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October 16, 2017 | Matt Spillar | Hortonworks Case Study

Leveraging Data to Make Decisions in Financial Services

October 16, 2017 | Guest Author | Hadoop Insights

APM with Unravel and Hortonworks to Ensure Mission Critical, Fast and Error Free Performance

October 13, 2017 | Kevin Jordan | Hortonworks Case Study

Why The Big Data Landscape Is All Shades of Grey

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At this point, the number of blogs and articles about Big Data probably surpasses the amount of data collected by a typical organization. For every company trying to solve the “data problem”, the issue isn’t just sheer size. That is just the starting point, and granted, it is a major hurdle to jump, but that […]

Without the right knowledge at the right time in the healthcare industry, there can be dire consequences for many people. This means no one person or organization can monopolize knowledge, and the only way to ensure the transference of information is accessible data. Nothing is Solved in a Silo On Monday, we discussed how predictive […]

Bad data in any organization has damaging consequences, and in the housing market, the families that become affected only inflames concerns. Without the proper data at the right time, and the ability to effectively govern the data coming in, the process of ensuring the right candidates are able to live in the home of their […]

What eventually drives us to purchase something online? This isn’t a hypothetical or philosophical question, as businesses are forced to find answers every day. Consumers across every industry have access to almost anything they can find on a search engine, however with such a big supply of goods, businesses must manage the Big Data that’s […]

Last week we published a story on how the leading transportation tech provider is able to solve the last mile problem for the carrier industry. This article expands on this and how companies need to have clean data. How Clean Is Your Data? By now, we all know that data is Big. We know that […]

With inefficient processes and millions of dollars in losses, banks are forced to protect themselves against new forms of fraud every day. Identifying applications that are high-risk before they become big problems is critical for every leading retail bank. Money Mismanagement When we fill out an application for a bank account, we don’t think about […]

We may not be able to look into the future yet, but we are at a major crossroads of data and predictive analytics that allows us to mitigate risks to prevent disasters. Whether it be an accidental house fire or a car accident, insurance companies are finding ways to create new services for their customers […]

Within the walls of a hospital, the unexpected can happen in a fraction of a second. It is impossible for a nurse to be everywhere at once. Although doing rounds and manual patient monitoring is crucial for patient care, real-time monitoring is the only viable solution to protect people’s health. The Data is Mightier than […]

With the Internet of Things (IoT), what used to be thought of as never before imaginable has become every day occurrences, forcing companies to accelerate technological advancements faster than ever before. Extraordinary Out of the Ordinary Yesterday, I woke up to go to work as any usual day. I woke up at my normal time, […]

Have you ever thought about the amount of energy you consume just by leaving your laptop plugged in overnight? We might not know how many kilowatt hours we transmit, but we do know there is a bill at the end of each month associated with those kinds of statistics. Through smart meters, utility and energy […]

With every swipe of a credit card, every social media interaction, and every opened email advertisement, businesses are continuously trying to gain a single view of customers. Along with this mountain of data comes a lot of risk. Cyber crime has reached an all-time high – it is more brazen, and much more sophisticated. Companies […]

Usually, customer demand prompts the need for innovation. If enough people need something, companies adapt to meet the requests of their consumers. Today, the development and evolution of mobility and telecommunications have outpaced our ability to create such a demand. Data is Like the Back of Your Hand Our data knows us more than we […]

The amount of waste in time, costs, and resources to send print advertisements to consumers forced a change to digitize the process. Despite tremendous efforts in modernizing the necessary business practice, some of the challenges remain. Being able to target the right customer, with the right ad, at the right time is every company’s mission […]

Retailers must adapt to the ever-changing demands brought on by new technological advancements, or be forced to close their doors. It used to be that the customer is always right. However, with real-time notifications and 24-hour social media, we are in the era of the customer is always right now. Data Magic Secrets Revealed Companies […]

There’s a shift in manufacturing that is not only demanding companies change their business models, but also innovate more quickly than ever before. Servitization, or selling services in addition to normal product offerings, has created a challenge for competitive organizations to rethink how they approach new and existing customers. One Stop Place to Shop Whether […]