Too Much Data, Too Little Results? How to Accelerate Your Company’s Big Data ROI

December 22, 2016

While 75 percent of companies from all sectors and sizes feel they are making the most of their data, in actuality 43 percent “obtain little tangible benefit from their information” and 23 percent “derive no benefit whatsoever.” Why the big disconnect? Many companies make an initial investment in data analytics, but then struggle, waiting months… Read More »

Look, Mom! No Hands! Volvo Cars Gives Being In The Driver’s Seat A Whole New Meaning

December 22, 2016

You’ve heard of the Internet of Things? The topic is hard to avoid considering it’s in most blogs and business articles when they discuss data. The Internet of Things (IoT) comprises billions of sensors around the world generating data in volumes unheard of until now. But, it is just hype?  Or does it really mean… Read More »

Are You King of the Marketing Jungle?

December 21, 2016

It’s a multi-channel jungle out there. And now that social platforms are running wild and digital devices outnumber the global population, marketers are having to shape up or ship out. Inspirational Instagrams – tick. Facebook recommendations – tick. Trending Twitter hashtags – tick. Customers are being bombarded with brands, trends, products, and services – personalised… Read More »

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 »