Big Data in the Magic Kingdom: Disney’s Secret to Customer Experience Success

December 20, 2016

What’s the big data secret behind Disney’s magical customer experience? Or any other retailer relationship, for that matter? Whether shopping for clothes, sniffing-out cheaper utilities, or strapping on a personalised bracelet for a visit to the Magic Kingdom, we expect the earth in return for our custom. And why not? Shaped by new technologies and… Read More »

Optimizing Business Assets for Performance, Efficiency and ROI

December 19, 2016

  Today’s businesses face tremendous pressure to leverage technology for optimizing and unlocking the full value of their assets. Regardless of whether those assets are heavy machinery or intellectual property, workforce employees or trains and airplanes – rising capital costs and competition are driving higher utilization rates. This optimization drive is intense, and it runs… Read More »

Confessions of a Webaholic

December 16, 2016

by Peter Becker – Analyst for Corporate Web Strategy, Teradata Hi. My name is Peter. And I am a webaholic. Wow, it’s good to get that off my chest. Once web analytics gets a-hold of you… Of course, we analysts wear many hats. We’re flexible; adaptable. And that’s a good thing, especially now that Internet of… Read More »

Price Reduction, Feature Updates for Teradata Database on AWS

December 13, 2016

Good news! We are lowering our prices and updating our features for Teradata Database on AWS. The price reduction affects Teradata Database Enterprise Edition (1-64 Nodes) and Teradata Database Developer (Single Node). Prices for other Teradata software choices on AWS Marketplace remain unchanged (e.g., Teradata Data Mover, Teradata Ecosystem Manager, Teradata Viewpoint (Multiple Teradata Systems),… Read More »

DevOps For Data Science: Why Analytics Ops Is Key To Value

December 13, 2016

It may be a stretch to call data science commonplace, but the question “what’s next” is often heard with regard to analytics. And then the conversation often turns straight to Artificial Intelligence and deep learning. Instead, a tough love review of the current reality may be in order. The simple truth is that, as currently… Read More »

If Data is a Product, Roll it Out

December 12, 2016

How we monetize data, turning it into products, separates the organizations that are wildly successful from those that are mildly successful. Innovation with data requires thinking of data as a product, and this inevitably requires paradigm shifts in your thinking. If data is a product, who can consume that product? Most organizations think of data… Read More »

Your Cloud Will be a Hybrid – Just Make Sure It’s the Right Hybrid for You

December 9, 2016

Pretty much every organization we talk to is looking at the role the cloud will play in their future analytical architecture. And our research tells us that more than 90% of companies will deploy a hybrid cloud architecture. That’s a good thing, in our view. In fact, we are such great believers in the advantages… Read More »

5 Ways To Reach Connected Customers Using Big Data

December 5, 2016

By Leslie Dinham In the era of the connected customer, having a big data strategy to collect, store, organize and analyze the trail of deep customer data is critical to the delivery of timely, personalized customer interactions. Fortunately, with the right technology, infrastructure and analytics in place to unlock the full potential of this data,… Read More »

It’s Not Hybrid Unless It All Works Together

November 22, 2016

Despite the vast quantity of talk and enthusiasm for all things cloud, few CIOs and IT architects see the future of their analytics infrastructure as an either/or decision. A more apt description for their designs is hybrid, a word that most commonly means a computing environment that is partially either on-premises or in a private… Read More »