Tag: data

Analytics is no longer a second class citizen

Early in my DBA career, when we were architecting systems, OLTP or transnational systems were designed for a much higher degree of availability than any other system. This is because they were typically used to serve a customer or critical…

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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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Love your data gift guide 2017 (for the data lover on your list)

Do you have a hard-to-buy-for data professional on your list this holiday season? If you’re shopping for a special data analyst, BI pro or data scientist, it’s not always easy to choose the right gift. So we thought we’d make…

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Taking your data and analytics to the Cloud

Live Webinar Taking Your Data and Analytics to the Cloud Thursday, September 28th at 2 p.m. ET REGISTER As the urgency to compete on analytics continues to revolutionize the business world, more and more organizations are moving their data to…

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How Cloud answers the call for high-performance data integration

Data-driven business users have come to expect faster and more complete analytics results than ever before. This means IT departments are faced with the challenge of integrating more data types from more sources. Traditional data warehouse technology is simply not…

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A gentle introduction to Google Cloud Platform for machine learning practice

In a previous post titled Machine Learning on the cloud, we examined in plain language what is machine learning, what is the cloud, and the merits of leveraging cloud resources for machine learning practice. In this post, we introduce the…

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Machine learning on the Cloud: notes for the Layman

What is Machine Learning? Machine learning is an assortment of tools and techniques for predicting outcomes and classifying events, based on a set of interactions between variables (also referred to as features or attributes) belonging to a particular data set….

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Top trends in data and IT and what they mean for your Business

Artificial intelligence, adopting lean practices in your innovation efforts, the future of BI and Blockchain were just some of the topics we heard about at Pythian’s recent Love Your Data Conference. This event brings together CIOs and IT Business leaders,…

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Grow and innovate your business with powerful analytics with Cassandra and Spark (part 1)

Organizations are tapping into increasingly sophisticated analytics techniques to improve opportunities for growth, innovation and competitive advantage. Organizations are increasing the sophistication of their analytics strategies to improve opportunities for growth, innovation and to take a competitive advantage. The analytics…

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Datascape podcast episode 7 – discussing data governance with Dennis Walker

In this episode we discuss the ins and outs of data governance with Dennis Walker. We’ll cover why it’s important, how it’s changed and how to get started.

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