How hospitals use business intelligence to care for their patients

For John Backhouse, improving how hospitals care for their patients isn’t just a matter of providing better medical care - it’s also about a better use of data. As the executive director of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 15th, 2014 Candice So

Big data and self-service – A Q&A with Information Builders’ Jake Freivald

With business intelligence driving more and more decisions within companies both large and small, New York-based Information Builders has been working to give its customers more “self-service” options. That mantra was repeated during

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 12th, 2014 Candice So

Information Builders launches tool for Internet of Things

ORLANDO – Information Builders has announced a new product designed to give businesses “a single pane of glass” for monitoring and running their applications. Based in New York, the business intelligence company already

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 10th, 2014 Candice So

Information Builders providing ‘self-service’ analytics

Updated on June 12 at 11:55 a.m. ET with analyst comments. ORLANDO - Information Builders has launched a new way for businesses to analyze their data – but it’s not just geared towards

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 10th, 2014 Candice So

How the best marketers optimize their campaigns

If marketers want to succeed at attracting customers and generating sales, they need to optimize, according to a new survey from Adobe Systems Inc. In a survey of about 1,000 marketers from North

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12 must-have Google tools for data-driven marketing

Are we in the golden age of marketing? Google says we are, as digital technology not only gives marketers a richer canvas on which to exercise their creativity, but also the data that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 5th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Microsoft builds out data platform with SQL Server update

Microsoft Corp. has unveiled its plans for its data platform by rolling out a number of new services – and one of them is an update to its SQL Server. On Tuesday, Microsoft

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What the consumerization of big data means for data scientists

By Cameron Graham, TechnologyAdvice No doubt you've heard the term “big data” or “data analytics” more than a few times in the past year. Driven in part by a cloud-computing price war between

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SAP launches new predictive analytics solution

SAP AG has released a new predictive analytics engine – the first solution to come out of its acquisition of KXEN Inc., a U.S.-based predictive analytics software provider, which took place earlier this

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 9th, 2013 Candice So

Open source tool Spark real-world big data applications

We often hear about the promise of big data for organizations to improve everything from inventory fulfillment to marketing strategies, but rarely do we get the nitty-gritty details of how it might be

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Payday lender 247 Moneybox enters Canada, analyzes data to provide loans

Canada is getting a newcomer in the payday lending space, one that says it wants to shake up the consumer financing space with data analytics. On Aug. 22, London-based payday lender Active Securities

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 19th, 2013 Candice So

Canadian businesses slower to embrace data analysis, study finds

Canadian businesses are eyeing data analytics with keener interest than ever before, but many of them have been slow to start using data to make decisions, says a new study from Deloitte Analytics.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 15th, 2013 Candice So

Communitech’s Database program to launch satellites, harvest ‘big data’

Collecting  big data from partners in the government, academic, and private sector and finding new uses for it is the new, broader focus for the Database program at Communitech, the Waterloo, Ont. hub

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 13th, 2013 Candice So

Adobe Marketing Cloud unifies several products into one big, social dashboard

Marketers using Adobe Systems Inc. for their social media campaigns will now be able to do it all on one dashboard, as Adobe is releasing updates to its Marketing Cloud program today. Right

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 18th, 2013 Candice So