Author: Beth Johnson

Australian Red Cross gains speed, stability, and savings by optimizing cloud platforms

When the Australian Red Cross, a leading humanitarian aid and community services charity and an auxiliary to the Australian government, realized that their data platform was no longer performing optimally for their critical applications, they turned to Pythian for help….

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Hadoop to the cloud: Is it time to make the move?

When Hadoop was introduced, it promised a faster time to insight because of simpler modeling using cheaper hardware. But over time, organizations have been finding that Hadoop’s complexity and need for specialized skills are adding cost and headaches. Now instead…

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Gaming company benefits from increased responsiveness with help from Pythian’s Google BigQuery experts

When Skillz, a leading mobile eSports platform connecting 2.6 billion gamers across the globe, sought Pythian’s help with reducing storage costs, they learned they could not only reduce costs but also gain a more responsive application while providing an improved…

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Big mining gets a boost from big data

What do you do when the breakdown of a single vehicle could cost you a million dollars? Easy: you avoid breakdowns at all costs. That’s exactly what Canada’s largest mining company is doing through a Google Cloud Platform artificial intelligence…

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How AEG Presents uses data to boost client engagement for Coachella and other events

AEG Presents is a seasoned veteran when it comes to staging high-profile concerts with first-class artists and venues like Coachella and the New Orleans Jazz Festival. But the organization recently realized it had a problem getting the most out of…

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How Pythian and Google helped reduce pesticide use in high-value crops

Semios is a Vancouver-based data analytics company for growers of high-value crops such as almonds and apples. It uses a combination of machine learning, in-crop wireless networks and half a million IoT sensors across 80,000 acres to offer real-time monitoring…

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How to get more from marketing data with a marketing data platform on Google cloud platform – Part 1

The power behind today’s most successful online marketing programs is the sheer abundance of data available to drive strategy, engagement and activation. But before you can use that bounty of insight to segment, target and engage prospects, as well as…

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How to choose the best data management option

As your data estate ramps up to a data empire, more and more of your users are vying for––and expecting––better access to this wealth of internal and external information. That’s why finding the right home for your data is so…

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Data lovers’ gift guide 2018

Can’t figure out what to get that special data professional on your list? Back by popular demand, our Data lover’s gift guide helps you choose the perfect gift for that data analyst, visualizer, engineer, BI pro or data scientist on…

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Pythian helps AEG Presents target the right prospects at the right time

AEG Presents is a company focussed on driving ticket purchases for its global entertainment parent, AEG Worldwide. But it was getting tougher to compete against rival event companies by putting relevant offers in front of customers. Why? Simply because the…

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