Enterprise cloud service management company ServiceNow announced today that it will acquire FriendlyData and integrate the startup’s natural language search technology into apps on its Now platform. Founded in 2016, FriendlyData’s natural language query (NLQ) technology enables enterprise customers to build search tools that allow users to ask technical questions even if they don’t know the right jargon.
FriendlyData’s NLQ tech figures out what they are trying to say and then answers with text responses or easy-to-understand data visualizations.
We’ve been chronicling how LinkedIn, now owned by Microsoft, has built out tools and services it provides on its platform to capitalise on the fact that it now has nearly 600 million registered professional profiles and is a go-to for people looking to network and look for work in the white-collar world (these have included online learning, CRM solutions, business intelligence, and most recently employee engagement).
Google's cloud data warehouse service to be deployed across the globe; its GIS features reach the beta milestone.
The partnership will enable organizations to bring together workloads from different sources to get the most value out of that consolidated data.
Technologies such as artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things and augmented reality are changing how employees work and what skills employers need. Here are 12 top trends that will reshape the workforce over the next five years.
It’s been less than six months since Adobe acquired commerce platform Magento for $1.68 billion and today, at Magento’s annual conference, the company announced the first set of integrations that bring the analytics and personalization features of Adobe’s Experience Cloud to Magento’s Commerce Cloud.
In many ways, the acquisition of Magento helps Adobe close the loop in its marketing story by giving its customers a full spectrum of services that go from analytics, marketing and customer acquisition all the way to closing the transaction.
tedlistens writes: Police officers wearing new cameras by Axon, the U.S.'s largest body camera supplier, will soon be able to send live video from their cameras back to base and elsewhere, potentially expanding police surveillance. Another feature of the new device -- set to be released next year -- triggers the camera to start recording and alerts command staff once an officer has fired their weapon, a possible corrective to the problem of officers forgetting to switch them on.
LinkedIn, the social network for the working world with close to 600 million users and now under the wing of Microsoft, has announced an acquisition as it continues to work on expanding the ways that people already on the platform use it. It has acquired Glint, a startup that provides employment engagement services for businesses and other organizations.
Terms of the deal are not being disclosed.
While SAP's data portfolio has been available in the cloud for some time, it is now making serious moves to make SAP HANA, data integration, and analytic platforms cloud native. The question is how SAP will harmonize the experiences of on premise and cloud for a customer base that will keep their feet planted in both worlds.
Last year, my colleague Ioana published an article here on the benefits of predictive analytics for the forex industry. She made some very good points about the opportunities that big data and AI offer forex traders. Other experts have shared similar insights.
Megan Mary Jane has published a point about the role that predictive analytics and other big data applications have on the industry.