Tag Archives: big data

Internet of Things for Insurance – The Future is Now

January 31, 2018

Imagine while driving home in a telematics-enabled electric car, you, as a consumer of insurance, speak to the vehicle informatics system to disarm the home burglar alarm, open the home’s garage door, turn on the lights, lower the shades, unlock the doors and adjust the thermostat to make the home comfortable for the evening.  Imagine as… Read More »

When big data becomes vast, what’s your data dropping strategy?

January 30, 2018

When big data technology is pitched, it’s often said that this is the best way to store all your data. The idea is that you will not use an expansive database, but commodity hardware that is expandable at a low cost, and runs on open source software. Therefore, you would create a data lake to… Read More »

Can Big Data Help Control India’s Spiraling Pollution?

January 15, 2018

On November 8, 2017, Delhi earned the dubious distinction of being named the world’s most polluted city. If that wasn’t bad enough, Delhi was only one among the nine Indian cities that ranked among the world’s 20 most polluted cities. The other eight include Gwalior, Allahabad, Patna, Raipur, Ludhiana, Kanpur, Firozabad and Lucknow. China in… Read More »

Uncovering analytic opportunities

January 9, 2018

It’s that time of year when people start considering new year’s resolutions, as well as thinking about what 2018 will have in store for their organisation. Towards the end of 2017, I had a series of discussions with customers to help them uncover analytic opportunities that will support them in achieving better business outcomes in… Read More »

Teradata is on a Mission! And, 2017 was a Big Step Forward

January 1, 2018

Momentum — it’s easy to see when it is high, but hard to quantify. But at Teradata, we are in the business of quantifying. So when I look back at a very busy 2017 and think about how far we’ve come in our transformation as a company, I take pride in knowing that the numbers… Read More »

Is Unstructured Data a “Trick or Treat” for your Organization?

October 31, 2017

Anyone that works in data analytics and is excited it’s Halloween could appreciate a sign Teradata had displayed near the press room at the PARTNERS event last week in Anaheim, California. The copy proclaimed “The original big data company,” and the image displayed a candy store, with each toffee, lollipop and taffy flavor neatly compiled… Read More »

The Sentient Enterprise. Why Another Book on Analytics?

October 17, 2017

There are already so many books about big data on the market. That’s why, when management professor Mohan Sawhney and I decided to write The Sentient Enterprise, it wasn’t to fill more shelf space – it was to fill a void: We wrote our book for the same reason you’d create a road map for… Read More »

Can Big Data Help Reduce India’s Burden of Healthcare Costs?

October 16, 2017

India remains high on the list of medical tourists based on the high quality of healthcare available at comparatively lower costs when compared to the costs in more developed nations. In fact, medical tourism is growing at a compounded rate of over 20% y-o-y leading to a flourishing industry that is expected to touch US$… Read More »

Five ways Analytics and Data Science can add business value

August 30, 2017

The conversation around big data has grown, well, big in recent times. So much so that it is now part of the day to day vernacular for businesses around the world. Nowhere is this more prevalent than in the thriving technology ecosystem happening right now in the UK. Any organisation can leverage the exponential data… Read More »