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ZoneSavvy taps big data to help SMBs find best sites for businesses

Location, location, location: As the old joke goes, those are the three keys to business success. Now, with big data analysis, corporations can be smarter than ever before about where to open up new offices or businesses.

IBM's Watson offices on Astor Place, New York City

ZoneSavvy taps big data to help SMBs find best sites for businesses

Location, location, location: As the old joke goes, those are the three keys to business success. Now, with big data analysis, corporations can be smarter than ever before about where to open up new offices or businesses.

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Sisense brings its analytics platform to chat bots

Analytics firm Sisense has brought its BI platform to chat bots, allowing customers to ask natural-language questions about their data while in Slack, Skype, Facebook Messenger or Telegram.

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R resources for Election Night

Want to geek out with data as the returns come in? Here are some ideas.

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Why I won't be in suspense this presidential election night (in tweets)

I'm with Sam Wang: There's drama, and then there's data.

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IBM engineer says AR will trump VR for data visualization

When it comes to enterprise data visualization, IBM Software Engineer Rosstin Murphy thinks augmented reality trumps virtual reality. Here's why.

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IBM engineer sees AR trumping VR for data visualization

When it comes to enterprise data visualization, IBM Software Engineer Rosstin Murphy thinks augmented reality trumps virtual reality. Here's why.

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Many executives still mistrust insights from data and analytics

Organizations say they are increasingly focusing on data-driven decision-making to guide their businesses, but a majority of business leaders lack confidence in the insights generated from data and analytics. Professional services...

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Microsoft adds R data visualizations without R to Power BI

You can now use some R visuals without actually knowing R

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With IBM's Watson, GlaxoSmithKline tackles sniffle and cough questions

GlaxoSmithKline plans to team up with IBM's artificial intelligence-fueled Watson to reach customers.

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MicroStrategy Desktop BI software now free

Today's announcement adds to the no-cost self-service BI landscape that include Tableau Public, Microsoft Power BI and some versions of Qlik, among others.

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Gartner: A.I. to become a top business investment priority

Mention artificial intelligence and a discussion about the robot wipeout of humankind is sure to follow. But it's also a technology that businesses will increasingly trust in decision-making, Gartner analysts said at the research...

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To build or buy software: Ask these 5 questions first

Whether to build or buy software is a common question organizations of all sizes face. There are benefits to both. Here are five questions you can ask yourself next time you're facing a build-versus-buy scenario.

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SkyGiraffe's Tableau connector aims to ease business data visualization

SkyGiraffe is launching a new connector Tuesday that lets companies take live data from a diverse set of systems of record and visualize it in Tableau.

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SkyGiraffe's Tableau connector aims to ease business data visualization

SkyGiraffe is launching a new connector Tuesday that lets companies take live data from a diverse set of systems of record and visualize it in Tableau.

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How UPS delivers predictive analytics

The global shipping company’s BI and big data analytics platform offers increased visibility and control and the capability to identify patterns and movement across its transportation network. For customers this means foul weather...

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Google Sheets Explore: A work in progress

I take Google Sheets' new natural-language queries for a test drive. Here's what I found.

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Power BI gets robust mapping with ArcGIS

Microsoft free Power BI is slated to get some serious mapping capabilities, as Microsoft yesterday announced ArcGIS for Power BI by Esri is on the way sometime this year.

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Esri joins the R Consortium

It's another sign of R's push into the enterprise, as the geospatial analysis vendor joins companies such as Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and Google.

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How to download new Census data with R

Here's how to get data from the just-released 2015 American Community Survey using R.

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