Tag Archives: sentient enterprise

Teradata is on a Mission! And, 2017 was a Big Step Forward

January 1, 2018

Momentum — it’s easy to see when it is high, but hard to quantify. But at Teradata, we are in the business of quantifying. So when I look back at a very busy 2017 and think about how far we’ve come in our transformation as a company, I take pride in knowing that the numbers… Read More »

Simplicity out of Complexity: Announcing the Teradata Analytics Platform

October 23, 2017

What is the sense in transformative technology if only a select few can use it? That has been a big conundrum for enterprises working with increasingly powerful analytics capabilities, from data science to machine learning and AI. As these technologies have matured, they have created a complex web of siloed data and analytics, some on… Read More »

How Curiosity Saves Your Company … And Turns Your People Into Citizen Data Scientists

July 21, 2017

I’ve written before on the importance of people sharing data as broadly as possible in an organization. A company may have hundreds, or even thousands, of people with “analyst” in their job titles, but if you keep access to data centralized, you’re also keeping the capacity for innovation centralized — and limited. At the same… Read More »

Why “Unsupervised,” Autonomous Cars are Right Around the Corner

May 31, 2017

Autonomous drive – cars and trucks that pilot themselves – is perhaps the most rapidly maturing areas of technology today. I know a senior IT executive at a major car company who, in the late 2000’s, served on a team dedicated to safety electronics like braking assist and lane monitoring for drowsiness detection. After moving… Read More »

AI is Red Hot. But Where Is All This Innovation Pointing Us?

April 26, 2017

It’s hard to overstate just how quickly Artificial Intelligence (AI) is evolving. Driven by a combination of cheaper and more powerful cloud infrastructure, richer data sets, and new analytic techniques, each new year seems to be a banner one for AI innovation. Advances in tasks like image and sound recognition, improvisational thinking and deep learning,… Read More »

Expect the Unexpected: Real Stories of Challenges that Slow Digital Transformation

December 7, 2016

Whether it’s the famous Moore’s law, or our own Sentient Enterprise capability maturity model for analytics at scale – there are lots of frameworks for understanding how innovations and breakthroughs build exponentially on one another to fuel rapid digital growth. One thing that’s becoming increasingly clear is that analytic solutions must harness and scale innovation… Read More »

Disrupt Thyself: A 3-Point Plan For Innovation At Large Enterprises

November 29, 2016

Clayton Christensen’s foundational writings on disruption – how innovation drives new markets in place of old ones – is required reading for anyone in business.  So embedded is the concept, in fact, that the question is no longer how and why disruption happens, but who the winners and losers are. That’s given rise to a… Read More »