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Why Do Businesses Find Big Data and Advanced Analytics a Good Match?

In this contributed article, Alex Bekker, Head of Data Analytics Department at ScienceSoft, take a closer look at four examples of how businesses can blend customer and operational big data with different advanced analytics techniques to use the combination for their profit.

Healthy Hives: Cloud Analytics Helps Save the World’s Bee Population

In this machine learning cast study, we describe how cloud analytics technology is being applied to the Global Hive Network, an initiative to collect billions of individual data points from around the world and analyze them to understand the honeybee population’s overall health and its relationship with environments, weather patterns, forage, diseases, parasites, predator species, and pesticides.

AI & Data Analytics Company Inzata Introduces One-Click Data Enrichements to Make Business Data More Valuable

Inzata, the full-service data analytics platform powered by artificial intelligence, announces the general availability of its AI-Powered Data Enrichment Services, launching with 38 new One-Click Enrichments for all subscription users. Inzata’s data enrichment services make any raw data more useful and accurate, and therefore more valuable. “Data enrichment” is the process of adding curated, high-quality […]

OpenText Core Experience Insights Delivers End-to-End Customer Journey Mapping for Data-driven Marketers

OpenText™ (NASDAQ: OTEX), (TSX: OTEX), a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), launched OpenText™ Core Experience Insights, a SaaS application that provides marketing leaders full visibility over their customer’s journey – from website interactions to email engagement, social media content and call center performance.

SAP and WTA Launch New Patterns of Play Feature for SAP® Tennis Analytics for Coaches

AP SE (NYSE: SAP) and the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) announced “patterns of play,” a new feature in SAP® Tennis Analytics software for coaches, which for the first time will allow WTA coaches and players to identify and analyze patterns that unfold during match rallies. Through the patterns of play feature, WTA coaches and players can go beyond single point analysis and can access, customize and compare data and insights following a match to strategize and gain a competitive advantage against their next opponent.

Advanced Analytics Platform Mode Launches New Technology, Helix, an Instant, Responsive Data Engine

Advanced analytics software provider Mode announced the availability of the first instant, responsive data engine, Helix, that fundamentally changes how companies can explore and extend analysis. Helix creates the dual backbone between modern business intelligence and interactive data science. By combining these workflows, data scientists no longer have to choose between shipping fast, one-off answers and building dashboards for broader coverage.

How Entrepreneurs Can Utilize Analytics Effectively

In this contributed article, freelance human Avery Phillips believes it’s important to be able to decipher patterns in data and transform a seemingly nonsensical mass of numbers into tools for business success is an essential skill to have. What you do with these numbers is ultimately up to you. However, there are a few areas entrepreneurs can utilize analytics most effectively.

The Data Talent Market Continues Its Ascent

We’re at an important inflection point in history where a glaring shortage of data-centric skills, coupled with an increasing demand for data professionals, represents a unique opportunity for those willing to make a commitment to “tool up” or “retool” as the case may be, in preparation for a career in analytics. The good thing is, after all the time and effort, the newly acquired skills will keep on giving because the analytics field shall continue to be in favor for a very long time.

Future of Data Talent Report

Correlation One released its Future of Data Talent Report, which helps organizations: Define a framework to identify the most important data workflows and roles. Establish a standard assessment methodology for accurately and efficiently evaluate data skills when hiring.

DataOps: The New DevOps of Analytics

In this contributed article, Farnaz Erfan, Senior Director and Head of Product Marketing at Paxata, discusses how DataOps represents a change in culture that focuses on improving collaboration and accelerating service delivery by adopting lean or iterative practices. Unlike its close cousin DevOps, which focuses on operations and development teams, DataOps is geared towards the data developers, data analysts or data scientists.