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Looker Continues Innovating With Release Of Dozens Of New Features

Looker, a leading data platform company, has introduced a slew of new features as part of the company’s recent, monthly major upgrades. Innovations include industry-leading Smart Caching, Advanced Time Zone Control, Personalized Scheduling, as well as brand new Timeline and Funnel Visualizations. These features are just four of the 60 new features, improvements, and updates Looker has recently released to its customers.

5 Skills You Need to Become a Data Analyst

In this contributed article, freelance technology journalist Josh McAllister outline what it takes to become a data analyst, a high demand position among today’s companies, with a corresponding shortage of qualified analysts.

Dremio Introduces Self-Service Data Paradigm for Business Intelligence and Data Science

Dremio, the self-service data company, announced its entrance into the data analytics market with the immediately availability of the Dremio Self-Service Data Platform, a fundamentally new approach to data analytics. Working with existing data sources and business intelligence tools, Dremio’s solution eliminates the need for traditional ETL, data warehouses, cubes, and aggregation tables, as well as the infrastructure, copies of data, and effort these systems entail.

Creating a Data-Based and Client-Focused Culture

In the world of social media, increasingly quick-moving communication amid rapidly growing data, a company’s culture defines its reputation, and its reputation often defines its success – or failure. Clarity Insights shares how companies can create a data-based and client-focused culture from the top down.

Looker Answers Big Data Questions in an ‘Instant’

Looker announced Instant Explore, which allows anyone to instantly and securely analyze their data without waiting for help from an analyst – no coding or SQL is necessary. Using Looker, anyone can now discover patterns and analyze metrics with a few clicks of the mouse. Instant Explore is available today to all Looker customers seeking to instantly understand their data.

The Difference Between Data Science and Data Analytics

In this contributed article, tech writer Rick Delgado, examines the differences between the terms: data science and data analytics, where people working in the tech field or other related industries probably hear these terms all the time, often interchangeably. Although they may sound similar, the terms are often quite different and have differing implications for business.

Government Use of Data Analytics: Case Studies

The insideBIGDATA Guide to Data Analytics in Government provides an in-depth overview of the use of data analytics technology in the public sector. Focus is given to how data analytics is being used in the government setting with a number of high-profile use case examples. This is the fifth and final in a series of articles providing content extracted from the guide. The topic for this segment is case studies for government use of data analytics.

Tableau 10.2 Brings New Advanced Analytics Capabilities

Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA) announced the general availability of Tableau 10.2. The new release brings advanced mapping capabilities that make complex geospatial analysis easy, simplifies data prep with new ways to combine and clean data, and gives enterprises more tools to deliver self-service analytics at scale.

Government Sponsored Data Analytics in Healthcare and Life Sciences

The insideBIGDATA Guide to Data Analytics in Government provides an in-depth overview of the use of data analytics technology in the public sector. Focus is given to how data analytics is being used in the government setting with a number of high-profile use case examples. This is the third in a series of articles providing content extracted from the guide. The topic for this segment is government sponsored data analytics in healthcare and life sciences.

Government Applications of IoT

The insideBIGDATA Guide to Data Analytics in Government provides an in-depth overview of the use of data analytics technology in the public sector. Focus is given to how data analytics is being used in the government setting with a number of high-profile use case examples. This is the second in a series of articles providing content extracted from the guide. The topic for this segment is government applications of the Internet-of-Things (IoT).