Data analytics

R has knives out for IBM SPSS and SAS

Introduction ​ Originally Bell Labs has conceived the idea of language S in the mid-1970s to resolve data analytics and statistical conundrums. The purpose of the implementation project was to perform statistical analysis of their corporation leveraging the libraries of Fortran language. The invention of S language did not include the functions needed for statistical computing. In the late 1980s, the act of rebuilding the source code in language C reinvented S languag...

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Splunk in the Age of the Big Data

Introduction Splunk big data tool works with both structured and unstructured data. Splunk covers a range of pre-configured rapid deployment packages for ease of big data content analysis and readily pluggable for corporations to slice and dice their visualization and turn the data into valuable decision-making actionable insights for achieving operational excellence in business intelligence competency centers. Similar to Tableau and QlicView, Splunk has powerful search...

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Machine Intelligent Economy with Tableau

Tableau Tableau a research project at Stanford University for Department of Defense turned into a commercial big data visualization product (Stolte, 2015). A string of products from Tableau suit different consumers. An individual version of Tableau Desktop is offered for home computing desktops. Tableau provides several innovative capabilities for being a business intelligence platform. Corporations can leverage Tableau Server that provides accelerated pace, mobility ...

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IBM Cognos leading the way for big data analytics

Introduction IBM has multiple software business intelligence products including Cognos Analytics (formerly Cognos Business Intelligence), Cognos TM1, Cognos Express, and Cognos Disclosure Management. IBM Cognos Business Intelligence front-end can connect to SAP for HANA integration from IBM Cognos onwards through JDBC data source connectivity (IBM, n.d.). Established in 1966, Jabil Circuit, Inc is one of the largest electronic components manufacturing ser...

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The future of the big data

Introduction Big data is everywhere on a much broader scale ushering the dawn of a new age. Gartner’s recent research report highlights that 80% of the data generated by corporations is coming from heterogeneous data sources in disorderly unstructured format. Enterprise and organizational applications produce 20% of the world’s data in a structured format. The traditional technologies no longer have the capabilities to handle such disorderly proliferation of dat...

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