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Google snaps up analytics company Looker for a cool $2.6 billion

The Alphabet subsidiary has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the analytics startup Google has announced that is acquiring in-demand analytics startup Looker for $2.6 billion (£2 billion) and integrating the company into Google Cloud. The business analytics company arrived on the scene seven years ago and helps customers visualize and understand their data…. Read More


Why we need to automate automation
James Sherlow, senior systems engineer at Avi Networks, discusses the rise of intent-based automation IT is suffering a crisis of scale. In days past, managing IT was a human-scale job. It was taxing (as any IT person will tell you), but you could at least hope to get your arms around it. Now, with hundreds... Read More

Augmenting operations at the edge

Kevin Brown, VP Global Data Center Strategy and Technology at Schneider Electric, speaks to Techerati on meeting data centre challenges at the edge and how emerging analytics capabilities can help augment operations There is a huge amount of hype about the edge. It is plugged to be a multi-billion-dollar opportunity and is expected to make… Read More


Q+A: Hitachi Vantara on the changing IoT, big data and AI landscape
In conversation with Hitachi Vantara experts Jonathan Bowl and Wael Elrifai at Big Data World and Smart IoT 2019 IoT, analytics and AI are not exactly new technologies. But now that companies have incorporated them in to their business processes, to various degrees, why are so many failing to achieve the outcomes they expected? Last... Read More

So, what is data science anyway?
Rich Pugh, co-founder and chief data scientist at Mango Solutions, looks back in time to find out where the term ‘data science’ first originated, what it means today and how it can add value in a data-driven organisation Much of our time is spent talking to organisations looking to build a data science capability, or... Read More


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