Tag Archives: teradata summit

What does it mean to be data-driven?

Tuesday April 5th, 2016

As we all know, organisations are inundated with data, however more data does not necessarily lead to more insights, rather it provides more opportunities to gain more insight and better insight. Data-driven organisations put data at the centre and use insights derived from data to drive their strategy and decision making. They treat data as… Read More »

The Analytics Innovations at DHL Express

Thursday August 20th, 2015

At the the Teradata Summit that was on in Sydney and Melbourne this week, Nikolaus Walkowsky, Global Head of Business Intelligence at DHL Express outlined some of the recent analytics innovations they have implemented. He started with an anecdote to demonstrate the central place which information holds at DHL. Way back in the 1960s, founders Hillblom, Dalsey and… Read More »

The Cross-Selling Machine at ICBC

Thursday May 14th, 2015

There was an excellent turnout recently for the Teradata Summit events held in Sydney and Melbourne, with the highlight for me was the presentation on Cross-Selling at ICBC Argentina by Pablo Licheri and Eduardo Donato. ICBC (Industrial and Commercial Bank of China) is the world’s largest bank and ICBC Argentina was the first ICBC acquisition… 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 »

7 Tips on Moving from Big Data to Value

Thursday August 21st, 2014

Teradata ANZ held the second of its 2014 Teradata ANZ Summit sessions this week, and we were entertained and informed by experts in the art of extracting value from information.  Here are my top 7 take-aways from the event: Today’s Big Data will be tomorrow’s small data:  Bill Franks, Teradata’s Chief Analytical Officer, told us… Read More »

The Definition of Big Data

Thursday August 21st, 2014

As part of my duties in MC’ing the second of Teradata ANZ Summit series earlier this week, I had the opportunity to spend some time with not only, arguably the best, lineup of speakers that we have had at a Teradata Summit including Teradata Chief Analytics Officer Bill Franks along with Teradata customers including Barry Sandison of Department Human… 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 »