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Big data can tell you who to hire, fire and promote

Talent management software company Cornerstone OnDemand unveiled Tuesday its latest solution, Cornerstone Insights, for corporate employee management. The newest suite of predictive analytics dashboards will help business managers make sense of business data, according to the company's press release.

Asking the right questions of the big data sphinx

Determining how best to query big data can feel a bit like trying to answer a sphinx's riddle. Can you determine what you don't know if you don't know what you don't know? Yes, the complexities in asking the right question can drive even the best of puzzle masters (or data scientists) completely bonkers.

Microsoft, NetSuite enter cloud partnership

NetSuite, a provider of SaaS accounting, ERP, CRM and ecommerce software, just announced a partnership with Microsoft. The combo play strengthens NetSuite's hand in embedded analytics and productivity. It also competitively boosts Microsoft Azure.

Big data analytics causes bottleneck in global capital markets ecosystem

New research by the Tabb Group found that an analytics created bottleneck, i.e. an absence, insufficient number of, or underperforming analytics in financial institutions, is beginning to have a negative impact on the global capital markets ecosystem. 

Stitch Labs launches predictive analytics for SMB sales forecasting, inventory controls

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. 

New big data alliance seeks to reinvent healthcare

Pittsburgh is going all out on disruptive healthcare.

Spotlight: Where to get the worst parking tickets in NYC

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. 

Qlik, JethroData partner on Interactive Data Discovery on Hadoop

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.

Recommind adds BI to e-discovery platform with release of Axcelerate 5

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.  

CEOs and lower-level managers flip positions on big data

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.