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The Rise of Smart Machines
Posted by Ruban Phukan on April 19, 2014 in Trends

Data continues to grow. From spreadsheets to databases to data warehouses, we’ve now arrived at the era of Big Data. Not only has the volume of the data increased exponentially, but also the variability, variety and velocity of the data. Big Data creates tremendous opportunity for powerful insights. For business intelligence, it also means that [...]

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Ruban Phukan
DataRPM to Discuss Cognitive BI at Gartner Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit’s Solution Showcase
Posted by Team DataRPM on April 2, 2014 in Announcements

CEO, Sundeep Sanghavi, reveals the next generation of business intelligence – a machine-first approach LAS VEGAS–DataRPM, the industry pioneer in cognitive business intelligence, today announced that CEO Sundeep Sanghavi will discuss the next generation of business intelligence (BI) – Cognitive BI – and how it overcomes the challenges of Big Data at the Gartner Business Intelligence [...]

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TechBUZZ Spring 2014 Keynote by Sundeep Sanghavi, CEO of DataRPM
Posted by Team DataRPM on March 20, 2014 in Announcements

  TechBUZZ Alumni Keynote for TechBUZZ Spring 2014  Sundeep Sanghavi Co-Founder & CEO DataRPM What a big year for DataRPM!  Sundeep presented DataRPM on the TechBUZZ stage in March 2013. DataRPM secured seed funding in 2013 and just last week, announced a $5.1M Series A. Sharing a recap of his journey and lessons learned over [...]

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DataRPM Raises $5.1 Million Series A: Breaking down the barriers between users and the value of data
Posted by Sundeep Sanghavi on March 12, 2014 in Announcements, Company

I am pleased to announce that DataRPM has raised $5.1 million in a funding round led by InterWest Partners and with additional funds from our existing angel investors CIT GAP Fund. This investment is a direct reflection of the exciting things our customers and users, partners and well-wishers are doing with the DataRPM platform. This [...]

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Sundeep Sanghavi
Military Demonstrates Speech Recognition
Posted by Gautam Shyamantak on January 29, 2014 in Technology, Trends

The U.S. military is speaking out in recognition of speech recognition. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recently displayed a variety of cutting-edge technologies at its Congressional Tech Showcase in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 9, including some impressive state-of-the-art systems for speech recognition. One notable demonstration involved “Byblos,” a trainable, large-vocabulary, speaker-independent speech recognition [...]

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Gautam Shyamantak
Intricacies of Natural Language Processing
Posted by Ruban Phukan on January 28, 2014 in Product

Natural language processing (NLP) is a fast-evolving field that’s part computer science, part artificial intelligence, and part linguistics. NLP operates at the fascinating intersection of computer coding and human speech to help computers make sense of complex human language. In the past, NLP systems were based on complex sets of handwritten rules. But in recent [...]

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Ruban Phukan
Growth Rate Accelerates for Big Data Market
Posted by Gautam Shyamantak on January 27, 2014 in Company, Technology, Trends

Everybody knows that Big Data has become a big business — a truth highlighted by the accelerating growth rate for Big Data-related hardware, software and services in 2013. The global market for Big Data was projected to grow 61% from the prior year to $18.1 billion in 2013, based on a market forecast by Wikibon.org. That’s up [...]

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Gautam Shyamantak
“Instant Answers” for Big Data Analytics
Posted by Ruban Phukan on January 24, 2014 in Company, Product, Technology

Companies are increasingly constrained by their lack of ability to embed natural language business intelligence (BI) into any data environment, which prevents regular business users from analyzing the latest updated information to help make better decisions. Transaction Network Services (TNS), a global maker of data communications solutions, has engaged with DataRPM to address this concern. [...]

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Ruban Phukan
Innovation Grows with Big Data Analytics
Posted by Gautam Shyamantak on January 23, 2014 in Technology, Trends

The growing flood of big data is only helpful if users can extract meaningful insights about the trends or patterns hidden beneath the surface. Such analysis requires software for big data analytics, which includes a broad range of technologies. Big data analytics systems are designed to overcome the slow processing speeds of conventional data warehousing [...]

