Tap into More Value with a Data Lake

Posted on: December 15th, 2014 by Brett Martin No Comments

 

You can expect your business to have access to even more data in 2015. That poses the question—what are you going to do with it?  Have you considered a data lake? This very large and easily accessible repository can hold massive volumes of structured and unstructured data, which is making it a popular way to organize         Read More…

Innovation at Work

Posted on: December 8th, 2014 by Brett Martin No Comments

 

Businesses that are data-driven can not only spot trends, they can be quick and innovative in how they respond. Here are three great stories, each with an accompanying video: >    Berry Bros. & Rudd opens new markets by creating personalized offers for wine drinkers across the globe. >    Telefónica U.K. integrates geospatial and customer data         Read More…

No More Limitations for R

Posted on: December 1st, 2014 by Brett Martin No Comments

 

Open-source R is the analytics software of choice for data scientists, business analysts and data miners. But it does have drawbacks, which is why the programming language has not been widely adopted across all businesses. R is not designed to be used with big, diverse data since it runs in memory, which limits the amount of         Read More…

Personalized + Relevant = Effective

Posted on: November 24th, 2014 by Carly Schramm No Comments

 

Engaging customers with the right offers at the right time is important any time of the year, but it’s especially critical during the busy—and super competitive—holiday shopping season. Customers don’t want mass-market emails for products they aren’t interested in; they want tailored offers sent to them when they need them or even before they know         Read More…

Billions at Stake

Posted on: November 17th, 2014 by Brett Martin No Comments

 

You get a sick feeling in the pit of your stomach whenever you realize you sold something for less than it was worth, whether it’s real estate, a used car or items at a garage sale. Businesses also sometimes leave money—as much as $766 billion—on the table by not using data and analytics to their         Read More…

Just What the Doctor Ordered

Posted on: November 10th, 2014 by Carly Schramm No Comments

 

Today, healthcare providers misdiagnose an estimated one in 20 patients. What’s more, individuals who do not take their prescriptions correctly or don’t take them at all spend a whopping $300 billion each year on emergency room visits, hospital care and extra doctor visits. The good news is that with the right data and analytics, retail         Read More…

Been There, Done That

Posted on: November 3rd, 2014 by Brett Martin No Comments

 

Today, there are overwhelming amounts and varieties of data. And to help manage it, you’ll find a plethora of analytics technologies to choose from. You probably already work with one or more IT service providers that are doing a pretty good job for you—now. But do they have the necessary experience and expertise to deliver         Read More…

A New, Unique Approach to Hadoop

Posted on: October 27th, 2014 by Carly Schramm No Comments

 

Many companies are looking for a cost-effective way to collect, retain and query large volumes of rapidly growing data. The tricky part is choosing a solution that meets all of the organization’s present and future data and analytics needs—and provides the most business value. The Teradata® Portfolio for Hadoop is an improvement over many typical         Read More…

Shape, Lead and Own the Customer Experience

Posted on: October 20th, 2014 by Brett Martin No Comments

 

Customers are at the heart of a business, so it’s imperative for decision makers to gain a complete understanding of how people think and feel about their products and services. The C-suite executive best equipped to monitor and influence this customer experience is the chief customer officer (CCO). A successful CCO is able to align         Read More…

A Complete, Affordable Solution

Posted on: October 13th, 2014 by Carly Schramm No Comments

 

Companies can now analyze enormous amounts of data on a platform that is both powerful and cost-effective. The Teradata® Integrated Big Data Platform 1700 allows organizations to capture, archive and refine all types of big, diverse data—including current, archival and raw data—at a low cost per terabyte. Many companies across a wide range of industries         Read More…