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.
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
Marketers of the past relied on intuition to determine if creative campaigns were working, and focus groups to understand how customers engaged with their brand. The exponential growth of channels on which the customer can interact with brands has meant not only the downfall of the linear customer
Human resources has always been about people: attracting people, finding the right people for the right role, supporting and developing the people you do choose to hire. Historically, that process has relied heavily on human intuition. Now, like other industries, HR is being transformed by the
Many organizations are setting a course to meet the imperative of applying cloud-based analytics and open data to innovate lines of business and gain a competitive edge in their industries. Attendees at Strata + Hadoop World, 28–31 March 2016, can engage and network with experts to learn the latest
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.
Never has the impossibility of a one-size-fits-all solution been more apparent in computing than in the field of data warehousing. Instead of trying to shoehorn data into a data warehousing solution so general as to be ineffectual, look to hybrid capabilities to supply answers tailored to your data
Data and analytics–based transformation for many organizations is rapidly giving way to new possibilities and opportunities that lie on the immediate horizon of the cognitive era. Discover how organizations can create strategic advantage by investing in data leaders, embracing cognitive computing
Organizations that don’t take the time to plan a strategy for implementation of a big data solution can fall into traps that impact long-term business goals. Discover five key steps organizations can take to implement a strategy for big data solutions that capitalize on Spark technology.
Flight delays because of weather are inevitable for frequent flyers and infrequent travelers alike. Fortunately, we are living in an era in which applications such as the flight predictor app can be quickly and cost-effectively designed, built and tested to stay abreast of useful information for
Predictive analytics provides real-time insights into your customers, employees and processes, fueling better decisions throughout your business. This presentation gives an overview of how predictive analytics can strengthen four key areas of your business for improved performance and competitive
Predictive analytics is helping a diverse range of companies boost their bottom line by guiding their resource expenditures and helping them rethink their role in their industry. Learn how two companies used a predictive analytics platform to make the most of their data.