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Dream Team – combining Tableau and R

(This article was first published on <b>Data * Science + R</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>Last quarter was a bit too busy to write some new blog …

Bienvenue dans l'ère de la "Digital industrial economy"

Le Gartner Group vient de lancer une série de conférence pour promouvoir un nouveau système économique : l'économie digitale industrielle. …

Les start-up américaines vont pouvoir se passer des banques pour se financer

Les PME américaines seront autorisées à lever jusqu’à 1 million de dollars auprès de n’importe quel particulier, via Internet. Le financement …

Facebook teste le suivi de curseur sur ses pages

<b>Facebook teste actuellement la collecte d'un nouveau type de données auprès de ses utilisateurs : l'activité de leurs souris ! Le réseau social</b> …

L’Open Data vecteur de croissance de l’économie américaine

Selon le rapport du cabinet de conseil McKinsey & Co une meilleure gestion des données brassées par sept secteurs industriels en continu pourrait …

Analyse de pronostics pour le Mondial 2018

(This article was first published on <b> R – NC233</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)TweetOn est les champions ! Si nous n’avons pas eu le temps de …

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How the Next Generation of Databases Could Solve Your Problems

The past decades organisations have been working with relational databases to store their structured data. In the big data era however, these types …

Databases

L’Internet Industriel nouveau paradigme de croissance économique ?

GE dans son rapport The Industrial Internet@Work décrivant les avantages liés à l’utilisation de capteurs et processeurs de données dans l’industrie …

Internet

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Business Intelligence & Analytics vendor Yellowfin launches “Facebook for BI”

<b>Global Business Intelligence (BI) and Analytics vendor, Yellowfin, has today officially released the latest version of its BI software, Yellowfin</b> …

Big Data

A Complete Business Intelligence (BI) Platform | Qlik

Creating a truly agile, data-driven organization takes more than just a visualization tool alone. Qlik’s open data analytics platform supports a …

Big Data

Big Data Analytics Specialist Tableau Software Raises $254M In IPO, Shares Close 64% Up; Marketo’s First Day Up 78% To $23.10

One year to the day of the troubled Facebook IPO, the climate for tech IPOs in the public markets is significantly less stormy, especially for companies in the enterprise space. Today, not one but two, Tableau Software and Marketo, are debuting on New York stock exchanges. Business intelligence …

Alteryx Raises $12M For Data Analytics Platform That Shapes Data Into Apps

Alteryx has raised $12 million for its business intelligence service designed for data analysts to build tools out of their own internal data and that from third parties.<p>The investment comes from SAP Ventures and Toba Capital, a new firm founded by former Quest Founder and CEO Vinny Smith. Quest …

7 Strategies For a Stellar Executive Marketing Dashboard

Next to your marketing strategy, plan and team, your marketing dashboard should be near the top of your list of critical items to really nail. It's …

How GE Uses Data Visualization to Tell Complex Stories

<i>GE, perhaps more than any other major company, is dedicated to the use of data visualization as a key part of its marketing and communications efforts. Stemming from our Insight Center on visualizing data, I spoke with Linda Boff, GE’s executive director of global brand marketing, about the</i> …

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Facebook's big data plans include warehouses, faster analytics

Facebook may treasure the data it has on its one billion-plus users for its advertising returns, but the analysis the site performs on that data is …

Hadoop is Important, but it’s Only a Part of the Picture, says IBM's Tim Vincent

Tim Vincent, an IBM Fellow and CTO of Information Management for the company, provided his unique take on Big Data in a Monday interview hosted by …

Four Ways to Slice Obama’s 2013 Budget Proposal

Shan Carter‘s latest interactive for The New York Times offers four ways to slice Obama’s 2013 federal budget proposal. The $3.7 trillion in spending …

U.S. Energy: Where It’s From, Where It Goes, and What’s Wasted

U.S. Energy: Where It’s From, Where It Goes, and What’s Wasted

88% of spreadsheets have errors

Microsoft Excel makes it easy for anyone to do the kind of number crunching once reserved for accountants and statisticians. But the world’s …

Blog

Take a moment to go to almost any web page and try to ignore all of the extremely aggressive marketing campaigns, banners, pop-ups, and big red …

Big Data

Mobile, Social Newsreader Flud Finds A Home In The Enterprise With A SharePoint & Yammer-Integrated Service For Both Private And Public Content

The newsreader business has undergone major shifts in recent months. Flipboard has emerged as the consumer’s preferred mobile magazine, Pulse was acquired by LinkedIn for $90 million, Google Reader is shutting down, and now another early entrant, Flud, has refocused on the enterprise market. The …

The Chart Wars Have Begun

A few years ago, data scientist Alex Lundry gave a fantastic presentation describing the ways data visualization is being used by political parties to push their own agendas. He showed a Republican visualization of the House Democrats’ health plan — an infographic full of sinuous pipes and literal …

Big Data Can Help Save Billions in Health Care Costs: McKinsey Report

The health care IT industry can save up to $450 billion if they use big data analytics and patients make the right choices about their care and …

Health Care

What Analytics And Big Data Can Learn From Lego

Lego recently became a hot topic of conversation with my son, a huge Star Wars Lego fan. Lego is the fourth-largest toy company in the world, and here at SAP (and the Bilafer household), we have a special relationship with the brand. In Singapore there is a Lego exhibit at the ArtScience Museum …