Category Archives: Other

Can Big Data Be Used to Address India’s Growing Water Crisis?

March 27, 2017

Water is indispensable, a resource of inestimable value, limited, precious and irreplaceable. On March 22 every year, the world observes Water Day, where communities and nations alike come together to make solemn pledges to save and ensure judicious use of water. For India, one of the world’s most water stressed nations, the day hardly registers… Read More »

Five Key Findings from the Teradata Global Data and Analytics Trends Study 2017

March 9, 2017

Our Data and Analytics Trends Study 2017 compiled findings from over 900 senior business decision makers interviewed in nine major economies around the world (USA, Japan, Australia, Germany, France, Spain, India, Russia and the UK). The research examined how large organizations manage and use data today, as well as the biggest challenges and issues that… Read More »

Introducing Teradata IntelliCloud: Our Next Generation Managed Cloud

March 6, 2017

I’m pleased to announce Teradata IntelliCloud™, our next generation managed cloud offering that provides data and analytic software as a service (SaaS). IntelliCloud is a new packaged service that builds on what was available with Teradata Managed Cloud and expands customers’ hybrid cloud options. The result is more choice, greater dexterity, and the ability for… Read More »

The New Data Analytics Use Cases: Hybrid Cloud Takes Center Stage

March 3, 2017

While public cloud deployments often make the headlines, those companies considering a move away from an on premise strategy are more likely to move to a hybrid cloud strategy rather than a wholehearted public cloud approach. Hybrid cloud is widely becoming acknowledged as a sensible way to scale and optimise on-premises resources, while also capitalising… Read More »

Connecting the Dots: Wearables and Health

February 9, 2017

As a lifelong diabetic, I have been testing my glucose levels for decades. Over the years, the accuracy and simplicity of obtaining my figures has drastically improved. I used to determine a rough glucose range using a chemistry lab environment in my bathroom: comparing colors in a test tube to a printed color palette. Now I… Read More »

Picking the Right Partner to Win on Analytics: Q&A With Dan Harrington

February 1, 2017

  Dan Harrington is executive vice president of consulting and support services for Teradata. He recently sat down to discuss what companies should expect from their analytics consultants and how to quickly find value in their analytics investments. There is a lot of trial and error for companies making data analytics investments, and people can… Read More »

IoT – Just What the Doctor Ordered!

January 12, 2017

Can you envision sensors on asthma inhalers sending data to doctors and researchers?  When was the dose taken? How much?  And what about biosensors giving feedback on the patient’s reaction to that medication? Hoffmann-La Roche AG (Roche) is working to make this and other such revolutionary scenarios today’s reality. Roche, the world’s largest biotech company with… Read More »

A Connected Thermostat for Business Growth

December 23, 2016

The connected world is often portrayed through inspirational stories. Prime-time television commercials abound with amazing tales of connected cities and autonomous cars linked by graphics of glowing, flowing, fluorescent interconnected trails. We are watching science fiction come to life before our eyes. Then there are the no less compelling, smaller scale examples of our increasingly… Read More »

4 Business Risks Preventing Big Data ROI

December 23, 2016

Evaluating risk vs. return of a big data initiative can be tricky, especially because the open source market is so active and fluid. Financial risk aside, business risk actually plays the bigger spoiler in properly estimating future cash flows and profitability of a big data project. Accounting for risks such as competition, emerging technologies, rising… Read More »