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The Analytics of Things

The phrase “Internet of Things” (IoT) suggests that the most important attribute of distributed sensors is connectedness. While it’s undeniably useful to connect inanimate objects and sensors to the Internet, that’s only a first step in terms of doing something useful with all those connected devices. “The Analytics of Things” (AoT) are just as important, if not more so. Continue reading

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Startup Pushes Hadoop via Spreadsheet

A startup called Datameer is offering a simpler way for business analysts to use Hadoop, the open-source framework for large-scale data processing on clusters of commodity hardware. The Datameer Analytics Solution (DAS), now in beta, features a spreadsheet-style interface; a … Continue reading

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Netezza to bake analytics into appliances

Big math chews big data By Timothy Prickett Morgan Data warehousing appliance–maker Netezza wants to set its TwinFins loose on data analytics, thereby doubling the usefulness of the boxes and positioning them to better compete with alternatives from IBM, Oracle, … Continue reading

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Fixing health care: Five solutions that work today

from the SAS Institute Real-world applications that are making a difference Analytics hold the key to predicting what a person’s  health experience will be: what risks are present, what treatments will be most effective, and what steps can be taken … Continue reading

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IBM Acquires Information and Analytics Provider NICS

  IBM (news, site) has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement for the acquisition of information management and analytics provider NICS. The financial details of the deal were not released. National Interest Security Company (NICS), which is based … Continue reading

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Business Intelligence (BI) Software Market in China 2008-2012

TechNavio Insights has announced this week the release of the report “Business Intelligence (BI) Software Market in China 2008-2012” According to TechNavio, ‘the market for BI in China is forecast to reach $210.8 million by 2012 from $107.6 million in … Continue reading

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The Promise of Free Business Intelligence

by Lyndsay Wise With recent economic uncertainties and promises of recovery, organizations are taking a more conservative approach to overall software adoption. Consequently, the business intelligence (BI) market has had to adapt itself to help organizations take advantage of what … Continue reading

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