Spark just seems to be getting big play everywhere in the technology arena. What is Spark? And do you need it? Get a good glimpse into its in-memory execution capabilities, some of its key components, its integrations and its availability as a service.
Evolving Internet of Things technology is paving the way for ongoing innovation—from smart thermostats and smart cars to other smart devices—through continuous access to its data streams. And while ongoing access to that data inspires the magic behind Internet of Things solutions, it also offers an
The open source Hadoop framework accommodates distributed storage and processing of large data sets on clusters of computers through the use of programming models. If that description sounds complex, then dig into this breakdown of Hadoop components to gain an understanding of just how flexible
This short series of blogs for the business user is designed to turn key technologies into easy to understand concepts to help explain why they are needed in a modern digital enterprise. When looking at consumer and business transactions in today’s online world, many people may ask, “Why big data
If any one industry can claim digital transformation as a most immediate imperative, then the media and entertainment industry rises above the rest. Not only do organizations need to provide streaming content, but they also need to provide content on a diverse range of platforms. And to be
Bringing analytics to the C-suite doesn’t have to be a struggle. Learn how you can tailor your analytics conversations to help your executive colleagues throw open the door to new vistas of business opportunity.
The transition to a modern business intelligence and analytics platform helps create value by getting deeper insights from diverse data sources. But how can organizations make this transition? By focusing on four important areas.
The Internet of Things is at the heart of the digital transformation we are witnessing in society today. The advancements of this connectable ecosystem bring several important considerations including data security and privacy and the elements of the infrastructure. In this second installment of a
The Internet of Things is the digital future that is dead ahead. Are industries and businesses prepared for the onslaught of data that is already transforming our world today? In this series, take a glimpse into this future and the questions that will need to be addressed for all that the Internet
With consumer product warranties, companies can back the value behind the goods they sell. The challenge, however, is optimization. It's impossible to know ahead of time if a product is going to fail and generate unforeseen costs. Fortunately, big data can help.
Supply chain efficiency is the cornerstone of a healthy CPG business. It can often mean the difference between leading a market and being left behind, as complexity is at an all-time high. The typical organization needs a supply chain management system that caters to geodiverse markets, some of