Tag Archives: Stephen-Brobst

How to Innovate in the Age of Big Data

Wednesday April 2nd, 2014

This week Teradata CTO  Stephen Brobst,  spoke at Teradata Summit 2014 in Canberra to an audience with shared interests in two key areas, data and government. Brobst took us on a journey talking about how companies and organisations around the world are innovating today, in the era of big data.   Brobst shared that during US President… Read More »

The 6 Skills Required to be a Good Data Scientist

Friday March 28th, 2014

Presenting at Teradata Summit 2014 across Australia and New Zealand this week, Teradata CTO Stephen Brobst discussed the skills that are required to be a good data scientist : – Curiosity: Dives into the data head first. – Intuition: Has good business sense and will explore in directions that yield results but is not afraid… Read More »

In God We Trust Whilst All Others Bring Data

Friday March 28th, 2014

Moving to a culture for data-driven decision making has been proven to be a key differentiator between high performing organisations and the average performing organisation.  The movement from using art to make decisions to using science as the basis for decisions is a key aspect in this cultural change. Presenting at Teradata Summit 2014 in… Read More »

From Big Data to Big Analytics – Adding Value to Big Data

Tuesday August 6th, 2013

How do you turn a buzz word into a value statement?  Stephen Brobst, CTO of Teradata, spoke recently at the Teradata Summits in Melbourne and Sydney on creating value from Big Data. Stephen’s focus is on extending the 3 “V”s of Big Data (Volume, Variety, and Velocity) into a fourth dimension of “Value”.  The core… Read More »

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 »

Follow the Neologism?

Monday June 20th, 2011

If your friends start calling you a “childibore” to your face, then it may be time to take them out for a beer or two – and talk only about football. At least, that’s according to two passengers who sat behind me on the plane a few days ago, amusing themselves by discussing the latest… 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 »