Splunk puts the focus on operational intelligence

TORONTO – One of the big four mega trends is Big Data or put in other terms business intelligence. At the Splunk Live Conference today the San Francisco-based machine-generated data software vendor is

Published on: June 2nd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

SAS Canada hires marketing wiz as its new president

Analytics software vendor SAS has gone the unconventional route in hiring a marketing executive as its new Canadian subsidiary President. Usually subsidiary leaders come from finance or sales, but Cameron Dow bucks that

Published on: November 20th, 2015 CDN Staff

Oracle tries to cut through the data mess at OpenWorld 2015

Oracle unveiled the Oracle Data Visualization Cloud Service on day two of the weeklong conference in San Francisco that is meant to make data mining a self-service. This new offering is the latest

Published on: October 26th, 2015 CDN Staff

Microsoft acquires Toronto-based data visualization solution provider

Microsoft today announced the acquisition of Toronto-based Datazen Software, a cross-platform mobile business intelligence and data visualization solution provider. The company said that the move is meant to help bring a data culture to

Published on: April 14th, 2015 Dave Yin

Canadian Tire money program gets analytics makeover

LAS VEGAS - After 53 years on the job Sandy McTire, that jolly Scottish character that has appeared on the face of Canadian Tire money since 1961, is getting a makeover of sorts. No, were not

Published on: October 24th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Microsoft BI solution delivers results for Pizza Pizza

When the pizza delivery guy is running late, we’re often thinking “free pizza.” For Amar Narain, the same situation could be triggering a different type of imagery. His thoughts probably go something more

Published on: July 14th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Information Builders’ iWay Sentinel keeps apps under close watch

ORLANDO – Spotting potential app failures before they become full-blown problems is essential for keeping enterprise systems running smoothly. Information Builders announced a new product designed to give businesses “a single pane of glass”

Published on: June 12th, 2014 Candice So

Big data myths and the dangers they pose

Precision is what most people strive for in using analytics. Crunching all those numbers with computing power that could run a small province has to generate an exact measure, right? No, says an

Published on: June 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Solgenia expands cloud biz analytics offering for partners

In line with its strategy to further grow its channel presence, cloud infrastructure solutions provider Solgenia Canada Inc. is offering its partners a new business analytics tool focused on providing customers greater visibility

Published on: May 14th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Klipfolio adopts per-user pricing for SaaS dashboard

Many businesses that have moved to software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions often encounter difficulty determining if they are really getting their money’s worth because of a lack of visibility around solution fees. It’s ironic because

Published on: May 1st, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Canadian firm presents BI data with infographics

Tired of pie charts and bar graphs? Toronto’s Panorama Software says it has a better way of presenting data. The company released today of its Necto 14 analytics and visualization suite. The software

Published on: April 23rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Maps BI helps businesses navigate data

Data analytics engines can be great tools for helping organizations better understand the data in their systems, but very often business operators also need help in visualizing how that data fits into the

Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Nestor Arellano

SAS goes to distribution with Arrow Electronics

SAS Institute, which specializes in big data analytics software and services, has signed a distributor-managed reseller agreement with Arrow Electronics. SAS is a global vendor, with more than 70,000 customer sites in nearly

Published on: March 19th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Intel to make big data more of a reality than it is

Chip making giant Intel Corp. want to help businesses maximize the value of big data investment by launching the Intel Data Platform software suite. Based on open source technologies, Intel Data Platform is designed

Published on: February 14th, 2014 CDN Staff