2015 — February
2002 — May
Big Data Analytics in Financial Services Organizations: A Q&A with John Guevara of Actian [Published: 02-03-2015]
John Guevara, vice president for financial services at Actian, talks with Ron Powell, about the unique big data analytic requirements facing the financial services industry.
The Importance of Healthcare Provider Communications [Published: 12-30-2014]
Kristin McInerney, senior healthcare industry consultant for Teradata, is interviewed by Ron Powell, independent analyst and consultant focused on big data, business intelligence and data warehousing. Kristin and Ron examine the changing healthcare industry, specifically healthcare provider communications and the information required for effective communications that positively impact patients and physicians.
Life Sciences Outcomes Research [Published: 12-30-2014]
Joy King, principal consultant and practice lead for life sciences at Teradata, is interviewed by Ron Powell, independent analyst and consultant focused on big data, data warehousing and business intelligence. Joy explains what Teradata is doing with regard to outcomes research in pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to help them analyze their data to provide the proof and evidence that their products are superior and producing better outcomes than their competitors at a lower cost.
In-Memory Optimization Advanced Capabilities [Published: 12-12-2014]
Imad Birouty, director of Teradata product marketing, is interviewed by Ron Powell, independent analyst and consultant focused on big data, data warehousing and business intelligence. Imad and Ron discuss Teradata’s in-memory optimizations in pipelining, vectorization and data temperature. Imad also talks about how Teradata’s QueryGrid delivers the enterprise data fabric.
Enterprise Data Fabric Enabled by QueryGrid [Published: 12-12-2014]
Alan Greenspan, product marketing manager for Teradata database, is interviewed by Lyndsay Wise, industry analyst and president of WiseAnalytics. Alan explains that a data fabric is the concept of giving users unimpeded access to all of their data and all the analytical engines in their enterprise. QueryGrid is the Teradata software that enables this, and Alan explains how it works in the enterprise.
Delivering the Real Value of Big Data to the Integrated Data Warehouse [Published: 12-12-2014]
Clarke Patterson, senior director of product marketing with Cloudera, is interviewed by Lyndsay Wise, industry analyst and president of WiseAnalytics. Clarke and Lyndsay talk about the recent announcement that Cloudera has a new strategic relationship with Teradata and what in the market is driving that relationship. He also explains the key benefits of Cloudera with Teradata in the big data space.
Democratization of Analytics through the Cloud [Published: 12-12-2014]
Marc Clark, director of cloud strategy with Teradata, is interviewed by Phil Bowermaster, independent analyst and consultant specializing in big data, analytics and data warehouse. Marc relates how the cloud is giving access to analytics to the next tier of users and the drivers that are pushing analytics to the cloud.
Looker Enables Big Data Discovery and BI [Published: 12-12-2014]
Keenan Rice, vice president of alliances for Looker, is interviewed by Phil Bowermaster, an independent consultant and analyst specializing in big data, analytics and business intelligence. Keenan tells Phil about Looker’s origins and their differentiators in the big data space. He also shares the most popular use cases for Looker.
Data Architecture and Big Data Industry Trends [Published: 12-12-2014]
Chris Twogood, vice president of product and services marketing with Teradata, is interviewed by Phil Bowermaster, independent analyst and consultant specializing in big data, analytics and data warehouse. Chris and Phil examine industry trends including the evolution to an analytical ecosystem. They also discuss the role of open source, data lakes, big data analytics and in-memory processing.
Big Data Analytics Requires Orchestration, not Federation: A Q&A with Chris Twogood of Teradata [Published: 12-12-2014]
Chris Twogood, vice president of product and services marketing with Teradata, talks with Phil Bowermaster, independent analyst and consultant specializing in big data and data warehousing, about how Teradata has developed new technologies and partnerships to enable their customers to effectively meet the challenges that big data presents.
Kalido Update and Relationship with Teradata [Published: 12-11-2014]
John Evans, director of marketing for Kalido by Magnitude Software, is interviewed by Ron Powell, independent analyst and consultant focused on big data, business intelligence and data warehousing. John provides background information on Kalido’s acquisition by Magnitude Software, which was actually a merger of equals between Kalido and Noetix. He explains their focus on enterprise information management and describes how they work with Teradata.
