What is Big Data?

Posted on: February 12th, 2015 by Chris Twogood No Comments

 

What is Big Data? It’s not as simple as saying social media posts are big data or sensor data is big data. And it’s not sufficient to say big data is just a lot of data. Beyond the idea of large volumes of data…or a greater scope of data…big data refers to data sets that         Read More…

Lots of Big Data Talk, Little Big Data Action

Posted on: February 11th, 2015 by Data Analytics Staff No Comments

 

 Apps Are One Solution To Big Data Complexity Offering big data apps is a great way for the analytics industry to put its muscle where its mouth is. Organizations face great hurdles in trying to benefit from the opportunities of big data.  Extracting rapid value from big data remains challenging. To ease companies into realizing         Read More…

Teradata Aster AppCenter: Reduce the Chasm of Data Science

Posted on: February 11th, 2015 by John Thuma No Comments

 

Data scientists are doing amazing thing with data and analytics.  The data surface area is exploding with new data sources being invented and exploited almost daily.  The Internet of Things is being realized and is not just theory, it is in practice.   Tools and technology are making it easier for Data Scientists to develop solutions         Read More…

 

Are you a business person or executive involved in a data warehouse project where the term “normalization” keeps coming up but you have no idea what they (the technical IT folks) mean? You have heard them talk about “third” normal form and wonder if it is some new health fad or yoga position. In my         Read More…

6 Big Data Examples From Big Global Brands

Posted on: January 29th, 2015 by Chris Twogood No Comments

 

Where are we with big data? Has it moved from theory into practice? Are global organizations really using big data today to make significant changes in their organizations? Are there working solutions in the market that derive value from the analysis of non-traditional data? Let’s discuss six big data examples that illustrate how big global         Read More…

 

“Great minds think alike.” That’s what they say, but we know it isn’t true. Great minds think differently; great minds seek different thinking, and great minds come up with the innovations that truly amaze. If you’re in the field of B2B, the chances are very high that your next innovation will come from a customer         Read More…

NRF Show 2015: Look Where Data is Taking Retail!

Posted on: January 23rd, 2015 by Guest Blogger No Comments

 

The National Retail Federation’s Big Show, held annually in New York City, is THE show for everything that makes retail happen. Wanna see the latest in store design? You can see it at the Big Show. Who’s offering mobile payment? It’s at the Big Show. What’s next in HR for retailing? That’s there, too. The         Read More…

Business Highlights in Big Data History

Posted on: January 22nd, 2015 by Chris Twogood No Comments

 

If you’re relatively new to Big Data, you might find this snapshot of the last 20 years of big data history helpful. Hopefully, you can build your understanding and figure out where you reside in the journey of Big Data development, adoption and optimization. Gentlemen Start Your Spreadsheets (1995) The world wide web explodes and         Read More…

 

The term “data-driven” is gaining huge momentum and for good reason: never before have every organization’s data assets become so useful, valuable – and complicated. That’s exactly why the subject of data modeling today is a HOT TOPIC – as well as data normalization. In this blog we will talk about “modeling the data.” My         Read More…

Teradata Just Became Operations-Ready on Hortonworks

Posted on: December 17th, 2014 by Data Analytics Staff No Comments

 

The partnership with one of our three strategic Hadoop partners, Hortonworks, continues to evolve. Today Teradata has gained the “Operations Ready Certification,” a new Hortonworks certification that validates our focus and strategy about providing an enterprise Hadoop experience to our Teradata customers. Teradata Viewpoint has become a standard interface for monitoring and management of the Teradata         Read More…