“Telematics is a fantastic advance!” says Towers Watson’s Global UBI Analytics Actuary Tony Lovick.  Telematics data is revolutionizing the auto insurance industry by creating data driven risk and profitability models and rewarding drivers with better rates because of the data. But let’s back up a little.  Global insurance companies are facing challenges, from low interest         Read More…

 

  Who owns your data? Who should? Big shake ups at Dell these days where Executive Director of IT and Chief Data Officer Rob Schmidt says IT does not own the data. Shocking right?  But, no. With the reinvention of Dell 2.0, Rob is breaking up processes and shaking things up. With the implementation of         Read More…

Data Driven Business Through Agile Analytics

Posted on: February 18th, 2014 by TCSET 1 Comment

 

“The Unified Data Architecture has been a great opportunity for the IT team to help with immediate business needs with the Aster platform in parallel to the long-term build of the enterprise data warehouse.  It’s really given us a chance to provide quick wins and show value within the program and provide that short-term vision         Read More…

Hertz: Finding Gold in Integrated Data

Posted on: January 27th, 2014 by TCSET 1 Comment

 

Have you heard of a Carfirmation?  If you travel for business or pleasure (much like we do on the Customer Engagement and Success team) you know how cool it is to land and have an email with the exact location and type of car you are about to pick up.  If you don’t like that         Read More…

NCR Big Data Strategy: Imagine the Unimaginable

Posted on: January 6th, 2014 by TCSET 3 Comments

 

  Does your company have a big data strategy? If they don’t; read on because NCR is imagining the unimaginable and finding real business value in big data analytics.  If your company does have a big data strategy – stop reading here and now. No, seriously, keep going because NCR is at the forefront of         Read More…

 

Joining the conversation with 4.8 billion consumers… then actually listening to them and engaging with them. Does that sound overwhelming?  It could – but the world’s 2nd largest consumer packaged goods company wouldn’t be intimidated and soon 1, Consumer Place™ was ‘populated’. Our team had the privilege of sitting down with Tim Butler, Director of         Read More…

 

  How does the biggest wireless carrier in the United States keep their customers happy?  All 100 million of them?  Provide the best network with the best customer experience and listen.  How does Verizon Wireless listen? With a Unified Data Architecture.  Rob Smith, Executive Director of IT at Verizon Wireless told our team, “The traditional         Read More…

 

“We need to be  ‘One Red Cross,” that’s the overarching message from American Red Cross CMO Peggy Dyer, “that’s how the public knows us whether it is blood donations or a first aid and CPR course or when we’re there during a disaster.  And that priority to operate as one Red Cross was our guiding principle,         Read More…

McCain Foods: A Data Driven Change in Culture

Posted on: October 2nd, 2013 by TCSET 1 Comment

 

Did you know that one in every three French fries produced in the world is a McCain fry?  Can you believe it?  That’s a lot of potatoes. But McCain is much more than French fries, McCain Foods is a global food giant, with great pizzas, vegetables, appetizers and desserts.   And they’ve transformed their culture with         Read More…

Welcome to the Teradata Customer Blog!

Posted on: September 11th, 2013 by TCSET 9 Comments

 

Welcome to the Teradata Customer Blog… where you get to learn first hand how Teradata customers are innovating with data, through analytic data platforms, applications, and services.  You will hear directly from Teradata Customers in the videos and get great insights on innovations. So, who to choose to highlight first?  That was easy. We sat down         Read More…