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Gautam Shyamantak
“Hearing” with Natural Language Processing
Posted by Sundeep Sanghavi on January 22, 2014 in Company, Technology, Trends

The trend for natural language processing is being heard loud and clear, if recent market dynamics are any indication, as spoken-word capabilities are fast becoming a “must have” for data analytics platforms. By 2017, fully 70 percent of business intelligence vendors will integrate tools that allow users to speak to analytics applications, according to market [...]

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Sundeep Sanghavi
Small Agile Firms Drive the Vanguard of Big Data Technology
Posted by Sundeep Sanghavi on January 21, 2014 in Company, Technology, Trends

CIO.com recently published an astute observation about the markets for big data, cognitive computing and business intelligence. In a CIO.com piece about IBM’s Watson initiative on Jan. 14, Senior Writer Thor Olavsrud began his article this way: “It’s a bit of commonly accepted wisdom in big data circles that small companies and startups will be [...]

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Sundeep Sanghavi
Predictive Analytics Drives BI in 2014
Posted by Ruban Phukan on January 20, 2014 in Product

Companies are no longer interested in reviewing past data sets to see what trends happened, but want to be able to view present data sets to see what trends might be happening. This is where predictive analytics comes to play. Essentially, predictive analytics is the practice of extracting meaningful insights from historical as well as [...]

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Ruban Phukan
Natural Language Processing (NLP) – Worldwide Market Forecast & Analysis (2013 – 2018)
Posted by Ruban Phukan on January 19, 2014 in Product

The forecast of the Natural Language Processing market is expected to grow from #3787.3 million in 2013 to $9,858.4 million in 2018 as reported by MarketsandMarkets in their latest report. The NLP market report analyzes global technologies trends, drivers and evolutions in the rapidly emerging market. The report aims at identifying and evaluating the current [...]

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Ruban Phukan
DataRPM is Already Using a Form of Watson Analytics
Posted by Ruban Phukan on January 17, 2014 in Product

Anyone that follows our blog or is interested in natural language search and semantic technologies is likely aware of IBM’s recent announcement of three additional services they’ve added to their roster. The one we’re going to discuss today is IBM Watson Analytics which delivers big data insights based on questions posed in natural language by [...]

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Ruban Phukan
Same Day Shipping Gets Real
Posted by Sundeep Sanghavi on January 16, 2014 in Technology, Trends

Amazon and eBay are two companies who tout their delivery times, specifically their same-day deliveries. Although drone delivery is at least three to four years away, people no longer feel that they need to wait longer than they should for their products, data, answers etc.; you name it. As Forrester research analyst Sucharita Mulpuru explained [...]

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Sundeep Sanghavi
Emerging Technologies Will Drive Innovation in 2014
Posted by Gautam Shyamantak on January 15, 2014 in Company, Product, Technology, Trends

This year will showcase technological innovations in game changing ways. The enterprise is currently at a tipping point, where organizations are looking at effective solutions to reduce capital costs, time utilized for deployment and drive higher performance. Every organization is rushing to become successful, and is realizing that technology that support their objectives do exist. [...]

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Gautam Shyamantak
Big Data and Content Analytics: AIIM Survey Report: ROI
Posted by Sundeep Sanghavi on January 14, 2014 in Product

What is one of the biggest concerns that CIOs have? Their concerns, along with the CEOs often times fall into budget, return on investment and how worthwhile an implementation (often technological) has been for their organization. As you’ve likely seen if you follow our blog frequently, we recently came across an industry survey by non-profit [...]

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Sundeep Sanghavi
Big Data and Content Analytics: AIIM Survey Report: ADOPTION
Posted by Sundeep Sanghavi on January 13, 2014 in Product

As I detailed in my last post, today’s blog will focus on a recent survey by AIIM International titled, “Big Data and Content Analytics: Measuring the ROI.” Specifically, today we will focus on the adoption aspect of big data and key findings that were detailed from the survey. The survey was taken using a web-based [...]

