Tag Archives: big data analytics

Transparency across the entire supply chain

Tuesday June 21st, 2016

Cost-effective, global and, of course, just-in-time: Logistics chains have to meet ever more demanding requirements and they become increasingly complex. This is no longer true for logistics service providers only, but for globally operating companies in all industries. Big data specialist Teradata helps numerous clients bring together and evaluate all their available supply chain data.… Read More »

Creating a Unified Data Zoo

Monday November 17th, 2014

Scott Gnau, President, Teradata Labs recently presented at the 2014 Teradata Summit in Sydney and Melbourne, where he provided insights to attendees on the technology trends in the Big Data arena. He stated that finding insights from all the data is what Teradata is all about. To explain analytics and big data he used the analogy… Read More »

Teradata Partners 2014 – It Keeps Getting Better

Tuesday October 21st, 2014

It has been quite the whirlwind here at 2014 Teradata Partners in Nashville. The speakers, events and exhibitions are guaranteed to keep you busy. I’ve barely had time to sit and write a couple of words to share about the last couple of days. On Monday morning, we got things started with a fantastic general session.… Read More »

New Privacy Laws Imply Data Scientist by Day, Lawyer by Night!

Friday August 15th, 2014

Australia’s newest privacy legislation came into force in March this year. If you have not reviewed it then, you are missing a key component of the evolving digital economy that is impacting everyone. Whether you are a consumer (i.e. Individual as we all are), Marketer, Business Intelligence Manager, Chief Data Officer, Head of BICC or… Read More »

The Need for Tactfulness in Big Data Analytics

Thursday February 20th, 2014

Big Data allows companies to market to specific customers more so than previous attempts at targeted marketing. Marketers get excited about the readiness with which  variety of data sources are available at their disposal (viz. customer call detail records, payment / prepaid top-up behaviour, online searches, social network activity, billing, etc). While Big Data Analytics… Read More »

Next Wave of Business Intelligence: Prospering from Discovery Analytics

Friday October 11th, 2013

Recently, I came across a review of the book “Average Is Over – Powering America Beyond the Age of the Great Stagnation” by Tyler Cowen that highlights how the global labour market is changing radically which is creating a widening gap between the rich and poor. What is interesting is it seems high earners are taking… Read More »

Targeting your Customers Online with Big Data

Tuesday October 1st, 2013

A few months ago, an organisation which was spending a considerable amount on online advertising came to Teradata with a challenge.  The organisation ran an extensive loyalty programe and was frustrated by the lack of return on the money they were throwing at placing their advertisements on websites through the various advertising networks.   In today’s… Read More »

How Big Data Analytics Enhances Macro-economic Planning – A Point of View from the COO of The Australian Bureau of Statistics

Tuesday August 6th, 2013

I was always curious about the connection behind the so called Butterfly Effect, which paints a theory that a butterfly flapping its wings in the Amazon forests can cause a tornado on the other side of the world. After listening to the talk by Mr.Jonathan Palmer, Chief Operating Officer of the Australian Bureau of Statistics,… Read More »