Shares fell in after-hours trading after the big data management business reported a weaker-than-expected outlook for FY 2019.
If you’re running a software company today, it’s almost a foregone conclusion that most or all of your apps will run in the cloud. Likely Amazon or Google’s. It’s hard to imagine that this wasn’t always the case, but there are still some late adopters migrating their own physical data centers into managed ones. And, as with all trends in technology, this too shall pass.
An anonymous reader quotes Reuters:
Atlanta's top officials holed up in their offices on Saturday as they worked to restore critical systems knocked out by a nine-day-old cyber attack that plunged the Southeastern U.S. metropolis into technological chaos and forced some city workers to revert to paper... Police and other public servants have spent the past week trying to piece together their digital work lives, recreating audit spreadsheets and conducting business on mobile phones in response to one of the most devastating "ransomware" virus attacks to hit an American city.
Neowin reports of Adobe's recent announcement of its new Marketing Cloud Device Co-op initiative: The announcement of the new solution for tracking customers across devices was made at the Adobe Summit this week in Las Vegas to a digital marketing conference. According to an Adobe blog post released earlier this month citing Forrester, consumers are increasingly accessing multiple devices before making a purchase decision -- an average of 5.5 connected devices per person.
Google wants to put its data science chops to the test – in real-time. This weekend, the company is going use data analytics techniques and machine learning during the Final Four in San Antonio to figure out what it thinks will happen next in the live games. And after doing so, it will hand off its predictions about the game’s second half to be aired as a halftime TV ad.
At the Adobe Summit this week in Las Vegas, the company introduced what could be the ultimate customer experience construct, a customer experience system of record that pulls in information, not just from Adobe tools, but wherever it lives. In many ways it marked a new period in the notion of customer experience management, putting it front and center of the marketing strategy.
Big Data generally describes large volumes of data. However, it is not the volume of the data that actually matters but the analytics that can be performed on that data to make better decisions and other business moves. Hadoop is another technology that has been developed for better handling and processing of big data. The demand for Hadoop developers is hiking at an increased pace due to its capability of performing analytics in a better way.
Predictive analytics is a rapidly growing field. Around the time of its inception, data scientists made bold predictions about its capabilities. Predictive analytics has proven to be invaluable for organizations of all sizes across all industries. Yet, over the past few years, we have discovered a number of limitations that must be taken into consideration. This is particularly relevant for small businesses that use predictive analytics for risk management.
Many firms have a long way to go to reach the optimum level of information maturity needed to support business initiatives, says new study.
Tea Leaves Health product enables it to use business intelligence to make strategic decisions, says Melinda Bemis.