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How Enterprises Can Finally Capitalize on Machine Learning

In this special guest feature, Dr. Michael Zeller, SVP, AI Strategy & Innovation at Software AG, discusses how enterprises have reached a pivotal moment for operationalizing machine learning. For a while now artificial intelligence has been over hyped, its benefits over promised and, in the end, it always under-delivered. Now the hype is back stronger than ever. For AI to not fade away again, however, it needs to be made actionable.

Octopai Transforms Business Intelligence with Metadata Search Engine

Octopai introduces a cloud-based metadata search engine tool to provide Business Intelligence (BI) groups with full visibility and control of metadata that is scattered across many different BI systems within an organization. By centralizing and automating metadata, Octopai enables BI groups to quickly and accurately discover and govern shared metadata. By taking the guesswork out of […]

Attivio Raises the Bar with New Version of Cognitive Search and Insight Platform

Attivio, recently named a leader by Forrester in its report “The Forrester Wave™: Cognitive Search and Knowledge Discovery Solutions, Q2 2017,” announced the release of Attivio Platform 5.5, the latest version of its industry-leading platform. This version of the Attivio Cognitive Search and Insight Platform leverages next-generation cognitive capabilities, such as machine learning and natural language processing, to help enterprises fuel every decision and action with insight.

Syncsort’s New Change Data Capture Capabilities Extend Mainframe Access and Integration to the Data Lake

Syncsort, a leader in data liberation, integrity and integration solutions for next-generation analytics, announced new capabilities in its unrivaled mainframe data access and integration solution that continuously, quickly and efficiently populates Hadoop data lakes with changes in mainframe data.

The Future of Federal Agency Data Access, Integration, Sharing and Security

In this special guest feature, Gavin Robertson, CTO and SVP of WhamTech, discusses the future technology of data federation and protection within federal agencies. These new technologies could have a profound positive impact on the effectiveness and efficiency of future government programs. The benefits will be significant, including cost savings, accelerated implementations, improved and new capabilities, leveraged existing IT investments, improved data security, flexible future options and increased stakeholder satisfaction.

Want to Run Cassandra in a Container? You Need to Solve These 4 Problems First

In this contributed article, Gou Rao, Co-founder and CTO at Portworx, discusses how running the open source distributed NoSQL database Cassandra in a container requires some special considerations. If you can solve these problems, you’ll have gotten most of the way to a successful Cassandra deployment in containers.

Go for Big Data

Many of the hottest modern infrastructure projects are powered by the Go programming language, including Kubernetes, Docker, Consul, etcd, and many more. Go is turning into a go to language for devops, web servers, and microservices. One route to providing robust, performant, and scalable data processing within Go is to utilize the Intel® Data Analytics Acceleration Library (Intel® DAAL) within Go programs.

Total Commerce Success in Retail Hinges on How Agile you are with Your Data

In this special guest feature, Silvia Lacayo, Product Marketing, Retail and Consumer Brands for 1010data, makes the point that for success in total commerce, being able to test and learn quickly is key. What that requires in practice is a fast and flexible technology solution in the hands of the business users who will directly benefit. Large volumes of data are not going away, creating an onus on retailers to empower their workforce so they can access and manage data directly and flexibly.

Lexalytics® Releases New Text Analytics Software for Retailers to Improve Online Shopping Experience

Lexalytics®, a leader in cloud and on-prem text analytics solutions, announced the eCommerce Industry Pack, a specialized version of the company’s text analytics software. The eCommerce Industry Pack is engineered to help online retailers enhance the customer experience, including checkout and payments, shipping and delivery, and the site’s overall shopping performance.

Big Data – A Game Changer in the Music Industry

In this contributed article, content contributor Ravindra Savaram discusses the ways that big data is becoming transformative for the music industry. For a long time, the music industry is in need of a facelift and the advent of big data seems to fulfill this. The musicians might be provided with a more successful revenue model with the emergence of big data.