Data in Motion - What's Innovative?
This page shows up to 100 pieces of content which have been tagged Innovative (newest at the top):
Applications in highly regulated industries - Mainframe 3.0, Hybrid Cloud and being able to sleep at night
The journey to hybrid cloud is basically a modernisation journey. Don’t throw away something that works, and that you trust, if it can still be useful.
IoT Platform technology to thwart supermarket self scan thefts
Finding a story that shows the value of underlying, background technologies for both business leaders and end-users is a gem to be treasured.
VMware Greenplum - A Powerful Data Warehouse for Large Scale Analytics
Andy Hayler explores the background of data warehouses, and looks at Greenplum, a highly scalable open-source massively parallel warehouse.
Sustainability – in the mix or front and centre?
Sustainability is a strategic imperative touching all elements of Stakeholder Engagement in a Mutable Business™.
“Explainable AI” - Maintaining human control in a world of increasingly intelligent machines
Machine augmentation may well automate routine business jobs out of existence but it will still be important that decisions can be explained in human terms.
Turning your data into value with YourDataConnect
YourDataConnect is doing something nobody else is doing, something which addresses the issue of helping you turn data in to business value.
Digital.ai - A new Value Stream Management (VSM) platform
The Digital.ai Value Stream Management platform integrates existing tools such as Collabnet VersionOne, XebiaLabs and Arxan.
Clarity, Cloud, and Culture Change at IBM
The appointment of new IBM CEO, Arvind Krishna might be one of the most significant weeks in its history as it sets foot on the path to a culture change.
Dynatrace float demonstrates AIOps is hot at the moment
Dynatrace and others now offer the ability to monitor and manage the whole of the infrastructure stack in a public and hybrid cloud environment.
AI and cybersecurity: puppies grow up to be guard dogs
How machine learning is driving innovation in detecting and responding to security events.
BEAM offers users with only a reasonable amount of training access to advanced analytics capability to undertake predictive, clustering and analytical functions
Summon up your inner Bletchley Park - To achieve the next level of savings and agility you need to be able to decode what is going on in your IT infrastructure
New storage solutions are able to ingest vast amounts of real-time data from IoT sensors and probes. AI & data analytics solutions decode the data & predict IT Infrastructure problems.
The Cloud, Data Warehousing and Snowflake, all my old ideas shot to ribbons!
An introduction to Snowflake a true data warehouse for the Cloud
The Road to insight through AI, a conversation with Jennifer Rouband
Jennifer Roubaud is the VP for UK and Ireland of Dataiku, who market an enterprise analytics platform the Data Science Studio.
TigerGraph is a graph database that has just been formally released. It is targeted at real-time graph analytics.
Thoughtspot, a truly disruptive innovation that will change how you perceive BI
Thoughtspot is a complete rethink of how analytics and BI should be done and its a huge success and it will challenge the market
The future is pretty damn fine, I have discovered Saltare
Saltare delivering BI and analytics as it should be done, looking at people and process as well as technology
BOARD 10.1 – Alongside a new look and feel, they replace the co analysis
A look at the major features of Board 10.1
Modelling business decisions
Verifiable models of business decisions are just as useful as the process models used for model-driven development
Zizo: using a pattern database
The first of two blogs discussing Zizo, an analytics vendor. This blog discusses the underlying database.
Qlik Sense and data preparation
Qlik has just released Qlik Sense 3.0. It has some advanced data preparation capabilities.
SAS goes open
SAS is being innovative in a number of areas, not least of which is opening up to other languages
The API problem
EnterpriseWeb is suggesting that the way to tackle the API problem is by abstracting the technical handshaking
What on Earth?
Uneartha is a suite of products that provides requirements-driven data integration and data preparation capabilities.
A modern take on master data
Reltio provides analytic applications - think actionable insight - on top of an MDM foundation
Privacy Analytics’ Risk Monitor
Privacy Analytics has un-bundled its Risk Monitor. You can monitor the risk of re-identification in data masking environments and prove compliance.
Deepfield – A major new force in Telco advanced network analytics
Deepfield are offering a new approach to network analytics for Telcos promises much and delivers business changing insights
Bringing governance to big data
IBM and Informatica have both just come out with big data integration and governance products
Not quite Star Trek
Capsenta is doing some seriously interesting things in the area of data federation and semantics.
Graphs and GPUs
SYSTAP is implementing its graph database using Nvidia GPUs. This has some serious price/performance benefits for large scale analytics.
Chartio – bringing BI to the Business
Chartio have brought a point and click reporting tool to market that combines a low TCO, with ease of use and professional looking results.
