The 10 Biggest Big Data News Stories Of 2019

From major acquisitions like Salesforce-Tableau, to the exploding use of AI and machine learning technologies, to increased consumer demands for data protection regulations, the headlines in the big data world in 2019 were, well, big.

From blockbuster acquisitions, to controversy over data privacy and protection, to the rapid incorporation of artificial intelligence and machine learning within business analytics tools, 2019 was an eventful year in the Big Data arena. Acquisitions were rife in the industry this year, from game-changing deals like’s $15.7 purchase of data analytics and visualization software vendor Tableau Software to smaller acquisitions that allowed companies like Sisense, Alteryx and Logi Analytics to expand their technology portfolios.

Author: Rick Whiting

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