SAP lowers hardware requirements for non-production use of HANA

In-memory databases are a hot technology these days, with Microsoft and Oracle adding in-memory options to their databases this year, joining IBM's  BLU Acceleration for DB2, Teradata's Intelligent Memory feature and challengers from

Published on: August 17th, 2014 Howard Solomon

HP offers analytics as a service

Organizations that have big data processing needs have a new option for crunching the number. Hewlett-Packard Co.has announced HAVEn As a Service, a cloud-based way enterprises can subscribe to several of its big

Published on: August 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Ryerson continuing education offers big data and analytics certificate

With enterprises increasingly seeing the importance of analyzing large data sets , IT departments and lines of business are looking for people with a wide range of data skills. Some can be had

Published on: July 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon

SAP-Esri integration for GIS solution

Time is of the essence, goes a saying. That's even more true these days, when organizations want information at the speed of light. It's one of the reasons by SAP has added integration on

Published on: July 20th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Is Google eyeing big data analytics in electronic medical records?

Google might be getting into the analytics of electronic medical records (“EMR” or "EHR" for electronic health records). Google’s Co-CEO, Larry Page, was interviewed during the company’s Google I/O event. He noted that

Published on: July 7th, 2014 Chris Lau

Ontario water project on verge of a torrent of data

From little things, big data grows. That might be the slogan of the Southern Ontario Water Consortium, a partnership of eight Ontario universities which is building a data platform for water testing technologies

Published on: July 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Infor adds more modules to business intelligence suite

Infor Global Solutions has added two more modules to its SunSystems Query & Analysis business intelligence suite. Called Evolve and Infor BI Dashboards, they are aimed at helping organizations ,made ad-hoc queries for

Published on: July 2nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Discover the value of analytics [sponsored]

In this video, hosted by Jim Love, CIO of IT World Canada, we hear from marketing and technology leaders as they share their perspectives on why analytics matter and just how growth can

Published on: June 19th, 2014 IT World Canada Staff

New head for FICO Canada

A Quebec city native has been appointed the new head of Canadian operations at predictive analytics software company. Kevin Deveau was named to the post this week by Fair Isaac Corp., more commonly

Published on: June 19th, 2014 Howard Solomon