AI and Deep Learning Session Highlights for PARTNERS 2017

October 3, 2017

The explosion of interest in Artificial Intelligence (AI) is triggering widespread curiosity about its importance as a driver of business value. Likewise, Deep Learning, a subset of AI, is bringing new possibilities to light. Can these technologies significantly reduce costs and drive revenue? How can enterprises use AI to enhance customer experiences, create more insight… Read More »

Lessons from the Sentient Enterprise: Three Big Predictions from the Pros

October 2, 2017

“Lessons from the Sentient Enterprise” is a series of posts timed around the publication of The Sentient Enterprise, a new book on big data analytics by Oliver Ratzesberger and Mohan Sawhney. Each post in the series highlights a major theme covered in book and at executive workshops being held in conjunction with its upcoming release… Read More »

The age of automation. Where does creativity fit in?

September 28, 2017

In an increasingly data-driven world, we see the automation of jobs in almost every industry. This is a daunting prospect for some, but evidence shows that rather than taking over our jobs, new technology is forming new opportunities: Smart humans are working alongside smart machines in collaboration. But where does this leave creativity? Is it… Read More »

That (Amster)damn utilities data…

September 27, 2017

European Utility Week returns to Amsterdam in early October – a great place for Teradata, given the local affection for the colour orange and how well it fits our branding! As we prepare to take the stage, and present our vision of asset and customer data in Amsterdam once more, I have been reflecting on… Read More »

Is failure good for your data scientists?

September 25, 2017

If you’ve heard of data science (if you haven’t, where have you been and how did you find this blog?), you’ve probably heard of “fail fast”. The fail fast mentality is based on the notion that if an activity isn’t going to work, you should find out as quickly as possible, and stop doing it.… Read More »

Teradata Database 16.10 Now on Azure and AWS Marketplaces

September 25, 2017

Good news! We’ve just published important updates for both Azure and AWS Marketplaces. This is the first public cloud update in which the Teradata team has aligned solution launch conventions across both Azure and AWS for simplicity. There are many feature updates. Highlights pertaining to both Azure and AWS Marketplaces: Added support for Teradata Database… Read More »

The 9 steps every business analyst should take

September 21, 2017

Some time ago, Mikael Bisgaard-Bohr, vice president of business development at Teradata International, talked about working in “the new world of data and analytics.” In a world where the biggest companies are transforming their business using data, a new position has arisen: the business analyst. What exactly is a business analyst? The International Institute of Business… Read More »

Within data and analytics, the “If you build it, they will come” mentality is finally dead

September 20, 2017

How to align data and analytics to achieve business outcomes Over the past few months I’ve been engaged across industries to help organisations understand what businesses are trying to achieve from big data and analytics. I’m glad to report that the focus is no longer on the technology first; at last, the belief in the… Read More »

Who owns the customer experience in the digital age?

September 19, 2017

From online browsing to email offers, from in-app shopping carts to in-store purchases, tracking the customer experience is a complex marriage of a myriad of touch points, occurring across endless platforms with countless key performance indicators nested in each. For executives to to really wrap their heads around all these collective data points, there needs… Read More »