Hurricanes: Risk Analytics in a World of Uncertainty

The already-devastating hurricane season highlights the need for predictive analytical models that account for exceptional events. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:World Economic Forum Says Tech Firms Must Do More to Tackle ExtremismDeloitte Is the Latest Target of a Cyber Attack With Confidential Client Data at RiskYou Are Doing Analytics Wrong: Here Is WhyWeathering the Data Storm […] Read more »

You Are Doing Analytics Wrong: Here Is Why

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Weathering the Data Storm – 4 Steps to Analytics Success

Finding data sources is only the first step in a successful data analytics strategy. After that, the hard work begins. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:MariaDB adds support for big data analyticsIBM grows in cloud and data analytics but overall revenue slidesSalesforce New Community Cloud Brings Big Data Analytics to Entire CRMSalesforce Expands Data Analytics to Next […] Read more »

3 Ways Shadow Analytics May Be Working Against You

Analytics is popping up in more functional areas of businesses, outside of IT’s control. Like BYOB, the trend is inevitable. How will your organization manage it? InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:10 Ways Predictive Analytics Improves InnovationAOL Kills Off AIM, In Many Ways a Perfect ProductHurricanes: Risk Analytics in a World of UncertaintyYou Are Doing Analytics Wrong: […] Read more »

MariaDB adds support for big data analytics

MariaDB today moved to unite transactional and analytical processing in a single relational database with the announcement of the general availability of its open source MariaDB ColumnStore 1.0. “What we’re offering is a single SQL interface for both OLTP and analytics,” says David Thompson, vice president of Engineering at MariaDB. “MariaDB ColumnStore is the future […] Read more »

BI Self-Service Analytics: IT’s Next Top Priority

IT organizations should prioritize their self-service analytics tools projects to enable business users to experience the value of analytics and big data investments. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:Google’s CEO just called the next wave in computing, and it’s not VRSalesforce Expands Data Analytics to Next Generation Business AppsBreak the Ice With These 6 Questions at Your […] Read more »

IBM grows in cloud and data analytics but overall revenue slides

IBM’s revenue continued to decline in the second quarter but growth in some of its strategic initiatives like cloud computing and data analytics suggest that the company may be on track in its transition plans. The Armonk, New York, company said Monday that revenue from its new “strategic imperatives” like cloud, analytics and security increased […] Read more »

IBM, Cisco Take IoT Analytics To The Edge

IBM’s Watson IoT platform, in conjunction with Cisco’s edge analytics capabilities, could allow businesses to analyze IoT data closer to its source. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:IBM and Cisco are taking IoT analytics to the edgeIBM and Cisco are taking IoT analytics to the edgeHurricanes: Risk Analytics in a World of UncertaintyYou Are Doing Analytics Wrong: […] Read more »

Alphabet plans analytics platform to help cities solve traffic problems

Sidewalks Labs, a unit of Alphabet, is teaming up with the U.S. Department of Transportation to build a data and analytics platform that promises to help cities understand where people go and how they get there. The goal is to help better design transportation infrastructure to suit a city’s needs. The platform, called Flow, will […] Read more »

10 Ways Predictive Analytics Improves Innovation

From drug discovery to price optimization, across virtually every industry, more companies are using predictive analytics to increase revenue, reduce costs, and modernize the way they do business. Here are some examples. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:IBM Lays Industry Specific Powerful Behavior Based Predictive AnalyticsSAP HANA Dresses for Internet of Things and Predictive AnalyticsAOL Kills Off […] Read more »

Microsoft’s 2015 Acquisitions: Mobile, Analytics, Security

Microsoft bought a lot of companies during 2015. What were they, and what did they bring to the tech giant? InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:JPMorgan reaches beyond its branches with new mobile account appIRS puts Equifax contract on hold during security reviewWhere the device hits the network – a mobile device management updateHurricanes: Risk Analytics in […] Read more »

Microsoft pursues analytics ambitions with acquisition of Metanautix

Microsoft has furthered its pursuit of enterprise analytics with the acquisition of Metanautix, a company that makes it possible for businesses to pull together all their data and gain insights into it.  Metanautix’s product can pull information in from a variety of private and public cloud data sources including traditional data warehouses, NoSQL databases like […] Read more »

Turning to cloud-based analytics to manage IT asset costs

Splitting Hewlett-Packard into two distinct companies is an onerous task, requiring management to wade through a complex cost structure, budgeting process and governance. Yet Ralph Loura, CIO of HP Enterprise Group, is doing just that using technology business management software that helps him gain visibility in IT assets costs of the $ 28 billion organization. […] Read more »

CIOs turn to cloud-based analytics to manage IT asset costs

Splitting Hewlett-Packard into two distinct companies is an onerous task, requiring management to wade through a complex cost structure, budgeting process and governance. Yet Ralph Loura, CIO of HP Enterprise Group, is doing just that using technology business management software that helps him gain visibility in IT assets costs of the $ 28 billion organization. […] Read more »

Salesforce New Community Cloud Brings Big Data Analytics to Entire CRM

It is not always easy for organizations to stay in touch with customers, partners and employees through home communities. With Salesforce’s new Community Cloud, companies can create their communities, in the LinkedIn style, but for their customers, partners and employees. Built on the Salesforce Community Cloud Platform – via Connect API – companies can directly […] Read more »

IBM Lays Industry Specific Powerful Behavior Based Predictive Analytics

Image source IBM The challenge for organizations is to capture, manage and make sense of their data in real time so that many employees can make better decisions faster. In the course of time, predictive analytics evolve and becomes accessible to all enterprise users, regardless of their industry. IBM is trying to position the company […] Read more »

SAP HANA Dresses for Internet of Things and Predictive Analytics

Internet of Things is a new and hot territory today. In last few weeks, Google has demonstrated its interest in the IoT market with project Brillo, a project to connect any device used, not only smartphones, tablets, computers and smartwatch, but also those that are part of everyday life such as home appliances, cars, surveillance […] Read more »

Salesforce Expands Data Analytics to Next Generation Business Apps

In many popular consumer applications a user can take immediate action if he has obtained important information from large amounts of data. For business applications, it appears that, directly taking action in response to a data analysis not so easy. This often occurs because the analysis may be not coming from relevant data sources or […] Read more »

Seventh Annual WSO2 Summer School Series Focuses on Data Analytics Best Practices for Optimizing Business Insights

WSO2 delivers the only fully integrated open source enterprise middleware platform to support today’s enterprise environments—internally and across the cloud, mobile devices, and Internet of Things. Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2015 WSO2 Summer School returns for a seventh year by popular demand. The all-new classes for 2015 will focus on the dialect of […] Read more »