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Commerce Dept Enlists Tech Giants for Big Data Project; Penny Pritzker Comments

Commerce Dept Enlists Tech Giants for Big Data Project; Penny Pritzker Comments

The Commerce Department will work with Amazon.com, Google, IBM, Microsoft and the Open Cloud Consortium on a big data project to figure out how to apply environmental data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for efforts… Read more »

Information Builders, MapR Technologies Partner on BI, Hadoop Distribution Services

Information Builders, MapR Technologies Partner on BI, Hadoop Distribution Services

Information Builders has entered into an alliance with MapR Technologies to provide enterprise customers with a combination of the former’s business intelligence and analytics software and MapR’s Apache Hadoop distribution platform. The… Read more »

Amy Caro: Northrop, UM Baltimore County Research Partnership Expands to Health Data

Amy Caro: Northrop, UM Baltimore County Research Partnership Expands to Health Data

Northrop Grumman‘s partnership with the University of Maryland-Baltimore County under the UMBC Center for Hybrid Multicore Productivity Research consortium will expand from cybersecurity research to health data analytics. The company said Tuesday… Read more »

TechFlow Taps Intellicheck Mobilisa to Support Navy Analytics Contract

TechFlow Taps Intellicheck Mobilisa to Support Navy Analytics Contract

TechFlow has awarded a subcontract to Intellicheck Mobilisa for the design, prototyping, deployment and commercialization of a big data analytics tool that the U.S. Navy will use to study the energy usage… Read more »

Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe Combines Streaming, Cloud, Big Data for Analytics Service

Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe Combines Streaming, Cloud, Big Data for Analytics Service

Satellite and geospatial imagery vendors such as DigitalGlobe have worked to utilize streaming technologies for data mining and analytics operations in environments with high volumes of available data, TechTarget reported Wednesday. Craig Stedman writes that… Read more »

Steve Totman: Independent Regulator Picks Cloudera Tech to Analyze Securities Market Data

Steve Totman: Independent Regulator Picks Cloudera Tech to Analyze Securities Market Data

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has tapped into Cloudera big data technology as part of an initiative to monitor securities trading activities in the United States. Cloudera said Tuesday that FINRA… Read more »

BAE Offers Prescriptive, Predictive Analytics Tool for Communications Service Providers

BAE Offers Prescriptive, Predictive Analytics Tool for Communications Service Providers

BAE Systems‘ applied intelligence business has launched a tool that works to facilitate prescriptive and predictive analytics capabilities for communications service providers to guide customer value management and investment activities. The company said… Read more »

MapR Hadoop Training Program Seeks to Build Up Federal Contractor IT Workforce Skills

MapR Hadoop Training Program Seeks to Build Up Federal Contractor IT Workforce Skills

A new free training program from MapR Technologies launched in January for information technology administrators, developers and data analysts to obtain certifications for data distribution platform Apache Hadoop. This program aims to help… Read more »

IBM Unveils Analytics Offering for Hadoop; Beth Smith Comments

IBM Unveils Analytics Offering for Hadoop; Beth Smith Comments

IBM has launched its new in-Hadoop analytics offering that works to leverage the R language, machine learning and data science functions to help enterprises extract business insights from their data. The company… Read more »

DigitalGlobe Adds New Clients to Geospatial Big Data Platform; Sean Anklam, Shay Har-Noy Comment

DigitalGlobe Adds New Clients to Geospatial Big Data Platform; Sean Anklam, Shay Har-Noy Comment

Exogenesis has subscribed to DigitalGlobe’s geospatial big data platform in a move to develop new products based on data analysis. DigitalGlobe will provide Exogenesis with access to its algorithms and… Read more »

IBM Launches Analytics Platform for Energy & Utility Sector; Brad Gammons Comments

IBM Launches Analytics Platform for Energy & Utility Sector; Brad Gammons Comments

IBM has unveiled its new cloud-based analytics offering for the energy and utility sector that works to facilitate situational awareness and data-driven decision-making for managing the energy generation-to-distribution process. The company… Read more »

McKinsey’s David Court: Aim to Scale Up Analytics Benefits with Tech, Culture Change

McKinsey’s David Court: Aim to Scale Up Analytics Benefits with Tech, Culture Change

David Court, a director at McKinsey & Company, believes companies that want to explore the potential business impact of data analytics must undergo a strategic transformation that involves planning, restructuring and frontline development…. Read more »

Lockheed Designs Open Source Analytics Software; Jason O’Connor Comments

Lockheed Designs Open Source Analytics Software; Jason O’Connor Comments

Lockheed Martin has introduced an open source platform for developers and non-developers to process analytics work in real time. The StreamFlow software launched on hosting service GitHub and is designed to work with… Read more »

Altamira, ATIC Form Analytics Collaboration; Jonathan Moneymaker Comments

Altamira, ATIC Form Analytics Collaboration; Jonathan Moneymaker Comments

Altamira Technologies and the Advanced Technical Intelligence Center have signed a partnership agreement to develop analytics tools and offer workforce development services for the U.S. government sector. The alliance will… Read more »

Cisco, Asystec Form Big Data JV; Adam Grennan Comments

Cisco, Asystec Form Big Data JV; Adam Grennan Comments

Cisco has invested $238,000 in a big data joint venture with Asystec, Tech Central reported Monday. Cisco will provide big data services to the partnership and Asystec will contribute human… Read more »

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