Weekly Newsletter, June 19, 2016

Weekly Newsletter, June 19, 2016
admin | June 19th, 2016

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The intent of this newsletter is to highlight some of the newsworthy developments that emerged in the Industry during the past week.

Accenture Launching Advanced Analytics targeting Fraud

 Accenture is launching seven new advanced analytics applications to more effectively detect and remediate fraud. (6/15/16)  Read article

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Drillinginfo Announces New Analytics Tools

 Drillinginfo, an oil and gas analytics company, announces expanded predictive and prescriptive intelligence capabilities for its customers. (6/16/16) Read article

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Featurespace Has Raised £6.2m For Fraud Detection

 Featurespace, founded by a Cambridge University professor, is used by online gambling companies and banks to locate dubious transactions by scanning all the activity on a specific network. The company is seeking to expand operations into the US. (6/17/16) Read article

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IBM announces initiatives to develop cloud and IoT platforms in India

 Initiatives include collaborations with educational technology company Coursera and web-based repository hosting service GitHub. (6/17/16) Read article

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Information Builders Announces GA of WebFOCUS Business User Edition

 Governed Self-Service Data Analytics Tool Lets Non-Technical Business Users Easily Share Reports, Dashboards, and Data Visualizations. (6/13/16) Read article

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MemSQL Introduces New Enterprise Security Capabilities

 MemSQL is introducing Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) for its distributed database platform. (6/15/16) Read article

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Objectivity Partners with Tableau

 Technology partnership enables Objectivity’s ThingSpan™ to be used with Tableau Software’s visualization tools to enhance its relationship discovery capabilities. (6/15/16) Read article

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ORTEC Partners with Microsoft to launch Big Data Portal

 ORTEC Consulting announces launch of Analytics-as-a-Service portal running on Microsoft’s Azure cloud. (6/15/16) Read article

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Research and Markets offers New Big Data Market Report

 Research and Markets, a global market research store based in Dublin, Ireland has added The Big Data Market: 2016 – 2030 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies, Industry Verticals and Forecasts to its offerings (6/14/16) Read article

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The Weather Company Collaborates with Gogo Business

 The Weather Company (an IBM Business) will team with Gogo Business Aviation to deliver real-time turbulence reports and alerts directly to pilots, dispatch and other operations personnel. (6/16/16) Read article

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Wipro Launches Data Discovery Platform

 Wipro launches its analytics solution, Data Discovery Platform, providing business insights across the value chain of an industry through pre-defined “apps”. (6/15/16) Read article

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WorldQuant Ventures Invests in Cycle Computing

 Cycle Computing’s CycleCloud software suite is a cloud orchestration, provisioning, and data management platform for Big Compute and Big Data. WorldQuant Ventures Investment permits Cycle Computing to expand access for financial services companies to cloud-based computing solutions. (6/13/16) Read article

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Zettaset teams with Gemalto to provide Security for Big Data Deployments

 Integrated products provide encryption, key security and crypto management solution for big data deployments in the cloud, data center and virtual environments (6/13/16) Read article

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