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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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Announced at the 14th annual MIT Chief Data Officer and Information Quality Symposium, study finds CDOs are increasingly seen as strategic business leaders but face critical challenges.
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists is a global network of more than 190 investigative journalists in more than 65 countries who collaborate on in-depth investigative stories.
Neural Technologies is launching the Optimus Ecosystem, an integrated compilation of solutions spread across the areas of Revenue Management, Digital Integration and Advanced Automation & Analytics that is able to address effectively the challenges associated with digitizing business processes across the enterprise. Optimus Ecosystem is the answer to a successful digital transformation journey.
HCL Technologies has issued findings on digital technology investment and deployment by enterprises in the wake of COVID-19. The Digital Acceleration for Business Resilience report, done in conjunction with Vanson Bourne, surveyed 420 senior business and IT decision makers across industries and found the majority of companies (89%) are stepping up their digital initiatives, which the report terms “Digital Acceleration.” The respondents state cybersecurity and cloud are the top two technologies to receive increased investment as a direct result of the pandemic.
With Databricks Ingest and new partner integrations, data teams can easily populate lakehouses, which combine the best of data lakes and data warehouses.
A global leader in seamless payments deploys MapR to provide a single unified data platform providing support to its globally expanding business.
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Enhancing the dining experience for McDonald’s Belgium

McDonald’s Belgium partnered with Purple, Cisco Meraki and Socialspot to deliver a fast, free and secure guest WiFi network in over 80 restaurant locations across Belgium.

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