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September 19, 2017 | Simon Ball | Announcements

Hortonworks Cybersecurity Platform – Big Data Cybersecurity Solution

September 18, 2017 | Matt Spillar | Hortonworks Case Study

Lloyds Banking Group Brings Home Data Accolade

September 18, 2017 | Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli | From the Dev Team

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Lloyds Banking Group has been awarded this year’s data accolade for its Digital Analytics System Delivery (DASD) project. The goal was to build a data environment that could be used to derive predictive models for fraud detection. Lloyds Banking Group partnered with Hortonworks to create a data analytics platform and integrated a data science toolkit […]

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 […]

Before making important business decisions, it’s crucial for a company to see a complete picture of what’s going on. To do this, they need to gather the necessary data to make the most informed decision possible. One example of a company who is using data to get a complete picture of their business is DHISCO. […]

The world is moving faster than ever before, and companies are finding themselves scrambling to keep up. Our society has become centered on convenience and everything happening in real time. Data insights need to happen in real time as well so that companies can maximize their ability to better serve their customers. Last week I […]

Late last year Amazon made waves when reports surfaced that they were testing out a new retail store location in downtown Seattle. Not only is the fact that Amazon is experimenting with retail locations newsworthy, but their plans will transform grocery stores as we know them. The new stores have no cashiers or checkout lines. […]

It had been multiple hours since hearing from my wife. Usually we check in a couple times with each other via texting during the day. I shrugged it off, figuring she was just having an extra busy day at work. A few hours later I received a message, “Sorry, I forgot my phone at home, […]

On Tuesday I blogged about Pinsight Media’s DataWorks Summit keynote. Pinsight leverages Hortonworks to ingest over 60 terabytes of data coming from 65 million devices across multiple mobile network operators. This network-level data provides right-time advertising to consumers. What’s most interesting about Pinsight’s use case is that the data is not their own, yet they […]

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 […]

Customer service as a car insurance provider comes with the added challenge of constantly ingesting and storing data of all types. Not only that, but a large part of marketing to new customers, while remaining committed to existing customers, is effectively utilizing data from multiple sources. Progressive Insurance is one of the largest U.S. auto […]

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 […]

The decision-making process for a customer to buy products in the retail space can range from days to seconds. The spontaneous buying patterns among consumers creates a business challenge for retailers to address their data needs just as quickly, otherwise customers will go elsewhere. When you combine a full pharmacy to the needs of a […]

Biopharmaceutical companies embrace advanced analytics and a single view of Big Data. Disparate data systems, inefficient clinical trials, slow time-to-market, and the lack of operational safety can cost these companies competitive advantage. Thus continuous innovation around data is mission critical. CSL Behring, a global biopharmaceutical leader, understands the benefits of innovating towards a holistic view […]

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 […]

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 […]

Expressway Authorities do Hadoop Every day, Expressway Authorities must make critical decisions — often times without sufficiently accurate and transparent data. At the same time, they may be losing revenue due to reporting latency and the inability to respond when toll plaza sensors are down. Hortonworks DataFlow (HDF™) and Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP®), can help resolve these […]