Tag: data transformation

Data Engineers in Hot Demand

Sep 27, 2016 |

The big data community has been dealing with the data scientist shortage ever since big data became a thing. Now we’re learning that there’s possibly an even bigger shortage of another type of data professional: Read more…

How This Instrument Firm Tackled Big Data Blending

Jan 19, 2016 |

Thanks to the ongoing digitalization of the world, we’re constantly awash in data of all types. From structured data like sales reports and customers list to semi-structured data like photographs and clickstreams, nearly everything that people do can be reduced to bits and bytes for storage and analysis on a computer. Read more…

Taming Unstructured Data with Cognitive Computing

Jan 15, 2016 |

Contending with unstructured data is no longer a priority reserved for the most well-financed, IT-savvy organizations, like Google and Facebook. As the world’s data continues to increase at nearly exponential rates, the reality is the majority of that data is unstructured and incongruent—in its native form—with time-honored tables and SQL-based modeling. Read more…

Big Data’s Cold Feet Syndrome

Jul 31, 2015 |

With all the hype around big data, it sometimes seems that everybody and her grandmother are doing it. But the truth is that implementing big data analytics can be almost as difficult as it is potentially profitable. Read more…

Salesforce Analytics Cloud: Now with More Hadoop

May 28, 2015 |

Salesforce customers who use the vendor’s hosted Wave analytics platform now have an easier way to access data from their on-premise Hadoop clusters and cloud-based big data repositories. Today’s launch of Salesforce Wave for Big Data brings support for systems from Cloudera, Hortonworks, Google, and New Relic, among others. Read more…

How Spark Drives Midsize Data Transformation for Trifacta

Oct 9, 2014 |

Trifacta was founded several years ago with the goal of automating the task of cleansing and transforming big data, and the combination of Hadoop and MapReduce was a good match. Read more…

How Dannon Upgraded Its Reporting Culture with Big Data Tooling

Mar 24, 2014 |Like many large companies, Dannon is awash in data. Manufacturing and distribution data. Sales and marketing data. Internal data from SAP, and external data from third-party providers. Historically, getting all this data cleaned and prepped for analysis has taken a lot of time, effort, and money. But about a year ago, Dannon adopted an automated data transformation tool that has the potential to rewrite the company's relationship with data. Read more…