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In the age of Big Data, with so many powerful apps available for social listening, engagement and analytics, it’s easy to forget that in many digital agencies and research firms, CSV files, pivot tables and (gasp!) Excel charts are still ubiquitous. The truth is, for certain types of monthly or quarterly reports, they just work; they’re reliable and easy to use. The challenge is that these tools don’t accommodate big social data use cases: millions…

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Last month we announced an exciting partnership with Alteryx. Together, we provide an intuitive way for the millions of analysts to blend social data with other data sources for advanced analytics that deliver deeper business insights.

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How many of us identify with this scenario? Your social marketing team is monitoring your brand, a handful of your competitors, and a few product and industry keywords. The goal: use this information to make informed decisions and take action. But how quickly are you able to get the resulting data to the product management team? Are you able to track long-term feedback? Route to the appropriate team based on product feature or component? Can…

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We’ve all heard that a picture is worth 1,000 words. After seeing some of the visualization projects that our data science team has been working on in anticipation of today’s announcements regarding managed data sources and our Tableau partnership, I can confirm that the old adage holds true. One of the projects that I thought demonstrated the true power of social data analysis and visualization explored the connection between Facebook Pages, Instagram and the release of some of this year’s biggest movies.

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We’re excited to announce that DataSift and Tableau have teamed up with LeWeb to bring real-time social analytics to LeWeb London ’13, providing a unique insight into the global social conversations around Europe’s must-attend event for technology entrepreneurs and innovators. Taking place on June 5th & 6th, this year’s LeWeb London brings together thousands of tech innovators to discuss the Social and Sharing Economy both as attendees and for people watching the live stream at…

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Since announcing DataSift Historics earlier this year,  we’ve been overwhelmed by the response and demand. From companies building social media monitoring tools, to finance firms building models for sentiment-based stock trading – the ability to build a big picture of the market from social Big Data is an important compass for companies that want to understand customers better and make smarter business decisions.

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Did you miss our last Webinar, “Targets? Now you can watch the complete training session here! Want the Slides of this Webinar? Just click here   om/wp-content/2011/07/DataSift-Webinar4-sm.pdf

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The fourth Training Module of DataSift, “Targets”, is scheduled for this Friday 22nd July, 14:00 BST. DataSift takes data streams from the most popular social media sites. Targets are the individual elements of information these streams offer. There’s almost no limit to the filtering you can perform. Sign up for the webinar and learn to filter by language, follower count, keywords, geographical location.… You can even filter by the sentiment of posts, positive or negative!…

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Here you can watch the entire session of our Third Training Module, “Operators”, including a complete guide of all the possible Operators used in DataSift. ** Operators are functions within DataSift that form part of a Stream Definition. The Operator takes the value of the Target from the Input Object, runs its function against it with the specified Argument, and returns a result. Want the Slides of this Webinar? Just clik here  

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Did you miss our Second Webinar, “Getting Started”? Here you can watch the complete session! Don’t forget that our next Training Module, “Operators”, is scheduled on the next Friday 8 of July. Want to attend? Get registered right here! Want the Slides of this Webinar? Just click here  

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