Tags: analytics

Dan Jeavons talks about how analytics is helping to deliver transformation at Shell

Dan Jeavons, General Manager, Advanced Analytics Centre of Excellence, Shell talks about how analytics is changing the company. We spoke to Jeavons at Alteryx Inspire after he gave a presentation the deployment of the analytics platform at Shell (see image above). Jeavons spoke about how analytics is now becoming embedded within Shell. He also spoke how the…

The inconvenient truth about contract lifecycle management

One of the tasks that befalls a CTO is the endless process of keeping up to date with new market trends. You need to stay abreast of changes in applications, new technology and review where systems or technologies have failed, to avoid making the same mistakes. To do this effectively, you need to keep track…

Stoecker promotes Promote at Alteryx Inspire

Dean Stoecker, Chairman and CEO of Alteryx opened Inspire 2017. His speech created an image for the audience of the Alteryx platform and led to him announcing the next piece to help complete the picture, Alteryx Promote. Stoecker said Alteryx will: “Bring the thrill back to problem solving.” He used analogies of historic inventions that…

CloudBees DevOptics delivers DevOps insights

  At Jenkins World 2017, CloudBees has announced the availability of DevOptics. It is designed to provide customers with insight into the effectiveness of its DevOps processes. Unlike software development where companies are able to compare projects and performance, there is no equivalent for DevOps until now. According to Sacha Labourey, CEO, CloudBees: “This is…

Sacha Labourey talks DevOps

At the Jenkins World 2017 conference, Sacha Labourey, CEO, CloudBees took time out to talk to Enterprise Times about some of their announcements and what was happening in DevOps. He talked about the new DevOptics release and the forthcoming Jenkins Advisor product. The goal is to deliver best practice and analytics to improve how DevOps…

WS Badcock turns to Talent Science

Infor has announced that W. S. Badcock (Badcock) has added Infor Talent Science to its portfolio of Infor products. Badcock is a leading furniture retailer with 300 stores in the South East of the United States. On October 2016 they selected Infor retail CloudSuite, to replace their legacy systems for HCM and finance. That replaced…

ThoughtSpot unveils reason for $60 million boost

In a dual announcement, ThoughtSpot unveiled that they had received new funding and launched a new update. The new funding of $60 million was led by LightSpeed Ventures. Existing investors participated in the new funding round and Capital One Growth Ventures became a new investor as well as a new customer. The second announcement was around…

Tableau acquires natural language interface

Tableau has announced today the acquisition of ClearGraph. Based in Palo Alto ClearGraph was founded in 2014 by Andrew Vigneault, CEO and Ryan Attalah. It raised $1.5 million in seed capital in October 2015 led by Accel Partners. It also won a Celent model bank award for their banking implementation in April this year. The…

Will Oracle drive Bloodhound SSC to a new record

Oracle has announced that has teamed up with the Bloodhound project. It will provide technology to the project and help with its wider evangelism of STEM education. The Bloodhound project aims to build and race a car and break the 1000mph barrier as well as set a new land speed record. Andy Green holds the current…

U.S. Bank puts customer first with Salesforce Einstein

Salesforce has announced that U.S. Bank is to deploy Salesforce Einstein. This is not a gamble for the fifth largest Bank in the United States but the next stage of an ongoing journey. As Richard K Davis, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer U.S. Bancorp commented in the 2016 Annual report: “our one U.S. Bank philosophy…