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Salesforce doubles down on big data with new analytics tool

Through a variety of partnerships, Wave for Big Data aims to open new data sources to Salesforce's Analytics Cloud.

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'Attack of the Data Silos 2': Coming soon to an enterprise near you

ERP was supposed to get rid of the silo problem, but today's do-it-yourself analytics trend threatens to bring it back

Tableau revs its analytics engines with an online speed injection

Also new in Tableau Online 9.0 is a sync feature for on-premises data

Oracle zeroes in on Hadoop data with new analytics tool

New offering focuses on spatial and graph capabilities.

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Pentaho adds orchestration for Apache Spark jobs

Pentaho has announced native integration of Pentaho Data Integration (PDI) with Apache Spark, enabling the orchestration of Spark jobs.

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App builders take note: You are responsible for the decisions your users make

At a minimum, creators of business intelligence and analytics applications bear responsibility for ensuring that people can reach the right conclusions from the facts and the way they are presented.

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IBM aims to help developers build analytics-driven cloud apps

Big Blue has introduced new services for its Bluemix cloud development platform to help developers create cloud applications for mobile, Internet of Things, supply-chain analytics and intelligent infrastructure solutions.

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Hands on: Office 2016 preview focuses on data-gathering and collaboration in the cloud

Office 2016 could still learn a few things from Google Docs, but its business-intelligence features show a lot of promise.

SAP CEO touts tighter Google ties

He also said SAP has "zero interest" to acquire Salesforce

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How the military harvests web-based intelligence for situational awareness

The smartphone, web and social networks are rapidly changing the way the military gathers intelligence.

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Review: Tableau makes sophisticated analysis a snap

Innovative, self-service data visualization tool makes quick work of exploratory data analysis from 50-odd sources.

Microsoft scoops up Datazen to help mobilize BI

The company's tools are designed for on-premises implementation and optimized for SQL Server

Need to plumb Hadoop data lakes? This new tool can help

Think Big's Dashboard Engine aims to put big-data insights within closer reach for business users

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Data analytics firm Mixpanel tracks 45 billion user actions every month

If you want to grow your business, you must measure the right things. That's the Mixpanel model. As it turns out, measuring how customers behave is a very big business.

AtScale opens Hadoop's big-data vaults to nonexpert business users

New platform enables Hadoop analyses from within standard BI tools such as Microsoft Excel

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New Office tool brings analytics for everyone

Analytics tools are useful, if you’re a data scientist. If you’re not, then all you have is lots of useless data. BeyondCore Apps for Office is a potential game-changer because it puts an easy to use, affordable, analytics tool into...

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Why a data-driven transformation requires a cultural shift

Metrics and analytics power nearly everything IT does at online marketplace Etsy. Its CTO attributes its success at becoming data-driven to the creation of a culture of learning and discovery.

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7 principles of data-driven transformation

Becoming a data-driven enterprise requires a plan and the right people, technology and culture. These seven principles of data-driven transformation will help you successfully make the journey.

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NHL seeks to grab fans with data analytics

The NHL wants to bring in hardcore fans and casual fans alike with a multi-phase plan to offer 'enhanced statistics' along with advanced visualizations on 100 years of historical data and its real-time scoring data.

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