Business Intelligence: October 2012

Business Intelligence (BI), analytics, and data mining software and solutions. - Archive for October 2012

Sentiment Analysis: 3 Points to Remember

October 29, 2012

While sentiment analysis can be an effective addition to your customer analytics strategy, it is not a customer relationship cure-all.

Microsoft, Hortonworks Debut Hadoop-powered HDInsight

October 26, 2012

Hortonworks helps Microsoft's cloud and server ecosystem get hip to Hadoop.

EMC Addressing Dearth of Big Data Talent with Kaggle Partnership

October 25, 2012

EMC/Greenplum is integrating its Chorus collaboration platform with the Kaggle data scientist community to make it easier for companies to …

Cloudera Intros Hadoop Real Time Query Engine for Big Data

October 24, 2012

Cloudera's Project Impala could change the way Big Data is used.

Former Yahoo Cloud Chief Aims to Ease Hadoop Development

October 23, 2012

New startup wants to "appify" Hadoop for enterprises with Continuity Application Fabric.

Cisco Tidal Takes on Big Data

October 22, 2012

Cisco adds Hadoop capabilities to the newest version of its Tidal Enterprise Scheduler application automation software.

SAS Says Speed Key to Marketing and Fraud Detection Analytics

October 22, 2012

SAS hopes to address the need for analytics speed of two key business functions, marketing and risk management, with a series of new …

Alpine Predictive Analytics Takes Aim at Hadoop

October 19, 2012

Company joins growing list of business analytics firms that support the popular open source Big Data platform.

SAP HANA One: In-Memory Analytics Meets SaaS on Amazon's Cloud

October 17, 2012

SAP banks on popularity of Amazon Web Services to turn businesses on to its HANA in-memory analytics platform.

SAS Questions Big Data Approaches of SAP, Oracle

October 16, 2012

Database-centric approaches like those used by SAP and Oracle are fine for querying and reporting but not for true Big Data analytics, says …

HP Enters Business Analytics Services Fray

October 15, 2012

Gunning for IBM, HP expands its enterprise services portfolio by targeting the exploding Big Data analytics market.

SAS High-Performance Analytic Server Gets Hadoop Boost

October 10, 2012

SAS updates its analytics platform with HDFS support and enhanced text mining.

SAP HANA Comes to Cisco and HP

October 10, 2012

Server vendors roll out new hardware to support SAP's HANA in-memory database.

Alteryx Enlists Cloud for Consumerization of Big Data

October 8, 2012

Alteryx takes cues from popular social media sites to bring Big Data to the masses.

SAP Debuts HANA-Powered Precision Retailing Cloud Service

October 2, 2012

SAP enlists its real-time, in-memory analytics technology to help retailers boost sales.