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Connotate and CrowdSource in Partnership

Connotate, announced it is partnering with CrowdSource, a leader in enterprise-level crowdsourcing, to offer more options for companies seeking cost-efficient ways to leverage Web data for business advantage. CrowdSource provides full-service crowdsourcing solutions to accomplish labor-intensive tasks with unprecedented speed and superior quality. By breaking complex tasks into microtasks and employing quality controls, CrowdSource eliminates the most common problems associated ... Read More »

Salesforce.com Goes for Social Big Data with Radian6 Updates

Salesforce.com is moving beyond listening to social talk to understand what is being said.  Salesforce.com has updated its Radian6 social media monitoring software with the introduction of Insights, expanding analysis beyond sentiment to include intent, demographics and online influence.   The updates will help companies deal with the deluge of data from social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn as ... Read More »

Connotate and Systech Partner to Leverage Web Data for Business Intelligence

Connotate Will Enable Systech to Apply Its Proven Methodology to Create Valuable Data Sets From Sources Outside the Firewall Connotate announced it is partnering with Systech Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of business intelligence, to develop new best practices at the intersection of Big Data and digital strategy. With over 100 clients in key industry sectors, Systech has extended its ... Read More »

Fraud Analytics That Adapt on the Fly

A major implication of Big Data, is that analytics must rely less on persistent (historical) data and instead adjust dynamically in the stream. This is particularly true for fraud analytics, given the ever-changing nature of fraud. Development of the traditional neural network fraud model requires access to high-quality historical data. This presents a challenge in emerging markets, which tend to ... Read More »

Connotate Opens Office in London to Serve EMEA Markets

Connotate, the leading provider of solutions that help organizations automate data collection from the Web, today announced the opening of a London office to serve as the center of its European operations.  The London office will permit Connotate to accelerate the development of new partnerships with EMEA-based companies, as well as better serve its growing base of customers in Europe, including ... Read More »

Outsell Analyst Chuck Richard Knocks the “200 Free Leads” Business

Information industry analyst Chuck Richard took aim at a broad swath of data vendors offering low-cost marketing and sales leads, proclaiming that “shallowly pre-qualified contacts” are fueling the “200” or “500 free leads” offers that are sending a dangerous signal to the industry. In an analysis published by information-industry advisory firm Outsell, Richard argues that marketers surveyed by the research firm ... Read More »

Connotate and Digital Reasoning in Partnership to Mine Intelligence from Social Media

Connotate, Inc., the leading provider of solutions that help organizations monitor and collect data and content from the Web, today announced that it has partnered with Digital Reasoning™, the leader in unstructured data analytics at scale, to provide government agencies with a simple solution to create actionable intelligence from fact-based analysis of social media’s Big Data.  To continue reading, please ... Read More »

HG Data Company Launches Technology User Database, “HG Data 400”

HG Data Company, a startup transforming the business intelligence industry, has commercially released the industry’s most comprehensive database of enterprise technology users.  The new “HG Data 400” master file monitors which particular technologies are in use at more than 500,000 geographic sites in the U.S.  From A to Z–Adobe to Zenoss–the HG Data 400 offers marketers, sales executives and researchers ... Read More »

BIG Data: HG Data Tracks the Relationships Between Businesses Themselves – For BIIA Members –

Meet HG Data:  A company which says “We’re Data Scientists”. At HG Data’s lab in California, our data scientists are pioneering surprising new ways to procure, extract and apply data.  We love the astounded look on our customer’s face upon first seeing what we (and our databases) can deliver. We launched our first company, NOZA, in 2005.  That’s where we ... Read More »

HG Data Company Wins Innovation Honor at “Big Data” Industry Event

HG Data Company, a technology startup transforming the business intelligence industry, has been honored as one of the three most innovative “big data” startups at the Data 2.0 Summit in San Francisco. “While LinkedIn maps the relationships between people in business, HG Data maps the relationships between the actual businesses,” said Craig Harris, Founder and CEO of HG Data. “Our ... Read More »

LexisNexis(R) Migrates to Next Generation Big Data Processing Platform

LexisNexis Risk Solution offers Insurance Carriers Better, Faster Results and Minimized Premium Leakage LexisNexis Risk(R) Solutions announced the migration of its insurance solutions to the LexisNexis Big Data processing platform known as HPCC Systems. LexisNexis is leveraging the platform to help insurers assign premium more accurately, better understand their customers and risk throughout the policy lifecycle, and drive a more ... Read More »