Can Kids Give Us A Lesson Or Two On Big Data Analytics?

Math scores across US grade schools have dropped this year according to newly published NAEP 2015 test scores. According to the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematic) Education Coalition, U.S. 15 year olds ranked 21st in science test scores among 34 developed nations. These are dismal stats that have many … READ MORE

Mona Patel December 7th, 2015

Inspiring New Approaches To Customer Satisfaction With A Data Lake

EMC didn’t grow to be a $25 billion global technology leader without a keen focus on customer satisfaction. In fact, EMC has dedicated a program called Total Customer Experience (TCE) to drive continuous innovation in enhancing customer experience.  For example, one strategy has been for our customer service organization to conduct surveys … READ MORE

Mona Patel October 5th, 2015

What Are The Real Effects Of Climate Change?

Contributing to social good is now literally at everyone’s fingertips. That is why EMC and Earthwatch Institute have teamed up to encourage citizens to become data collectors, or citizen scientists. Through the collection of more data sources, data scientists can better uncover how climate change is affecting plants and animals … READ MORE

Mona Patel July 9th, 2015

Is It All About The Data Scientist?

The answer is no. It is a holistic, team effort that involves expanding the mind and skill set of executives, business users, IT implementers, data scientists, and application developers to all work collectively to define a strategy and derive newer insight from big data. And that is why EMC is … READ MORE

Mona Patel May 19th, 2015

When Big Data Becomes More Valuable Than Your Products/Services

A recent global study across 1000 executives conducted by EMC and Capgemini reports the following: “64% of respondents said that big data is changing traditional business boundaries and enabling non-traditional providers to move into their industry, and over half (53%) expect to face increased competition from start-ups enabled by data.” … READ MORE

Mona Patel April 23rd, 2015

Destination Data Lake: Accelerating the Big Data Journey

Most people understand that big data and analytics can have a positive impact on their business. What trips them up is how to make that happen. EMC’s answer to that complex challenge is the EMC Business Data Lake, the industry’s first fully engineered, enterprise-grade data lake that’s redefining big data.  For … READ MORE

Mona Patel March 23rd, 2015

Innovating The Marketing Process With A Data Lake

Like many global companies, EMC depends heavily on a CRM to manage sales and purchasing data about its vast global installed base. Over time, we realized that without big data analytics, this customer data was trapped inside our systems and providing limited value. EMC decided that offering analytical capabilities through … READ MORE

Mona Patel February 26th, 2015

Want To Build A Data Science Team?

EMC Offers a Holistic Approach to data science. Many of our customers invest in big data solutions to target their sales prospects better, explore advanced medical research, and make their internal processes more efficient. The biggest obstacle to getting these initiatives out of the gate is the shortage of big data … READ MORE

Mona Patel February 3rd, 2015

EMC CIO Takes On Big Data Problems With Analytics

Every second of every day, IT generates enormous amounts of data around operational activity – system behavior, application performance, user actions, security activity, and more. Instead of viewing this data explosion as a Big Data problem, IT views it as opportunity to use Big Data solutions such as IT Operations … READ MORE

Mona Patel December 9th, 2014

Federation Security Analytics: A Data Science Approach

Too many alerts with little to no context, is the state of today’s information security landscape. For example, it’s common for an enterprise who has been breached to have received an alert from a security tool, only to have it lost in the noise of many other threats coming in … READ MORE

Mona Patel November 13th, 2014

All Paths Lead To A Federation Data Lake

Is your organization constrained by 2nd platform data warehouse technologies with limited or no budget to move forward towards 3rd platform agile technologies such as a Data Lake? As an EMC customer you have the advantage of leveraging existing EMC investments to develop a Federation Data Lake at minimal cost. Additionally, the … READ MORE

Mona Patel October 30th, 2014

Don’t Accept The Status Quo For Hadoop

Hadoop is Everywhere – 99% companies will deploy/pilot Hadoop in 18-24 months according to IDC.  These environments will largely be based around standalone servers resulting in added management tasks due to data being spread out across many disk spindles across the data center.  With Hadoop clusters quickly expanding, organizations are … READ MORE

Mona Patel October 21st, 2014
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