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Shazam Increases Sales Productivity With Salesforce Einstein Analytics

Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), a global leader in CRM, announced that Shazam—one of the world’s most popular apps—has successfully deployed Salesforce Einstein Analytics, dramatically increasing productivity for the company’s executives and sales leadership. The Shazam app has been downloaded more than 1 billion times and used more than 20 million times each day, across 190 countries. With Einstein Analytics, Shazam has improved the quality of data from its massive user base, targeted more granular customer segments and reduced requests for reports from its core analytics team.

5-Minute Guide to Text Analytics

The “5-Minute Guide to Text Analytics” prepared by Attivio to learn how cognitive solutions surface the untapped business value typically hidden in unstructured content. By automatically identifying key concepts, extracting entities, and analyzing sentiment – with multi-language support – text analytics adds structure to the unstructured so it can be added to a knowledge graph, along with the structured data.

5-Minute Guide to Text Analytics

Surfacing the Untapped Value in Unstructured Content. Download the “5-Minute Guide to Text Analytics” prepared by Attivio to learn how cognitive solutions surface the untapped business value typically hidden in unstructured content.

Kyvos 4.0 Establishes Breakthrough Levels of Scale and Performance

Kyvos Insights, a big data analytics company, announced the immediate availability of Kyvos 4.0, a new, groundbreaking version of the massively scalable, self-service analytics solution, that establishes new enterprise-grade functionality and industry benchmarks for creating data cubes with near limitless scalability and performance.

Reveal Mobile Awarded Patent for Locating Mobile Devices and Building Profile Databases Using Beacon Proximity Activity

Reveal Mobile, a leading innovator in monetizing location-based audience data, announced it has been issued a U.S. patent for a groundbreaking technology that determines the specific location of a mobile device via beacon proximity activity while also predicting where the device is likely to appear next.

Crimson Hexagon Unveils Image Analysis Beyond Logo Identification for Deepest Consumer Insight through Social Data

Crimson Hexagon, a leading provider of consumer insights from social data to inform strategic enterprise decision-making, released its proprietary image analysis capabilities, developed in-house, to help brands and agencies unlock insights within photo data. By applying Crimson Hexagon’s analytics engine to images to recognize scenes, objects, actions, faces and logos, brands learn who, how and where consumers engage with their products.

Transportation, Public Safety and the Modern Power Grid Thrive with Integrated Smart City Data

In this special guest feature, Steph Stoppenhagen, Smart City Business Development Director for Black & Veatch’s Smart Integrated Infrastructure business, outlines how a growing awareness, understanding and acceptance of data-based technology is rapidly changing how city officials manage community services.

Looker Continues Innovating With Release Of Dozens Of New Features

Looker, a leading data platform company, has introduced a slew of new features as part of the company’s recent, monthly major upgrades. Innovations include industry-leading Smart Caching, Advanced Time Zone Control, Personalized Scheduling, as well as brand new Timeline and Funnel Visualizations. These features are just four of the 60 new features, improvements, and updates Looker has recently released to its customers.

A Wave of Abundance from Big Ocean Data

In this contributed article, Matthew Mulrennan, Director of the Ocean Initiative at XPRIZE, and Dr. Jyotika Virmani, Senior Director for Planet & Environment at XPRIZE and prize lead for the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE, explain how advancing big data collection in ocean science can improve the business of conservation and protection of our underwater resources and provide early warnings for water quality risks to human health and in lead to new underwater discoveries.

5 Skills You Need to Become a Data Analyst

In this contributed article, freelance technology journalist Josh McAllister outline what it takes to become a data analyst, a high demand position among today’s companies, with a corresponding shortage of qualified analysts.