Pick Your Programming Language for In-Database Analytics

Posted on: February 10th, 2016 by Lisa Slutter No Comments

 

by Ranjan Priyadarshi and Preeti Javaji Data has never been as important or prolific as it is today. It’s being produced not only by humans, but also by machines and devices. No longer bound by rows, columns and tables, data can be structured or unstructured and in name-value pairs, graphs and other forms. Users need         Read More…

Reach Deep Into History

Posted on: February 3rd, 2016 by Lisa Slutter No Comments

 

by Andy Sanderson While Teradata® QueryGrid™ allows you to access data and enables processing across heterogeneous systems, including technologies from Apache™ Hadoop®, Teradata Aster, Oracle or even MongoDB, some of the most compelling uses involve multiple Teradata Database systems. When organizations use several Teradata platforms for various purposes, having direct SQL access across them, along with the         Read More…

4 Reasons to Consider the Cloud

Posted on: January 27th, 2016 by Guest Author No Comments

 

by Brian Wood It’s a fact: Cloud solutions are here to stay. These services can enable organizations to disrupt traditional paradigms in favor of new ways of creating value. As a result, companies are reviewing their IT and data management strategies to identify where and how the cloud should play a role. Considerations can include         Read More…

Premier Platform Handles Wide Range of Intelligence Needs

Posted on: January 20th, 2016 by Brett Martin No Comments

 

by Brett Martin The newest data warehouse solution within the Teradata® Unified Data Architecture™, the Teradata Active Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) 6800 platform, enables higher performance and more efficiency with better storage and compute power density. The platform is available with hard disk drives (HDDs) only or with hybrid storage that adds solid-state drives (SSDs).         Read More…

A Primer for Executives to Understand the Cloud 

Posted on: January 13th, 2016 by Guest Author No Comments

 

by Richard Hackathorn The term “cloud” is often misunderstood, even by IT professionals. Simply put, the cloud treats computer resources as a service rather than as a product that is purchased. The cloud service model is similar to an electric or cable utility supplying its service over a grid. Users pay per service unit every         Read More…

Follow the Customer Thread With Event Analytics

Posted on: January 6th, 2016 by Guest Author No Comments

 

by James Semenak  Digital media and e-commerce companies are keen to have a deeper understanding of customers by gaining easy access to every customer interaction, at the lowest detail, pieced together for each individual. That’s the highly valued “customer thread.” While it’s possible to build an aggregated, snapshot-in-time view of individual customers, that is no         Read More…

5 Ways to Create and Nurture Customer Loyalty

Posted on: December 16th, 2015 by Guest Author No Comments

 

by Jenne Barbour Customers move now at a speed that is faster than ever. That speed, coupled with the breadth of options available to them and the constant barrage of marketing messages they’re pelted with 24/7, chip away at the customer relationship—or keep it from ever getting started. Without properly engaging new customers or strengthening one-to-one         Read More…

Slay the VUCA Dragon

Posted on: December 9th, 2015 by Guest Author No Comments

 

by Susan Lawson-Dawson Although the military coined the acronym VUCA, which represents the extremely volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous conditions that are often encountered in battle, the business world has adopted the relevant term to its own environment. For organizations, the challenges include growing pressure to meet stakeholder demands, increasingly stringent regulations and industry changes         Read More…

CEOs Lead the Way to Success in Big Data and Analytics

Posted on: December 2nd, 2015 by Guest Author No Comments

 

by Bruce Rogers Some businesses have always been built on data. For others, the path to competitive advantage through data and analytics is a new one. In every organization, however, CEO support and involvement are key in setting direction. “The stronger the relationship between a CEO and his/her data analytics team, the more likely an         Read More…

Build Loyalty in Cyberspace

Posted on: November 25th, 2015 by Guest Author No Comments

 

by John Edwards In cyberspace, every interaction can be broadcast to a person’s friends and contacts, which influences their views. In fact, losing a loyal customer who “unfollows” a brand on social media can have a ripple effect since about 10% of those who unfollow will tell their friends to do the same, and approximately 10% post         Read More…