2014 was a marquee year for Tableau Public, as more than 36,000 new authors joined and published more data stories than ever before. Tableau’s free platform for creating, sharing and discovering data stories on the web now boasts more than 90,000 authors publishing 4,500 visualizations a week.
In a recent survey, SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) found businesses of all sizes are struggling to unlock the hidden value of their data and lack the tools to effectively use company data for decision-making. SAP today announced SAP Lumira®, Edge edition is now generally available to help bring cost-effective data-visualization to teams and departments within small and medium-sized businesses.
ParStream, the IoT analytics company, announced general availability of a new release of the ParStream Analytics Platform. Purpose-built to handle the volumes and velocity of IoT data, the new version includes the capability to perform edge analytics with ParStream’s Geo-Distributed Analytics (GDA) feature.
Cognitive Scale announced an agreement with Deloitte Consulting LLP to deliver services and technology that will enable both companies to take a leadership position in transforming the delivery of healthcare to consumers and care providers through the application of cognitive cloud technology. Deloitte plans to leverage Cognitive Scale’s technology in a number of strategic initiatives.