Our 2016 Survey

insideBIGDATA is nearing the completion of its 2016 audience survey and we’d like to remind any of our remaining loyal readers to give us your thoughts so we can learn what’s important to you.

Leveraging Big Data to Influence Corporate Strategy

In this special guest feature, Rodger Howell, an Advisory principal for PwC’s Strategy&, provides a number of examples of the ways in which organizations that have implemented data analytics practices to increase revenue, boost operating excellence, improve compliance and streamline financial reporting.

Outlook on Artificial Intelligence in the Enterprise 2016

The infographic below summarizes the results of a new research report surveying 235 business executives – “Outlook on Artificial Intelligence in the Enterprise 2016” sponsored by Narrative Science.

MapR Debuts New Data Science-Led Quick Start Solution Focused on Risk Management for Financial Services

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the Converged Data Platform, announced the immediate availability of the MapR Risk Management Quick Start Solution for Financial Services powered by the MapR Converged Data Platform.

Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works to Save Over £3 million Annually with Data Analytics

Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK), Russia’s third largest steel works, is to save more than £3 million in steelmaking costs by using a machine learning and big data analytics service from Yandex Data Factory.

Mu Sigma Unveils the “State of Analytics and Decision Science” Report, Uncovering Gaps and Trends in Data and Analytics

Mu Sigma, a leading global provider of decision science and big data analytics solutions, announced the results of its inaugural “State of Analytics and Decision Science” report, which identifies gaps and shortcomings in traditional approaches to analytics and problem solving.

Snowflake Computing Automates Administration and Business Critical Resiliency for Cloud Data Warehousing

Snowflake Computing, the cloud data warehousing company, today announced new, automation capabilities for the Snowflake Elastic Data Warehouse that dramatically simplify data warehousing administration and data protection for diverse data and SQL analytics in the cloud.

Splice Machine’s New Open-Source RDBMS Sandbox Goes Live on AWS

Splice Machine, the open-source RDBMS powered by Hadoop and Spark, announced a cloud-based sandbox for developers to put its new open-source 2.0 Community Edition to the test.

Big Pharma Finds Antidote to Big Data Chaos

In this special guest feature, Sagar Anisingaraju, Chief Strategy Officer at Saama, discusses how new approaches to big data analytics are helping the pharmaceutical industry address major shifts toward value-based-care.