Category Archives: Teradata International

The emerging role of the data scientist

Tuesday October 18th, 2011

In 1848, gold was found in California. The news drew hundred thousands of immigrants from all corners of the continent into the area. Miniscule settlements like San Francisco became fast-growing cities, and California quickly developed into the 31st state of the USA. These days, we say that big data is a largely untapped gold stream… Read More »

Consumer Intelligence at the Partners Conference

Thursday October 13th, 2011

Teradata CTO Stephen Brobst and his MicroStrategy counterpart, Jeff Bedell, held a panel at the Teradata Partners conference 2011 last week, debating the implications of consumer intelligence – the equivalent of business intelligence at the hands of the customer. This is partly the result of an emerging breed of consumers that is up to using… Read More »

Experts, fortune-tellers and bookmakers: Zero points!

Thursday May 19th, 2011

If you ever doubted the quality of “expert opinions” and the predictive value of the odds of bookmakers, this year’s Eurovision Song Contest gave you every reason to stick to this scepticism. Around 120 million viewers in 43 countries watched the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday May 14, 2011. For most viewers, and certainly for… Read More »

Getting clues from the smart grid

Monday April 4th, 2011

As the smart grid is coming of age, David Socha makes the case for data warehousing in the utilities. Watch the video to learn about the scope of application fields.     Related PostsPooling data and analytics to power greater efficiency in water utilities Hadoop, utilities and that pesky bandwagon Will IoT & Analytics Really… Read More »

From business intelligence to consumer intelligence

Wednesday March 23rd, 2011

Stephen Brobst argues that pervasive business intelligence is about to expand the boundaries of companies and to develop into consumer intelligence, as companies are focussing on understanding and optimizing customer experiences. Watch Stephen develop the full argument.     Related PostsGetting personal – how retailers must use data to make campaigns work Managed Cloud –… Read More »