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Birst Unveils New Capabilities for Networked BI Platform

Birst, a leader in Cloud BI and Analytics for the Enterprise, announced new capabilities for its Networked BI Platform, including Birst Mobile for Android, Collaboration, and End-User Data Preparation.

Deep Closes 2015 On Several Strong Notes

Deep Information Sciences, the company that reimagined MySQL for the on-demand economy, reported an impressive end to 2015, with strong customer traction, a doubling of staff and multiple industry awards, just eight months after launching DeepSQL, a leading adaptive database engine.

Using Excel Versus Using R

Trying to show the data analysis package R is no more scary than Excel, John Mount of the Win-Vector blog shows a simple analysis both in Excel and in R.

Narrative Science Launches Narratives for Qlik

Narrative Science, a leader in advanced natural language generation (NLG) for the enterprise today announced availability of Narratives for Qlik® for Qlik Sense® users, a first-of-its-kind product extension.

Enterprise NoSQL Database MarkLogic® 8 Earns Common Criteria Security Certification

MarkLogic Corporation, the Enterprise NoSQL database platform provider, announced the latest version of its database, MarkLogic® 8, has received common criteria security certification.

MapR Partners Launch Free Test Drives in Collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the converged data platform that integrates the power of Hadoop and Spark with global event streaming, real-time database capabilities, and enterprise storage, announced that several MapR partners have integrated technologies with the MapR data platform and made them freely available for education, demonstration, and evaluation purposes via Amazon Web Services (AWS) Test Drive for Big Data.

2016 Predictions for AI, Data and Innovation

As big data and related technologies are coming on strong in 2016, many members of the vendor ecosystem are weighing with predictions for what we’ll see in the next 12 months. Courtesy of Narrative Science, CEO Stuart Frankel made a list below of 2016 predictions for artificial intelligence and big data. I do beg to differ about data scientists not being as sexy as once thought!

Cambridge Semantics Acquires SPARQL City’s Intellectual Property

Cambridge Semantics, a leading provider of Smart Data analytic and data management solutions driven by semantic web technology, announced that it has acquired the intellectual property of SPARQL City and hired former CEO and founder Barry Zane and other top executives from the firm.

New Hortonworks Partnerworks Program Meets Demands of an Open and Growing Ecosystem

Hortonworks, Inc. (NASDAQ: HDP) announced Hortonworks Partnerworks, a comprehensive global program to support and enable partners selling, implementing and innovating with Hortonworks solutions. The Hortonworks ecosystem is strong and thriving with over 1,500 partners involved today.

Impetus Technologies Reveals Plans to Hire 150 Senior Technologists and Data Scientists in the U.S.

Impetus Technologies, a big data thought leader, software, services and solutions company, announced plans to hire 150 big data architects, senior developers and data scientists to support the rapid growth of its business.