Accelerate your career in big data and analytics

September 18, 2017

Five reasons to join Think Big Analytics and see your career in analytics skyrocket Data science continues to grow in popularity. With the global boom in data creation, plus the most successful organisations working to get the most from their information with big data strategies, the brightest professionals are flocking to build a career in… Read More »

Teradata Cares – Mumbai

September 15, 2017

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Education is one of the most important ingredients to becoming all that you can be.  How open you are to learning will help determine your path in life. As part of the CSR initiative to improve Child Education,  Teradata Mumbai, with the… Read More »

Could the English language get any more confusing?

September 14, 2017

Did you know that the English language consists of over 200,000 words? Of these 200,000 words, many have the same meaning but different spelling (synonyms). Some words even have the same spelling but different meanings (homographs). Confusing, right? Let’s imagine you were talking to your colleagues about your recent trek to the coast and you… Read More »

The Uber-ization of Analytics

September 13, 2017

As I have travelled the country talking with customers, I have gotten a common refrain that companies want to move to the cloud for analytics to reduce costs. My retort is that you need to be careful and understand what you are really trying to achieve, for while there may be good reasons to run… Read More »

Occam’s razor and machine learning

September 12, 2017

In the last instalment of this blog series, we discussed objectives and accuracy in machine learning. And we described two crucial tests for the utility of a machine learning model: The model must be sufficiently accurate and we must be able to deploy the model so that it can produce actionable outputs from the available… Read More »

Forrester names BBVA best mobile banking service in the world

September 11, 2017

In March 2015, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) chairman and CEO Francisco González predicted that to compete in the new digital ecosystem, “BBVA will be a software company in the future.” Since then it has invested in building a team of more than 1,500 digital transformation professionals, dedicated to developing technological solutions for customers. This… Read More »

Hybrid Cloud Use Cases

September 8, 2017

With the introduction of Teradata Everywhere™, new opportunities are available for customers to extend traditional multi-system Teradata solutions while leveraging the flexibility and elasticity of cloud environments.   These alternatives to complement on-premises, physical hardware solutions significantly change the cost equation as well as the resources necessary to manage and maintain the analytic ecosystem. Of… Read More »

Objectives and accuracy in machine learning

September 7, 2017

We get to go to a lot of conferences. And we’re always amazed at how many vendors and commentators stand up at events and trade shows and say things like, “The objective of analytics is to discover new insight about the business”. Let us be very clear. If the only thing that your analytic project… Read More »

Going to the cloud? Benefit from the amazing experiences of those who are having success at PARTNERS 2017

September 6, 2017

Why learn cloud deployment the hard way? Learn fast from the big users who already made it work. Rapid growth in cloud adoption is creating increased demand for cloud expertise, and the PARTNERS Conference has many sessions on every possible angle of cloud adoption and innovation. Most important, Teradata has made the cloud — and… Read More »

Are there relics in your data management?

September 6, 2017

I’ve been thinking a lot recently about remnants in language — speech patterns and phrases we still use long after we have forgotten their original purpose. (You guessed it: my studies on the formation and change of human language are still going strong.) We repeat the same phrases without any real understanding of their original… Read More »