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  • Salesforce bets on big data with US$15.3 billion Tableau buy

    Salesforce.com has agreed to buy big data firm Tableau Software for US$15.3 billion, adding muscle in its fight with Microsoft for a bigger share of the market that helps businesses target customers with tools to analyze and visualize data.

  • NZ Cricket seeks advantage from Qrious analytics

    New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has turned to Spark’s data analytics subsidiary Qrious to help it analyse game and player performance and gain competitive advantage for its Blackcaps and White Ferns teams in the 2019 ICC World Cup.

  • Machine learning cuts surgical infections by 74 percent

    By applying predictive analytics and machine learning techniques to patient data and real-time data from operating theatres the University of Iowa Hospital in the US managed to reduce the incidence of wound infections acquired during surgery by 74 percent.

  • Data literacy now a key workforce skill, says Qlik CEO

    Data literacy, according to Mike Capone, CEO of analytics software company Qlik, is to the information age what traditional literacy — reading and writing — was to the industrial age: a skill essential to anyone wanting to fully participate in the workforce, and one required by all organisations for every facet of their operations.

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  • 8 Ways Big Data and Analytics Will Change Sports

    The leading minds in sports convened in Boston last week at the annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference to share ideas about how big data will be a game-changer for fans, players, coaches, officials and front-office personnel.

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