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September 18, 2013

Blending Data Helps Gain Big Data Business Insights in a Structured IT World

Combining operational data from other sources — particularly Big Data sets — is generating a lot of discussion as a “next step” for companies investing in Big Data. So it’s not surprising that Pentaho’s release of its new Business Analytics 5.0 platform is generating some buzz.

Pentaho calls this release a “complete redesign and overhaul of its data integration and analytics platform,” according to IDG. The reason for the overhaul: Pentaho wants to build a solution from the ground up that could address “data blending” and make it easier for the end user.

Which begs the question: What, exactly, is “data blending?”

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