Oracle to Teradata Cloud Migration [Published: 12-11-2014]
Mark Shainman, program director of competitive programs for Teradata, is interviewed by William McKnight of McKnight Consulting Group. Mark and William talk about migrating from other platforms to Teradata. Mark explains the Teradata Cloud offering and then looks at migrating from Oracle to Teradata with Teradata Cloud.
SQL Server to Teradata Cloud Migration [Published: 12-11-2014]
Mark Shainman, program director of competitive programs for Teradata, is interviewed by William McKnight of McKnight Consulting Group. Mark explains their Teradata Cloud offering and talks about migrating from SQL Server to Teradata with Teradata Cloud.
Teradata University Network [Published: 12-11-2014]
Ron Swift, lecturer and executive-in-residence at Georgia University, is interviewed by Ron Powell, independent analyst and consultant focused on big data, business intelligence and data warehousing. Swift explains that Teradata University Network that provides a learning environment for students at universities throughout the world. One of the major functions of the Network is to provide professors with a syllabus, class outlines, exercises and tests for their courses along with current software and other resources. He also describes the many other aspects of Teradata University Network.
Broader Business Requirements Engender Changes to Data Warehousing [Published: 12-05-2014]
Barry Devlin, founder and principal of 9sight Consulting, is interviewed by Ron Powell, independent consultant/analyst and BeyeNETWORK expert. Dr. Devlin is one of the early founders of data warehousing and a leading consultant in the market today. Ron and Barry discuss how data warehousing has evolved to enable the business to look at data in many different ways. Barry also looks at how the entire decision-making process will also evolve from today’s data-driven approach.
Maximizing the Potential of Your Data [Published: 12-05-2014]
Wayne Eckerson, principal consultant of the Eckerson Group, is interviewed by Ron Powell, independent analyst and consultant focused big data, BI and data warehousing. Ron and Wayne discuss Teradata’s relationship with Cloudera, Eckerson’s book Secrets of Analytical Leaders, and the new book Eckerson is working on with Dan Power that focuses on data governance. Wayne also shares his view that the future of BI will be about maximizing data’s potential and maximizing the insights the people in the organization can get from that data.
Risk Data Aggregation and Risk Reporting for Financial Services [Published: 12-05-2014]
Shelly Biggs, senior industry consultant for Teradata’s financial services division, is interviewed by John Myers, managing research director for business intelligence and data warehousing at Enterprise Management Associates. John and Shelly discuss the difficult market in financial services that is due, in part, to increasing regulatory requirements. Shelly explains how financial institutions are required to have an end-to-end, enterprise-level view of their risk. She explains how Teradata is uniquely developed to provide the required views.
Enabling a Modern Data Architecture [Published: 12-03-2014]
John Kreisa, vice president of strategic marketing at Hortonworks, is interviewed by William McKnight of McKnight Consulting. John and William talk about what has been added to Hortonworks in the latest releases and what that means for their customers. John also discusses their longstanding relationship with Teradata and how their joint engineering has benefited Teradata and Hortonworks customers. John addresses the question of whether data should be in Hadoop, in the data warehouse or other platform and shares some customer use cases.
TDWI Education Direction and Focus [Published: 12-02-2014]
Dave Stodder, director of research at TDWI and focused on business intelligence, is interviewed by Ron Powell, independent analyst and consultant focused on big data, analytics, business intelligence and data warehousing. Dave explains that TDWI’s goal is to help not only the technical people but also the business people get more value from the data they have through data warehousing, business intelligence and analytics. David also provides insight into what we can expect in 2015 from TDWI.
Why Big Data Requires Advanced Analytics: A Q&A with Richard Winter of WinterCorp [Published: 12-02-2014]
Richard Winter, CEO and founder of WinterCorp, shares the challenges presented by the variety of big data now being generated every day and explains why that data requires big data analytics.