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Accelerating insights and decision making

To help organisations quickly identify new growth opportunities, Oracle NetSuite has introduced NetSuite Analytics Warehouse. Built on Oracle Analytics Cloud and Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse, NetSuite Analytics Warehouse helps customers spot patterns and quickly surface insights from NetSuite and third-party data to enhance decision making and uncover new revenue streams.

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Lacework and Snowflake partner

Integration and pre-built content to accelerate customer security data lake initiatives by breaking down data silos to support compliance, incident response and security metrics.

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Aiimi and Databricks partner to deliver deeper AI and analytics capabilities

Aiimi will build on its successful client base – including Anglian Water, Northumbrian Water, and BEIS – to deliver next generation data science and analytics platforms to Databricks’ customers.

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Scality delivers portfolio for Splunk SmartStore deployments

Leading big data analytics deployments in architecture options, broad applications support and proven customer adoption.

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Quest releases Toad for Oracle 15.0

Toad for Oracle 15.0 provides additional resiliency against vulnerabilities, malware and cyber attacks through comprehensive SSDLC controls and supports Oracle Database 21c.

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Data strategies 'not understood'

Mango Solutions has published the results of a study which reveals that while 95% of companies questioned have a data strategy, less than a third of those (29%), claim their data strategy is clear and widely understood.

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Qlik Cloud empowers food manufacturer Whitworths

Leading healthier snack manufacturer, Whitworths, has made a crucial next step in its business transformation towards a cloud model by scaling and rolling out Qlik’s cloud-based data analytics platform to improve access to real-time analytics. The move will give Whitworths’ employees, suppliers, and partners worldwide an opportunity to access up-to-date, accurate information across business operations through Qlik Cloud® and drive more informed decision-making.

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Use of database monitoring tools rises to record high, monitoring survey reveals

Over three quarters (79%) of database professionals are now using either a paid-for or in-house monitoring tool, a survey from Redgate Software has shown. This is an increase of 10 percentage points from the same survey last year and, at the same time, the 86% satisfaction rate with paid-for monitoring tools is also an all-time high, up 18 percentage points on the previous year.

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Volkswagen and Teradata develop smart factory solution

On the path to fully networked production in the automotive industry, there are two key success factors: the digital networking of processes, products and machines, and the smart use of data. An interdisciplinary team from Volkswagen, AWS, and the connected multi-cloud data platform for enterprise analytics company, Teradata, has now succeeded in both. With "Spot Welding Analytics," they have created an intelligent solution that enables greater transparency and efficiency in car body construction. The solution integrates and analyzes data generated by welding robots – a previously untapped potential of manufacturing data.

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Alpine F1 Team signs global enterprise deal for KX Insights

Alpine F1 Team has signed a global enterprise deal for KX Insights, its cloud-first, real-time streaming analytics platform that will run on Microsoft Azure. The deal, which builds on an already highly successful relationship between the two organisations, will enable Alpine F1 Team to rapidly scale-up its real-time decision-making capabilities and implement an operating model of continuous actionable business intelligence for enhanced performance both on and off the track.

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Qlik on the menu at Burger King

Leading fast food chain Burger King has turned to Qlik to support its data and analytics business needs by consolidating data from different systems and improving the decision-making process at all levels within the business across all its restaurants.

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Big data spending to reach $50 million this year

European spending on Big Data and business analytics (BDA) solutions is forecast to reach $50 billion this year, an increase of 7% over 2020, according to a new update to the Worldwide Big Data and Analytics Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC). The forecast also shows that BDA spending will gain strength over the next five years as the European economy recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic. The compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for European BDA spending over the 2021–2025 forecast period will be 11%.

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Organisations still struggle with data quality

Businesses are challenged with the diversity, scale, and distributed nature of data, but 56% of data leaders are using analytics tools to improve tech and employee performance survey of almost 400 business decision-makers finds.

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DataRobot and Foxtons partner to drive data transformation

London’s leading estate agency joins forces with artificial intelligence pioneer to accelerate data analytics and modelling capabilities.

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CDO role needs redefining

Landmark Exasol study defines the changes needed for today’s aspiring CDOs — and the organisations that recruit them — to prosper.

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Videos

Wes Van Den Berg, Vice President and General Manager, UK&I, Pure Storage, provides an update on recent developments at the company, including the launch of the FlashBlade//S family of products and the introduction of the Evergreen//Flex.
Robert Belgrave, CEO of Pax8 EMEA, shares his plans for the company, following a recent $185 million investment round - with ongoing geographical and technology solutions expansion very much on the agenda. Robert also provides some fascinating insights into the post-pandemic Channel and end user business worlds.
Matt Howard, SVP and Chief Marketing Officer at Virtru, provides some great insights into the Trusted Data Format (TDF) and explains why the time is right to launch the OpenTDF Project – giving the developer community the opportunity to address the many security complexities of the digital data ecosystem.
Richelle Ahlvers, Chair of the SNIA Storage Management Initiative, discusses what’s new with Swordfish, the storage management standard, including the latest developments on work with industry partner organisations and the new Conformance Testing Program, as well as talking through the newly opened SNIA Storage Management Initiative’s Next-Gen Lab.

Expert Opinions

By Simon Bennett, CTO EMEA at Rackspace Technology
By Marc Zottner and Michael Coté at VMware
By Richard Melick, Director, Product Marketing for Endpoint Security at Zimperium.