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The National Basketball Association today unveiled a new site for fans of games statistics:NBA.com/stats, powered by SAP Analytics technology. The multi-year marketing partnership between SAP and the NBA was announced six months ago… The free database contains every box score of every game played since the league’s inception in 1946, including graphical displays of players shooting tendencies.
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See also previous post on SAP HANA Time to change – Because the team aren’t spending time tuning reports and models, they can focus on making change happen faster.
SAP’s Jonker said the compatibility between SAP HANA and Intel’s new Hadoop distribution will offer channel partners of both vendors the opportunity to combine the two solutions to deliver a complete, end-to-end, big data offering for their customers.
“This is going to enable the channel to have this integrated solution that they can go in and sell and deploy for customers,” he said. “The channel will be critical to how we realize value from this.”
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New generation application platforms and standalone providers could beat up consultants, hasten internal processes of governance… I am seeing more evidence day to day that enterprise software and services, both the platform and best of breed varieties, are increasingly maturing toward industry or vertical-centric solutions. Some of this could put a kink in traditional software/service delivery and it wouldn’t surprise me to see it blossom in the next 12-24 months.