The Great Data Science Bait and Switch

So you went to college and during your math and computer science classes you were drawn to the beautiful art and science of data, machine-learning and artificial intelligence.   With the combination of those two majors, who wouldn’t want to use the magic of machine-learning and artificial intelligence technologies to help the world figure out… Read more »

The Gartner 2018 MQ for Analytics and BI Platforms — What Changed?

Has assessment evolved to avoid misinterpreting ‘form over function’? The Gartner 2018 Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms took another interesting turn this year. It’s not surprising given that over the past 4 years the market for what companies are looking for in their analytics solutions has evolved significantly.  We went from the… Read more »

Gartner BI Report – Business-led Analytics Goes Mainstream

Automation and Machine Learning Make Complex Data Tasks So Easy That Everyone Can Master Working with Data The recently published 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms* states that the “Market shift from IT-led reporting to modern business-led analytics is now mainstream.” We could not agree more. A little more than four years… Read more »

Fast-cycle Analysis and More Data Signals In the Age of Explosive Online Shopping

Five ways retailers can use rapid-fire data insights to capture consumer interest and accelerate sales Online shopping is exploding and so is competition to win consumer dollars in an increasingly fierce market. In the U.S. alone, $335 billion was spent online last year, and that’s on track to balloon to $523 billion by 2020, according… Read more »

Business Intelligence: What’s Being Reinvented and Redefined? Everything.

Reinvention and Redefinition Most areas of enterprise software are reinvented and redefined every 7-10 years. And in most cases when reinvention has occurred, it was an option; not an imperative. For instance, when server virtualization was invented by VMware it was an option, as otherwise we would have continued with existing physical-only server scaling. When… Read more »

Get in the Flow: Data Intelligence for Everyone on Google Cloud Platform

Our customers want to know what’s happening now in their businesses. Increasingly, many prefer cloud services to make data consumption easier, faster, broader and more affordable. Today, along with Google, we’re announcing the first integration between ClearStory Data and Google Cloud Dataflow that’s now generally available. At ClearStory Data, we enable business users to blend… Read more »

ClearStory Data and Hortonworks: Enabling Fast-Cycle, Business-Ready Analytics and the “Must-Haves” for Secure, Governed Data Lakes

We are excited to be working with and announcing ClearStory Data’s integration with Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) during Strata + Hadoop World 2015. This partnership with Hortonworks is significant as it brings ClearStory’s business-ready, fast-cycle, scalable analysis on Hadoop Data Lakes and specifically on the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP). ClearStory’s integration that includes a data… Read more »

Beyond the “Big”: Solving for Data Variety Requires New Thinking

Big Data is now mainstream at large companies, says a recent study, but many people still dislike the term. Add me to the list. Size is only one part of the Big Data challenge, and the word “big” is preventing organizations from solving for the whole equation—volume, velocity and variety. IT can help the business… Read more »

Fast Data Insights with Amazon Redshift & ClearStory Data (Webinar)

Webinar: Tuesday, June 3rd. Register to See Interactive Analysis Capabilities and Speed of Analysis in Action ClearStory Data will demonstrate how, when combined with Amazon Redshift, the solution allows users to quickly bring together data from internal and external sources to uncover new insights. To accelerate visual insights, the solution eliminates costly data manipulation and… Read more »

Introducing “Data Intelligence”

Data is the lifeblood of business. And so every company wants unfettered access to the volumes of diverse data inside their enterprise. But they also want to be able to build on the insights gained from that internal information by continuously blending in external data. Data availability is not the problem – in fact, it’s… Read more »