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Business Intelligence: March 2013

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

MapR Brings Open Source Hadoop to Github and Ubuntu Linux

Big Data technology gets more open, with MapR's move to expand its Linux presence.

Big Data Genomics Firm Bina Raises $6M

With Big Data in its DNA, tech startup Bina Technologies hopes to revolutionize health care by enabling personalized medicine.

5 Buzz-worthy Big Data Analytics Apps

The marriage of Big Data and analytics will likely yield some powerful business benefits. Here are five buzz-worthy Big Data analytics apps.

Platfora Launches In-Memory BI Platform

Analytics startup layers its technology on Hadoop to generate fast, user-friendly business visualizations.

Big Data + SaaS = Better Marketing

Big Data apps, or BDAs, offer a new twist on software-as-a-service (SaaS) that will be especially valuable to marketers.

MapR Hauls $30M for Enterprise Big Data

Hadoop innovator MapR technologies targets production environments as it eyes an emerging, multi-billion dollar market for Big Data …

Big Data Open Source App Framework Gets Funded

Concurrent raises $4 million and gets a new CEO, as it pushes the Cascading open source project used for building Big Data apps into the …

Closing Big Data Loop Reveals Marketing ROI

It’s neither easy nor inexpensive to consolidate data from disparate sources. But doing so can help enterprises understand cost per …

Information Builders Dives into Social Media Analytics

Business intelligence software maker’s Big Data-powered analytics platform gains new social media insight gathering capabilities.

Cloud BI Firm HG Data Raises $2M

Latest business intelligence startup to attract VC financing uses proprietary tech to unearth the supplier, buyer and partner relationships …

5 Tips for Mashing up Big Data, Social Media

Mashing up Big Data and social media can help organizations understand their customers better. Here are five tips for a successful Big Data …

Gartner: Welcome to Year of Big Data

The past few years were just a warm-up. According to Gartner, 2013 is Big Data's turn in the spotlight.

Alteryx Updates Analytics Platform

In the latest update of its analytics software, Alteryx adds features designed for business analysts and other line-of-business users.

3 Big Data Lessons from 2012 Presidential Campaign

What can enterprises learn from how the two major political parties used Big Data in the 2012 U.S. presidential campaign?

Digging for Data Scientists

So you think you need a data scientist. How do you know for sure? And where will you find one? Find out from a company that employs more …

Cloud Analytics Startup Anaplan Hauls $30M

Following a year of rapid growth, Anaplan is taking on the global marketplace with its in-memory, cloud-based analytics technology.