Imagine an expiration date on all of your most sensitive information. What would happen if every medical record, credit card report, and piece of your digital identity suddenly disappeared? For some companies, they do not have to imagine this because the challenge of storing their data, and accessing it when they need it, is all […]
The Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) has had a great run for the past several decades. But as is the norm in technology, newcomers are ready to stake their claim in this business critical environment, as illustrated in Forrester’s newly released The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Warehouse, Q2 2017 report. Hortonworks delivers a viable open source […]
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 […]
Yesterday we announced that Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation has deployed Microsoft Azure HDInsight, powered by Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP ®), in the public cloud to power the company’s connected data architecture. Notably, “Mitsubishi Fuso’s big data strategy began in 2014 and since then the company has undergone a process to modernize all operations. […]
Destination Autonomous The march towards autonomous vehicles continues to accelerate. While expert opinion differs on the specific timing and use cases that will emerge first, few deny that self-driving cars are in our future. Not surprisingly, when reviewing Big Data strategies with my automotive clients, discussions on data management strategies for autonomous driving research inevitably […]
For most businesses data is the foundation upon which they wish to build better customer experiences, deliver new innovative products or improve operational efficiencies. However, for many showing the return on their data investments remains illusive. A recent McKinsey report indicates only some 30% of proposed benefits were achieved over the past 5-6 years. In February […]
Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) is a regulatory framework introduced by the Federal Reserve in order to assess, regulate, and supervise large banks and financial institutions – collectively referred to in the framework as Bank Holding Companies (BHCs). – (WikiPedia) Dodd-Frank Act stress testing (DFAST)-an exercise similar to CCAR- is a forward-looking stress test conducted by […]
We are pleased to announce the latest release of Hortonworks Data Cloud for AWS. This release (version 1.11 for those that are keeping score) continues to drive towards the goal of making data processing easy and cost effective in the cloud. For those that aren’t familiar with Hortonworks Data Cloud for AWS (or “HDCloud” for […]
Optimizing manufacturing processes ultimately revolves around increasing output at reduced cost and improved quality. Manufacturers try to minimize inventory levels by scheduling just-in-time delivery of raw materials, but even the smallest miscalculation can cause stock-outs that lead to production delays. Sensors andRFID tags can capture supply chain data, but this creates a large, ongoing flow […]
Big data is transforming the way that organisations use and manage data. They now have more data in motion and at rest than ever before in higher velocities and from more sources across the organisation. Businesses can’t afford to miss opportunities for deeper insight due to time spent “data wrangling”. They are also looking for […]
Now every business is a data business. The ability to master the value of data has become a key driver of competitive advantage in industries of all kinds. Come and find out what’s new in the latest release of Hortonworks Data Platform 2.4. and find out what’s in store for the roadmap ahead.
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