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Breaking news! Amalgam Insights has added veteran analyst and software executive Tom Petrocelli as a contributing analyst! Learn more about Tom in our About Us section.

Breaking news! Amalgam Insights has added academic expert W. Todd Maddox Ph.D. as a contributing analyst! Learn more about Todd in our About Us section.

Welcome to Amalgam Insights (AI)! We bridge CIO and CFO gaps in managing the next generation of analytics, billing, expense, finance, machine learning, and technology tools at scale. Our Business Value Analysis brings collaborative, executive, and financial ROI into a single framework for enterprise buyers and vendors to better articulate the full value of technology investments.

We also plan to point out the best and brightest in independent research. With an understanding that there are a lot of good ideas out there, AI seeks to showcase and partner with the best and brightest technology thought leaders across media, analyst, consultant, and vendor constituencies.

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Amazon SageMaker: A Key to Accelerating Enterprise Machine Learning Adoption

On November 29th, Amazon Web Services announced SageMaker, a managed machine language service that manages the authoring, model training, and hosting of algorithms and frameworks. These capabilities can be used by themselves, or as an end-to-end production pipeline. SageMaker is currently available with a Free tier providing 250 hours of t2.medium notebook usage, 50 hours …

Amazon Aurora Serverless vs. Oracle Autonomous Database: A Microcosm for The Future of IT

On November 29th, Amazon Web Services announced a variety of interesting database announcements at Amazon re:invent. Amazon Neptune, DynamoDB enhancements, and Aurora Serverless. Amalgam found both Neptune and DynamoDB announcements to be valuable but believes Aurora Serverless was the most interesting of these events both in its direct competition with Oracle and its personification of …

Why Did TIBCO Acquire Alpine Data?

On November 15, 2017, TIBCO announced the acquisition of Alpine Data, a data science platform long known for its goals of democratizing data science and simplifying access to data, analytic workflows, parallel compute, and tools. With this acquisition, TIBCO makes its second major foray into the machine learning space after June 5th acquisition of Statistica. …

Breaking news! Amalgam Insights has added veteran analyst and software executive Tom Petrocelli as a contributing analyst! Learn more about Tom in our About Us section.

Breaking news! Amalgam Insights has added academic expert W. Todd Maddox Ph.D. as a contributing analyst! Learn more about Todd in our About Us section.

Welcome to Amalgam Insights (AI)! We bridge CIO and CFO gaps in managing the next generation of analytics, billing, expense, finance, machine learning, and technology tools at scale. Our Business Value Analysis brings collaborative, executive, and financial ROI into a single framework for enterprise buyers and vendors to better articulate the full value of technology investments.

We also plan to point out the best and brightest in independent research. With an understanding that there are a lot of good ideas out there, AI seeks to showcase and partner with the best and brightest technology thought leaders across media, analyst, consultant, and vendor constituencies.