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Big data can tell you who to hire, fire and promote

Talent management software company Cornerstone OnDemand unveiled Tuesday its latest solution, Cornerstone Insights, for corporate employee management. The newest suite of predictive analytics dashboards will help business managers make sense of business data, according to the company's press release.

Adatao unveils 16z-backed machine learning platform

Andreesen-backed machine learning startup, Adatao, unveiled its Data Intelligence Platform designed to serve both techies and non-techies and work with any size data.

Microsoft, Predixion Software partner on predictive analytics for healthcare to Asia Pacific

This particular effort by Microsoft and Predixion to stem preventable readmissions and shorten hospital stays for healthcare clients is not limited to the Asia Pacific region. Similar programs using this same product are underway in the U.S., too. 

Stitch Labs launches predictive analytics for SMB sales forecasting, inventory controls

The Stitch Labs' in-house data science team has added a sales forecasting feature to its inventory management product to aid SMB retailers in making better inventory purchasing and storage decisions. 

Databricks, Tresata launch predictive, real-time Anti Money Laundering (AML) tool

Aimed at reducing the need for manual investigation due to high false positive rates and improving Anti Money Laundering (AML) detections and conviction rates, Databricks and Tresata launched a predictive, real-time AML tool for large financial institutions this week. 

Sumo Logic unveils outlier detection, predictive analytics to augment machine learning

Sumo Logic, a machine data analytics service, unveiled outlier detection and predictive analytics capabilities to augment its machine learning and anomaly detection engine. Both are available to Sumo Logic Enterprise Edition users at no cost.

Salesforce launches 'Predictive Decisions' capability for marketers

Predictive marketing has been a troublesome challenge for some time now. Salesforce is aiming to alleviate many of the associated frustrations through its recently announced Predictive Decisions capability which promises to put data science squarely in the hands of marketers.  

Lavastorm unveils predictive analytics for business analysts, no complex data science required

The march towards data democratization continues as vendor after vendor announces new tools and functionalities to enable business analysts to work directly with data. The latest is Lavastorm which has just announced a new functionality within its Lavastorm Analytics Engine that arms business analysts with predictive analytics. 

TIBCO, Lavastorm Analytics extend predictive analytics functionality

TIBCO is all about infrastructure and BI; Lavastorm Analytics is all about agile data management and analytics. They just announced that together they're seriously busy extending their relationship and predictive analytics.

Predictive analytics know when you're going to quit your job

Now that the economy is recovering and employee retention, particularly of top talent, is a thing again, some companies are turning to predictive analytics to give employers a heads up on an employee preparing to jump ship. The goal, at least for now, is to enable the employer to intervene and do whatever it takes to hold onto that talent. But employees may soon see a downside to this use of analytics.