Becoming a Data Analytics MasterChef

Posted on: August 3rd, 2015 by Ben Davis No Comments

 

An esteemed member of our Canberra office the other day said the term “data spaghetti”. And I thought to myself what a very clear and simple message to describe the problem in only two words. So it got me thinking …Can we relate data warehousing and analytics to that Italian cuisine exported around the world?         Read More…

Six Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Industry 4.0 Data

Posted on: July 28th, 2015 by Michael Gerstlauer No Comments

 

The fourth industrial revolution, or Industry 4.0 for short is changing the way the industrial sector looks at data and analytics. Many industrial businesses feel overwhelmed by this data, a recent survey  reveals, with many finding that “they cannot use them in an integrated manner or access them at company level”. Industry 4.0 relies on         Read More…

 

There’s never been a more engaging time to be in the utility business. Change is everywhere. Genuinely new business models are a reality today. Never before do I recall a time when “exciting” and “utilities” could credibly be put into the same sentence. Now, in order to thrive in a period of genuinely disruptive change,         Read More…

Keeping the data dynamite safe

Posted on: July 23rd, 2015 by Joe Southgate No Comments

 

Data is like dynamite – it doesn’t have its own ethics and it’s what we do with it that’s important. That was the verbal fuse-wire that Professor Mark Whitehorn used to ignite a roundtable Teradata hosted last month, discussing the explosive issue of data privacy. As a company that wants to tackle the issue of         Read More…

 

Having written about Big Data and Time Travel and about Big Data and Philosophy, it’s time to write about Big Data and Evolution. The subject has been already discussed in Daniel Dennett’s excellent article in Scientific American in March this year, How Digital Transparency Became a Force of Nature. In the article Dennett, the Tufts         Read More…

Industry 4.0 — The Dollars In The Data

Posted on: July 20th, 2015 by Michael Gerstlauer No Comments

 

In a previous post, I discussed how having a data strategy is central to the rollout of Industry 4.0 initiatives. Suppose you’ve cracked that first piece of the puzzle, what’s next? How can data be used intelligently to drive economic value for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and the customer or user of the equipment? Inspiration         Read More…

Unifying Information Management – Why it Matters

Posted on: July 13th, 2015 by Renato Manongdo No Comments

 

I have just been reading the results of the recent Teradata Data Analysis Index survey that was released of 152 senior IT executives from large Australia corporates. It further confirms that data has become an indispensable asset for most businesses with 88% of respondents using one or more analytic tools to manage and use their data. Not surprising         Read More…

Why You Need A Data Strategy To Succeed In Industry 4.0

Posted on: July 13th, 2015 by Michael Gerstlauer No Comments

 

Since the beginning of the industrial age, the manufacturing sector has experienced a number of dramatic turning points, where the introduction of a new invention has radically changed manufacturing processes and output. Today,the manufacturing and high tech sector finds itself at one of these significant turning points -Industry 4.0. And, if you’re wondering what went         Read More…

 

“Daddy! Daddy! I don’t wannabe a fireman, spaceman, or a monkey anymore. When I grow up, I wannabe a Risk & Compliance Officer!” Until recently, if you’d said the word ‘FIFA’ to anyone under the age of consent, they’d have thought you were referring to EA Sports’ highly-successful online game. But suddenly, all that’s changed.         Read More…

Join The Analytics Revolution!

Posted on: July 7th, 2015 by Guest Blog No Comments

 

Over the past decades, analytics processes have been developed and deployed in a custom, one-off, artisanal fashion. This makes sense when high value problems are being addressed, but isn’t scalable or affordable for the myriad small decisions a business needs to make every day. For analytics to reach its full potential for enterprises today, we’ll         Read More…