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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
March 16, 2017

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: March 16, 2017. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

Dell Boomi (Boomi), which provides a platform for application and data integration, has acquired ManyWho, a unified cloud and low-code development platform that helps simplify workflow automation and allows businesses and developers to translate business processes into software applications for connecting employees, customers, and systems.

Three new e-learning courses have been introduced to help foster expertise in big data and analytics, fraud analytics, and credit risk modeling. The courses were developed by Big Data Quarterly columnist Bart Baesens, who is a professor at KU Leuven (Belgium), and a lecturer at the University of Southampton (United Kingdom). The courses are being offered in partnership with SAS, but do not focus on the software but, instead, on the general concepts and modeling steps.

Qubole, which provides big data-as-a-service, has successfully completed the Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type II examination, confirming that Qubole meets stringent guidelines for data security.

SolarWinds, a provider of IT management software, has added capabilities for end-to-end hybrid IT management through updates to its Orion platform and related products.