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Attivio Survey Exposes Disconnect Between Big Data Excitement and Organizations’ Ability to Execute

Attivio, the Data Dexterity Company, announced the findings of a recently commissioned survey of Big Data leaders, which revealed a strong confidence that corporate Big Data strategies are headed in the right direction (94 percent).

5 Big Data Analytics Myths Debunked

In this contributed article, Blair Linville, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Tectonic wants to get the record straight, once and for all, by debunking the 5 big data analytics myths.

What New Data Exchange Mandate Means for Big Data in the Sea Trade

In this contributed article by John Thielens, Chief Technology Officer and data scientist at Cleo, describes that in less than two years, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) will enforce a mandate for the electronic exchange of information related to cargo and shipping worldwide.

Platfora Further Democratizes Big Data Discovery

Platfora, the Big Data Discovery platform built natively on Apache Hadoop and Spark, announced the general availability of Platfora 5.2. The new release democratizes big data across an organization, moving it beyond IT and early adopters by enabling business users to explore big data and discover new insights through their favorite business intelligence (BI) tool.

The Agile CFO: Navigating Economic Uncertainty with Data Insights

Adaptive Insights, a leader in cloud corporate performance management (CPM), released its global CFO Indicator Q1 2016 report, revealing that while chief financial officers (CFOs) remain worried about growing economic volatility, the vast majority of the 377 CFOs surveyed remain confident in their forecasts, and believe that the combination of big data, analytics, and scenario planning will likely be the key to navigating their organizations through the current financial uncertainty.

Qubole and Looker Join Forces to Empower Business Users to Make Data-Driven Decisions

Qubole, the big data-as-a-service company, and Looker, the company that is powering data-driven businesses, today announced that they are integrating Looker’s business analytics with Qubole’s cloud-based big data platform, giving line of business users across organizations access to powerful, yet easy-to-use big data analytics.

Manage Supercharges Its Demand-Side Platform for Mobile Advertising With Aerospike NoSQL Database

Aerospike, the high-performance NoSQL database company recognized for “speed at scale” leadership and as the NoSQL leader in the digital media and ad tech industries, announced that Manage.com Group Inc. (Manage) has selected Aerospike to power its innovative demand-side platform for mobile advertising. Manage chose Aerospike to support its goals for technology evolution and business growth.

Zoomdata Simplifies the Development of Data-Driven Applications with Advanced Visual Analytics

Zoomdata, developers of the high-performance visual analytics solution for big data, launched the Zoomdata Developer Network (ZDN). ZDN is designed for developers who want to embed Zoomdata’s advanced data visualization capabilities into their applications to meet the need for data-driven solutions.

BlueData Introduces New Innovations for Big-Data-as-a-Service in On-Premises Deployments

BlueData, provider of a leading infrastructure software platform for Big Data, announced the spring release for the BlueData EPIC software platform. With this new product release, available immediately, BlueData introduces several new enhancements to provide enterprise-class security and quality of service (QoS) for multi-tenant Big Data deployments.

Informatica Launches Intelligent Data Lake to Help Customers Address Critical Technology Gaps for Turning Big Data into Big Value

Informatica, a leading independent software provider focused on delivering transformative innovation for the future of all things data, announced a new end-to-end solution to turn big data into trusted data assets for faster and more sustainable business value.