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Making Good Things Happen at Wells Fargo

Jan 11, 2016 |

Big Data All StarIn conjunction with MapR, Datanami presents Wells Fargo with this month’s “Big Data All Star” award.

When Paul Cao joined Wells Fargo several years ago, his timing was perfect. Read more…

Making Big Data Work for a Major Oil & Gas Equipment Manufacturer

Nov 16, 2015 |

Big Data All StarIn conjunction with MapR, Datanami presents NOV with this month’s “Big Data All Star” award.

Big data requires a big vision.  This was one of the primary reasons that Warren Sharp was asked to join National Oilwell Varco (NOV) a little over six months ago.  Read more…

The NIH Pushes the Boundaries of Health Research with Data Analytics

Sep 21, 2015 |

In conjunction with MapR, Datanami presents the NIH with this month’s “Big Data All Star” award.
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Few things probably excite a data analyst more than data on a mission, especially when that mission has the potential to literally save lives. Read more…

Keeping an Eye on the Analytic End Game at UnitedHealthcare

Sep 7, 2015 |

In conjunction with MapR, Datanami presents UnitedHealthcare with this month’s “Big Data All Star” award.
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When Alex Barclay received his Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of California San Diego in 1999, he was already well on his way to a career focused on big data. Read more…

Creating Flexible Big Data Solutions for Drug Discovery

Jan 19, 2015 |

In conjunction with MapR, Datanami presents the Novartis Institute with this month’s “Big Data All Star” award.

He didn’t know it at the time, but when high school student David Tester acquired his first “computer”  – a TI-82 graphing calculator from Texas Instruments – he was on a path that would inevitably lead to Big Data. Read more…

How comScore Uses Hadoop and MapR to Build its Business

Dec 1, 2014 |

In conjunction with MapR, Datanami presents comScore with this month’s “Big Data All Star” award.

When comScore was founded in 1999, Mike Brown, the company’s first engineer, was immediately immersed in the world of Big Data. Read more…

Leveraging Big Data to Economically Fuel Growth

Nov 18, 2014 |

In conjunction with MapR, Datanami presents TransUnion with this month’s “Big Data All Star” award.

Kevin McClowry has been working with Big Data even before the term hit the mainstream. Read more…

Trevor Mason and Big Data: Doing What Comes Naturally

Oct 20, 2014 |

In conjunction with MapR, Datanami presents IRI with this month’s “Big Data All Star” award.

For Trevor Mason, working with Big Data just came naturally.

Mason is the vice president for Technology Research at IRI, a 30 year old Chicago-based company that provides information, analytics, business intelligence and domain expertise for the world’s leading CPG, retail and healthcare companies. Read more…

Comcast Develops Advanced Advertising Platform to Handle Real Time Big Data

Sep 15, 2014 |

In conjunction with MapR, Datanami presents Comcast with this month’s “Big Data All Star” award.

Comcast is working with national, regional and local advertisers to use data in meaningful and privacy-compliant ways to inform their advertising strategies and maximize their advertising spend. Read more…

Coping with Big Data at Experian – “Don’t Wait, Don’t Stop”

Sep 1, 2014 |

In conjunction with MapR, Datanami presents Experian with this month’s “Big Data All Star” award.

Experian is no stranger to Big Data. The company can trace its origins back to 1803 when a group of London merchants began swapping information on customers who had failed to meet their debts. Read more…

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