Tackling the storage provisioning nightmare and business clamour to save costs
Load DynamiX's appliance stress-tests large throughputs and infrastructures addressing the "what-ifs"
“Big Data” announcements
Companies are already making announcements ahead of next week's Strata conference.
Adeptia announce Adeptia Connect
Adeptia have announced the release Adeptia Connect; a cloud application run on Amazon Web Services, designed for business users to create data connections.
Taming the data preparation beast
Data preparation is emerging as a market in support of data scientists. Tamr is the new kid on the block but its antecedents suggest that it will be successful
Dell Boomi and the Knowledge Base
Dell Boomi has released the latest iteration of its data integration product.
It’s replication, but not as you know it
Attunity's replication solution is well worth a serious look
SBS VALID: business intelligence or search?
There are a number of search/BI tools but SBS VALID is unique (I think) in being based on graph technology - and that provides significant advantages
Try wrangling your data
Data preparation is the biggest part (around 80%) of and data discovery/mining exercise. Trifacta specialises in making this easy in a big data world.
Reader’s assistance required - I need help with use cases for query approximation
Query approximation can improve performance, especially for iterative processes
Pentaho developments, including an exciting collaboration with Splunk
A review of recent Pentaho announcements
Goodbye CEP, hello streaming and Cassandra
All the major independents in the CEP space have now succumbed
Cloud computing – is it a billing thing?
Actian exploits its ParAccel, Pervasive Software and Versant Corporation acquisition as two new cloud offerings.
OpenLink – analytics in action
A look at how analytics can extend the capability of an already comprehensive operational management tool
Alteryx Communications Edition - Analytics for the 21 century
Technology enables us to bring together vast quantities of data, and nowhere is that truer that in a Telco.
Federating Big Data
Cirro has introduced a data federation solution designed for big data. It could give the established vendors a run for their money.
QlikTech acquires expressor
QlikTech has bought expressor Software. Why? And what's it going to do with it?
Simplifying ETL - Ways to make ETL simpler
There a variety of techniques that data integration vendors could use to make ETL simpler, but generally speaking they aren't doing so
Continuous Business Intelligence and Big Data - Using CEP for real-time continuous queries
There are a lot of start-ups trying to link CEP to Big Data but it is likely that the major vendors will push them out of the way.
CEP and big data
Complex event processing is a part of the big data story but surprisingly few vendors recognise this
IBM PointStream at the US Open tennis tournament, Big Data in the real world
IBM use their ability with analytics to bring a superior fan experience to the US open tennis
IBM Smart Analytics System vs. Oracle Exadata X2-2
We take a close look at IBM pureScale Application System and Oracle Exadata X2-2, comparing their scalability, clustering technology, performance, implementation and administration ease, and costs.
Everything in the right place?
A quick look at how IBM have handled the many acquisitions that they have assembled to underpin their Business Analytics and Optimisation practise
Big Data Analytical Applications
A brief explanation of what applications to exploit Big Data currently look like and what they do which is different
What is Agile BI?
Agile BI is a marketing term often used but rarely defined, and I want to start to define and describe what it is
A first look at Endeca Latitude - Endeca and a way to present information from Big Data
Whilst the tin and wire of Big Data is gaining a lot of attention, how to actually use the data and turn it into information is still in its infancy
CXAIR is a BI tool that supports queries against both structured and unstructured data
Combining search and BI
Endeca Latitude tightly integrates BI and search: neither is simply an appenadage to the other
So, what is data virtualisation?
Data virtualisation is all the rage. But it's not data federation. Or not always.
Queplix – a different sort of data virtualisation
Queplix describes itself as being in the data virtualisation space but it is more of competitor for MDM, especially in the mid-market.
The problem with SIEM 3
The third article in a series about the architectural weaknesses of most SIEM products
I have previously discussed why I think that System S is unique. Now I want to put some meat on the bones. System S has been the name of an IBM research project for some years and last...
Applying data warehousing principles to event processing
It is now pretty much agreed that in data warehousing environments you need a massively parallel processing (MPP) architecture in order to handle very large data volumes. The important factor is...
How do you know your migration worked?
How can you test whether you have correctly completed a (data/content) migration project? TRUcompare provides an answer.
Delivering Self-Learning Performance Management with Netuitive
Netuitive offer probably the most innovative performance management suite available today. It's a real time offering able to adapt dynamically to meet business needs.
Progressive migration is a step forward
Data migration has typically been viewed as a big bang exercise - which is one of its problems - Celona offers an iterative approach.
Database security via event stream processing
Symantec will shortly be announcing an appliance for database security and auditing that will use event stream processing under the covers.
Event stream processing and Operational BI
The traditional definition of Operational BI needs to be updated to include BI vendors that use event stream processing.