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How graph analytics can help with data compliance
“Regulations around how data is used means companies employing big data technology need to have tight controls in place to handle it properly."
Massey University scores big data sponsorship
Massey University’s data analytics programme has attracted the attention of business analytics software firm SAS.
OpenText responds to the big data problem
OpenText has released a new solution that enables businesses to access, explore and analyse big data, providing a view on customers or operations.
Big data analytics investments paying off, according to new research
A new report from Teradata as revealed companies are making significant investment in big data analytics and are seeing a significant return.
Analytics driving the sentient enterprise
The continued data explosion and corresponding increase in analytical capabilities will drive organisations into becoming more sentient or intuitive.
Are you ready for the third wave of the digital age?
"We are now experiencing a third digital wave where the ubiquity of smart phones and wearables combined with the explosion of big data."
Woolies upgrades its Teradata enterprise data warehouse
“Woolworths can cost effectively retain many years of data, an invaluable asset when trying to understand business and consumer trends.”
Teradata recognised as leader in Real-Time Interaction Management
"Analytics solutions have evolved significantly to where some RTIM solutions can leverage data across both digital and offline channels."
Getting real about virtual centres of excellence
"Forward-looking companies are moving away from centralised, exclusive enclaves devoted to analytics to more open, collaborative virtual centres."
Social media monitoring: Yes for terrorism but clear no for marketing
A new report shows Kiwis are an altruistic bunch, happy for social media information to be monitored 'for the greater good' - but not for marketing.
Downside to analytics, BI and big data
Analytics and big data may be hot topics for resellers, but your customers may want to think twice when it comes to social media monitoring...
Data#3 takes majority stake in WiFi analytics company
Data#3 has upped its investment in Wi-Fi analytics company, Discovery Technology, to take a majority stake in the company.
Harnessing big data and mobility in the enterprise
Big Data and mobility are mega trends with many predicting it will significantly change business forever. Why is this and what can you do about it?
Why businesses should combine NPS with analytics
Businesses that rely on the Net Promoter Score on its own may be missing opportunities to improve customer service and increase customer retention.
Security analytics key to breach detection
Gartner: "Security analytics platforms endeavour to bring situational awareness to security events by gathering and analysing a broader set of data."
Alteryx continues global expansion in booming ANZ region
Alteryx, the software company specialising in advanced data analytics, has expanded its presence in the Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) market.
Microsoft finalises acquisition of Revolution Analytics
Microsoft has officially closed an acquisition agreement with Revolution Analytics, the statistical software company behind the open source software R
SeaDragon signs new agreements for shark liver oil; costs jump in Nelson refinery
SeaDragon, which manufactures fish oil for health supplements, has terminated a contract with a charter vessel that supplied deep-sea shark liver oil
Five areas to watch in big data
David Eaton, Chief Technology Officer, HP New Zealand, takes a closer look at one of the biggest technology trends of today.
Gartner’s view: When it comes to BI, it’s not about the software
CIOs need to create a ‘more realistic’ plan for technology standardisations.
Data analytics set to be key market driver
According to Research and Markets, data analytics is going to be a major driver in the market over the next few years, and a few vendors are already dominant in the area.
Analytics here, analytics there, analytics everywhere
"Vendors will seek to break the mould and flip the model on its head by delivering analytics out to the data. You can expect Dell to be on the leading edge of this movement.”
IBM 4Q revenue slumps, 2015 outlook not great
Global tech giant IBM’s earnings slumped in the fourth quarter for 2014 as it moves away from its core hardware business.
OpenText acquires Actuate and expands portfolio
The acquisition of Actuate enables OpenText to expand its portfolio and allow customers to analyse and visualise a range of structured, semi-structured and unstructured data.