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Doug Henschen on Analytics, Big Data & Smart Apps

Tableau Conference 2017: What’s New, What’s Coming, What’s Missing

Tableau unveils high-scale Hyper engine, previews self-service data-prep and ‘smart’ capabilities.  Here’s the cloud agenda for next year’s event.  Tableau Software is the Apple of the analytics market, with a … Continue reading

October 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Oracle Open World 2017: 9 Announcements to Follow From Autonomous to AI

Oracle highlights machine learning and artificial intelligence for running cloud services, delivering smart applications and driving data-driven decisions. Here’s what’s coming. Oracle’s new Autonomous Database Cloud will be cheaper, faster … Continue reading

October 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Microsoft Stresses Choice, From SQL Server 2017 to Azure Machine Learning

Microsoft Ignite announcements focus on giving customers options, including on-premises, cloud, operating systems, and ML and AI frameworks. Microsoft is getting really serious about giving customers choices. That much was … Continue reading

September 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Oracle Differentiates its MySQL Cloud Service

MySQL is available as a service on every major public cloud. Here’s how Oracle MySQL Cloud Service is different. You’ll find MySQL available as a service on every major public … Continue reading

August 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Wipro Makes a Statement, Unveiling Silicon Valley Innovation Center

Wipro showcases “the art of the possible” in Mountain View, CA. Here’s a peek inside the collaborative R&D and incubation hub. Systems integrator, consulting and business process services firm Wipro … Continue reading

August 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Infor Advances Data Agenda With ‘Coleman’ AI, Birst BI Integration

Infor lays out plans for artificial intelligence and cloud-based business intelligence and analytics. Here’s what customers need to know. Infor entered the increasingly crowded artificial intelligence (AI) arena July 11 … Continue reading

July 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

SAP Machine Learning Plans: A Deeper Dive From Sapphire Now

SAP Leonardo will harness machine learning to help customers drive automation and innovation. Here’s a closer look at what’s available and what’s coming. When SAP introduced Leonardo on May 18 at … Continue reading

May 30, 2017 · 1 Comment

Qlik Plots Course to Big Data, Cloud and ‘AI’ Innovation

Qlik highlights upgrades and the roadmap to high-scale, hybrid cloud and ‘augmented intelligence.’ Here’s my take on the long-range plans. Big data scalability, hybrid cloud flexibility and smart “augmented” intelligence. These are the … Continue reading

May 23, 2017 · 1 Comment

Teradata Transition to Cloud and Consulting Continues

Teradata simplifies pricing, executes on business consulting and hybrid cloud strategy. A look at next steps in the company’s ongoing transition. “Business outcome led, technology enabled.” This was the theme … Continue reading

May 16, 2017 · 2 Comments

Oracle Launches Adaptive Intelligent Apps for CX

Oracle demos Adaptive Intelligent Offers app for commerce, marketing. Next up are more CX capabilities as well as ERP, HR and supply chain apps. The biggest reveal at the April 25-27 Oracle Modern … Continue reading

April 28, 2017 · 1 Comment