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Accenture Acquires Kogentix to Help Clients Run Legacy Analytics Applications on Open Source Technologies to Get Ahead of Data Surge

Continues to Add to Accenture Applied Intelligence’s Talent Bench of More Than 6,000 Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Professionals Accenture has acquired Kogentix, a company providing big data and AI services and solutions that help enterprises make better decisions with their data. Kogentix, headquartered in Schaumburg, Ill., will strengthen Accenture Applied Intelligence’s growing data engineering business, particularly in North America, as companies are increasingly looking to harness open source big data and…

Striim Strengthens Platform for Cloud-Based Analytics

Version 3.8.4 Expands Real-Time Data Movement and Integration to multiple Cloud Analytics Services; Increases Operational Value of Cloud Analytics Striim, provider of an enterprise-grade platform for streaming data integration,  announced the general availability of version 3.8.4 of the Striim platform. This new release strengthens the platform's capabilities in helping organizations with their transition to, and use of, cloud-based analytics by creating enterprise-grade, real-time data pipelines to feed different layers of…

Battle of Two Giants in 2018 Will Inspire Everybody Else to Think Differently

Throughout 2017, Walmart and Amazon took their positions and mustered their troops for battle. Both started to add elements that made up for their respective weaknesses. Amazon added brick and mortar aspects to their business through their launches of bookstores, their experimental Amazon Go store, and their purchase of Whole Foods. On the flip side, Walmart’s purchase of Jet.com was followed up with their acquisition of a number of other strong e-commerce and direct-to-consumer brands such as Bonobos and Moosejaw to…