Tag Archives: data warehouse

Is your DbFit?

Wednesday December 7th, 2016

In my previous blog I talked about modular design enabling continuous integration and automated testing through to delivery. Many customers I have worked with find the immediate challenge is how to do the testing, especially as it applies to a data warehouse or lake. In this blog I will look at how to setup simple,… Read More »

“Internet of Things”: The off road drive to connectivity in India

Wednesday November 30th, 2016

The Internet of Things (IoT) is now gaining traction, reshaping the way we engage with our world in our day to day lives. A recent report that came out from Gartner states that the number of connected units, relating to the IoT, will reach 26 billion by 2020-a 30-fold increase since 2009. Will India accept… Read More »

Hadoop, utilities and that pesky bandwagon

Wednesday October 12th, 2016

A colleague of mine recently asked for help in a workshop with a major global utility customer. As part of his preamble, he described the utility as being in the “trough of disillusionment” phase with their Hadoop implementation. I wasn’t surprised. Now let’s be clear: this isn’t a Hadoop-bashing blog. Teradata has great relationships with… Read More »

Why State Governments Need to get Smarter with Data!

Wednesday July 27th, 2016

Authored by Rajesh Kumar, Sr. Industry Consultant, Teradata India Pvt Ltd Due to its vast population of over 1.2 billion people the Indian state and central government agencies are trying to provision for delivering citizen centric services more effectively and efficiently. In a typical state government, the administrative machinery is divided into various departments for carrying… Read More »

Just what’s in my data warehouse – and what should I do with it?

Monday May 23rd, 2016

The analytics ecosystem today is evolving into a data fabric, where data is located in different places and processed in place with tools and technologies ideally suited to the specific type of analytics being performed – with all of this being transparent to the end users. But that is a recent development, for many years… Read More »

Indian Railways next big station – Big Data Junction!

Thursday May 12th, 2016

How’s this for thought? In the NDA’s maiden Railways budget presented in 2015, the word ‘technology’ was mentioned only once. There were another 13-14 references to Braille facilitated coaches etc but nothing more. In the light of this, the 2016 budget wasn’t predicted to be any different. Suresh Prabhu’s 2nd budget however more than made… Read More »

Put your fashionable foot forward as Big Data meets Beauty

Wednesday April 27th, 2016

The retail sector in India is emerging as one of the largest sectors in the economy and is currently valued at US$ 600 billion. Of this about 90% is unorganized retail and only 10% is organised however the balance seems to be increasingly tilting towards the organised space. In fact a recent study by Google stated that… Read More »

Retailing in the New World

Tuesday April 12th, 2016

Today, enterprises that manufacture products aimed directly at the consumer are experiencing change in the route that is taken for these products to reach their target market largely – because of technology. That technology is Big Data backed by analytics. Developed markets are as usual, ahead in adopting this technology due to the better infrastructure… Read More »

How do I know my city is smart?

Monday February 29th, 2016

The list of 20 smart cities out of the 98 shortlisted for the ‘Smart Cities Mission’ was released recently. These 20 cities will be the first to receive funds, thus kick starting the process of developing them into ‘Smart Cities’. 2017 and 2018 will see the inclusion of 40 and 38 cities, respectively. While some… Read More »