Operating at the Speed of Digital

Digital Disruption is Stronger and Faster
“It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change.” – Charles Darwin We live in a time of unprecedented change. In every sector, digital technologies are changing the rules of business by enabling new business models. Startups are reshaping entire industries, combining technologies like cloud, social, mobile, and analytics to ... Read More

Data Driven Digest for July 31

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Data visualization exists to help us learn things from, and about, data. It helps us answer questions like these: What are the trends in the data? What data is most common and most unusual? What information is important and what’s not? Appropriately, this week’s Data Driven Digest is all about learning: Learning about words, learning about complex concepts, and learning about educa... Read More

Data Driven Digest for July 24

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Marriage is on the minds of data scientists and data journalists this summer. That’s our suspicion, based on the many blog posts, articles, and data visualizations that have come onto the radar at the Data Driven Digest. We’ve picked three favorite examples that – pardon the pun – wed  serious data science with attractive, clear data visualization. Do any these ring a bell wi... Read More

Installing iHub, Trial Edition on Windows

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OpenText Actuate Information Hub (iHub), Trial Edition is a free evaluation version of OpenText's enterprise-grade data visualization server that you can download and use to bring your report designs and applications to life. This blog will walk you through the process of installing the software on Windows so you can begin your iHub projects and application deployment.   Befo... Read More

Installing iHub, Trial Edition on Linux

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OpenText Actuate Information Hub (iHub), Trial Edition is a free evaluation version of OpenText's enterprise-grade data visualization server that you can download and use to bring your report designs and applications to life. This blog will walk you through the process of installing the software on Linux so you can begin your iHub projects and application deployment. Download iHu... Read More

Using the iHub, Trial Edition VMware Image

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  OpenText Actuate Information Hub (iHub), Trial Edition is a free evaluation version of OpenText's enterprise-grade data visualization server that you can download and use to bring your report designs and applications to life. This blog will walk you through the process of installing the software on a VMware instance so you can begin your iHub projects and application deploymen... Read More

Data Driven Digest for July 17

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Yesterday’s Emmy nominations demonstrate television’s growing embrace of video streaming services – and, in particular, the expanding influence of Netflix on the TV landscape. Today’s Data Driven Digest features three data visualizations related to television – two of which connect directly to the opportunities and challenges related to streaming video. Red Crush: I... Read More

Introducing iHub, Trial Edition

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What can you accomplish in 45 days? You can do something silly like write one tweet about cheese, keep a Twinkie fresh or even raise a Japanese Beetle from birth to death. Better yet, you can do something smart: Download the just-released OpenText Actuate Information Hub (iHub), Trial Edition, integrate it with your existing IT infrastructure, bring in your data, and discover... Read More

4 Areas Where IoT and Analytics Can Shape Manufacturing

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As global manufacturers continue to seek out new competitive advantages, many are investing in technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and analytics. Within the next 6 years, companies in the Asia-Pacific area alone will increase manufacturing budgets from $9 billion to $57.96 billion, according to a 2014 Frost & Sullivan report. A recent study by MarketsandMarkets f... Read More

Data Driven Digest for July 10

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Stock markets were all over the news this week, and since trading today is data-driven, data visualizations featured prominently in reports on Wednesday's NYSE freeze and the ongoing struggles in China. (We looked at Greece last week.) We've plucked three examples from the multitude; the first is pure data visualization, while the second and third examples attempt to provide context... Read More