Tags: Big Data

Tableau goes hyper speedy in new release

Tableau has announced the general availability of Tableau 10.5. This latest release sees the roll out of Hyper, its new data engine technology. It also sees the introduction of a new visualization tool: Viz Tooltip and Tableau server for Linux as well as other enhancements. Francois Ajenstat, Chief Product Officer at Tableau commented: “With Hyper…

Blockchain Food Safety Alliance in China

IBM and Tsinghua University National Engineering Laboratory for E-Commerce Technologies have announced they will partner in a ‘Blockchain Food Safety Alliance’. Their intention is to form a collaboration designed to enhance food tracking, traceability and safety in China as well as achieve greater transparency throughout the food supply chain. According to Bridget van Kralingen, senior vice president,…

An ERP that delivers complexity through flexibility

Phil Nicholls, Managing Director at Medatech UK kicked off its user conference in a room full of customers. This is also the major UK convention for Priority ERP.  In June the main Priority ERP conference was held in their home country Israel drawing more than 1,300 attendees.  This event was smaller but is growing year…

Alteryx delivers financial BI solution to Cargill

Peter Janssens, Global FP&A Director Operations & Supply Chain at Cargill talks about how Alteryx has made a difference. Cargill is a global privately-owned corporation. It operates in the food, agriculture, nutrition and risk management businesses. In this podcast Janssens discusses how he introduced a strategy he calls FBI – for Finance Business Intelligence. Cargill…

Talend gets Disy with geospatial data

  Talend has announced a new geospatial connector for the Talend Data Fabric. The connector has been built by Talend and Value-Added Reseller (VAR) Disy. It will allow users to connect multiple spatial databases to data queries to provide users with new ways of viewing data. Ciaran Dynes, senior vice president of products, Talend: “The…

SAP refocuses its Leonardo on digital innovation

For those who know, SAP Leonardo (Leonardo) was SAP’s brand for IoT. At Sapphire 2017 SAP has extended Leonardo to make IoT a part of the broader drive towards digital innovation. The concept is the combination of: Enablement of enterprises to innovate at scale. Enterprise business redefinition appropriate to a digital world. The key to…

IBM adds four more data centres in US

IBM has opened four more data centres in the USA. Two are located in Dallas, Texas and two are located in Washington, DC. This brings the total number of US data centres to over 55. The news comes two days after Oracle NetSuite announced plans for six new data centres. China’s Internet giant Tencent also…

Infor acquires cloud-native BI

Infor has announced it is to acquire business intelligence (BI), analytics and data visualisation company Birst. A cloud-native company, Birst has built its own platform to handle complex data analysis and presentation. It is a good fit for Infor who will gain from Birst’s reputation in the market and some high profile customers. Birst was…

IBV report looks at reducing warranty costs

The IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) has published a study focusing on reducing the costs of warranty management. Entitled Powering Warranty Reinvention, the study says that warranties are not just something to be bundled with products. Instead, electronics companies should see them as a differentiator. In order to do that they need effective warranty…