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Realm Mobile Platform 1.0 Empowers Developers to Rapidly Build Data-Powered, Reactive and Responsive Mobile Applications

Realm, the mobile database powering responsive applications, today announced the general availability of Realm Mobile Platform 1.0, a breakthrough approach for developers to build data-powered, highly reactive mobile applications. The new mobile platform makes it easy for developers to build mobile applications with two-way data synchronization and event handling that can connect to existing services, legacy databases and business logic.

2017 State of Analytics Adoption Report

The annual State of Analytics Adoption Report by our friends at Logi Analytics provides insights for executives, product managers, and technology leaders on how broadly and deeply users are adopting business intelligence and analytics tools. The 2017 survey respondents included members of IT teams who provide analytics tools to end users, as well as the end users of BI and analytics tools.

Greenwave Systems Introduces AXON Platform for Conversational IoT, a Voice Activated Smart Gateway Solution for Service Providers

Greenwave Systems, Inc. a global software and managed services leader for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced AXON Platform® for Conversational IoT, a carrier-grade smart gateway that supports a hands-free, voice activated speaker with customizable wake-up word and open architecture. The solution combines the company’s award-winning AXON Platform® with advanced integrated voice and Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered natural language understanding (NLU) technology from Nuance, enabling a unique opportunity for service providers to create conversational IoT in multiple languages.

Datorama Now Elevates Insights Through Voice-Driven Marketing Analytics

Datorama, a leading global marketing analytics company, announced that its marketing analytics platform has integrated with Amazon Alexa to provide today’s business professionals with an all-new capability: to interact with their data by simply using their voice. Called “Ask Datorama Anything”, this new functionality allows marketers to ask questions and issue commands to Datorama’s Marketing Integration Engine via Amazon’s Alexa-powered smart devices, such as Echo and Echo Dot.

MicroStrategy Unveils MicroStrategy 10.6™

MicroStrategy® Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of enterprise software platforms, announced the general availability of MicroStrategy 10.6, the newest feature release to the company’s MicroStrategy 10™ platform. This update offers new options to distribute dashboards with offline interactivity and introduces an export engine that enhances the formatting and delivery of personalized dashboards to end users across the enterprise. This feature release also adds certification for new data sources and offers new mapping visualization capabilities for MicroStrategy Web™ and MicroStrategy Mobile™.

“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 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.