Insurers still struggle with predictive analytics: Study

LAS VEGAS -- The use of anti-fraud technology by insurers in North America is on the rise. However, many companies are still struggling with the deployment of proactive predictive analytics tools because of

Published on: October 22nd, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

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

Datameer adds automation to Hadoop

The open-source Hadoop framework for processing pools of big data across clusters of servers is a boon for organizations with large stocks of data. However, making efficient use of the platform for analyzing

Published on: October 2nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Teradata buys big data specialist

Teradata has bought Think Big Analytics, Inc., a consulting and solutions company focused on Hadoop and big data solutions. "This is Teradata's third big data-related acquisition in six weeks, all of which are

Published on: September 7th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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

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

KPMG announces new enterprise app incubator

It's a truism that the era of Big Data has added huge challenges for enterprises seeking to unlock the value in that data. That's why data analytics is such a booming field right

Published on: May 30th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

SAP and Microsoft expand cloud, big data collaboration

The cloud, big data and mobile are probably the three biggest trends in enterprise computing these days. So it's not too surprising that two of the biggest enterprise computing powerhouses have announced that

Published on: May 21st, 2014 Andrew Brooks