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January 10, 2018 | Rob Bearden | Executive Desk

2017 Year In Review

January 5, 2018 | Guest Author | Webinar, Webinar/Event

4 essential steps for managing sensitive data in your data lake

January 4, 2018 | Michael Lin | Thought Leadership, Hortonworks Case Study

Applying Big Data Streaming Analytics in the Real World

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The manufacturing industry is experiencing major changes as we enter into a fourth “Industrial Revolution” driven by the data tipping point. This new revolution is transforming the interactions humans have with technology, offering unique opportunities and challenges to companies across all industries. Visionary manufacturers look to capture and manage massive amount of Internet of Things […]

It’s been an incredible year for Hortonworks, and it’s only been possible because of our customers! We’ve seen our customers accomplish remarkable achievements across every industry. Throughout the year, we’ve featured a number of these stories, including the challenges that were being faced and the results that were achieved. Here is a look back, at […]

This past Thursday, Hortonworks announced financial results for the third quarter of 2017. These are exciting times at the company, as our CEO Rob Bearden announced another record breaking quarter! The company’s vision started as Hortonworks Data Platform and Hortonworks Data Flow, which gives organizations the ability to manage the entire lifecycle of data. Now, […]

At the beginning of the year we announced the Hortonworks Data Heroes initiative. It’s our way of recognizing the Data Visionaries, Data Scientists, Data Architects, and Innovators transforming their businesses and organizations through Big Data. Hortonworks has over 1,000 total customers spanning every industry, each with a unique Big Data journey. Our Data Heroes program lets us highlight a […]

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 […]

Did you hear our earnings announcement on Thursday? The herd is on the move! It was an outstanding Quarter that’s generating all kinds of buzz. My job at Hortonworks is to tell our customer’s stories. How companies of all sizes, and from all industries, went big with Big Data and transformed their enterprises. How innovators […]

One famous quote by Steve Jobs alluded to how hard it is to design products by using feedback from focus groups. His point was that people don’t know what they want until you show it to them. These comments were controversial for some people, but the lessons ring true. What Jobs was referring to had […]

A 30-minute pizza delivery window used to be cutting edge, but times have changed. Not only have our attention spans shortened, but as customers, we have higher expectations. We live in the age of right now, “good enough” is no more. Companies must continually evolve to provide excellence to their customers. It seems the efficiency […]

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 […]

You wouldn’t drive in the dark without headlights and you wouldn’t want to operate a fleet of trucks without the necessary information to keep them on the road. The right data at the right time can help any company avoid disaster. The Road of Data Ahead As transportation enterprises understand, intuition and agility are not […]

Danske Bank, headquartered in Copenhagen, is the largest bank in Denmark. It’s also one of the major retail banks in the northern European region, with over 5 million retail customers. Data is mission critical to Danske Bank as it provides them with actionable intelligence to help minimize risk and maximize opportunities. In our latest video, […]

With the San Jose DataWorks Summit (June 13-15) just two months away, we’re busy finalizing the lineup of an impressive array of speakers and business use cases. This year our Enterprise Adoption Track will include Nick Evans and Kevin Brown from ExxonMobil with Wade Salazar from Hortonworks. Big Data is driving major advances in the oil […]

Danske Bank, headquartered in Copenhagen, is the largest bank in Denmark. It’s also one of the major retail banks in the northern European region, with over 5 million retail customers. Danske Bank is leveraging Hortonworks for actionable intelligence to help minimize risk and maximize opportunities. Three weeks ago, at the DataWorks Summit in Munich, we announced […]

BMW Group (BMW) is a German luxury vehicle, motorcycle, and engine manufacturing company founded in 1916. It is one of the best-selling luxury automakers in the world and is leveraging deep learning with HDP to save on manufacturing and costs. Three weeks ago, at the DataWorks Summit in Munich, we announced the Data Hero winners for the […]

You may have read yesterday’s blog post that summarizes how Yahoo! Japan, the largest web portal in Japan, scaled its business analytics with access to over 75 petabytes of data in Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP). You can read the full English translation of that Japanese case study here. This post is about SoftBank Corp, another […]