Accel buys into Big Data hype with $100M venture fund

Accel buys into Big Data hype with $100M venture fund

Accel Partners launched a $100 million Big Data Fund at the sold-out Hadoop World conference in New York Tuesday in an effort...

November 9th, 2011 Bob Brown

How Data Mining Gave KKR A Competitive Advantage

How Data Mining Gave KKR A Competitive Advantage

When CIOs elect to build software from scratch, analytics systems are a popular project. The hope is that companies can...

September 1st, 2011 Kim S. Nash

Jive Software buys data-mining vendor

Jive Software buys data-mining vendor

Jive Software is buying data-mining startup Proximal Labs in a move that will help it derive deeper insights into social-networking...

April 13th, 2011 Chris Kanaracus

Chicago school to offer degree in predicting the future

Chicago school to offer degree in predicting the future

The Chicago-based DePaul University will offer what it says is the nation's first master's degree in predictive analysis, the school...

June 17th, 2010 joab jackson

SAS stops charging students, profs for software

SAS stops charging students, profs for software

Students and professors at universities around the world will have free access to business analytics software and resources from SAS...

April 19th, 2010 Jennifer Kavur

IT pros must get smart about analytics: IBM

IT pros must get smart about analytics: IBM

TORONTO--Today business intelligence may only reach 15 to 20 per cent of an organization’s users, but that will explode to...

February 10th, 2010 Kathleen Lau

Business Objects has predictive analytics now, too

Business Objects has predictive analytics now, too

Hot on the heels of Information Builders’ announcement of its adding predictive analytics to its portfolio, Business Objects has entered...

June 11th, 2008 Briony Smith

Justice report finds secretive FBI data mining widespread

Justice report finds secretive FBI data mining widespread

The FBI is using data mining programs to track everyone from potential terrorists to individuals who file fraudulent automobile insurance...

July 15th, 2007 Jaikumar Vijayan

TD Meloche Monnex tries SAS BI for smarter decision-making

TD Meloche Monnex tries SAS BI for smarter decision-making

Canadian home and auto insurance provider, TD Meloche Monnex (TMM) seeks to use business intelligence (BI) technology to speed up...

June 20th, 2007