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“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 1/16/2017

Above the Trend Line: machine learning industry rumor central, is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items such as people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

Why Businesses Need to Continue Investing in Data: Big and Small

In this special guest feature, Julie Lockner, Global Market and Partner Programs, Data Platforms at InterSystems, discusses why businesses don’t need to stop investing in big data, but better manage and analyze the data in their arsenal to provide more personalized customer experiences.

Why Small Businesses Shouldn’t Fear Big Data

In this contributed article, tech writer Linda Gimmeson discusses how big data technology isn’t just for large enterprises, but rather with a bit of ingenuity, there are feasible ways for small businesses to leverage big data as well.

Yellowfin Connectors Enable Businesses to View and Share Data From 3rd Party Applications to Make Better Data-Driven Decisions

Global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software vendor Yellowfin, a highly ranked Collaborative Business Intelligence (BI) solution, announced a series of new Yellowfin Web Connectors. In the coming months, Yellowfin will be rolling out a series of Yellowfin Connectors for popular web-based applications to enable businesses to view and share data straight through Yellowfin, rather than having login and query multiple data sources.

NewVantage Partners Releases 5th Annual Big Data Executive Survey for 2017

NewVantage Partners, strategic advisors in big data and business innovation to Fortune 1000 businesses, has released the results of its 2017 5th Annual Big Data Executive Survey, entitled “Big Data Business Impact: Achieving Business Results through Innovation and Disruption.” The 2017 Big Data Executive Survey reports what executives from 50 Fortune 1000 firms see as the key factors driving big data adoption, investment – and success.

Flash Storage, the Backbone of IoT

In this special guest feature, Rajesh Nair, CTO at Tegile Systems, discusses the impact multi-tier flash, NVMe, and scale-out storage technologies will have on the real-time processing of data for IoT, and what we can expect in the near future.

World Programming Unveils New Industrial Analytics and Data Science Features for 2017

World Programming, a leading industrial analytics and data science platform provider, unveiled new features for data scientists and data science teams including those working within life sciences, pharmaceuticals, and financial services.

Putting Data Science in Production

In this special technology white paper, From Development to Production Guide – Finding the Common Ground in 9 Steps, you’ll learn how managing a successful data science project requires time, effort, and a great deal of planning. Defining the problems to solve and planning the project’s scope is just the tip of the iceberg, as team members need to fully understand all aspects of a project in order to effectively contribute.

Informatica Fast Tracks Journey to the Cloud with Pay-As-You-Go Pricing for Informatica Cloud Services for Microsoft Azure

Informatica, a leading worldwide provider of data management solutions, announced the availability of hourly pricing for Informatica Cloud® Services for Microsoft Azure in the Azure Marketplace. Now available as a pay-as-you-go hourly pricing model, this solution is designed to help users of the Azure cloud platform and Microsoft Cortana Intelligence Suite jump-start cloud data integration and management projects.