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January 10, 2018 | Rob Bearden | Executive Desk

2017 Year In Review

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Applying Big Data Streaming Analytics in the Real World

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Recently I had the opportunity to participate in a joint webinar with Mark McKinney, Director Enterprise Analytics at Sprint and Sanjay Vyas, CEO and founder of Diyotta. During the webinar, Mark shared a number of his learnings on this journey to modernize Sprint’s Data Architecture. What became very clear in the conversation was that becoming […]

The Internet of Things (IoT) has revolutionized how we interact with our devices, companies we buy from, and people we see on a daily basis. Not only that, but smart environments consisting of devices of every kind have created business opportunities for organizations across every industry, but it has also exposed a fear surrounding IoT […]

In the financial services industry, fraud becomes an ever-increasing concern as the world becomes more connected through the web, electronic payments, mobility, and ever-changing technologies. The amount of data that is produced from any one customer transaction must be monitored closely, as there are various new sources to collect data from in today’s data landscape. […]

At this point, the number of blogs and articles about Big Data probably surpasses the amount of data collected by a typical organization. For every company trying to solve the “data problem”, the issue isn’t just sheer size. That is just the starting point, and granted, it is a major hurdle to jump, but that […]

We are now all accustomed to pundits and observers all over the world boldly proclaiming that data is the currency of the digital age. But if everyone does it then where will my competitive advantage come from? Well, one way could be by being faster, better, and cheaper than the rest.  That is how previous […]

Next week (March 6 – 9) Gartner will host their annual Data and Analytics Summit in Grapevine, TX.  This is where analysts from Gartner, vendors and many leaders of businesses of all sizes all get together and talk about data and analytics. Personally, I have not attended the conference for the past few years, but […]

I am super excited to be in my first month at Hortonworks, heading up the product and solutions marketing team. In addition to joining a super star team, I am joining one of the leading innovators in the modern data landscape. My love affair with all things data started in the early 1990’s when I […]

The Financial regulators are driving a Data Evolution Traditionally technology moves fast, regulators react slow. When technology leaps forward, it enables financial firms to change the nature of their business – often into un-regulated territory; Regulators react to pass regulation to catch up. This model can work in slow moving markets, but in todays interconnected […]

Welcome back to my blogging adventure.  When we left off in my Cybersecurity Architecture series, Cybersecurity Architecture: All about Sensors, we started to touch on some of the requirements our sensors require from the modern data plane. Today, we are going to dive deep into those requirements and walk through how we can leverage Hortonworks […]

Modern enterprises run on data. As part of our work at Hortonworks, we have been working with industry delivering Open and Connected Data Platforms that enable organizations to manage all data, data-in-motion and data-at-rest to empower actionable intelligence. This week at Hadoop Summit, the industry’s premier community event for  enterprise Hadoop and all things big-data,  the community […]

I’m just reaching the end of my first month at Hortonworks based in our London office.  Most of that time has been spent with our customers understanding their use cases, reading about trends and developments in data analytics or watching videos about everything from connected data platforms to modern data apps to the bits and bytes […]