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Business Intelligence: April 2013

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

4 Hot Open Source Big Data Projects

There's more -- much more -- to the Big Data software ecosystem than Hadoop. Here are four open source projects that will help you get big …

Social Analytics Startup VoloMetrix Banks $3.3M

Enterprise social networking has arrived. Now what? SaaS startup VoloMetrix offers managers insights into how interactions can help boost …

Actian Snags ParAccel for Big Data Management, Analytics

Big Data specialist Actian aims for bigger markets by acquiring a high-profile Amazon partner.

Big Data Boosts Enterprise Software Market in 2012: IDC

Big Data shook up the enterprise software market last year and its impact is rippling across market segments, finds industry analyst IDC.

Adaptive Planning Intros Financial Consolidation Software

Adaptive Planning says its Consolidation software can help enterprises that manage multiple business units in multiple geographies improve …

Using Big Data to Fight Fraud

While Big Data can be useful in fighting fraud, traditional business intelligence tools aren't much help.

Big Data Success: Focus on Customer, not Cost

It may seem counterintuitive, but Wayne Kernochan says that companies successfully using Big Data deliberately do not make cost reduction a …

Enterprise NoSQL Firm MarkLogic Raises $25M

Software maker MarkLogic attracts VC funds to help big businesses cozy up to Big Data.

5 More Buzz-worthy Big Data Analytics Apps

The number of analytics applications designed to help enterprises leverage Big Data is getting bigger all the time. Here are five that got …

Oracle Revamps Endeca and Business Intelligence Foundation

Business software giant Oracle updates its business analytics software portfolio with new ways to access more data sources and expanded …

How Big Data Is Changing Enterprise Applications

Companies can use in-memory processing and Hadoop to handle Big Data. But how will that change enterprise applications?

SiSense Nabs $10M by Thinking Small for Big Data Analytics

The startup sidesteps Hadoop clusters and pricey in-memory systems to crunch Big Data with standard server hardware.

SAS Survey Reveals Big Data Disconnect

The vast majority of organizations are missing out on the business-boosting potential of Big Data, according to business software maker SAS.