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Gartner – More than 40% of Data Science Tasks will be automated by 2020

January 25th, 2018

According to Gartner, mainstream self-service analytics by business users and the advanced analytics techniques of data scientists are becoming less disparate as sophisticated analysis can be performed without having the skills that characterize a data scientist – coining the term citizen data scientists.

The 5 Biggest Data Visualization Mistakes Everyone Can Easily Avoid

January 8th, 2018

Unfortunately, data visualization mistakes are very common. Poor data visualizations can lead to muddled messages and ultimately, poorly-executed and ineffective decisions.

Check out this list Bernard Marr put together highlighting five key mistakes that are seen day in and day out and how you can avoid these, ensuring your data analysis and reporting efforts will have the desired impact

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DataRobot Integrates with Alteryx – Simplifying Predictive Analytic Workflow

December 19th, 2017

DataRobot announces integration with Alteryx – allowing for more simplified and seamless end-to-end predictive analytic workflows, from data preparation to modelling to deployment.

With many organizations putting data in the driving seat, predictive analytics is in high demand, however, many aren’t ready for it and face challenges when it comes to the diverse programming environments to blend data from disparate sources, build predictive models and then seamlessly deploy them so that they can drive real business value.

Is your head spinning around IoT, AI and ML?

November 30th, 2017

Remember all the buzz around “Big Data” just 5 years ago? It was all the rage in the tech industry and you could barely read an industry article or interact with a tech vendor without a reference to “Big Data”.

That early hype eventually led to a maturing market and big data is now a proven reality with IDC forecasting sales to reach $187 billion by 2019. That’s quite a staggering amount especially when you compare it to Gartner’s estimate of the Business Intelligence and Analytics market being $16.9 billion in 2016.

Nowadays, there’s a whole new set of technology trends which are dominating the technology landscape similar to the way big data dominated things just a few years ago.

Customers chose Alteryx as the winner of the Gartner Peer Insights GOLD award

November 20th, 2017

The business intelligence and analytics platform market includes platforms that can be rapidly implemented, either by business users who need to find insights, or by IT leaders who want to build analytics content to meet business requirements. Business users are driving the need for new capabilities by demanding access to analysis and insights from advanced analytics, even if they don't have IT or data science skills.

Users Rank Qlik Sense Top in Customer and Product Satisfaction, Project Success, and Business Value Among Large International BI Vendors in BARC’s BI Survey 17

November 20th, 2017

Radnor, PA – Qlik®, a leader in data analytics, today announced that Qlik Sense®, its next-generation application for self-service business intelligence (BI) and visual analytics, has ranked first in customer and product satisfaction, project success, business value and benefits, recommendation, embedded BI, and performance satisfaction among large international BI vendors in the industry’s largest independent global survey of BI users.

Qlik Named a Leader in Independent Enterprise BI Platforms Report

November 20th, 2017

According to report, “Qlik continues to differentiate with its powerful associative BI engine”

September 20, 2017

Radnor, PA – Qlik®, a leader in data analytics, today announced that it has been named a leader in the “The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise BI Platforms With Majority On-Premises Deployments, Q3 2017” by Forrester Research Inc.