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4 Trends that are Upending the Analyst World

Data science company, Dataiku, has published a free whitepaper “The Analyst of the Future” outlining the sweeping changes that will affect the analyst industry and how everyone can prepare. 4 trends that are upending the analyst world as itemized in the report are provided below. No one needs to be reminded that the data world – and everything it touches, which is, basically, everything – is changing rapidly. For analysts, there four major trends that are driving the opportunities that will fuel their career adventure over these next few years. At the heart of these trends is a massive wave of data being generated and collected by organizations worldwide.

The Analyst of the Future – How to Choose Your Own Adventure for Data and Business Analysts

Chances are, if you’re reading this, you have a title like “Data Analyst,” “Business Intelligence Analyst,” or “Business Analyst.” You might not have the same responsibilities as someone else with your title – even the person sitting next to you at work – but your basic mission is the same: generate insights for your organization, […]

How to Choose Your Own Adventure for Business and Data Analysts

For business and data analysts, the future is full of unknowns. The good news is that their in a great position to steer the evolution of their roles in this new era of big and fast data. Download the new guidebook from Dataiku that explores the different roles of today’s business and data analysts, as well as trends and what lies ahead for these professionals.

Information Builders Improves Ease of Use and Analytics Workflow With Latest Version of WebFOCUS

Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI) and analytics, information integrity, and integration solutions, announced the launch of WebFOCUS 8.202, the latest version of its award-winning BI and analytics platform. Drawing on extensive behavioral and user experience design research, the new release provides an enhanced user interface and key workflow improvements that reduce the amount of time and skill needed to derive data-backed insights.

Slemma Embeds Datawatch Monarch Swarm Into Data Visualization Offering for Improved Data Quality, Collaboration and Governance

Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ-CM: DWCH) announced that Slemma, a data analytics tool for small and medium-sized businesses, is integrating Datawatch Monarch Swarm into its data visualization offering to enhance data access, data quality, information sharing and team collaboration, while enforcing IT governance.

Looker Launches New Tools to Optimize Embedded Analytics

Looker, the leading data platform company, released new features for its embedded analytics solution, Powered by Looker. New enhancements make it easier to integrate data into existing applications, putting more functionality in the hands of end users.

Information Builders Launches Accelerators to Expedite Value of BI and Analytics Initiatives

Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI) and analytics, information integrity, and integration solutions, today announced the launch of Information Builders’ Accelerators, a set of pre-configured analytical capabilities designed to reduce the time to value of WebFOCUS implementations. Drawing on Information Builders’ deep domain expertise across industries and thousands of customer implementations, the vertical-specific Accelerators […]

AtScale Accelerates Big Data Analytics Deployments in the Cloud

AtScale announced the availability of a universal semantic platform for business intelligence (BI) with Microsoft Azure HDInsight. With this offering, in one click, enterprises gain faster time to insight by deploying Big Data Analytics on Azure in minutes, and benefit from an enhanced ROI by running production-ready workloads on the productive and intelligent Azure cloud platform.

The Analyti-fication of Applications

In this special guest feature, Kyle Wild, CEO and founder of Keen IO, outlines ways for small companies with few resources hoping to compete in markets where analytics is a competitive weapon, must find a way to engage analytics capabilities. This is driving the push for adding analytics into applications.

Applying Data Analytics to Taxation Best Practices

In this contributed article, technology writer and blogger Kayla Matthews discusses how data examination techniques can aid the day-to-day activities of people that most business leaders have on their support team: taxation specialists.