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Last Saturday, the Financial Times published an article titled, “BP looks to big data to help weather weak oil price” which explained why BP is expanding their data storage from one petabyte to six petabytes. It almost seems counter-intuitive, especially in an age of increased competition and renewable energies. Yet BP, along with the rest […]

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 […]

Last month at our DataWorks Summit in San Jose, the CEO of Pinsight Media (Pinsight) presented The 8 Second Data Rule. Pinsight is the mobile data company that uses verified, network-level data to fuel intelligent brand decisions. Its data management platform ingests over 60 terabytes of data coming from 65 million devices across multiple mobile network […]

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 […]

We’ve just published our most recent customer case study! This one comes from straight from Japan and is emblematic of the trend towards connected data architectures throughout the North Asian region, and Hortonworks’ continued growth in the same. Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (Mitsubishi Fuso) is a leading manufacturer of trucks, buses, and industrial […]

DNV GL has an impressive 153 years of history, dating back to 1864 when the company inspected and evaluated Norwegian merchant vessels. Fast-forward to today, DNV GL now operates in over 100 countries and provides services for several industries including maritime, renewable energy, oil & gas, electrification, food & beverage, and healthcare. According to Rene […]

With the advent of technology and justifiably high expectations for public safety, it is not enough to deal with a crime after it occurs anymore. In the world of Big Data, the powers of predictive analytics applied to emerging threats can help prevent a disaster before it happens. Presence of Mind at Prescient Federal, international, […]

Did you catch the DataWorks Summit last week? Wedged between our huge announcements and the fumes from the t-shirt press, the Summit featured an array of keynote speakers from top companies across many industries. One of the keynote presenters was Gowri Selka, Head of Data Analytics and Corporate Technology at Walgreens Boots Alliance. Gowri spoke about […]

When it comes to matters of health, the difference between losing a patient and saving one can be measured in seconds. Clearsense helps healthcare organizations leverage their Big Data, so these organizations can give their patients the best opportunity for life. Check out our new case study on Clearsense! Clearsense is a smart data organization based […]

The critical business challenge for healthcare organizations is to effectively manage their data. Success means access to real-time market data, data visualization, and cost-saving opportunities. Data virtualization and predictive analytics further improve both the business side of healthcare organizations, and patient care. At San Jose DataWorks Summit (June 13-15), Vizient will show how predictive analytics helps connect members […]

This guest blog is from Fuzzy Logix, a new partner of Hortonworks. Michael Upchurch, Co-founder & COO at Fuzzy Logix, describes the challenges the Manufacturing industry is faced with, use cases and benefits of analyzing data in place with solutions from Fuzzy Logix and Hortonworks. Manufacturers are on the forefront of re-imagining how Big Data can redefine industry […]

Healthcare organizations must effectively manage mountains of  data of all types, and from countless sources. Clearsense is a smart data organization based in Jacksonville, Florida that re-imagines data analytics to help healthcare organizations realize measurable value from their Big Data. Big Data Clarity at Clearsense Clearsense develops cloud-based applications based upon Hortonworks 100% open-source Connected […]

Clearsense, based in Jacksonville, Florida, develops cloud-based applications based upon Hortonworks 100% open-source Connected Data Platforms. Its customers are hospitals and healthcare systems, and its mission is to save people’s lives by giving providers and medical practitioners advanced notice of a patient’s deteriorating health. Clearsense achieves its mission through the open source power of Hortonworks […]

Simon Meredith, Chief Technology Officer – CSI, IBM Europe explains the significance of IBM & Hortonworks working together in the era of Big Data What is fuelling IBM’s commitment to Apache Hadoop and Spark? The pressures of day to day business are delaying companies doing more with their data. IBM’s commitment is to initiate, simplify […]

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 […]