September 28, 2012 09:14 AM
Social network giant Facebook and venture capital blue chip Accel Partners think emerging platforms like Hadoop deserve new business intelligence, data visualization, and analytics tools.
September 25, 2012 08:17 AM
Twitter's Certified Products Program is a step in the right direction toward improving data quality, analysis, and social business decision making. Let's hope Facebook and LinkedIn follow suit.
September 20, 2012 09:00 AM
Studies show that big corporations worry about hiring enough skilled humans to manage big data--a surprising need considering all the advanced automation tools at our disposal.
September 18, 2012 08:26 AM
Hortonworks shares its innovations with everybody, including rivals Cloudera and MapR. CEO Rob Bearden says the market will 'return to its rightful owner.'
September 07, 2012 08:08 AM
EMC's Greenplum unit still has an important partnership with SAS, but a new deal with Alpine Data Labs brings big data practitioners a second option for advanced analytics.
August 27, 2012 10:39 AM
Look for growth in mobile health, telemedicine, clinical analytics, and personal health records—and an EHR vendor shakeout.
August 27, 2012 08:37 AM
Louisiana State University Masters In Analytics program taps demand for graduates who can use data to solve business problems.
August 21, 2012 01:35 PM
Innovative approach to medical data analysis can yield new treatment options at a lower cost.
August 06, 2012 08:35 AM
The public-by-default nature of social media is a boon to business--or will be, as we learn to cope with the volume of conversation.
July 25, 2012 08:37 AM
As Dell embarks on an ambitious software journey, it must map out a plan to overcome early obstacles. Here are some key issues Dell must address.
July 24, 2012 02:23 PM
Big data and analytical capabilities are the latest coveted features in a fast-growing market for charts, maps, and other ways to visually sort through data for insight.
July 19, 2012 01:15 PM
Calling it "big data" doesn't do it justice. Gushing data would be far more accurate.
July 17, 2012 10:49 AM
New studies from Constellation Research and IDC reveal that the business intelligence market is in transition, with analytics, visualization, and big data driving the fastest growth.
July 05, 2012 08:26 AM
There's an argument for integrating master data management with big data, but much work needs to be done before that happens.
June 27, 2012 10:01 AM
InformationWeek virtual event explores enterprise steps toward deriving valuable insights amid unprecedented data volume, velocity, variety, and complexity.
June 12, 2012 12:13 PM
Datameer and Karmasphere say their Hadoop-based platforms are what's needed for the next era of data analysis. Are you buying it?
May 01, 2012 01:24 PM
Getting to the facts in the war of words surrounding SAP's Hana and Oracle's Exalytics platforms.
February 16, 2012 11:47 AM
Procter & Gamble's Filippo Passerini is investing in analytics talent, even as the company cuts in other areas, to speed up business decision making.
By The Numbers
Base: 417 respondents at organizations using or planning to deploy data analytics, BI or statistical analysis software
Data: InformationWeek 2013 Analytics, Business Intelligence and Information Management Survey of 541 business technology professionals, October 2012
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