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May 12, 2017

What are the Liquidity Options for Data Analytic Firms? Our May 2017 Enterprise Data & Analytics Update

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Dear Clients and Friends, Our latest update on M&A trends for the four segments of the Enterprise Data & Analytics sector that we follow, and sometimes lead, can be found here. While many eyes have been focused on the recent rise in the value of large publicly traded companies, we have been focused on values in the middle market – watching the value of EDA firms that IPO, as well as those that transact in the private markets. So far, the view has been pretty good. As examples, Insight Venture Partners-backed Alteryx (NYSE:AYX), a well known name in Business Intelligence…

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Apr 20, 2017

The revolution is right around the corner. Our April 2017 Enterprise Data & Analytics Market Update

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Dear Clients and Friends, Our April 2017 EDA Market Update on m&a trends for the four segments of the Enterprise Data & Analytics sector that we follow, and sometimes lead, can be found here. Increasingly, it’s starting to look like the early phases of a revolution. The way in which some modern businesses are managed – using massive amounts of data and analytic tools to determine what they will buy or sell, through what channel, at what price, etc. – is much talked about and yet, for at least three reasons, the revolutionary power of these tools has not yet been fully…

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Mar 2, 2017

Big Data and Data Analytics. Can m&a values keep rising? Our March 2017 Enterprise Data & Analytics Market Update

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You will find our latest report on m&a trends values and deals in the four segments of the Enterprise Data and Analytics sector that we follow and sometimes lead, here. As you will see from our report, values in all four sectors remain strong, albeit slightly off of their 2016 highs as growth rates have moderated a bit. A recent report by IDC predicted that in 2017, the “big data and business analytics” market will grow at a rate of about 11% over 2016 and continue growing at or above that level through 2020. Analysis of “unstructured data” continues to be…

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Feb 8, 2017

Big Data, Analytics, and Politics. Our February 2017 Enterprise Data & Analytics Update

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Please see our latest update on m&a trends for the four segments of the Enterprise Data & Analytics sector that we follow and sometimes lead, here. In December we wrote a blog post on why Data & Analytics failed the pundits predicting the outcome of the Brexit referendum and our recent Presidential Election. A few weeks ago, in our Fintech Market Update, we noted that, in spite of the fears raised by many of these same pundits, following both events, interest rates did not skyrocket – they fell; and securities markets did not crater; they rose. The sky has not…

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Dec 5, 2016

Why data & analytics failed the pollsters. Our November 2016 Enterprise Data & Analytics Update

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Please find our November 2016 Enterprise Data & Analytics Update, here. Enterprise data & analytics is having a significant impact on every industry, helping companies make better business decisions. It has grown from its roots with power-data users in the financial markets and marketing functions to proliferating across all industries, with the latest technologies enabling businesses to predict future outcomes. We’re even seeing data & analytics play an important role in the public sector, most notably in the recent presidential election. However, advanced analytics, specifically statistical models used to predict future outcomes, has its limitations and flaws. In the presidential election, polls…

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