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Monthly Archives: May, 2015

Salesforce Starts Wave For Big Data

Salesforce announced a good starting point for big data analysis Thursday with the introduction of Salesforce Wave For Big Data, but it’s just that: a starting point. Stay tuned for … Continue reading

May 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Alteryx Pioneers Self-Service Data-Prep and Analytics

Alteryx Inspire15 Event Report: There’s a huge gap between spreadsheets on the one hand and statistician- and data-scientist-oriented workbenches on the other. Alteryx is doing its best to fill the … Continue reading

May 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Anaplan Scales Up, Adds More Apps

AnaplanHub15 Event Report: Is your business headed for disruption, or are you going to be a disruptor? That’s the question Frederic Laluyaux, CEO of Anaplan, put to the more than … Continue reading

May 19, 2015 · 1 Comment

Informatica Sets New Goals For Its Growing Data Platform

Informatica World 2015 Event Report. Last year at Informatica World 2014, this $1-billion-annual-revenue data-integration company introduced the Intelligent Data Platform (IDP). The goal, in part, was to unifying its various products for on-premises … Continue reading

May 13, 2015 · 1 Comment

SAP Taps Hadoop & Spark For IoT Innovation

SAP signaled a deeper embrace of big data platforms on Wednesday at SAPPHIRE with the announcement that it will create a deeper integration with Hadoop using Apache Spark as a … Continue reading

May 7, 2015 · 1 Comment

IBM Watson Gets Ready to Scale

IBM celebrated the 16-month anniversary of its IBM Watson business unit this week with a two-day event at Duggal Greenhouse on edge of the East River in Brooklyn, NY. The … Continue reading

May 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Microsoft SQL Server 2016: First Take

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Monday announced the next major release of the company’s flagship database management system, Microsoft SQL Server 2016. This product has grown into a $5-billion-per-year business … Continue reading

May 5, 2015 · Leave a comment