By Bob Brown So many big data and analytics-focused startups are getting funding these days that I’ve been inspired to compile a second slideshow highlighting these companies. This new batch has reined in some $250 million this year as they seek to help organizations make sense of the seemingly endless pool of data going online. […]

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By Iris Dorbian Cambridge, Massachusetts-based RapidMiner, a predictive analytics platform provider, has named Peter Y. Lee as president and CEO. Lee was the former executive vice president of TIBCO. RapidMiner’s backers include Ascent Venture Partners, Longworth Venture Partners, Earlybird Venture Capital and Open Ocean Capital. Read full story…

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True to its iconic logo, Hadoop is still very much the elephant in the room. Most every data scientist has heard of it, yet relatively few can say they have a firm grasp on what the technology can do for their business, and even fewer have actually implemented it successfully at their organization. But in […]

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While predictive analytics can be used for ad hoc analysis and one off projects, today’s tools provide the ability to build predictive analytics into applications and services, including predictive maintenance and customer retention, for ongoing, and even automated, use. A contributed story by Ralf Klinkenberg, co-founder and General Manager of RapidMiner. Read Full Story…

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