As we get better at building, deploying, and managing analytics services, we’ll need to create and maintain these services so end users can maximize BI in their everyday work.
Follow these principles -- many of which are overlooked by traditional methodologies -- and you could become an analytics heavyweight in your organization.
It’s tough to be a cloud-based file-sync-and-share company these days. While there is demand for these services, there are also about a zillion contenders vying for that business — most of which offer a free option. And, almost every legacy software vendor is doing its own thing to keep customers from flocking to Dropbox or to business-focused
Dell has reached an agreement to go private, a move that marks the end an era for the world’s third-largest computer maker. The Round Rock, Texas-based company was once the PC market leader, but it now trails Hewlett Packard and Lenovo. Sources say that going private will give it the space to remake itself as a provider
Some day, companies may talk about "information excellence" as a key competitive differentiator, but what does a commitment to information excellence mean?
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has invested $3 million in Continuum Analytics, an Austin, Texas-based company that’s commercializing some popular methods for doing big data using the Python programming language. The investment comes out of DARPA’s XDATA fund, a $100 million program announced in 2012 that aims to develop techniques and software for analyzing large
In 2012, the buzz around education technology reached new heights and, with the new year now underway, the hype surrounding the potential transformative impact of technology on both higher and K-12 education continues, thanks to initiatives like the one Udacity is piloting with largest university system in the world, which aims to bring affordable, lower-division and
Private equity firm Silver Lake and Michael Dell are officially acquiring Dell, the world’s third-largest PC company, for $13.65 in cash in a deal worth about $24.4 billion. Dell’s board unanimously approved a merger agreement under which Mr. Dell, the company founder and CEO, and Silver Lake have acquired the Round Rock, Texas-based company. Mr.
OpenSignal collects smartphone user data to create more accurate and objective maps of cell network coverage.
Almost half of the students who begin college at a two- or four-year institution fail to earn a degree within six years. Can analytics help?