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November 17, 2017 | Piet Loubser | Hortonworks Case Study

Building a global data lake for International Banking

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How Nissan is Harnessing Big Data to Provide Value to Customers

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Big Data is rapidly changing our world, and the insurance industry is no exception. Leveraging and analyzing data leads to actionable insights that insurance companies use to help mitigate risks to prevent disasters. The availability of new data sources has created new opportunities to optimize risk, reduce exposure and create behavior based products. Insurance companies […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]