Microsoft adds Python support to Power BI

A preview feature allows Python scripts to be used as data sources and as a way to create visualizations in Power BI Desktop

OEMs Start Turning Data Into Gold

Aiming for streamlined production and improved in-service reliability, Airbus expands Skywise to suppliers.

Qlik Acquires Podium Data to Simplify Analytics Process

The acquisition by Qlik may show they have analytics ambitions that now go way beyond simple data visualization.

SAP adds more industry focused AI to S/4 HANA Cloud

SAP’s latest release of S/4 HANA Cloud adds more AI scenarios for manufacturing and professional services customers

Microsoft narrows the gap on AWS as ​cloud computing race heats up

AWS is still the biggest player by far, but Microsoft’s Azure is growing rapidly

Cloud computing: Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud growing faster, but AWS still has a big lead

Microsoft’s cloud growth is outpacing AWS but it is still way behind the top dog of cloud infrastructure.

​Cloud computing: Microsoft, Google growing faster, but AWS still lead

Microsoft’s cloud growth is outpacing AWS but it is still way behind the top dog of cloud infrastructure.

Amazon’s AWS continues to lead its performance highlights

Amazon’s  web services AWS continue to be the highlight of the company’s balance sheet, once again showing the kind of growth Amazon is looking for in a new business for the second quarter — especially one that has dramatically better margins than its core retail business.

Amazon’s AWS continues to lead its performance highlights

Amazon’s web services AWS continue to be the highlight of the company’s balance sheet, once again showing the kind of growth Amazon is looking for in a new business for the second quarter — especially one that has dramatically better margins than its core retail business.

Qlik acquires Podium Data as BI and Big Data coalesce

BI visual analytics juggernaut Qlik acquires data prep/management startup Podium Data. The union gives Qlik end-to-end prowess and brings the BI and data lake/Big Data worlds a little bit closer together.