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Business Intelligence: May 2013

Business Intelligence (BI), analytics, and data mining software and solutions. - Archive for May 2013

IBM Aims Big Data Analytics at HR Function

IBM rolls out new Smarter Workforce analytics services to help HR execs boost productivity and retain talent.

Business Intelligence Sees Generational Shift: Dresner

Younger users exposed to business intelligence in school are driving enterprise adoption of BI, says Howard Dresner. Penetration of BI …

Pronto Furthers BI for Everyone Mission with Xi 710

Improved mobile support, Office integration and “hundreds of improvements” help put business intelligence into practically every …

Big Data App Startup WibiData Raises Millions

Big Data application development company aims to usher in the next generation of big scale enterprise software.

Splunk, Hortonworks Team for Big Data BI

Splunk and Hortonworks seek to help businesses more readily put their Big Data stores to productive use. In addition, Hortonworks introduced …

IBM Watson Brings Big Data Smarts to Customer Service

Watson is venturing beyond trivial pursuits. IBM's Big Data analytics powerhouse now powers a cloud-based customer service solution.

Alteryx Raises $12M to 'Humanize' Big Data

Hot on the heels of its Alteryx Strategic Analytics Platform 8.5 release, the Big Data analytics company raises additional funds to make Big …

School of Data Science

Because data science is an emerging field with a broad range of requirements, some companies create specialized internal training programs …

IBM Consolidates Analytics Apps with Blue Insight

IBM is now using its own software to help build a smarter enterprise

Twitter Buys Big Data Analytics Startup Lucky Sort

Another Big Data startup gets swept up by an industry bigwig. This time social media giant Twitter comes calling.

4 Barriers to Big Data Success -- and Ways to Overcome Them

Companies that are leveraging Big Data have identified four common barriers to Big Data success. Fortunately, all four barriers can be …

Pivotal Aims to Disrupt Cloud, Big Data Analytics

A startup called Pivotal, headed by VMWare's former CEO, wants to be the go-to cloud operating system. And it wants to shift analytics focus …

SAP Unveils HANA Enterprise Cloud

Blistering in-memory app performance meets cloud delivery in SAP's latest offering for enterprises, HANA Enterprise Cloud.

Big Data, Big Opportunities for DBAs

Big Data is changing how companies view data. Is it also changing how they view database administrators (DBAs)?

Cloudera Accelerates Big Data with Impala GA

Hadoop isn't just for batch processing of Big Data queries anymore. Cloudera introduces an open source project that enables real-time …

Big Data Analytics, Machine Learning Help Skytree Land $18M

UPS and Sun's former CEO bet that a machine learning software company can open new, business-friendly frontiers in Big Data analytics.