Digital Supply Chain – Fact or Fiction?

April 19, 2018

We’ve all heard or read about delivery by drones, platoons of autonomous vehicles and marveled at the videos of robots moving products around a warehouse and machinery that can self-diagnose. These are all examples of how the digital revolution can impact individual segments of the supply chain, but when it comes down to it, will… Read More »

“Built for the Cloud” vs. “Built for Analytics at Scale” – You Can Have Both!

April 18, 2018

Do you think it’s more feasible to build a new database entirely from scratch, or optimize the gold-standard analytics database—with over 700 patents already baked in—to run in public cloud infrastructures? The latest marketing hype from Snowflake is, “we are built for the cloud”. Their narrative is heavy on cloud and light on analytics. Snowflake’s… Read More »

Analytics Leadership: Transcending the Technology to Find Success

April 16, 2018

Analytics technologies are a dime a dozen, and no matter what your organization’s goals are, you can find a tool that helps you meet them. But for all the much-deserved hype surrounding analytics and the benefits it can deliver, there’s often a missing piece to analytics implementations, and it’s frequently the cause of project failures.… Read More »

Is Good Enough Really Good Enough?

April 11, 2018

I always find it interesting to hear technologists use the concept of “good enough.” It’s usually in the context of an inferior or emerging technology player attacking a market leader. At Teradata, the concept of good enough just isn’t in our DNA. We work with the world’s leading companies who demand a competitive advantage—so “good… Read More »

Using AI for the Public Good

April 10, 2018

Understandably so, the buzz surrounding artificial intelligence (AI) is about how it can augment human intelligence and increase efficiency and production. Indeed, of all technologies developed in the past century, AI has the most power to enhance human thought processes and transform the way we do business. But to harness the full power of AI,… Read More »

Taking Analytics to the 4th Dimension

April 9, 2018

For many years, people have captured and analyzed data to gain insights.  One of the lessons learned over time is that the more the data being acted on is integrated, the more insight is deepened.  This has led to a second, equally important realization: Business value and outcomes are also increased when the analytics themselves,… Read More »

Teradata at SAS® Global Forum: Data and Its Impact on the World

April 6, 2018

The theme at the  2018 SAS Global Forum is ‘data can have an extraordinary impact on the world.’ Teradata believes every organization’s and person’s most strategic asset is their data. In business, data provide information for operational and strategic decisions about customer interactions, product sales and fraud detection to name a few. In our personal… Read More »

GDPR – The Final Countdown…and Beyond

April 5, 2018

It’s rather appropriate that the rock band Europe recorded the hit “The Final Countdown”, because today, April 5th, represents 50 days until the much anticipated European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect on May 25th 2018. The objective of this legislation is to strengthen the security and privacy of the individuals’ data… Read More »

Leveraging Artificial Intelligence in the Fight Against Global Wildlife Poaching

April 5, 2018

A few days ago, Kenya announced that Sudan, its last male northern Rhino, died at the age of 45, of age related complications. He’s survived by his daughter and grand-daughter but with no males left, the species’ proximity to extinction is perilously near. According to the World Economic Forum, Wildlife trafficking is the fourth most… Read More »