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Sundeep Sanghavi
Big Data and Content Analytics: AIIM Survey Report
Posted by Sundeep Sanghavi on January 10, 2014 in Company, Technology, Trends

Big Data Republic recently cited an article by Doug Miles, the Director of Market Intelligence at AIIM International titled, “Big Data’ Dark Underbelly.” The first sentence of his article states that, “big data isn’t being held back by too much hype. It’s actually being stymied by poor understanding of what data is worth pursuing in [...]

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Sundeep Sanghavi
Big Data/Bad Analytics Needs Semantics
Posted by Sundeep Sanghavi on January 9, 2014 in Company, Technology, Trends

If you have big data that provides bad analytics who is to blame? Well, the CIO will likely be to blame, but also the system in place used to analyze the data, right? SearchCIO addresses this in a recent article. Senior news writer Nicole Laskowski states, “Traditional data analytics has three rungs: descriptive, predictive and [...]

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Sundeep Sanghavi
The Internet of Everything – Connected Everything
Posted by Ruban Phukan on January 8, 2014 in Product

As Joseph Bradley, managing director, Internet of Everything Practice at Cisco put it in a recent article on Huffington Post; the Internet of Everything has the potential to transform supply chains, manufacturing plants, retail, transportation, energy megaprojects and much more by “lighting up” dark assets of all kinds with connectivity and smart capabilities. He states [...]

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Ruban Phukan
Don’t Blow Your Stack – Embed
Posted by Ruban Phukan on January 7, 2014 in Company, Product, Technology

For years, business intelligence has been like finding information on the Web in the early 1990’s, the pre-Google era. All that existed were manually curated Web directories like that of Yahoo! and information search was incredibly limited and listed in canned directories. Harnessing and saving your data was the first issue, so data warehouses and [...]

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Ruban Phukan
Data Warehouses are Where Data Goes to Die
Posted by Ruban Phukan on January 6, 2014 in Company, Product, Technology

Data is a big problem. Everyone has data that they want to get to and need answers from in order to make better business decisions. Over the last few years, I’ve been brainwashed to think of data as a warehouse. You put it in a cage; put it in a canned approach, then have a [...]

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Ruban Phukan
C-Level Executives Must Align More Cohesively
Posted by Sundeep Sanghavi on January 5, 2014 in Product

Often times in large organizations, there is only a certain amount of cohesion within the C-level tier. Each executive has their own team, their own rules, their own expectations and demands and most of the time completely different leadership styles; which can make aligning for a common cause somewhat difficult. And not just aligning in [...]

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Sundeep Sanghavi
Big Data Key Data or Big Data Big Confusion
Posted by Gautam Shyamantak on January 4, 2014 in Product

Quality over quantity, content is king – we’ve all heard these sayings before. But in the case of big data, the latter is true. Enterprise search is truly the engine of big content. Search provides a clear entry into the big data space for both vendors and practitioners. Search in particular, is one area of [...]

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Gautam Shyamantak
Business Intelligence Will be a Must not a Maybe
Posted by Ruban Phukan on January 3, 2014 in Product

Before we really dive into why Business Intelligence is a must for your organization, let us explain quickly just what BI is. Business Intelligence (BI) unites data, technology, human knowledge and analytics to optimize business decisions and ultimately drive an enterprise’s success. BI programs usually combine a few different types of enterprise technologies to turn [...]

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Ruban Phukan
Natural Language Question Answering Systems – What are they and Why DO they Work?
Posted by Sundeep Sanghavi on January 2, 2014 in Company, Technology

Natural Language Question Answering (NLQA) systems are tackling a near-impossible technological task: teaching computers to understand human thoughts. NLQA systems such as Siri, Google and Watson employ natural-language processing and computational linguistics to directly answer consumer knowledge search questions. By eliminating the technology learning curve, these virtual assistants search engines and cognitive systems enable extremely [...]

