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Summary: Wikibon’s 2017 Big Data and Analytics Forecast

Wikibon recently completed its 2017 Big Data Worldwide Forecast. Authored by Wikibon analyst George Gilbert, with help from Wikibon’s Ralph Finos and Peter Burris, the report covers market sizing, growth and trends. This year, we focused specifically on the big data software technologies most important to establishing the strategic business capabilities necessary to achieve big […]

HengFeng Bank builds foundation for the future with unified platform for analytics and customer engagement

This report is supported by Transwarp Technology Co. Ltd. Based in the coastal city of Yantai in China’s Shandong province, HengFeng bank has grown quickly since its founding in 2003. It currently operates more than 210 branches throughout Shandong, Chongqing, Sichuan, East China, Fujian, Yunnan, Xi’an and Beijing and boasts more than 1 trillion yuan […]

Wikibon trip report from IBM’s Watson developer conference: Keep it simple, geniuses

IBM Corp. demonstrated at its first Watson Developer Conference last week that it has successfully hidden enough of the “rocket science” in machine learning to excite a crowd of 1,300 mainstream developers. That’s right: I said developers, not data scientists. IBM is making a big play to extend the commercial reach of its artificial intelligence-driven […]

Here are the three prime scenarios for Amazon Web Services’ big reveal on Thursday

As Amazon Web Services prepares to make a “significant announcement” at a press conference in San Francisco Thursday afternoon, speculation is flying about what the leading public cloud unit of Amazon.com Inc. will unveil. As SiliconANGLE reported last week, at least part of the announcement will involve a deal with longtime rival VMware Inc., whose […]

Identity crisis threatens to sideline Hadoop as the leader of Big Data

The rapid proliferation of Big Data software has made it unclear what Hadoop stands for today.

Analyst trip report: Teradata embraces new world of Big Data

When I spent several days at Teradata Corp.’s recent annual analyst event in La Jolla, Calif., I had expected to be treated to a stream of technical details about hardware architectures, database technology comparisons and Business Intelligence (BI) vendor positioning. I was wrong. Instead, Teradata displayed a surprising embrace of the new world of Big […]