The Stitch Labs' in-house data science team has added a sales forecasting feature to its inventory management product to aid SMB retailers in making better inventory purchasing and storage decisions.
Pittsburgh is going all out on disruptive healthcare.
One of the most interesting big data use cases Ben Wellington cited was finding the worst place to park in NYC that would guarantee a parking ticket.
Expect to see more companies partner up and sell fused products and platforms in an effort to overcome big data stumbling blocks for customers. But also expect a wider range of convergence activity as data, mobile, the Internet of Things, and other emerging trends move from standalone entities to seamlessly connected systems.
Information intelligence firm Recommind adds a business intelligence component to its cloud-based eDiscovery platform with its recent release of the newest version of Axcelerate 5. It's a boon for any legal office or department requiring real-time analytics during the document review process.
A new survey conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) and Teradata finds a huge gap in how CEOs and other executives see big data. They found that it is CEOs who now wear the rose-colored glasses. Other executives, especially lower-level managers, have a bleaker view.
You can expect to see more integration between big data tools and a wide variety of other business and consumer software as big data shifts from standalone works to the very backbone of all software.
Big data in marketing is all the rage. Everyone wants to know all there is to know about their customers and pump those sales ever higher. Alrighty, let's say you do that. Can you deliver on all those new sales? Do you have enough inventory? Can you make or get more product on time? Are margins where they need to be?
Visier's new release includes succession planning, employee recognition, talent flow analytics, automated personalized reporting, and even a one-of-a-kind interactive talent flow visualization that enables` real-time analysis of how people have developed in their careers and moved over time.
Enterprises using big data only to improve their operations or marketing efforts are not leveraging data to maximum effect.