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IBM has announced a unified analytics system that allows data scientists to work across multiple data stores in ways the company said should eliminate time-consuming data integration and preparation. The Integrated Analytics System, launched at the Strata Data Conference in New York, aims to let data scientists develop and …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    “The data science world at the moment is fragmented: the old world, which is people building in SAS, and the new world, with open languages like Java. But this environment is collaborative, so you can [share code with] your teammates.”

    I'm glad that IBM has finally caught up with "the old world"!

    SAS Viya has allowed users to program in R, Python, Lua, Java and other API's, since its release way back in April last year (2016).

    Don't confuse "old" with "wise".

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Maybe try applying it internally first?

    I work (or worked, I can never keep track of reorgs) for Rob Thomas' part of IBM and we're not allowed to automate a drinking session in a brewery due to the manual processes and approvals we have to follow.

    1. K

      Re: Maybe try applying it internally first?

      Of course... How else would those middle managers justify their salary.

  3. mako23

    You got to be kidding

    Maybe it should replace their senior management team.

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    ... in India...

    It was reported yesterday that IBM now has more employees in India than it has in any other country. IBM is an Indian company.

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