Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
January 29, 2019
Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: January 29, 2019. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.
Birst, an Infor company and a provider of Cloud Business Intelligence (BI) and Analytics for the Enterprise, is introducing its Smart Analytics family of solutions, powered by Infor Coleman AI. Birst Smart Analytics is a new set of AI-enabled capabilities that elevate organizations above traditional reports and dashboards, using machine learning algorithms to power intelligent insights not previously available to business users.
Collibra, a provider of enterprise data governance and catalog software, has announced $100 million in series E funding led by CapitalG at a post-money valuation of more than $1 billion. New funding brings the company's total venture funding to $233 million.
dotData, a provider of end-to-end data science automation and operationalization, is releasing dotDataPy, a lightweight and scalable Python library that enables advanced users to access dotData's data science automation functionality. With just a few lines of code, data scientists can now create, execute and validate end-to-end data science pipelines.
Software intelligence company, Dynatrace, has announced the next generation of its AI engine, Davis, now powered by new and enhanced algorithms, and an ability to ingest data and events from third-party solutions. Dynatrace's Davis is now able to ingest custom metrics, data, and events from third-party solutions such as CI/CD and ITSM tools, enabling Dynatrace to deliver more precise answers with deeper context. Integrations include F5, IBM DataPower, Citrix NetScaler, ServiceNow, Puppet, Chef, and others.
Aetna, Anthem, Health Care Service Corp., PNC Bank, and IBM have announced a new collaboration to design and create a network using blockchain technology to improve transparency and interoperability in the healthcare industry.
Sepio Systems has announced a solution that offers mitigation of hardware-based cyberattacks. The company says the advanced mitigation capabilities protect against manipulated peripherals, transparent network devices, and firmware vulnerabilities.
Syntax Systems, a provider of cloud-managed ERP services has acquired EmeraldCube Solutions, an Atlanta-based company providing business technology solutions to JD Edwards customers.
Syntax Systems (Syntax), a provider of cloud managed ERP services, is acquiring German IT services company Freudenberg IT (FIT), enabling Syntax to enter the SAP application market. This acquisition expands Syntax's service offerings in the SAP market and complements existing business operations.