Author: Lynda Partner

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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Infographic: What is Data Governance?

An explainer on achieving consistency, trustworthiness, and accessibility across your data estate. The Wild West might be entertaining in movies or TV, but it’s the equivalent of a horror show when it comes to your organization’s data. That’s why strong…

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The Shift in Top Big Data Analytics Trends for 2020

The Shift in Top Big Data Analytics Trends as We Enter 2020

In 2019, we forecasted and highlighted the top trends in big data analytics. Today we will be revisiting this topic to explore how the trends have progressed as time has evolved. As we dive deeper into the digital age, the…

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The top 5 reasons you need a data governance strategy

The concept of good governance is key to any high functioning society and economy. It helps establish and maintain trust between constituents and their representatives, along with setting the stage for people and organizations to operate within a well-defined framework…

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Defining “real-time’ or ‘streaming’ analytics and its use cases

This is the first in a series on real-time or streaming data analytics best practices, including terminology, system design and examples of real-world success. In this initial post, we’ll focus on terminology and possible use cases. When launching a multi-part…

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Cloud Maturity: How cricket, fashion and mining organizations adopted cloud for data success 

Lynda Partner, Pythian VP Marketing and Analytics, is presenting tales of cloud analytics success at the Big Data and Analytics Summit Canada in Toronto. It’s not often said that cricket batsmen, luxury fashion buyers, and mining engineers have much in…

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Are reverse cloud migrations a thing?

At Pythian, we spend the vast majority of our time helping our customers take full advantage of the public cloud. But there is always that tiny percentage that comes to us asking if we can move them from the cloud…

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Black Friday is in the books. Did your IT systems keep up?

Black Friday weekend is over. If you’re either an online or bricks and mortar retailer, then congratulations – you made it! We at Pythian hope you crushed your online sales targets these last few days with the help of your…

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2019 Tech Geek Gift Giving Guide

It’s that time of year again!  Each year around the holidays, we offer gift ideas for the tech geek on your list — any data lover, IT pro, or fan of cool technology. And this year is no exception. The…

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Cutting Costs And Building Sales By Migrating To Google Cloud Platform

If you’re running any kind of e-commerce enterprise, you already know that your business lives and dies by the speed of your page loads. Online shoppers are notoriously impatient, and every second of delay for the user increases the likelihood…

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