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Enterprise Business Intelligence And Analytics Startup EdgeSpring Raises $11M From Kleiner Perkins

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EdgeSpring, an enterprise business intelligence and analytics startup, is emerging from stealth and announcing $11 million in Series A funding from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Lightspeed Ventures. The EdgeSpring platform accelerates the building of analytics applications that parse business intelligence data like sales, financials and more. The company wants to...
Enterprise Business Intelligence And Analytics Startup EdgeSpring Raises $11M From Kleiner Perkins

Birst's CEO says data warehouses are not dead

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Birst, the Sequoia-backed business intelligence startup, rolled out a new feature today that targets data warehouses, and makes potentially juicy data accessible to business users. The new product, known as Distributed Business Analytics, combines structured data from data warehouses and any potentially useful departmental data (spreadsheets, lists and files) and...
Birst's CEO says data warehouses are not dead
Slashdot gets all businesslike with new site launch
Build an interactive report with Roambi — then sell it on the iOS App Store

Change.org: 20M users but not a single server

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Change.org, the popular web platform for promoting social change, passed the 20-million user mark last month and expects to surge past 25 million later this year. And yet it runs not a single server in its offices. “We run nothing in house. I don’t have a single rack in this place....
Change.org: 20M users but not a single server
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Kontagent turns data mining into SaaS for mobile apps

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Social and mobile analytics startup Kontagent has expanded its business to include a data-mining service powered by Hive, the SQL-like interface for querying data stored within Hadoop. It’s a smart move by the company, and one that other cloud-based analytics providers would be wise to replicate. What makes it so...
Kontagent turns data mining into SaaS for mobile apps

TechTarget Buys BeyeNetwork Family Of Business Intelligence Sites

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Business-to-business tech publisher TechTarget (NSDQ: TTGT) has made yet another acquisition, buying up BeyeNETWORK, which owns a network of news, blog and white paper sites that cater to business intelligence professionals (The full list of sites is here). The purchase comes as TechTarget has been on an acquisition spree;...
TechTarget Buys BeyeNetwork Family Of Business Intelligence Sites
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Marketing is from Mars, Business Intelligence is from… Betelgeuse?

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Marketing is from Mars, Business Intelligence is from… Betelgeuse?

Salesforce.com Gets Access to Twitter's Firehose

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Salesforce.com announced late tonight that it has signed a strategic alliance with Twitter that will bring the global “firehose” of 400 million daily tweets right inside its Radian6 social intelligence application. Radian6 is the Canadian social analytics outfit for which Salesforce paid $326 million in March of 2011. Since then...
Salesforce.com Gets Access to Twitter's Firehose

The power of custom cohorting in mobile games

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This sponsored post is produced by Darren Keyes, Director of Business Intelligence at Fuse Powered. For those unfamiliar with the term, ‘cohorting’ refers to creating user segments, or technically, a group of people banded together as a group. You can segment a user base in many different ways. Some of...
The power of custom cohorting in mobile games
General Electric pushes its case as a high-tech leader

15 tips on how to get more from Business Intelligence data

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IT industry is awash with talk of Big Data and in-memory engines. I believe we should be putting our effort into producing simple and useful data that is presented in a format that helps people communicate and make quality decisions....
15 tips on how to get more from Business Intelligence data

Sponsored post: Using Splunk for machine-generated big data

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When is big data useful? How can we find relevant big data? Certainly not by having to ask someone else to answer questions but by allowing as many people as possible to explore it for themselves. The problem with most discussions of big data is that the emphasis is on...
Sponsored post: Using Splunk for machine-generated big data

Birst Enables Roll-Your-Own Business Intelligence

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Birst, the business intelligence startup I first wrote about last fall is back today with an interesting new capability that combines data that resides in the cloud or on premise into a single customized view. We’ve all seen how attention to the business intelligence sector is quickening. There are scads...
Birst Enables Roll-Your-Own Business Intelligence
Study: Data scientists are the top athletes of the enterprise world

Thanks to consumerization, it’s IPO season in analytics

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At some indeterminate time, very possibly this year, business intelligence favorite Tableau Software will file for its initial public offering. It continued laying the groundwork for the move today by announcing accounting and finance specialist Brooke Seawell as the company’s newest board member. When Tableau does file, it will be...
Thanks to consumerization, it’s IPO season in analytics

A Glimpse Into Slashdot’s Future

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The geek community site Slashdot has just launched a new vertical called SlashCloud. This is the site’s second topic-centered page; a couple of weeks ago, it launched  a business intelligence channel called SlashBI. As for SlashCloud, GeekNet’s senior editor Nick Kolakowski explains that it is dedicated to “offering the latest information about the field of cloud...
A Glimpse Into Slashdot’s Future

FileSpirit lets mobile workers remotely access their files

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While companies are increasingly storing more of their files in the cloud, not every business is ready to go that route. For those customers who just want to provide private mobile file access to their mobile workers, FileSpirit is trying to be that tool. FileSpirit, a German-based company, is launching...
FileSpirit lets mobile workers remotely access their files

Sponsor post: Using Splunk for big data

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When is big data useful? How can we find relevant big data? Certainly not by having to ask someone else to answer questions but by allowing as many people as possible to explore it for themselves. The problem with most discussions of big data is that the emphasis is on...
Sponsor post: Using Splunk for big data

Business Intelligence and analytics: Conquering Big Data

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The rapid expansion of business data poses challenges for companies across Europe, especially in the UK, per Aberdeen Group's research report Business Analytics in the UK: Transforming Data into Business Insight....
Business Intelligence and analytics: Conquering Big Data
Anti-Piracy Enforcer Degban Publishes Some Info-less Graphics Stating Atlanta Is File Sharingest Place On Earth
Want a career in Big Data? You'll need more than a degree

DataSift adds 3 new data sources, partners with Tableau Software to blend social with big data

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Social data platform DataSift has partnered up with Tableau Software, a big data analytics and visualization company. The move is designed to allow companies to combine both their social and business data into a single application. In addition, DataSift has added three new sources of data — now customers can...
DataSift adds 3 new data sources, partners with Tableau Software to blend social with big data
Square’s Register and the return of the mom-and-pop shop
Kenshoo steps onto its fourth stair of funding

White-hot BI-on-Hadoop startup Platfora now GA

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Platfora, the San Mateo, Calif.-based startup that helped spur a general rethinking of business intelligence for a big data world, is finally exiting its beta period and is generally available. It’s no wonder the company has garnered so much attention given its stated mission to make Hadoop an interactive experience...
White-hot BI-on-Hadoop startup Platfora now GA

Limitations of Business Intelligence

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Limitations of Business Intelligence

Splunk makes a splash

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The data analytics firm may not be as sexy as a LinkedIn or a Facebook, but that doesn’t mean Wall Street doesn’t love its IPO. FORTUNE — It’s no Facebook, LinkedIn (LNKD) or Zynga (ZNGA), but data analytics company Splunk (SPLK) is making a big splash on Wall Street. The...
Splunk makes a splash
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