A Faster, Simpler Discovery Platform

Posted on: May 4th, 2015 by Carly Schramm No Comments

 

The Teradata® Aster Discovery Platform is designed for data scientists and business analysts to discover powerful new business insights with innovative analytics. Not only does it significantly reduce data preparation efforts, it also bridges the skills gap required for the various stages and types of analytics. The discovery platform includes the Teradata Aster Big Analytics Appliance         Read More…

REST API Enables Driverless Connectivity

Posted on: April 29th, 2015 by Guest Author No Comments

 

by Eric Scheie Have you ever wanted to display or visualize SQL results on a Web page or mobile device? Or use a high-productivity scripting language to implement recurring business logic and deploy it without worrying about installing or maintaining a database driver? Implementing these use cases has not been easy since doing so requires         Read More…

Trace Problems to Their Sources

Posted on: April 27th, 2015 by Brett Martin No Comments

 

As an editor, I’m intrigued with words—their meanings, origins and evolutions. It’s an interest I share with Teradata 14 Certified Master Carrie Ballinger, who pointed out in a recent Teradata Magazine article that the Greek words “tekhne,” meaning a craft, and “logia,” meaning systematic treatment, are the basis for the word “technology.” Like with tracing         Read More…

Create Value-Added Subscriber Services

Posted on: April 22nd, 2015 by Guest Author No Comments

 

by Ken Mark Few industries have seen greater disruption in recent years than communications. For decades, these companies enjoyed predictable revenues and reliable profits from landline telephones. Those times are gone. Consumers now continually and deliberately jump to and from different networks, channels, devices and telecom companies. This churn and lack of loyalty puts a         Read More…

 

In order to gain more business value, Nordea knew it needed to become “one global company” with a consolidated understanding of its data. To achieve that goal, the leading financial services provider in Northern Europe, which serves more than 11 million customers throughout eight countries, integrated vast amounts of financial data from multiple bank entities         Read More…

2-Step Solution for a Solid Data Ecosystem

Posted on: April 15th, 2015 by Guest Author No Comments

 

by Brian Richards and David R. Schiller, CCP From the outside looking in, data integration (DI) seems easy, right? You just combine data residing in different systems to provide users with a unified view of the individual data elements in a timely manner. All you need is a database, a few SQL statements, some scripts         Read More…

What Are Your Customers Really Thinking?

Posted on: April 13th, 2015 by Brett Martin No Comments

 

Have you been trying to figure out what customers truly think about your products and services only to find yourself challenged to take advantage of social feedback? Now, it’s possible to perform analytics on text data to gain insights into consumer priorities and determine what words are commonly associated with positive and negative reviews. By fully integrating text analytical         Read More…

Evolve Into a Sentient Enterprise

Posted on: April 6th, 2015 by Brett Martin No Comments

 

Every organization strives to conduct business faster. The problem for many, however, is that they lack the real-time and self-service capabilities needed to make the aspiration of speed a reality. The solution is to work toward being a sentient enterprise—an organization that removes the traditional barriers caused by information silos and leverages progressively sophisticated emergent         Read More…

5 Essentials for Winning With Big Data

Posted on: April 1st, 2015 by Guest Author No Comments

 

by Matt Ariker and Jesko Perrey Chief marketing officers (CMOs) and chief information officers (CIOs) share a similar challenge—how to turn big data into big profits. CMOs, tasked with driving growth, are demanding that the plethora of customer data their companies accumulate be turned into increased revenue. CIOs, charged with using technology to boost revenue,         Read More…