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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.

Successfully Predict Content Users Will Like Using a Recommendation Engine

Recommendation engines can be used to improve businesses across industries, from media to e-commerce and more. A new report from Dataiku explores the ins and outs of these tools and explores how recommendation engines can be an effective way to drive more eyes to your content.

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.

Why Healthcare May Be the Hottest Industry Sector for Data Analysts in 2018

In this contributed article, freelance human Avery Phillips discusses how if you’re a data analyst in search of a secure industry on which to hang your hat, rather than heading to Silicon Valley to join (or begin) a startup, you might consider pursuing work with a local hospital or public health clinic.

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.