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Data + CDOs Sharmila Mulligan July 11, 2018
7 Habits of Highly Effective Analytics Leaders

Learn how They Are Delivering Differentiating Business Results from Their Data Assets As digital and data-driven business moves into the mainstream, scaling the value and…

 
Data + CDOs Sharmila Mulligan June 28, 2018
Clarity from Complexity: Discovering What’s In Your Data Assets
The positive side of every organization’s data assets today is that there’s a wealth of it to analyze for business insights. That’s great news and enterprises…
 
Data + Trends Ali Tore April 12, 2018
The Great Data Science Bait and Switch
So you went to college and during your math and computer science classes you were drawn to the beautiful art and science of data, machine-learning…
 
Data + Trends Tim Howes March 6, 2017
Gartner BI Report – Business-led Analytics Goes Mainstream
Automation and Machine Learning Make Complex Data Tasks So Easy That Everyone Can Master Working with Data The recently published 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and…
 
Data + Trends Ali Tore March 16, 2016
Fast-cycle Analysis and More Data Signals In the Age of Explosive Online Shopping
Five ways retailers can use rapid-fire data insights to capture consumer interest and accelerate sales Online shopping is exploding and so is competition to win consumer…
 
Data + Trends Ali Tore September 29, 2015
Business Intelligence: What’s Being Reinvented and Redefined? Everything.
Reinvention and Redefinition Most areas of enterprise software are reinvented and redefined every 7-10 years. And in most cases when reinvention has occurred, it was…
 
Data + AI Tim Howes August 12, 2015
Get in the Flow: Data Intelligence for Everyone on Google Cloud Platform
Our customers want to know what’s happening now in their businesses. Increasingly, many prefer cloud services to make data consumption easier, faster, broader and more…
 
Data + AI Tim Howes June 15, 2015
Spark Speeds Towards the Next Data Processing Revolution
A mighty flame followeth a tiny spark. — Dante Alighieri If you know anything about Apache Spark, you know that its chief claim to fame is speed.…
 
Data + AI Vaibhav Nivargi March 19, 2015
A Little Spark to Wildfire
Open Source Project Birthed at U.C. Berkeley Takes Off in the Enterprise This week the fast-growing Apache Spark community is gathering in New York City to celebrate and collaborate…
 
Data + CDOs Sharmila Mulligan March 18, 2015
How An Early Bet on Apache Spark Unlocks Data-Driven Transformation
When we first went to look at the Apache Spark data processing engine in 2011, it was a little-known thing inside the University of California, Berkeley’s AMPLab.…
 
Data + CDOs Sharmila Mulligan February 24, 2015
The Rise of Data Governance Comes With the Age of Data 2.0
Back at the turn of the Millennium in the late 1990’s, organizations struggled to solve the problem of who gets access to more information, more…
 
Data + Trends Kumar Srivastava February 19, 2015
ClearStory Data and Hortonworks: Enabling Fast-Cycle, Business-ready Analytics and the “Must-Haves” for Secure, Governed Data Lakes
We are excited to be working with and announcing ClearStory Data’s integration with Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) during Strata + Hadoop World 2015. This partnership with Hortonworks…
 
Data + CDOs Sharmila Mulligan January 16, 2015
The Dead End of BI Dashboards in New Data Addiction Age
Despite big data being a “quiet star” at C.E.S., wrestling with a huge variety of data from a plethora of new devices and sensors is…
 
Data + CDOs Sharmila Mulligan January 5, 2015
2015: Removing Blind Spots and Bringing Data Intelligence to Everyone
Big Data is now mainstream at large companies, says a recent study, but many people still dislike the term. Add me to the list. Size is only…
 
Data + Trends Carol Kimura December 10, 2014
Beyond the “Big”: Solving for Data Variety Requires New Thinking
Big Data is now mainstream at large companies, says a recent study, but many people still dislike the term. Add me to the list. Size is only…
 
Data + Design Kiran Sattiraju October 15, 2014
Ending the Era of “Look But Don’t Touch”: Introducing Interactive, Collaborative StoryBoards
We’re very excited to be at the Strata Conference + Hadoop World in New York City this week. Last year we chose this conference to…
 
Data + AI Kumar Srivastava October 3, 2014
The 2+2=5 Principle and the Perils of Analytics in a Vacuum
Strategic decision making in enterprises playing in a competitive field requires collaborative information seeking (CIS). Complex situations require analysis that spans multiple sessions with multiple…
 
Data + AI Kumar Srivastava September 24, 2014
It’s the End of the (Analytics and BI) World as We Know It
“That’s great, it starts with an earthquake, birds and snakes, an aeroplane, and Lenny Bruce is not afraid.” –REM, “It’s the End of the World…
 
Data + AI Vaibhav Nivargi July 22, 2014
ClearStory + Spark = Data Exploration Freedom
The release of Spark 1.0 marks a significant step in the move away from MapReduce based big data processing. In-memory. Distributed. Scale out. Machine Learning. 100X faster –…