Quinyx raises $50 million in Series C as its core service grows
Quinyx AB, the Stockholm-based workforce management software provider, announced that it raised $50 million in Series C funding to expand its presence in the United States, acquire new technologies and invest in the intelligent features that drive its core offering.
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Talend announces data quality monitoring with Snowflake integration
The company is building on its concept of "data health".
This week Talend announced its Fall ’21 release. The new release provides new service, product, and packaging innovations, according to the company. They are applying their data health concepts across their platform to "help customers re... Read more
Tableau’s latest update brings analytics to more people and skill levels
Tableau has been integrated with more artificial intelligence in its platform to broaden the base of people, skill levels, and roles able to use analytics. The augmented analytics functions in Tableau 2021.2 include improvements to the Ask Data feature, which now comes with personalized experiences... Read more
NetApp acquires Data Mechanics to utilize Spark Analytics
NetApp acquires Data Mechanic to enable their customers to use the Apache Spark analytics engine on Kubernetes’s platform for optimization purposes.
NetApp has revealed that it has acquired Data Mechanics, a startup providing cloud analytics and big-data processing on an enterprise-scale throu... Read more
Microsoft Build 2021: news about Power BI and Cosmos DB enhancements
Microsoft brought back Microsoft Build, the annual cloud provider’s conference. Build 2021, which is virtual, is a platform used by the company to unveil new developments in data and analysis. This year does not have groundbreaking news, in comparison to previous years, but the roster is impressi... Read more
EC announces series of webinars on their Evolve Data Project
The Commission has a program for "bringing together HPC, Big Data and Cloud"
This week the EC announced a series of events in support of its Evolve initiative. Launched in 2018, the Evolve Project is a €14 million Innovation Action comprising of 19 organisations from 11 European countries. It ... Read more
Bloomberg announces acquisition of Second Measure
Deal will help Bloomberg to leverage big data to glean insights into consumer behavior and company performance.
Bloomberg this week announced that it has completed its acquisition of San Mateo, CA based startup Second Measure. Second Measure is a consumer data analytics company that helps invest... Read more
How to prepare for the data age?
Over the decades organisations adapted to a data-driven era. We've seen the rise of cloud technology as we learned that all data didn't need to be locked on-premises. We saw the rise of analytics as big data became the rage. Broadband, Wi-Fi and 4G technologies made it easier to move and access dat... Read more
Enterprises using data collection will have challenges to leverage it
Seagate and IDC conducted a survey on the actions businesses and enterprises will have to take, to leverage their collected data. The survey was conducted between December 2019 and January 2020. A total of 1,500 respondents from all over the world were involved.
A glance at the report shows that... Read more
Google Cloud lowers price of Cloud Bigtable service
Google Cloud has made the use of its Cloud Bigtable, a cloud-based storage solution for big data, cheaper. Instead of a mandatory purchase of three nodes, a single node is now sufficient. The main advantage of this is that smaller workloads are now also suitable for the service.
With Cloud Bigta... Read more