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Data in Motion - What's Innovative?

This page shows up to 100 pieces of content which have been tagged Innovative (newest at the top):

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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.
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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.
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Sustainability – in the mix or front and centre?

Sustainability is a strategic imperative touching all elements of Stakeholder Engagement in a Mutable Business™.
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“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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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AI and cybersecurity: puppies grow up to be guard dogs

How machine learning is driving innovation in detecting and responding to security events.
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Board BEAM

BEAM offers users with only a reasonable amount of training access to advanced analytics capability to undertake predictive, clustering and analytical functions
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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.
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The Cloud, Data Warehousing and Snowflake, all my old ideas shot to ribbons!

An introduction to Snowflake a true data warehouse for the Cloud
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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.
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TigerGraph

TigerGraph is a graph database that has just been formally released. It is targeted at real-time graph analytics.
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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
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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
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Data virtualisation: the next generation

New approaches to data virtualisation threaten incumbents
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Modelling business decisions

Verifiable models of business decisions are just as useful as the process models used for model-driven development
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Zizo: the analytics

The second blog about Zizo, discussing its analytic capabilities.
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Zizo: using a pattern database

The first of two blogs discussing Zizo, an analytics vendor. This blog discusses the underlying database.
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Qlik Sense and data preparation

Qlik has just released Qlik Sense 3.0. It has some advanced data preparation capabilities.
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SAS goes open

SAS is being innovative in a number of areas, not least of which is opening up to other languages
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Dell Statistica

Statistica leverages Boomi for the Internet of Things
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The API problem

EnterpriseWeb is suggesting that the way to tackle the API problem is by abstracting the technical handshaking
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What on Earth?

Uneartha is a suite of products that provides requirements-driven data integration and data preparation capabilities.
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A modern take on master data

Reltio provides analytic applications - think actionable insight - on top of an MDM foundation
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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.
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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
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Bringing governance to big data

IBM and Informatica have both just come out with big data integration and governance products
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dashDB

dashDB is IBM's in-cloud warehousing as a service
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Not quite Star Trek

Capsenta is doing some seriously interesting things in the area of data federation and semantics.
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Graphs and GPUs

SYSTAP is implementing its graph database using Nvidia GPUs. This has some serious price/performance benefits for large scale analytics.
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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.
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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"
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Close to the edge

The Internet of Things is going to require distributed stream-based processing
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Watson – finally!

I think I finally understand the difference between Watson and Watson Analytics
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“Big Data” announcements

Companies are already making announcements ahead of next week's Strata conference.
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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.
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By our first strange and fatal interview

I recently shared a webcast with the CIO of Informatica
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The gazelle leaps into action

Springbok is a data preparation platform for business users.
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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
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Dell Boomi and the Knowledge Base

Dell Boomi has released the latest iteration of its data integration product.
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EnterpriseWeb: seriously cool integration

EnterpriseWeb aims to automate connectivity
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It’s replication, but not as you know it

Attunity's replication solution is well worth a serious look
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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
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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.
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Reader’s assistance required - I need help with use cases for query approximation

Query approximation can improve performance, especially for iterative processes
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Making data integration easier

IBM has launched Data Click to provide self-service data integration
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An unequivocal acquisition

Datawatch has acquired Panopticon - how intelligent of them.
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Goodbye CEP, hello streaming and Cassandra

All the major independents in the CEP space have now succumbed
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Cloud computing – is it a billing thing?

Actian exploits its ParAccel, Pervasive Software and Versant Corporation acquisition as two new cloud offerings.
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OpenLink – analytics in action

A look at how analytics can extend the capability of an already comprehensive operational management tool
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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.
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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.
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QlikTech acquires expressor

QlikTech has bought expressor Software. Why? And what's it going to do with it?
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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
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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.
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CEP and big data

Complex event processing is a part of the big data story but surprisingly few vendors recognise this
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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
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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.
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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
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Big Data Analytical Applications

A brief explanation of what applications to exploit Big Data currently look like and what they do which is different
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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
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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
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Connexica CXAIR

CXAIR is a BI tool that supports queries against both structured and unstructured data
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BI for hybrid (big) data

How do you combine structured and unstructured data for query purposes?
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Combining search and BI

Endeca Latitude tightly integrates BI and search: neither is simply an appenadage to the other
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So, what is data virtualisation?

Data virtualisation is all the rage. But it's not data federation. Or not always.
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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.
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Predixion

Predixion is a data mining provider that uses Excel and the Cloud! At least sometimes.
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The problem with SIEM 3

The third article in a series about the architectural weaknesses of most SIEM products
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System S

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...
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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...
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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.
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Migration matters

A pot pourri of news about matters pertinent to data migration
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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