Learn about the latest big data analytics and BI trends in Apache Hadoop, the cloud, data lakes, IoT analytics, data visualization, and more as you browse through these insightful posts.

April 1, 2018 - Dale Kim

Hadoop Is Not Dead, It Just Has No Life

It’s cool today to proclaim that Hadoop is dead. It’s perhaps even cooler to ignore Hadoop altogether. Just ask some of the cool technology vendors today like Cloudera, Hortonworks, and MapR, who no longer find the need to aggressively tout their Hadoop roots. And where are Hadoop World and Hadoop Summit, the main conferences for…

March 29, 2018 - Steve Wooledge

Data-Native Analytics on Big Data

There’s an interesting truth about analytics on big data—once you complete your first analysis and find those deep insights you always thought required a CS or statistics degree from a top-tier school, you just want more. As businesses become more data-driven, employees in more departments need data to manage their universe. Not static bar charts…

March 26, 2018 - Steve Wooledge

Throw Out These Seven Assumptions About Traditional BI

Many leaders have outdated assumptions around their BI environments that they take for granted. The world of BI continues to change. These changes are driven by three major trends. Unfortunately, many organizations still approach BI with a traditional mindset and traditional models that just won’t work. In this article, I’ll discuss the trends shaping the…

March 20, 2018 - Dale Kim

The Time for Modern Analytics and BI Is Now

We’re seeing a phenomenon in which enterprises are choosing two separate corporate standards for their business intelligence tools. They have a standard to handle analytics requirements on their traditional environments—data warehouses, data marts, etc. But they are also choosing a separate standard for their data lakes. In other words, they are using “data warehouse BI”…

March 15, 2018 - Paul Lashmet

Maintain the Edge With Alternative Data

This post was co-written with Richard Harmon Ph.D., Director, EMEA Financial Services at Cloudera. A growing number of asset management firms have been integrating alternative data sources with conventional market data, enriching trading strategies with additional insights as a means to gain an informational advantage and an edge on the rest of the market. But the informational…

March 13, 2018 - Dale Kim

A Closer Look at Query Acceleration with Analytical Views

In the blog post titled Beyond the Cube: Embrace Analytical Views, we discussed the limitations of traditional cubes and how analytical views provide more agile methods for analytics while preserving the performance benefits of cubes. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look into analytical views and how they enable faster query provisioning. Analytical…

March 12, 2018 - Stacey Burbach

Arcadia Data To Showcase the Next Era of Analytics and the Data Lake

Arcadia Data, provider of the first native visual analytics software for big data, announced today that it will participate in a webinar with Wayne Eckerson, hosted by the Bloor Group on March 14, 2018. The webinar, “Delivering on the Promise: Business Value from Data Lakes,” will begin at 1:00 p.m. PDT and will highlight a…

March 8, 2018 - Steve Wooledge

Data Management Trends in Data Lakes

In the recent TDWI webinar, Data Management for Big Data, Hadoop, and Data Lakes, TDWI Senior Research Director for Data Management, Philip Russom, joined representatives from Arcadia Data, HVR, Panoply, and Paxata to discuss trends in data lakes, Hadoop, and big data. They described the impact of these modern trends on traditional data ecosystems and added…

March 5, 2018 - Stacey Burbach

Arcadia Data Attends Strata Data Summit and Gartner Data & Analytics Summits

Arcadia Data, provider of the first native visual analytics software for big data, today announced it is participating in, as well as sponsoring a number of seminars that discuss the advantages of enabling self-service access to big data for analytics. Two events taking place this week on March 5-8, 2018, include co-hosting an executive briefing…

February 17, 2018 - Paul Lashmet

Visualize AI: Solve Challenges and Exploit Opportunities

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) to optimize business processes across the financial services industry is becoming commonplace in 2018. Every day, new organizations announce how AI is revolutionizing the industry with disruptive results. As more and more business decisions are based on AI and advanced data analytics it is critical to provide transparency to…

February 7, 2018 - Dale Kim

BI and Analytics Meet Business Transformation

In this second blog post in our series that’s based on the ebook Modern Business Intelligence: Leading the Way to Big Data Success, we explore BI and analytics in greater detail, along with our views on the present and future of enterprise reporting and the accompanying rise in self-service BI reporting. It’s an exciting time…