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Field Report: TIBCO NOW 2018

I was pleased to be on hand for the 2018 edition of the TIBCO NOW “Innovation at the Edge” conference in Las Vegas on September 4-6. This was my 1st time covering the show for insideBIGDATA, and I was eager to get the pulse of the event because you can tell a lot about the state of a company by attending their global user conference. I wasn’t disappointed!

Arcadia Data Drives GDPR Compliance With Modern Data Lake BI Architecture

Arcadia Data, provider of the visual analytics and BI software native to big data, announced that its flagship product, Arcadia Enterprise, which is defining the next era of analytics and BI for data lakes, offers capabilities that help address compliance for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) through its robust governance features.

Survey: Enterprise IT Professionals Share Views on the Maturity of Their Big Data Deployments

Kyvos Insights, a big data analytics company, shared the results of a recent survey of information technology (IT) professionals at enterprises in the U.S. that explores their thoughts on, and experiences with, big data and business intelligence (BI) on big data adoption.

5 Business Intelligence Mistakes That Can Cost You Dearly

In this contributed article, Nilam Oswal, Software Analyst at SoftwareSuggest, discusses 5 important areas where mistakes that hinder the successful implementation of BI solutions. This estimated $14 billion industry is making inroads in various organizations, but there are still challenges that go with it. According to Gartner, “There still remains a 70% likelihood that a BI project will fail to meet expectations.”

AtScale Brings its Universal Semantic Layer to the AWS Cloud

AtScale announced the preview availability of its universal semantic platform for business intelligence (BI) on Amazon Redshift. With this offer, enterprises will gain faster time to insight by deploying Big Data Analytics on the Amazon Cloud and benefit from an enhanced ROI by running production-ready workloads on the cost-effective Amazon cloud platform.

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.

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 […]

Lost in Translation: Big Data Innovation is Missing the Point

In this contributed article, John Schwarz, CEO and co-founder of Visier, explains why Business Intelligence tools, in their current incarnation, simply don’t work for most businesses. Rather, he states the case for “Applied Business Analytics,” solutions built to meet specific business needs, answer specific business questions, and are delivered as a service to both businesses and end users.

AtScale 6.0 Brings the Benefits of its Universal Semantic Layer to the Google Cloud

AtScale, the company providing enterprises with a universal semantic platform for BI on Big Data, announced the general availability of AtScale 6.0. With this release, customers will see unparalleled cost savings when deploying analytical workloads on Google BigQuery and will benefit from best-in-class experience between Microsoft Excel and the Google platform.

Kinetica Partners with NVIDIA and InterWorks to Deliver Supercharged Platform for BI

Kinetica today announced a new solution combining the immense power of NVIDIA DGX Station, the desk side supercomputer, and Kinetica’s GPU-accelerated database to speed up Tableau queries, providing users the ability to make faster data-driven decisions. Available immediately from NVIDIA and Kinetica business partner InterWorks, the new solution allows customers of Tableau, the global leader in visual analytics, to modernize their underlying databases to take full advantage of the valuable insight Tableau provides.