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BizNet Software Launches Cloud-Based Excel Reporting Solution for Intacct

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BizNet Software, a pioneer in Microsoft Excel cloud reporting and business intelligence solutions, and Intacct, a leader in cloud financial management and accounting software, has launched a new cloud-based reporting tool, BizInsight for Intacct.

How to Become a Data Scientist in 8 Easy Steps

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Our friends over at DataCamp just came out with a cool new infographic entitled “Become a Data Scientist in 8 easy steps.” This hits home to a lot of people who are trying to enter this new industry hoping to satisfy a lot of unfilled job openings. The question is how best to make this transition. The useful infographic below will help answer this question by outlining the process of becoming a data scientist.

Databricks Launches Spark Certification Program for Systems Integrators

Databricks, the company founded by the creators of the popular open-source Big Data processing engine Apache Spark, has announced a certification program to enable all enterprises to quickly find qualified resources and support for their Apache Spark-based data analytic projects.

Talend 5.6 Advances the Data-Driven Enterprise

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Talend, a global big data integration software leader, announced Talend 5.6, the latest release of its acclaimed Integration Platform. Reinforcing its commitment to connecting and advancing the data-driven enterprise, Talend 5.6 sets new benchmarks for big data productivity and profiling, drives Master Data Management (MDM) innovation with cutting-edge efficiency controls and broadens Internet of Things (IoT) device connectivity.

Interview: Spencer Greenberg, Chairman, Rebellion Research

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In the interview below, Rebellion Research’s Chairman Spencer Greenberg discusses how he feels his company is well-positioned for bringing machine learning and AI based asset management to investors.

MetiStream Recognized by Databricks as Apache Spark Certified Systems Integrator

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MetiStream, a leader in implementing highly scalable real-time analytic and streaming solutions using innovative open source technologies, announced that it has become a Spark Certified Systems Integrator and Certified Spark Trainer by Databricks, the company
founded by the team that created and continues to drive Apache Spark, the most active open source project in the Big Data ecosystem.

AppDirect Acquires Y Combinator Company Leftronic

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AppDirect, the cloud service commerce company, has announced that it has acquired Leftronic, a Y Combinator company and leading provider of real-time business data and analytics dashboards. The strategic move expands AppDirect’s data management and visualization capabilities, a core element of its monetization and management platform, and delivers faster access to business data for the company’s network of app marketplaces.

Ask a Data Scientist: The Data Science Process

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Welcome back to our series of articles sponsored by Intel – “Ask a Data Scientist.” This week’s question is from a reader who wonders if there is a general process for conducting data science projects.

Yellowfin Launches Free Cloud BI Offering on AWS Marketplace

Yellowfin on AWS (Amazon Web Services) allows companies to get started with BI in the cloud for free via AWS Marketplace (AWS usage fees apply). With just a few clicks, users will be able to deploy an enterprise-grade BI environment in minutes, which includes a free 12-month three-user subscription license for Yellowfin.

Big Data – An Industry on the Move

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A compelling new infographic was just completed with Datameer, an end-to-end big data analytics application for Hadoop. The graphic visualizes the rising prevalence of Big Data and the importance of industries leveraging it in order to have a competitive advantage.