Alpine’s Chorus analytics framework sings with more languages

Having a mountain of data doesn't do much good if there isn't a tool useful enough to pull meaningful conclusions from it. Alpine Data Labs believes the latest version of its Chorus analytics

Published on: October 19th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Words of wisdom from big data conference

One of the problems with big data is that it's big -- if you can't get a handle on it, then the value is negated. That's one of the themes that came out

Published on: October 17th, 2014 Howard Solomon

How 35 Canadian CIOs are sizing up big data and analytics issues

I had to rent a car to attend the invite-only CIO Innovation Summit that's taking place this week in Muskoka, and as I was picking up a vehicle and transferring my bags, my

Published on: September 29th, 2014 Shane Schick

How can companies really succeed with data analytics?

In part two of this interview series, Tina Groves, Big Data and Analytics Product Strategist at IBM provides concrete examples of companies that have achieved success with big data and delves into some

Sponsored By: IBM

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