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2017 Contributors of the Year: Joanna Schloss

2017 Contributors of the Year: Joanna Schloss

The aphorism "perfect is the enemy of good" can be found in Voltaire's writings, Shakespeare's plays and Joanna Schloss's analytics advice. As a subject matter expert in all things analytics, including business intelligence, big data, data warehousing and more, Schloss cuts through the buzzwords to make analytics approachable.

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Forrester Raises the Bar for Enterprise BI Platforms With Latest Wave

Forrester Raises the Bar for Enterprise BI Platforms With Latest Wave

Take most of what you've read about ranking enterprise business intelligence (BI) platforms and set it aside. Forrester Research introduced new criteria to select its leaders for its latest Enterprise BI Platforms With Majority On-Premises Deployments Wave.

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Databricks’ $140M Funding Will Drive AI, Engineering Investments

Databricks' $140M Funding Will Drive AI, Engineering Investments

Databricks, a San Francisco-based business and customer analytics platform, will double its engineering staff, build out its analytics suite using artificial intelligence (AI), focus on specific verticals and expand globally thanks to a $140 million investment.

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Thoughtspot Nets $60M, Debuts AI-Driven Analytics

Thoughtspot Nets $60M, Debuts AI-Driven Analytics

ThoughtSpot, a business intelligence and analytics provider, has released an artificial intelligence-backed analytics platform on the heels of a $60 million funding round. The funding — which closed in January but was announced for the first time today — brings the Palo Alto-based company's total funding to more than $160 million.

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Artificial Intelligence Is the New Business Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence Is the New Business Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a theme that’s been frequently dramatized by the entertainment industry. We see it in the form of humanoid figures with superhuman intelligence.  These AI marvels work 24/7, nearly at the speed of light, yet they never get tired or complain.

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Tableau Acquires ClearGraph to Raise Augmented Intelligence Play

Tableau Acquires ClearGraph to Raise Augmented Intelligence Play

Tableau, a Seattle-based business intelligence and analytics provider, announced this morning that it has acquired ClearGraph.  Based in Palo Alto, Calif., ClearGraph provides smart data discovery and data analysis natural language query solutions. The purchase price has not been disclosed.

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3 Vendor-Created Barriers to AI Adoption

3 Vendor-Created Barriers to AI Adoption

Gartner issued a warning yesterday to any vendor busy marketing their artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities: your hard sell could be counterproductive.  According to Jim Hare, research vice president at Stamford, Conn.-based Gartner, the push to build and market AI products has been so intense that many vendors have forgotten

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