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Software (see also All Software)

  • Try the new leader in optimization free for 30 days - Jan 26, 2010.
    FICO Xpress Optimization Suite 7 helps organizations develop and deploy optimization applications that solve the biggest real-world challenges faster than ever
  • Online and Offline become 1 with FinWEB - Customer Online Targeting - Jan 26, 2010.
    Our solution combines online and offline data to enrich visitor and customer profiles to enhance both web user interactions and customer interaction via traditional channels such as call center, email, sales reps.
  • Ribbon Hero - Play Excel FTW - Jan 19, 2010.
    Ribbon Hero is a concept test for Word, PowerPoint, and Excel 2007 and 2010, designed to help you boost your Office skills and knowledge.
  • Fraud and Anomaly Detection Made Simple - Jan 18, 2010.
    Here is a quick and simple application for fraud and anomaly detection. To replicate this on your own computer, download and install the Oracle Database 11g Release 1 or 2.
  • Geotime Visualization with Data, Time and Geography - Jan 14, 2010.
    Geotime is a cool technology from research and now into products from a company called Oculus. It allows you to combine the three major ingredients of most Business Intelligence data collection and analysis - Data, Time and Geography

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News Briefs

  • SAS revenue jumps 2.2% to record $2.31 billion - Jan 25, 2010.
    Despite poor economic conditions, SAS maintained its unbroken chain of growth and profitability for 34 years since the company was founded.
  • Google patents Map/Reduce - Jan 24, 2010.
    The patent 7,650,331 entitled "System and method for efficient large-scale data processing" and covers the process of mapping work to multiple processors and then reducing the intermediate results from these processors to a final result.
  • Data mining helps New York catch tax cheats - Jan 23, 2010.
    The new approach makes New York a leader in the pursuit of tax cheats. Is a pizza franchise selling more pies than it is reporting? Check how many pizza boxes parent company sent to the local shop. A bar underreporting its sales? Check annual reports from liquor wholesalers.
  • Patent: System and method for temporal data mining - Jan 22, 2010.
    The system ... to identify, using a candidate identification and tracking module, one or more occurrences in the temporal data series of a candidate episode and increment a count for each identified occurrence.
  • Fortune: SAS is Best Company to Work for in USA - Jan 21, 2010.
    SAS, the leader in business analytics, is No.1 on FORTUNE magazine's annual 100 Best Companies to Work For list.
  • Microgaming Network Ends Data Mining of Poker Hand History - Jan 21, 2010.
    The Microgaming Network has decided to stop allowing access to the poker hand data that was available to players on the popular poker site.
  • Flurry Raises $7 Million Series B to Accelerate Mobile Analytics Firm's Rapid Growth - Jan 18, 2010.
    Since launching its service in January 2009, Flurry has quickly emerged as one of the world's largest mobile application analytics and monetization platforms.
  • NeuroDimension OptiGen Library 2.0 Released - Jan 17, 2010.
    The OptiGen Library is an object-oriented programming interface incorporating many powerful optimization techniques into one single package, including single- and multi-objective genetic algorithms, advanced attribute selection algorithms, and other optimization strategies.
  • IDC: Future Bright for Business Analytics SaaS Market - Jan 17, 2010.
    Over the next five years, the business analytics software-as-a service (SaaS) market will grow more than three times as fast as the total business analytics software market with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.4 percent through 2013

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