Author: Lynda Partner

Three Reasons You Need a Customer Data Platform Right Now

A Twitter user recently turned to the platform to issue an appeal to her bank: “Please don’t send me emails asking if I’m ready to buy a house ten minutes after emailing me an overdraft notice.” That one tweet neatly…

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Is the data warehouse dead?

Whether or not the data warehouse is dying or just in need of a major overhaul is a matter of opinion. But what we do know is that traditional data warehouses are challenged to deliver on new and emerging technology…

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Data as a Data Scientist Recruitment Tool

Everyone knows that data scientists are in high demand and recruiting them is very challenging these days, especially if you’re not a huge sexy brand-name company. What are these data scientists looking for in a company and how can you…

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Creating engagement in your analytics project – 3 things you can do today

We all know the feeling: the new software is finally rolled out after months, or sometimes years, of hard work by your team. Then, instead of the sound of users calling to share how much the new software improved their…

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Advice from analytics pros: “Plan for 1000 sources of data and don’t move it any more than you have to”

“Plan for 1000 sources of data” and “Don’t move data any more than you have to.” These were just two of the many interesting best practices shared with a room of IT executives at TDWI’s Orlando analytics leadership summit earlier…

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Why Privileged Access Management Isn’t Optional at Pythian

According to the Washington Post, at the end of June the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security sent a joint alert to the energy sector stating that “advanced, persistent threat actors” — a euphemism for sophisticated foreign hackers —…

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Realizing the Love Your Data Vision

A dispatch from the Love Your Data conference 2017, NY When we first came up with Pythian’s Love Your Data tagline years ago, it was emblematic of the core value we delivered to customers. We were well established as a…

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Considering Alternatives to RDBMS? NOSQL May Be The Answer

Depending on your specific needs, your applications, the type and volume of your data, NoSQL could be the right choice as either a complementary technology to an existing RDBMS, or a complete replacement. Find out if NoSQL is right for your business.

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Considering Alternatives To RDBMS? NoSQL May Be The Answer

Depending on your specific needs, your applications, the type and volume of your data, NoSQL could be the right choice as either a complementary technology to an existing RDBMS, or a complete replacement. Find out if NoSQL is right for your business.

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The Business Value of Using Big Data Systems Like Hadoop

Lynda Partner, Vice President of Marketing at Pythian, describes how to explain the benefits of big data systems like Hadoop, to people who have only ever known traditional data warehouses.

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