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Category Archives: Information Management

Informatica Takes Comprehensive Approach To Big Data Management

Informatica addresses big-data integration, governance and security through a subscription-based portfolio. But will big data remain a separate world? One irrefutable trend in 2015 has been growing enterprise adoption of big … Continue reading

December 3, 2015 · 1 Comment

Apply For A SuperNova Award – Recognizing Leaders In Digital Business

Every year the Constellation SuperNova Awards recognize eight individuals for their leadership in digital business. Nominate yourself or someone you know by August 7, 2015. The SuperNova Awards honor leaders who demonstrate excellence … Continue reading

July 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Genpact Brings Data-Driven Decision-Making To Scale

How do you get to repeatable, analytical decision making? IT services and outsourcing firm Genpact helps companies bring automated, predictive systems into production so they can sense, act and respond … Continue reading

June 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Oracle PaaS: 6 Important Developments For Data

Oracle steps up data and analytic services as part of its platform-as-a-service push. New Exadata, Big Data and Analytic cloud services are all in the mix, but the strongest appeal … Continue reading

June 23, 2015 · 2 Comments

Teradata Backs Presto, Evolves Big Data Strategy

Teradata adds Presto SQL-on-Hadoop option plus new streaming and analytics offerings. They’re all part of the vendor’s Unified Data Architecture strategy, but Teradata’s biggest challenge remains cost-per-terabyte thinking. CEO’s are … Continue reading

June 8, 2015 · 1 Comment

MongoDB Adds BI Tie, Gears Up For Growth

MongoDB World 2015 Event Report: NoSQL database vendor previews connector for BI and data-visualization options like Tableau, Qlik, IBM Cognos, and SAP BusinessObject. The bigger story is behind-the-scenes preparation for … Continue reading

June 2, 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

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

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

Data to Decisions: Are You Missing Something Big?

You’re sitting on a gold mine, and it’s your data. Yet despite all the hype about big data and the Internet of Things, lots of companies still don’t see it. … Continue reading

April 29, 2015 · Leave a comment