Creativity and Critical Thinking in the Age of Enterprise AI

January 16, 2018

What, if anything, should worry us about artificial intelligence today? Is it the worry that it will take over jobs around the world? Most definitely not. The fact of the matter is that what AI has gotten very good at solving for certain problem sets, however it still lacks overall knowledge of context to the… Read More »

Can Big Data Help Control India’s Spiraling Pollution?

January 15, 2018

On November 8, 2017, Delhi earned the dubious distinction of being named the world’s most polluted city. If that wasn’t bad enough, Delhi was only one among the nine Indian cities that ranked among the world’s 20 most polluted cities. The other eight include Gwalior, Allahabad, Patna, Raipur, Ludhiana, Kanpur, Firozabad and Lucknow. China in… Read More »

Who cares if unsupervised machine learning is supervised learning in disguise?

January 11, 2018

Previously, we saw how unsupervised learning actually has built-in supervision, albeit hidden from the user. In this post we will see how supervised and unsupervised learning algorithms share more in common than the textbooks would suggest. As a matter of fact, both classes can use identical equations for creating mathematical models of the data, and… Read More »

How a Telco Values Customer Loyalty Using Teradata and Advanced Analytics

January 10, 2018

Evaluating customer value management (CVM), where business try and understand the overall profitability of a client now or into the future, is paramount to success in the highly competitive world of telecommunications. But when companies adopt a “fail fast” mentality, exactly how far these companies can drill down into the many indicators of CVM, leveraging… Read More »

Uncovering analytic opportunities

January 9, 2018

It’s that time of year when people start considering new year’s resolutions, as well as thinking about what 2018 will have in store for their organisation. Towards the end of 2017, I had a series of discussions with customers to help them uncover analytic opportunities that will support them in achieving better business outcomes in… Read More »

Three Implications of AI for the Enterprise

January 4, 2018

From self-driving cars to photo recognition, AI is becoming an increasing presence not just in our headlines, but also in our lives. Yet depending on the business problem and data involved, there are challenges to applying AI in an enterprise context. Enterprise AI is a different game with different rules. Some of the differences, which… Read More »

Customer Journey Management and Analytics: Chicken and Egg

January 3, 2018

I recently read that to manage customer journeys, those journeys must be defined and accessible. Doesn’t this sound simple and awesome? The problem is that it does not reflect the reality in which most large organizations operate. Journey management and journey analytics remind me of the chicken and the egg – which comes first? There… Read More »

Teradata is on a Mission! And, 2017 was a Big Step Forward

January 1, 2018

Momentum — it’s easy to see when it is high, but hard to quantify. But at Teradata, we are in the business of quantifying. So when I look back at a very busy 2017 and think about how far we’ve come in our transformation as a company, I take pride in knowing that the numbers… Read More »

A holiday message from Teradata

December 25, 2017

2017 has been an exciting year full of data and analytics. It seems that every day has brought us new examples of how data and analytics can transform businesses and revolutionize the management of organizations – no matter what their size. It’s been a great year for Teradata, and together with our customers and partners,… Read More »