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Doug Henschen on Analytics, Big Data & Smart Apps

Oracle Launches First AI App: Adaptive Intelligent Offers

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 · Leave a comment

SAS Takes Next Steps to Cloud Analytics

SAS Viya is now available as the cloud-friendly platform for SAS Visual apps and, soon, SAS 9. Next up should be more cloud-based services options. SAS, like many well-established tech vendors, … Continue reading

April 26, 2017 · 2 Comments

Anaplan Steps Up Investment In Connected Planning

Anaplan says increased R&D investment will keep it ahead of cloud-based performance management arena. Here’s what connected planning is all about. When Frank Calderoni, Anaplan’s new CEO, took the stage at … Continue reading

April 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Domo Climbs Enterprise Ladder in Cloud Business Intelligence

Domo has graduated from analytics startup to enterprise contender, breaking ground in cloud-scale deployments. Here’s a look inside the fast-growing company. Domo is enterprise ready. That’s the key takeaway Domo … Continue reading

March 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Cloudera Focuses Message, Takes Fifth On Pending Moves

Cloudera executives can’t talk about IPO or cloud-services rumors. Here what’s on the record from the Cloudera Analyst Conference. There were a few elephants in the room at the March … Continue reading

March 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Google Cloud Invests In Data Services, Scales Business

Google Cloud is adding must-have enterprise features and scaling the business to meet data platform, machine learning and AI demand. Here’s a progress report. Google’s reputation for big data, machine … Continue reading

March 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Salesforce Einstein Rolls Out; IBM Watson Awaits

Salesforce this week detailed progress on Einstein artificial intelligence. Less clear was how a new IBM partnership will change Salesforce AI plans. Here’s what’s behind the headlines. What’s the state of … Continue reading

March 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

IBM Next Steps With Machine Learning: Mainframe and Power

IBM Machine Learning for z/OS could be a boon to big banks and insurance companies that want advanced analytics on the mainframe. Next up is the IBM Power platform. Public … Continue reading

February 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Spark Gets Faster for Streaming Analytics

Spark Summit East highlights progress on machine learning, deep learning and continuous applications combining batch and streaming workloads. Despite challenges including a new location and a nasty Nor’easter that put … Continue reading

February 15, 2017 · 1 Comment

Oracle Preps AI Apps, Next Steps for Data Cloud

Oracle will launch the first of its machine-learning powered Adaptive Intelligent Apps this spring, but what’s next for Oracle Data Cloud? Here’s a look at promised and possible use cases. … Continue reading

January 23, 2017 · Leave a comment