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August 18, 2017 | Tom Hastain | Hortonworks Case Study

Worldpay: Influencing Open Source for Enterprise Readiness via Hortonworks Support

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What is a Data Science Workbench and Why Do Data Scientists Need One?

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Model as Service: Modern Streaming Data Science with Apache Metron

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Imagine an expiration date on all of your most sensitive information. What would happen if every medical record, credit card report, and piece of your digital identity suddenly disappeared? For some companies, they do not have to imagine this because the challenge of storing their data, and accessing it when they need it, is all […]

The Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) has had a great run for the past several decades. But as is the norm in technology, newcomers are ready to stake their claim in this business critical environment, as illustrated in Forrester’s newly released The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Warehouse, Q2 2017 report. Hortonworks delivers a viable open source […]

In January we announced the Hortonworks Data Heroes initiative. It’s our way of recognizing the Data Visionaries, Data Scientists, and Data Architects transforming their businesses and organizations through Big Data. Hortonworks has over 1000 customers ranging across every industry. There are so many Big Data stories to be told: stories about transformation, cost reduction, and […]

Yesterday we announced that Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation has deployed Microsoft Azure HDInsight, powered by Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP ®), in the public cloud to power the company’s connected data architecture. Notably, “Mitsubishi Fuso’s big data strategy began in 2014 and since then the company has undergone a process to modernize all operations. […]

Destination Autonomous The march towards autonomous vehicles continues to accelerate. While expert opinion differs on the specific timing and use cases that will emerge first, few deny that self-driving cars are in our future. Not surprisingly, when reviewing Big Data strategies with my automotive clients, discussions on data management strategies for autonomous driving research inevitably […]

For most businesses data is the foundation upon which they wish to build better customer experiences, deliver new innovative products or improve operational efficiencies. However, for many showing the return on their data investments remains illusive. A recent McKinsey report indicates only some 30% of proposed benefits were achieved over the past 5-6 years. In February […]

Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) is a regulatory framework introduced by the Federal Reserve in order to assess, regulate, and supervise large banks and financial institutions – collectively referred to in the framework as Bank Holding Companies (BHCs). – (WikiPedia) Dodd-Frank Act stress testing (DFAST)-an exercise similar to CCAR- is a forward-looking stress test conducted by […]

We are pleased to announce the latest release of Hortonworks Data Cloud for AWS. This release (version 1.11 for those that are keeping score) continues to drive towards the goal of making data processing easy and cost effective in the cloud. For those that aren’t familiar with Hortonworks Data Cloud for AWS (or “HDCloud” for […]

For years, supply chain professionals in manufacturing industries have been aspiring to create a truly demand-driven supply chain. Actual progress, in reality, has been slowed by both the limited availability of real-time supply chain data and the inability to dynamically optimize actions based on this information. However, as the Big Data movement continues to revolutionize […]

Apache Spark has ignited an explosion of data exploration on very large data sets. Spark played a big role in making general purpose distributed compute accessible. Anyone with some level of skill in Python, Scala, Java, and now R, can just sit down and start exploring data at scale. It also democratized Data Science by […]

Architecture of a RoboAdvisor..

This three part series explores the automated investment management or the “Robo-advisor” (RA) movement. The first post in this series @- http://www.vamsitalkstech.com/?p=2329 – discussed how Wealth Management has been an area largely untouched by automation as far as the front office is concerned. As a result, automated investment vehicles have largely begun changing that trend and they helping create a […]

Provenance, Lineage & Chain of Custody The models of Provenance, Lineage and Chain of Custody are used in fine art to determine when a piece was created, the sequence of locations where it was held, how it was touched along the way, and who has owned it since creation, all with the purpose of authenticating the piece. […]

The Financial regulators are driving a Data Evolution Traditionally technology moves fast, regulators react slow. When technology leaps forward, it enables financial firms to change the nature of their business – often into un-regulated territory; Regulators react to pass regulation to catch up. This model can work in slow moving markets, but in todays interconnected […]

“IT driven business transformation is always bound to fail” – Amber Storey, Sr Manager, Ernst & Young The value of Big Data driven Analytics is no longer in question both from a customer as well as an enterprise standpoint. Lack of investment in an analytic strategy has the potential to impact shareholder value negatively.  Business Boards […]

“The data fabric is the next middleware.” –Todd Papaioannou, CTO at Splunk Enterprises across the globe are confronting the need to create a Digital Strategy. While the term itself may seen intimidating to some, to the business it essentially implies an agile culture built on customer centricity & responsiveness. The only way to attain Digital success […]