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Sundeep Sanghavi
Get a Preview of DataRPM’s Embedded Natural Language Analytics for Big Data at Strata + Hadoop World at NYC | Booth # 57
Posted by Ruban Phukan on October 28, 2013 in Announcements

DataRPM is proud to announce that that we will be exhibiting a preview release of our natural language business intelligence solution at booth # 57 at the Strata + Hadoop World Conference in New York from October 28th-30th, 2013.   Come explore the next generation Embedded Natural Language analytics for Big Data and learn how it will help transform [...]

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Ruban Phukan
DataRPM CEO: Sundeep Sanghavi to Present at TIA 2013 Conference
Posted by Jay Jobanputra on October 7, 2013 in Announcements

DataRPM CEO Sundeep Sanghavi will be a panelist at the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) 2013 Conference onTuesday, October 8, 2013 in Washington, D.C.   DataRPM is an industry pioneer of Natural BI – a disruptive natural language and search based business intelligence embeddable platform for big data, and will use this opportunity to discuss how data is being leveraged in [...]

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Jay Jobanputra
The world without SEARCH!
Posted by Jay Jobanputra on August 1, 2013 in Product, Trends

When the World Wide Web emerged, people did not know how to react to it…it was new and exciting; a “disruption” that would take time to figure out the fullextent of its utility and impact.  As the Web matured, and became ever more popular; it also became more cluttered…with millions and then billions of interconnected [...]

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Jay Jobanputra
Fooled By Dashboards?
Posted by Ruban Phukan on May 20, 2013 in Product

Don’t get us wrong. We love dashboards for the purpose that they exist – to be able to see quick operational overview of certain key data points of interest on a regular basis. However what we hate is that BI world has been fooled into believing that just Dashboards are what business intelligence is all [...]

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Ruban Phukan
DataRPM nominated for ‘Hot Tickets Awards 2013’
Posted by Bhakti Satalkar on May 16, 2013 in Announcements

It is a great moment of recognition for us, as DataRPM has been nominated to 2013 Hot Tickets Awards in the group of world’s hottest technology start-ups and it is least to say we are delighted with this recognition. The Hot Tickets awards are presented by Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC). It is a membership [...]

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Link Reports, Visualize Better and Choose Your Drill Path
Posted by Sherry Cherian on May 10, 2013 in Product

We continue to make DataRPM richer and better every day. Following is a list of a few important features that we have launched recently. Linked Reports We all know that Business Intelligence always leads to more questions. When we are looking at data and reports more often than not we want to follow our train [...]

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Sherry Cherian
DataRPM To Present The Holy Grail Of BI At The AATC By SIIA
Posted by Ruban Phukan on May 7, 2013 in Announcements

DataRPM, the industry pioneer of Natural BI – a disruptive natural language and search-based business intelligence platform for Big Data, will be participating in the 8th annual All About The Cloud (AATC) conference organized by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco from May 7th to 9th, 2013. AATC is [...]

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Ruban Phukan
DataRPM among top 16 companies selected to present at TechBUZZ Spring 2013
Posted by Sherry Cherian on April 19, 2013 in Announcements

We are proud to announce that DataRPM has been chosen to present in TechBUZZ Spring 2013 which will be held at Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club on April 23. DataRPM is one among the top 16  Start-Ups selected to present out of 125 diverse start-ups from across the greater Mid-Atlantic region. Our demonstrated success [...]

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Sherry Cherian
Role Based Security In BI
Posted by Ruban Phukan on March 5, 2013 in Product

The nature of businesses has undergone a sea change in the past few years. With each passing day, businesses have become more collaborative. Hence, it is not uncommon to see more interaction happening between different departments of the organization. Along with it, the quantity of data processed has also increased immensely. Nevertheless, the entire chunk [...]

