big data analytics

  • The 2015 Analytics Software Market Crunch Network

    The 2015 Analytics Software Market

    Now that the books have closed on 2015, it’s time to look back and take in some of the changes in the analytics software market. There have been several trends (open source, cloud hosting, SQL on Hadoop) that have continued to play out, as well as the emergence of AWS Redshift as a major force in data warehouses. Read More

  • Building Smart City Security Crunch Network

    Building Smart City Security

    As urbanization intensifies and public sector technology initiatives advance quickly, the once-futuristic promise of “smart cities” is coming to fruition. Cities have always been “smart” to a degree, using technology to boost the productivity and efficiency of municipal services. But today, the proliferation of digital connectivity and big data explosion are creating… Read More

  • Pitching A Means To Automate Data Processing, Xplenty Raises $3 Million

    Pitching A Means To Automate Data Processing, Xplenty Raises $3 Million

    Selling itself as “Big data processing. Simplified.” the Tel Aviv-based Xplenty, which has developed technology to make data processing possible for professionals who aren’t versed in the arcane arts of Hadoop programming, has raised $3 million in a Series A round of financing. Hadoop, the open-source software project that’s used to process large data sets in… Read More

  • Trifacta Raises $25 Million For Its Data Transformation Software

    Trifacta Raises $25 Million For Its Data Transformation Software

    While companies spend trillions of dollars on big data technologies to compile, store, and deliver the volumes of data they’re collecting and the software and services that they have to make sense of that data once it’s collected, there’s a divide that separates the two parts of the process. San Francisco, Calif.-based Trifacta is selling a software that purports to bridge… Read More

  • Quri, A Retail Intelligence Platform Using Mobile Crowdworkers, Scores $10 Million From Matrix & Others

    Quri, A Retail Intelligence Platform Using Mobile Crowdworkers, Scores $10 Million From Matrix & Others

    A company tapping into the power of a distributed mobile workforce is Quri, a retailer analytics and intelligence company whose software has been adopted by half of the top twenty-five CPG (consumer packaged goods) brands around the world, including Tyson, Nestle, Dannon, Procter & Gamble, Unilever and others. And it’s only been on the market for 15 months. Today, the company is… Read More

  • So What If You Have Big Data? Without Data-Driven Processes And Products, It’s Useless

    So What If You Have Big Data? Without Data-Driven Processes And Products, It’s Useless

    Editor’s note: John De Goes is co-founder and CEO of Precog, an analytics platform for developers. These days, you don’t have to look hard to find big data. If you’re like many companies I talk to, you’re sitting atop an ever-growing mountain of data, scratching your head and wondering, “OK, I’ve got big data. Now what do I do?” Read More

  • ParStream Raises $5.6 Million For Big Data Analysis

    ParStream Raises $5.6 Million For Big Data Analysis

    Par Stream has raised $5.6 million for furher extending its big data search engine technology that uses in-memory and massive parallel processing to do real-time analysis. The Series A financing was led by Khosla Ventures. Additional investors include Baker Capital, Crunch Fund, Data Collective, Tola Capital and private individuals. Read More