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November 17, 2017 | Piet Loubser | Hortonworks Case Study

Building a global data lake for International Banking

November 13, 2017 | Matt Spillar | Hortonworks Case Study

How Nissan is Harnessing Big Data to Provide Value to Customers

November 10, 2017 | Syed Mahmood | Announcements

Certification of IBM Data Science Experience (DSX) on HDP is a Win-Win for Customers

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In business, numerous decisions are made every day with the goal of being as successful as possible. A wrong move could mean unhappy customers and loss of revenue. With so much at stake, what drives these decisions? A cornerstone is the first stone placed when constructing a new building. This stone is used as the […]

Last week I wrote about how mobile data allows companies to gain a better understanding of their customer’s preferences and buying habits. Targeted ads can be better refined, and in turn lead to higher conversion rates. However, gaining insights from mobile data leads to much more than effective advertisements. The first iPhone was released a […]

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 […]

Visual, real-time provenance validates veracity of data It’s been nine months since I first learned about Hortonworks DataFlow, which is powered by Apache NiFi, Kafka and Storm. Back then, I was immediately able to see the productivity benefits that the Apache NiFi aspect of HDF would have brought to my previous work in analyzing data […]

The Hortonworks Connected Data Platform, serves as the unifying system for enterprises looking to power data processing and predictive analytic applications that leverage both Data In Motion along with Data at Rest with agility and flexibility. The Data in motion capability is provided by Hortonworks Data Flow (HDF), which is powered by Apache NiFi. HDF […]