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Latest Big Data Funding Rounds (July 1): MapR, Couchbase, Kreditech, CrowdTwist, Keen IO

Here are the latest big data funding rounds. MapR was just rewarded a hefty $110 million in capital funds. Google
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Big Data as a Service Market: Future Growth Opportunities

The recent data explosion due to sensor-enabled machines, mobile devices, social media, and cloud computing has been projected to
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Microstrategy vs Tableau: Who’s Ahead in the BI Race?

With the inflow of a huge volume of data comes the need to handle it better. This is because

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Latest Big Data Funding Rounds (June 25, 2014): Sidecar, CloudPhysics, Cisco Canada, Rhiza, Big Data Partnership

Which big data funding rounds have made news in the month of June? Sidecar, the big-data enabled marketing solutions provider
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Smarter Cities: Turning Big Data into Insights for Better Asset Management

When IBM released its Cloud-based Intelligent Operations software suite, it certainly had the increasingly overpopulated cities around the globe
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The Intersection of Genomics and Big Data

Genomics happens to be the study of the complete genetic material of organisms.  This specialized field of study encompasses the
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Can Python Replace R for Developing Predictive Models?

This is a guest post by Dr. Andrew Peterson, Senior Data Scientist. A related post—Is Python Becoming the King of the
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Hadoop Market Size, Adoption and Growth Through 2020

In its research report on the growth patterns of the Hadoop Market Analysis, Allied Market Research forecasts that the global
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Top 20 Big Data Companies in 2014: Competitive Landscape

Visiongain has predicted that the big data market would reach $12.4 billion. The big data phenomenon gradually surpassed the
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Information Builders versus Tibco Spotfire: Another BI Duel

A point to note is that comparative literature on Tibco Spotfire versus Information Builders is practically non-existent—apart from the
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Big Data and the Transformation of the Gaming Industry

Ever since the video gaming industry has invaded the online space, this fast-paced industry is almost bursting on its
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Latest Big Data Funding Rounds (June 17, 2014): Oration, SiSense, Scaling Data, Vizury, Health Integrated, Exabeam

Oration, the Health-Cost Transparency Company Receives Funds from TIE Oration, the big-data startup, focused on building a completely transparent
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Democratization of Big Data Outcomes

“70% say a positive outcome resulted from their last major decision in which data played a pivotal role, while
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Exploratory Data Analysis and Big Data Enabled Research

In the big data era, the power of science lies in technology-enabled data discovery Big data’s biggest challenge, as

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BetaBoston: Seven Harvard Innovation Lab startups to watch

June 11, 2014 by Kyle Alspach Handybook + +3 More Today Handybook solidified its place as the best-funded alum of
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SAP Business Objects vs SAS Business Intelligence: Who’s the Winner?

The potential of data analytics is being recognized by increasing number of sectors every day, be it financial, administrative,E

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VC Funding Trends in Big Data (IDC Report)

Between 2009 and the second quarter of 2013, venture capital funds amounting to a generous $3 billion was pumped
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Big Data Firm Concurrent Raises $10M in Series B

In a $10 million Series B funding round, existing investors Rembrandt Ventures and True Ventures joined hands with a
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Can You Set Up an R-Hadoop System on Your Own?

Compared to the traditional data warehousing model, big data analytics delivers competitive advantage in two ways, as claimed by
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Big Data a Top Priority for CIOs in the Oil Industry

In the oil industry, big data-enabled solutions have been used to optimize oil-drilling processes to reduce operational costs and
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Latest Big Data Funding Rounds (June 5, 2014): OLSET, Learn Sprout, Sales Predict, OpenGov

OLSET acquires $1.1 million in seed funds OLSET, a big data travel tech firm, announced that it has received $1.1
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MicroStrategy vs Cognos BI: Who’s the Winner?

To make this comparison unbiased, we have used the BARC 2013 Survey results as a place to begin. The BARC
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Big Data in the Evolution of the CIO Role

As the big data wave has conquered and transformed the universe around us, the role of the chief information

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IDC Predicts the Future of Big Data Industry

The significant feature of the platform shift in the worldwide IT market is that particular sub-segments of the IT

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