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Qlik Reveals More Roadmap and Vision

by Cindi Howson  |  May 19, 2017

I'm just back from Qlik's annual partner and user conference in Florida. Now as a privately held vendor, Qlik was able to share more of their detailed roadmap than they...

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Using AI to Drive Smart Automation in Retail

by Robert Hetu  |  May 16, 2017

Retailers must use AI to automate and deliver better decisions and make it possible for associates to be customer experience differentiators.  Multichannel retailers are facing an existential crisis. Consumers' buying...

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Introducing Infonomics

by Peter Sondergaard  |  May 13, 2017

I read with great interest a recently published article in The Economist that leads with the title The world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data. We couldn’t...

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MicroStrategy: Longevity and Re-invention

by Cindi Howson  |  May 3, 2017

Last month, MicroStrategy hosted its 20th user conference in Washington, DC, with over 2800 attendees. There are only a couple BI and analytic vendors that can lay claim to such...

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Cool Vendors In Tech Go-to-Market, 2017

by Todd Berkowitz  |  May 1, 2017

It's that time of year again! Cool Vendor reports are being released on a near-daily basis. For the third year in a row, my colleagues and I on the Tech...

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Webinar FAQs for Hadoop & Spark: Understanding Open Source Opportunities and Risks

by Nick Heudecker  |  April 16, 2017

Merv Adrian and I received numerous questions during our April Hadoop webinar with several hundred attendees, and we have summarized and answered them below. (If you missed the webinar, you...

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Hadoop FAQs - April Webinar Q&A

by Merv Adrian  |  April 16, 2017

Nick Heudecker and I received numerous questions during our April Hadoop webinar with several hundred attendees, and we have summarized and answered them below. How can Hadoop-Spark interface with conventional RDBMS such as Oracle/UDB/Teradata...

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It's No Fun Competing Against Quants. Why Not Compete With Them?

by Andrew White  |  April 11, 2017

Source for this blog: WSJ Inside a Quant 'Alpha Factory', April 6th 2017 Wall-mart car park traffic is up a notch.  A weak signal. Credit card receipts show a slight...

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Hadoop Tracker - March 2017

by Merv Adrian  |  March 16, 2017

Stack expansion has ground to a halt. The last time an Apache project was added to the list of those most supported by leading Hadoop distribution vendors was July 2016, when...

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Social Analytics are the LEAST of Analytics Leaders' Problems

by Jenny Sussin  |  March 8, 2017

This is my second year attending Gartner's Data and Analytics Summit and I love it. I love it because the conversations I have with analytics leaders about social analytics shed...

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