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Big Data is changing: Are You Ready to Grab the Change?

In this contributed article, Juned Ghanchi, co-founder of IndianAppDevelopers, takes a high-level look at the big data industry by examining the significant changes we’re seeing in a variety of business sectors as result of the technology.

Reaching the Next Level of Open Data Maturity – Arriving at Open Data 3.0

In this special guest feature, Adnan Mahmud, Founder and CEO at LiveStories, discusses the next phase of development in the open data movement, what he calls “data 3.0,” which focuses on increasing the usability of large public databases.

Kinetica Brings GPU Acceleration with SQL to Tableau

Kinetica, provider of the high-performing GPU-accelerated database, announced the availability of native integration with Tableau allowing users to simultaneously ingest, explore, analyze, and visualize data within milliseconds to make critical decisions and find efficiencies, lower cost, generate new revenue, and improve customer experience.

DimensionalMechanics™ Puts Artificial Intelligence Within Reach for More Organizations

DimensionalMechanics™, a developer of foundational artificial intelligence (AI) technology and deep learning engineering, introduced NeoPulse™ AI Studio, an intuitive set of applications that enable businesses and organizations to custom design AI solutions easily and quickly. The company has raised a total of $6.7 million in funding to date and is planning a series B round this fall. DimensionalMechanics also announced a strategic alliance with GrayMeta, a leader in automated metadata collection, curation and search, to be the first to offer NeoPulse AI to the media and entertainment industry.

3 Kinds of Big Data Skills All Businesses Should Hire For

In this contributed article, technology writer and blogger Kayla Matthews outlines three types of big data analytics that are proving increasingly relevant and why businesses need to hire people who have solid understandings of them.

Validated Data Supports Accurate Decision Making and Rapid ROI

In this special guest feature, Zahl Limbuwala, Co-founder & Executive Director at Romonet, explores how data center managers could verify the accuracy of their data, strengthen the company’s commitment to improving energy efficiency and track ROI on critical infrastructure investments.

TIBCO Introduces Robust New TIBCO Cloud Offering

TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in integration, API management, and analytics, announced its TIBCO Cloud™ platform, featuring the new TIBCO Cloud™ Live Apps offering alongside the recognized TIBCO Cloud™ Integration. TIBCO Cloud provides improved solutions for organizations completely hosted in the cloud, enabling business users with self-service functionality, while simultaneously reducing the burden on IT. These developments illustrate TIBCO’s commitment to enhancing the customer experience, equipping them with advanced, intelligent technologies to become more productive, profitable, and innovative.

Moving Big Data into the Cloud

While there are multiple architectures targeting big data analytics, we have traditionally focused on maximizing dedicated hardware and large processing power. In the past few years, however, there is a fast growing convergence of big data and cloud, particularly where the data sets are unstructured with simple data models — an area of specific focus for the Apache Hadoop technology.

Syncsort Combines Data Quality and Big Data Integration Software for Governance and Customer 360 Initiatives

Syncsort, a global leader in data liberation, integrity and integration solutions for next-generation analytics, announced new solutions that bring together its industry-leading Big Data Integration and Trillium data quality software to address enterprise requirements to support data governance and Customer 360 initiatives in the data lake.

OpenVX – The Standard for Computer Vision

OpenVX is an API enabling software developers to add hardware accelerated computer vision capabilities to their programs. Coupled with the current upswing in the use of deep learning technologies, computer vision applications with OpenVX are becoming very important. OpenVX is an integral part of Intel Computer Vision SDK. This comprehensive toolkit is for developing and deploying vision-oriented solutions on platforms from Intel, including autonomous vehicles, digital surveillance cameras, robotics, and mixed-reality headsets.