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Ruban Phukan
20twenty and DataRPM Announce Partnership
Posted by DataRPM on February 28, 2013 in Announcements

MCLEAN, VA – February 25, 2013– 20twenty Strategic Consulting announced today a strategic partnership with DataRPM to implement and support the DataRPM Search Based Instant Analytics Platform for the benefit of 20twenty’s customers. “The staff at 20twenty has a proven track record of providing outstanding implementation services, development, integration and training at an exceptional value [...]

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Avectra Partners with DataRPM to Embed Instant Analytics with Their Social CRM Solutions
Posted by DataRPM on February 27, 2013 in Announcements

Sigma Theta Tau International First Customer to Go Live with Combined Solution. McLean, VA – February 26, 2013 - Avectra, a developer of web-based Social Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) solutions for fundraisers, not-for-profitsand associations, and DataRPM, the industry’s first search-based Instant Analytics platform, have partnered to bring the power of Instant Analytics to Avectra’s customers. DataRPM enables Avectra’s customers to intuitively do ad-hoc, exploratory and [...]

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Self-Service BI: Empowering Users to Generate Insights, Instantly!
Posted by Mohit Vashisht on February 10, 2013 in Trends

All’s well with the above subject line of this blogpost, however “instantly” at the end of the title is something we would like to emphasize on later, in context of evolving Self-Service BI approach. Think about BI implementation and the “limited” scope of standard parameterized reports, you’ll find all non-technical staff at the mercy of [...]

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Mohit Vashisht
2013: The Year of (Instant) Business Intelligence
Posted by Mohit Vashisht on January 24, 2013 in Trends

Now that the dust has settled from the New Year, we thought it would be interesting to cull through the many predictions regarding Business Intelligence for 2013 and see what resonates with DataRPM and our future plans. Gartner and Forrester have already shared their insights on how the BI landscape will shape-up in 2013, given [...]

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Mohit Vashisht
The world doesn’t end today and we have a chance to make it better in 2013!
Posted by Sundeep Sanghavi on December 21, 2012 in Company

Today we are lucky that the mayan prediction went wrong and our world still stands strong. Not only that, we are now stepping into a new era which holds immense opportunity of creating a better world for ourselves and our future generations. A new era characterized by better decision making, driven by informed global citizens who leverage [...]

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Sundeep Sanghavi
In-place, Interactive Collaboration – What’s the Buzz??
Posted by Jay Jobanputra on December 20, 2012 in Product

Most of us have been around when the internet was introduced and lived through a revolutionary change. Today, a world without internet, smart phones, laptops and other forms of mobile devices is unimaginable! With the ever-changing needs of people and technology, making technology redundant is where we seem to be lost. Data used to be [...]

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Jay Jobanputra
Elephants can’t run as fast as the Cheetah: Why we re-engineered the BI technology stack for Instant Analytics on Big Data.
Posted by Ruban Phukan on December 15, 2012 in Technology

If you are even remotely connected with data, analytics/BI, or data driven decision-making, it is almost certain that you have heard about Big Data and its silver bullet for analytics: Hadoop. However, for all of Hadoop’s capabilities, it did not help us kill the fundamental problems that plagued the BI world for ages. This is [...]

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Ruban Phukan
Jumping Another Barrier : The Solutions Platform
Posted by Jay Jobanputra on November 20, 2012 in Product

Sometimes, a customer’s needs and a developer’s vision can collide in a fortuitous way. That’s what happened when one of our clients commented on the DataRPM solution: “The product is fantastic and very simple to use, but do you have something which I can use to publish for all?”. That’s exactly the path our technologists [...]

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Jay Jobanputra
What do your customers want? Simple, Agile, Affordable BI Solution … Oh and they want it NOW!
Posted by Sundeep Sanghavi on November 19, 2012 in Company

Anyone doing business today knows the challenges of needing real-time data that can be pushed to any number of devices – keeping customers and employees updated 24/7. Time is of the essence in all business interactions.  Customers want Business Intelligence (BI) solutions that can be deployed rapidly, not in six to nine months.  They need [...]

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