Pamela Arya's startup helps analysts and scientists parse through big data quickly.
FORTUNE -- The problem facing many organizations sitting atop massive amounts of data is how to make any sense of it.
Three years ago, Pamela Arya, then a vice president at the counterterrorism firm A-T Solutions, recognized the problem and saw an opportunity. "We noticed that even though more and more people were building more and more sensors to capture MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Jul 19, 2013 1:46 PM ET
The hot enterprise firm is only now putting its software online.
FORTUNE -- You might assume that a young, fast-growing enterprise software company like Tableau Software is all about the cloud -- a.k.a. selling and distributing applications over the web. But the Seattle-based company, which started out as a Stanford University research project in 2003, is only now launching a software-as-a-service version of its business intelligence tool, Tableau Server.
In May, Tableau MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Jul 18, 2013 7:01 AM ET
The social network wants all its employees to learn how to use data.
FORTUNE -- You may have heard of Facebook's engineering bootcamp, a six-week onboarding program for new hires to learn the ins and outs of the company's code base and culture. But over the last few months, the social networking giant has quietly rolled out another program that's not just for engineers -- rather, it's focused on teaching big data MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Jun 13, 2013 7:18 AM ET
The hottest trend in enterprise technology is fueling the market.
FORTUNE --- If you hadn't heard of Tableau Software before its glamorous debut on the public market last Friday, you're not alone. The Seattle-based company makes visual analytics tools for technical and non-technical employees alike but is far from a household name. And yet, it raised around $254 million in its initial public offering and closed its first day of trading at MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - May 20, 2013 10:42 AM ET
Companies are waking up to the power of design to make data meaningful for customers and create better relationships with them in the process.
By Olof Schybergson
FORTUNE -- Companies that have long believed in the virtues of hoarding data are now looking for ways to use it to the benefit of their customers. Big data presents a massive opportunity for organizations across industries to become more transparent and trustworthy, get MOREMay 15, 2013 6:45 AM ET
Fortune talked to the statistics whiz about the limit of data's impact on business.
By Kurt Wagner, reporter
FORTUNE -- Statistician Nate Silver isn't famous because he's a mathematical genius. (Although, he is.) Silver's well-known because he knows how to apply his craft to the real world. The country's most popular data cruncher is known for his spot-on election predictions -- he accurately called the winner in all 50 states of MOREApr 26, 2013 2:20 PM ET
Liquid Robotics's Wave Glider are the first unmanned autonomous marine robots that use the ocean's waves for energy.
By Clay Dillow
FORTUNE -- Where data is concerned -- that is, where usable, potentially profitable data -- the world's oceans are somewhat akin to black holes: We know they are out there, but beyond what we can see at the horizon, we really have no idea what's happening in any one place MOREApr 11, 2013 10:40 AM ET
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