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Category: Big Data


Big Data, Software, Tech

Government data firm Socrata acquired by public-sector software giant Tyler Technologies

April 19, 2018

Via: StateScoop

Tyler Technologies, a leading vendor of integrated software and technology products to public-sector customers, is buying Socrata, a Seattle firm that develops open data platforms for governments, the companies announced Wednesday. Once the acquisition closes April 30, Socrata will become […]


Big Data, Hardware, Tech

12 technologies that will disrupt business in 2018

February 12, 2018

Via: CIO

In 2018, disruptive technologies like artificial intelligence, natural language processing, and computer vision are maturing, going from game-changing ideas to foundational tools for business. This year, we’ll see these and other technologies drive how business gets done and what new […]


Big Data, Tech

FireEye buys X15 Software, eyes big data integration

January 12, 2018

Via: ZDnet

FireEye said it will acquire X15 Software to add big data tools to its security products. X15 Software, which is privately held, has technology that can integrate machine learning and big data and apply it to security and emerging threats. […]


Big Data, Tech

How data analytics improves government responsiveness

December 13, 2017

Via: FCW

We talk a lot about open data, IT modernization and evidence-based policymaking but not nearly enough about how data analytics can enable a more efficient and effective government. After all, what is it that resides in those systems we are […]


Big Data, Tech

12 myths of data analytics debunked

November 27, 2017

Via: CIO

In IT, the bigger the hype, the greater the misconceptions, and data analytics is no exception. Analytics, one of the hottest facets of information technology today, can result in significant business gains, but misperceptions can get in the way of […]


Big Data, Software, Tech

Cerner looks to government for growth

October 30, 2017

Via: FCW

Electronic health record provider Cerner is looking to capitalize on a streak of successes in the government market. On an Oct. 26 earnings call, President Zane Burke said that the company was “in the early stages of government business contributing […]


Big Data, Tech

19 big data certifications that will pay off

October 26, 2017

Via: CIO

Data and big data analytics are fast becoming the lifeblood of any successful business. Getting the technology right can be challenging, but building the right team with the right skills to undertake big data initiatives can be even harder. Not […]


Big Data, Tech

The secrets of highly successful data analytics teams

October 24, 2017

Via: CIO

Effective data analytics can give companies a huge competitive edge, because business managers can gain new insights into trends and customer behaviors that might not otherwise be possible. To get the most out of their information resources, enterprises need to […]


Big Data, Software, Tech

AWS and Microsoft double down on deep learning with Gluon, a simplified ML model builder

October 12, 2017

Via: Tech Crunch

AWS and Microsoft may be arch rivals when it comes to competing for business in cloud storage and services, but when it comes to breaking ground in newer areas where volumes of data make a difference to how well the […]


Big Data, Software, Tech

Alibaba is leading a $27M investment in open source database startup MariaDB

September 29, 2017

Via: Tech Crunch

Alibaba has spent 2017 pushing its cloud computing business and now it is preparing to make its first major investment in a Western startup in the space. The Chinese e-commerce giant has agreed to lead a €22.9 million ($27 million) […]