Data Analytics

Data analytics news, trends, analysis and practical advice

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The siren song of Hadoop

Hadoop provides power and versatility for data scientists, at the cost of complexity.

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IBM makes leap in quantum computing power

IBM has some new options for businesses wanting to experiment with quantum computing.

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Corvil launches Cara, virtual financial markets security analyst

Some interesting sector-specific news from this European vendor points to some broadly applicable trends.

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SAP wants enterprises to learn from their smart devices

SAP has added machine-learning to its Leonardo IoT software suite to help businesses handle data gathered from smart devices more intelligently.

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Why design theory should apply to business intelligence

How to apply design theory to dashboards to get the most from your data.

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Career advice: Moving into DevOps

A programmer asks our Premier 100 IT Leader how to make the change.

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FAQ: 3D XPoint memory – NAND flash killer or DRAM replacement?

3D XPoint is a new class of non-volatile memory that can boost server and PC performance for real-time data processing. In the future, it will likely take on the data center DRAM’s role.

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Power BI to add Premium service; private dashboard is free no more

Microsoft on Wednesday unveiled a Premium enterprise service for its Power BI data visualization platform.

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6 useful R functions you might not know

One of the best way to find cool, new-to-you R code is to see what other useRs have uncovered. So, I'm sharing a few of mine.

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Great R packages for data import, wrangling and visualization

Here are my go-to R packages -- in a handy searchable table

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GE starts to make good on that 'software company' promise

Every company is now a software company. GE makes good on its hyperbolic statements.

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Buyers’ Guide: Prices dropping for data visualization software

Buyers of data visualization software are enjoying “steady price drops” due to intense vendor competition, according to IBISWorld. Download this free procurement report, which analyzes the vendors, pricing trends and ways to negotiate...

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The human side of the data revolution

We the people are the source of most of the massive data accumulation now taking place. But are we being left out of the equation?

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Cisco fortifies storage throughput, analytics

Cisco took the wraps off several products aimed at helping fibre channel customers increase the speed, capacity and management of their storage environments.

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RStudio makes another high-profile hire

After Jenny Bryan and Max Kuhn joined the company last fall, Hadley Wickham told me he didn't plan to add to his team "in the near future." It looks like the near future has passed.

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A.I. player AlphaGo to play Chinese Go champion

DeepMind’s AlphaGo program will test its artificial intelligence capabilities in May against top Go player Ke Jie.

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Review: Amazon QuickSight covers the BI basics

A promising data analysis tool in the cloud, QuickSight is easy to use but limited in terms of visualization types.

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Welcome to a world of sensors

Sensor technology is evolving so rapidly that previously unthinkable options for capturing happenings in the physical world, are becoming viable -- and pervasive.

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