The Author, James Purchase, Vice President of Business Development, oversees various responsibilities in client services, partner relations, sales engineering, and business solutions. In his 12-year tenure at Attensity, Mr. Purchase brings tremendous product knowledge to this role, as well as a strong background in computer science and computational linguistics. Prior to Attensity, Mr. Purchase was... more
We all have heard about Tesla’s real-time condition monitoring on key vehicle systems. This allows Tesla to provide automatic software updates remotely as well as detect, suggest and schedule service visits preemptively. For many of us, this is nothing too exciting anymore, as the automotive industry has talked about this for over a decade. ... more
There is an old Business Intelligence Axiom that has always held true: BI Axiom: Dirty data in -> Dirty data out When trying to perform analytics or reporting over a large data set it has been proven over and over again that if the underlying data that you are analyzing is dirty then the reports... more
In a previous age, necessity may have been the mother of invention. But today, where time has become our most precious commodity, it is convenience that is now driving our greatest innovations. If time is the new standard of currency and convenience the measure of its worth, the big question for every industry is, “how... more
Next generation data visualization, business intelligence, and analytic applications leveraged on top of data warehouses, Big Data Technologies like Hadoop, and other No-SQL solutions are helping healthcare organizations to: Mine massive amounts of clinical research data, EMR data, diagnosis data, and others to cure terminal diseases in a fraction of the time than before. Develop tailored... more
Are you interested in big data? There are many reasons to come to Informatica World 2015 but one very good reason is to learn how you can become Big Data Ready! Becoming Big Data Ready is about succeeding with analytics in a Big Data world. It’s about unleashing productivity, repeatability, and confidence. Join us at... more
...Along with the mandate to publish open data, is the opportunity to consume open data and get it into their analytics engines, thus, supporting the agency’s mission!...
...when coupled with the word “data”, “dark” is anything BUT sinister...
The verdict is in. Data is now broadly perceived as a source of competitive advantage. We all feel the heat to deliver good data. It is no wonder organizations view Analytics initiatives as highly strategic. But the big question is, can you really trust your data? Or are you just creating pretty visualizations on top... more
Years ago, I was on a project to improve production and product quality through data analysis. During the project, I heard one man say: “If I had my way, I’d fire the statisticians – all of them – they don’t add value”. Surely not? Why would you fire the very people who were employed to make... more