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Harte Hanks Brings Next Generation Data and Analytics to Marketers with Opera Solutions’ Signal Hub Platform

Harte Hanks ( NYSE : HHS ), a leader in customer relationships, experiences, and interaction-led marketing and Opera Solutions, a leader in Data Analytics, announced the market availability of their data and analytic solution delivered through Opera Solutions’ Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning platform, Signal Hub™.

Predicting Mobile App User Churn: Training & Scaling Our Machine Learning Model

In this contributed article, Lisa Orr, senior data scientist at Urban Airship, describes how her team predicted mobile app user churn and Urban Airship trained and scaled their machine learning model over the last year — and how now it’s reaping valuable insights.

GridGain Professional Edition 1.9 Improves Performance, Adds Kubernetes® Support

GridGain Systems, provider of enterprise-grade in-memory computing platform solutions based on Apache® Ignite™, announced the availability of GridGain Professional Edition 1.9, a fully supported version of Apache Ignite 1.9. GridGain Professional Edition 1.9 includes improved performance and automated benchmarking, Kubernetes® support for deploying containerized Ignite clusters, expanded support for data manipulation language (DML), and more.

Alooma Provides Real-Time Data Pipelines to Google Cloud SQL and BigQuery

Alooma, the modern data pipeline company, announced the integration of the Alooma service with Google Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL and Google Cloud SQL for MySQL. Support for these new Google Cloud services enables data scientists and engineers to create real-time data pipelines that continuously stream information from Cloud SQL to BigQuery and other cloud data warehouses for faster business decision-making.

The Enterprise Lacks a Big Data Strategy for IoT Transformation

A new research report is now available describing how organizations are approaching IoT transformation. The Enterprise Lacks a Big Data Strategy for IoT Transformation by Verizon and Harvard Business Review Analytic Services, explores how companies are currently using IoT to improve customer experience and increase efficiency, the challenges they’re facing as they struggle to handle the volume, variety and velocity of big data.

New Strategic Partnership Highlights Real Shape and Size of US Consumers

BodiData, Inc. a Silicon Valley-based technology company that specializes in generating big data on three-dimensional body measurements and Alvanon, the global apparel business expert, have signed a strategic partnership agreement that will deliver both big data and analysis on the shape and size of the diverse and complex US consumer population.

Galactic Exchange Announces DataEnchilada(TM) — Big Data Ingestion Tool Powered by AI

Galactic Exchange announced DataEnchilada™, the next phase in its vision of building a Zero-Experience-Needed (ZEN) Architecture for successfully deploying big data pipelines. DataEnchilada™ is an AI-powered tool designed specifically to simplify and automate the ingestion and classification of data into its flagship enterprise big data platform, ClusterGX™.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 4/10/2017

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.

Unravel Data Launches Version 4.0 of Its Intelligent Application Performance Management (APM) Platform for Big Data

Unravel Data, the industry’s intelligent application performance management (APM) designed to simplify DataOps, unveiled a new set of automated actions for improving Big Data operations and performance. Designed by Unravel after months of working with 100+ enterprise customers and prospects to uncover their biggest Big Data challenges, Unravel 4.0 makes DataOps more proactive and productive by automating problem discovery, root-cause analysis, and resolution across the entire Big Data stack, while improving ROI and time to value of Big Data investments.

How Can AI Help Increase Company’s Sales

In this contributed article, content coordinator Maria Harutyunyan discusses how artificial intelligence can benefit your company’s sales. In the 2017 Economist Intelligence Unit report, Artificial Intelligence in the Real World, it was stated that 17% out of 200 executives said that AI will increase sales revenue. But then again, how can something that is itself called “artificial” benefit your company’s sales?