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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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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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BSI forms partnership with Exabeam

The Consulting Services team at BSI has announced a new alliance with Exabeam, the security analytics and automation company, to support BSI’s global clients to manage their insider threats, distinguish network traffic, orchestrate responses, and provide cloud based behavioural information analysis.

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Exasol and TurinTech join forces to help enterprises unlock the full potential of AI

Exasol, the high-performance analytics database, has formed a strategic partnership with TurinTech, a leader in artificial intelligence (AI) optimisation that enables enterprises to improve business efficiency and profitability. In combination with its own AI optimisation capabilities, TurinTech will leverage Exasol’s in-memory database to help customers more easily generate high performing models within a fast database in order to support decision making and drive better business outcomes.

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Growing server estates pose DBA challenges

Data professionals are under more pressure than ever, maintaining the performance of fast-growing server estates, managing cloud migrations, meeting increased security and compliance concerns, and coping with staffing and recruitment issues, a survey from Redgate reveals.

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Qlik acquires NodeGraph

Qlik has acquired NodeGraph, a customizable metadata management solution, to help expand its analytics data pipeline capabilities with interactive data lineage, impact analysis and governance and drive “explainable BI,” a higher level of visibility and trust in data. Acquiring NodeGraph advances Qlik’s vision of Active Intelligence, where technology and processes trigger immediate action from real-time, up-to-date and trusted data to accelerate business value across the entire data and analytics supply chain.

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Sagacity’s data expertise drives M6toll traffic analysis

Smarter use of data makes it even easier for M6toll to analyse traffic patterns, providing insight across the business, without calling on data analysts.

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Smart Buildings Show Opens its 2021 event for Registration

The UK’s cornerstone Smart Buildings Show returns for its largest event to-date. The free-to-attend conference and exhibition takes place at London’s iconic ExCel, on 6-7th October 2021, with more exhibitors and content than ever before. Covid-safe practices continue to be followed in line with venue and government guidelines, ensuring visitor safety.

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Expert Opinions

By Catherine Boddy, Head of Vulnerability Operations Centre, Orange Cyberdefense.
By David Watkins, solutions director at VIRTUS Data Centres.
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