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November 20, 2017 | Matt Spillar | Hortonworks Case Study

Addressing the Data Tipping Point

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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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The financial services industry encounters a variety of unique challenges with data. These companies not only need the ability to process huge amounts of data from traditional and non-traditional sources, but they also need to ensure the data is secure. This data is then used for actionable intelligence presenting huge business opportunities. One example of […]

Without the right knowledge at the right time in the healthcare industry, there can be dire consequences for many people. This means no one person or organization can monopolize knowledge, and the only way to ensure the transference of information is accessible data. Nothing is Solved in a Silo On Monday, we discussed how predictive […]

Healthcare organizations face distinct challenges in managing the quantity of their data along with being able to utilize data from numerous different sources. Through the use of predictive analytics and data virtualization, healthcare organizations are able to better serve their members. One example of utilizing predictive analytics to provide better solutions and cost savings is […]

Our customers increasingly leverage Data Science, and Machine Learning to solve complex predictive analytics problem. A few examples of these problems are churn prediction, predictive maintenance, image classification, and entity matching. While everyone wants to predict the future, truly leveraging Data Science for Predictive Analytics remains the domain of a select few. To expand the […]

What eventually drives us to purchase something online? This isn’t a hypothetical or philosophical question, as businesses are forced to find answers every day. Consumers across every industry have access to almost anything they can find on a search engine, however with such a big supply of goods, businesses must manage the Big Data that’s […]

Last week we published a story on how the leading transportation tech provider is able to solve the last mile problem for the carrier industry. This article expands on this and how companies need to have clean data. How Clean Is Your Data? By now, we all know that data is Big. We know that […]

With inefficient processes and millions of dollars in losses, banks are forced to protect themselves against new forms of fraud every day. Identifying applications that are high-risk before they become big problems is critical for every leading retail bank. Money Mismanagement When we fill out an application for a bank account, we don’t think about […]

We may not be able to look into the future yet, but we are at a major crossroads of data and predictive analytics that allows us to mitigate risks to prevent disasters. Whether it be an accidental house fire or a car accident, insurance companies are finding ways to create new services for their customers […]

Within the walls of a hospital, the unexpected can happen in a fraction of a second. It is impossible for a nurse to be everywhere at once. Although doing rounds and manual patient monitoring is crucial for patient care, real-time monitoring is the only viable solution to protect people’s health. The Data is Mightier than […]

With the Internet of Things (IoT), what used to be thought of as never before imaginable has become every day occurrences, forcing companies to accelerate technological advancements faster than ever before. Extraordinary Out of the Ordinary Yesterday, I woke up to go to work as any usual day. I woke up at my normal time, […]

As with any business, downtime costs money and slows down operations. It is almost an expected business pain that plagues corporations around the globe, but this doesn’t mean everyone should sit back with their fingers crossed, hoping it never happens. For companies in the energy sector, downtime can also mean drastic safety problems. Although the […]

With the advent of technology and justifiably high expectations for public safety, it is not enough to deal with a crime after it occurs anymore. In the world of Big Data, the powers of predictive analytics applied to emerging threats can help prevent a disaster before it happens. Presence of Mind at Prescient Federal, international, […]

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 […]

This guest blog is from Fuzzy Logix, a new partner of Hortonworks. Michael Upchurch, Co-founder & COO at Fuzzy Logix, describes the challenges the Manufacturing industry is faced with, use cases and benefits of analyzing data in place with solutions from Fuzzy Logix and Hortonworks. Manufacturers are on the forefront of re-imagining how Big Data can redefine industry […]

HDP 2.6 takes a huge step forward toward true data management by introducing SQL-standard ACID Merge to Apache Hive. As scalable as Apache Hadoop is, many workloads don’t work well in the Hadoop environment because they need frequent or unpredictable updates. Updates using hand-written Apache Hive or Apache Spark jobs are extremely complex.  Not only […]