Gamification Is Serious Business

Posted on: July 21st, 2014 by Carly Schramm No Comments

 

According to a Gallup survey, only 29% of employees are actually engaged in their work. These low engagement levels are causing organizations to rethink their current strategies. The solution? Using gamification or game-like techniques in the workplace to boost interaction and facilitate healthy, company-wide competition and participation. For example, employers may award badges and other         Read More…

Solving the Big Data Skill Shortage

Posted on: July 14th, 2014 by Brett Martin No Comments

 

One of the most pressing challenges facing organizations that want to benefit from big, diverse data is finding qualified personnel capable of using advanced technologies to perform analytics. According to consulting firm McKinsey & Company, the shortfall of people with the deep analytics skills required by businesses could reach as much 190,000 in just four         Read More…

Smart Healthcare

Posted on: July 10th, 2014 by Jennifer Niemela No Comments

 

Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield had considerable pain to overcome on its way to being among the insurance companies with the lowest administrative costs in the U.S. For example, as discussed in the latest issue of Teradata Magazine, call volume was driving up the expense of customer service. Through discovery analytics the company learned         Read More…

Discover What You Don’t Know

Posted on: June 30th, 2014 by Brett Martin No Comments

 

Using analytics to gain insights is good, but taking a multiple analytics approach is even better. The latter method delivers information from all data, including customer, mobile device and sensor data, to enlighten the business. The Teradata® Aster Discovery Platform is an integrated solution that delivers multiple analytics techniques that are automatically optimized and executed         Read More…

Build Lifelong Customer Relationships

Posted on: June 23rd, 2014 by Carly Schramm No Comments

 

Having a one-to-one relationship with each of its 4.8 billion customers is key for Procter & Gamble to maintain loyalty as its buyers’ needs change over time. For instance, as soon as a baby grows out of diapers, the relationship with that mom buying Pampers could dissolve.  But with its transformative “1, Consumer Place” initiative,         Read More…

Virtually Seamless

Posted on: June 16th, 2014 by Brett Martin No Comments

 

Companies are challenged when attempting to capture and interpret data spread across various analytic systems. Teradata® QueryGrid™ offers a unique solution by providing transparent data access and local processing across the Teradata Database, Teradata Aster Database and Apache™ Hadoop®—the systems that comprise the Teradata Unified Data Architecture™—and other analytic systems.  With Teradata QueryGrid, data access         Read More…

Know and Engage the Customer

Posted on: June 9th, 2014 by Carly Schramm No Comments

 

Without a complete view of their customers, organizations struggle to keep them engaged and loyal to their brand. To achieve focused, customer-centric marketing success, enterprises must establish a “data culture” within their company. They must develop a data-driven strategy and align the entire organization behind it.  When marketers partner with IT, they can utilize big         Read More…

The Best Keeps Getting Better

Posted on: June 2nd, 2014 by Brett Martin No Comments

 

Teradata® Database 15.0 delivers sophisticated technology, comprehensive enhancements and innovative capabilities that make it the best-performing integrated data warehouse product on the market.  This latest release introduces Teradata QueryGrid™, which lets organizations simplify access to systems and data within the Teradata Unified Data Architecture™ and beyond to other source systems for fast and rich analytics.          Read More…

Pushing the Bounds of Efficiency

Posted on: May 27th, 2014 by Jennifer Niemela No Comments

 

Does this scenario sound familiar? You call a service center for your utility or your wireless provider, and the agent immediately knows everything relevant to your account based on the number you’re calling from—including the products or services you use, others you might be interested in and even how satisfied you are as a customer.          Read More…

Exploit More Data for More Value

Posted on: May 19th, 2014 by Brett Martin No Comments

 

Large data volumes and new sources have proven problematic for organizations that do not have the tools, skill sets and analytic platforms to fully exploit the information for greatest business value. Plus, companies may not know how to implement a solution that maximizes their data or what technologies would best serve their needs.  Teradata® Analytic         Read More…