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2013-05-30 12:31:00

IRVINE, Calif., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alteryx, Inc., the leading provider of Strategic Analytics, today announced that it has been named a Red Herring Top 100 North America winner. For Alteryx, the win comes on the heels of $12 million in financing from Toba Capital and SAP Ventures and the recent release of Project Edition, a free version of its Analytic Designer that further supports the Humanization of Big Data by putting powerful analytics into the hands of any business analyst....

2013-05-30 12:24:22

Leading Social Data Provider Shows How FirstRain Tackles Relevant Customer Intelligence SAN MATEO, Calif., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstRain, the global leader in advanced customer intelligence analytics for the enterprise, has announced the release of a new white paper by Gnip, the world's largest and most trusted provider of social data. The white paper details FirstRain's analytics-based approach to uncovering highly relevant customer intelligence from Twitter and the global...

2013-05-28 16:28:17

NEW YORK, May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Location Intelligence provider, Galigeo announces the launch of Galigeo-for-CRM an advanced Location Intelligence software solution for Enterprise companies. The CRM product is designed to assist Sales Operations, Sales Forces and Field Service Management teams in improving sales and service efforts through better management of territories, lead or case assignment, visit planning and routing. (Photo:...

2013-05-24 23:30:55

Global Business Intelligence (BI) vendor, Yellowfin, has been recognized as a standout world-class BI vendor, receiving the highest overall ranking in Dresner Advisory Services´ (DAS) 2013 Wisdom of Crowds Business Intelligence Market Study. Yellowfin also achieved the highest score in the study´s “Emerging Business Intelligence Vendors” category for the second year in a row. (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 “A member of the ℠Emerging´ market segment, Yellowfin...

Visual IQ Test Eliminates Cultural Bias
2013-05-23 15:40:23

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Testing for intelligence can be a tricky proposition, with the tests themselves often being the product of cultural or intellectual biases. Researchers from the University at Rochester believe they have found a simple, context-free visual test that can determine a person´s IQ regardless of cultural background, according to their report in the journal Current Biology. "Because intelligence is such a broad construct, you can't...

Having The Biggest Playlist Doesn't Make A Male Songbird The Brainiest Of The Bunch
2013-05-22 13:17:58

Duke University "For songbirds, singing a lot of songs indicates a bird is smart, but that signal is not necessarily indicative of intelligence for everything," said Duke biologist Steve Nowicki. In a series of problem-solving tests with the birds, he and his colleagues found that the male song sparrows that sang the most songs learned to solve food-finding puzzles more slowly than the birds singing fewer songs. The results are the first to show that a larger song repertoire links to...

2013-05-22 12:20:42

Updated system gives intelligence analysts a clear picture of emerging and imminent threats, like the location of an enemy convoy, helping save military and civilian lives. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army awarded a contract to General Dynamics C4 Systems for 10 vehicle-mounted Tactical Ground Station (TGS) Lot D systems with an option for 11 additional systems. The TGS system is part of the Distributed Common Ground System-Army (DCGS-A), the Army's...

2013-05-21 23:17:22

275-bed hospital to use Dimensional Insight´s business intelligence to improve access to and use of data. Burlington, Mass. (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Dimensional Insight, a developer of business intelligence (BI) solutions, today announced that Western Maryland Health System, a 275-bed hospital based in Cumberland, Md., will be using The Diver Solution (Diver) to help it analyze its data more quickly. Western Maryland Health System is the first customer to purchase Diver through Dimensional...

2013-05-21 23:05:03

In April 2013, more than 61,000 jobs were advertised online for IT Project Managers in the United States, growing 8% year-over-year, according to WANTED Analytics. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 During April 2013, more than 61,000 jobs were advertised online for Information Technology Project Managers in the United States, according to WANTED Analytics (http://www.wantedanalytics.com), the leading source of real-time business intelligence for the talent marketplace. As organizations...

Practice May Not Make Perfect
2013-05-21 17:05:21

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Is “practice makes perfect” an age-old adage to live by or just thinking inside-the-box? According to University of Michigan associate professor Zachary Hambrick, endless hours spent trying to perfect a skill could be a waste of time. In a new study published in the journal Intelligence, Hambrick and a team of American researchers suggest that “deliberate practice is not sufficient to explain individual...