Tag Archives: Analytics

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

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You Are Doing Analytics Wrong: Here Is Why

Analytics ROI often falls short because businesses overlook important parts of the process. InformationWeek: Cloud

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SAP seeks to speed analytics with AI technology

SAP wants to speed up how analytics adapt to change. It’s doing that by embedding SAP Predictive Analytics’ machine learning capabilities in S/4Hana. “When you take something rules-based, you are not able to adapt predictions to new data,” said Mike … Continue reading

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Video analytics: Coming soon to a smart city near you

Earlier this week at its GPU Technology Conference, Nvidia announced a new video analytics platform, Metropolis, that promises to make cities safer and smarter and should eventually bring game-changing capabilities to other industries. The heart of Metropolis is deep learning … Continue reading

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Nyansa introduces private cloud option for its network analytics platform

Having a full understanding of end user experience has been theorized in IT circles for decades but has remained as elusive as the Holy Grail or the Fountain of Youth. Some people claim to have seen it, but no one … Continue reading

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Law Firm Drinker Biddle Leverages Analytics

Law firm Drinker Biddle has set up an information governance and eDiscovery analytics practice, and it’s helped clients speed up litigation and regulatory compliance investigations. The firm’s chief data scientist shares details about the practice in this interview InformationWeek: Cloud

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IBM’s cloud and data analytics grow as 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 … Continue reading

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IBM and Cisco are taking IoT analytics to the edge

The Internet of things is no good without a way to act on the data it generates. A new partnership between two of the biggest IoT players promises to put smart collection and advanced analysis of data right where it’s … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Alphabet plans analytics platform to help cities solve traffic problems

Sidewalks Labs, a unit of Google parent-company 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 … Continue reading

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Microsoft pursues analytics goals with Metanautix acquisition

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 from a variety … Continue reading

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OpenText Unveils Analytics, Cloud Updates To Suites

OpenText will update its enterprise information management software suites to embed analytics capabilities, and to be deployed in the cloud. Executives said these new capabilities will equip customers to compete in the cloud era. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Microsoft Analytics, Intel IoT, Spokeo Vs. Robins: Big Data Roundup

Microsoft updated its CRM and SQL offerings and Intel showcased its IoT efforts. Meanwhile, the US Supreme Court is weighing questions about the liability companies have in ensuring the accuracy of consumer data. Learn about this and more in our … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Can cloud collaboration and data analytics cure cancer?

Intel, which is one of my oldest clients, recently held its developer forum. This year’s event was particularly well-done, but one thing stood out for me. It was a small part of their Internet of Things (IoT) session and it … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Cortana Analytics Looks To Simplify Big Data

Microsoft is planning to release a new suite of tools dubbed Cortana Analytics, which Satya Nadella claims will democratize big data. InformationWeek: Cloud

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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. … Continue reading

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IBM, Box partner on cloud analytics technologies

IBM and online storage firm Box have formed a wide-ranging cloud technologies partnership that will allow Box users to apply Watson Analytics know-how to their content while IBM customers can use Box’s content collaboration platform. The international alliance is designed … Continue reading

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Salesforce Launches ‘Wave Analytics’ App

Salesforce taps its new Wave Cloud with its first analytics application, Sales Wave Analytics, which draws data from many sources. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Advanced Analytics on the Web: Frontline Systems Solver Apps Make Optimization Easy to Use in Office 365 Excel Online

Incline Village, Nevada (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 As spreadsheet users move between desktop Excel and web-based Excel Online, analytics software developer Frontline Systems has more than kept pace. Frontline, original developer of the Solver add-in that ships with desktop Excel, … Continue reading

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