The Key to Keeping Customers? Big Data

By integrating customer experience information and demonstrating how customer intelligence translates into value through improved customer experiences, companies can use Big Data and Big Data analytics to uncover truths they didn’t even know existed and optimize their business outcomes. I recently wrote an article for Fortune.com which focuses on applying … READ MORE

Jim Bampos October 12th, 2012

How We Teach Customers to Use Big Data

At Oracle OpenWorld last week, Joe Tucci and Jeremy Burton shared insights on how customers are using big data. I was also at the show, meeting with customers about where and how they can employ big data to make smarter business decisions. One of the ways we help customers do … READ MORE

Bill Schmarzo October 10th, 2012

Technology for Social Transformation

India, Egypt, Malaysia, Vietnam, South Africa, Algeria — We call them emerging economies and rapid growth markets and we get excited at their projected GDP growth rates. EMC, like most, dream of growing revenues there at a steep curve. However, when I look at the systemic problems that these economies … READ MORE

Sarv Saravanan September 18th, 2012

Scientific Big Data

We are at a very exciting moment in history and in science. On one hand, advances in technology have enabled scalable and affordable Cloud Computing as well as the analytics of truly massive Big Data. These in turn have made viable the application of technology to the advancement of science … READ MORE

Patricia Florissi June 28th, 2012

Data: The New Science

Last month, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, and leaders from leading technology firms, venture capital and research universities announced joint efforts to position the state as a hub for job creation in Data Science. It is a bet worth making.

Pat Gelsinger June 25th, 2012

Recap: Data Science Summit 2012

Did you know that “a dog can detect a teaspoon of sugar diluted in a million gallons of water: two Olympic-sized pools full?” I got that insight from a great book I’m currently reading by Alexandra Horowitz called Inside of a Dog. Now, what does that have to do with the … READ MORE

Michael Howard May 31st, 2012

Big Data: Don’t Just Take My Word For It

Big Data comes with big promises. Take personalized medicine, for instance. Within a year, the costs of full human genome sequencing will likely drop to about $1,000, which will eventually lead to a dramatic improvement in individual healthcare. Adding each of our unique individual DNA “signatures” to millions of others … READ MORE

Sujal Patel April 11th, 2012

Journey to Data Science

As the Big Data phenomenon continues to grow, we’re seeing demand for trained and talented data scientists far exceeding the supply. In the past, there were individual specialists that handled pieces of what today we call data science, with three or four different people with different skill sets touching your … READ MORE

Tom Clancy April 3rd, 2012

Think Bigger: How to Harness the Power of Big Data

What’s the promise of Big Data? And the perils? How can it be used to drive growth? Improve efficiency? Create competitive advantage? How are effective data science teams built? These were just some of the burning Big Data questions addressed by the first briefing in the EMC Greenplum Data Science … READ MORE

Sandra Hamilton February 21st, 2012

The Big Data Effect

Last month, EMC Greenplum hosted an event at the Churchill Club in Silicon Valley to address some key questions surrounding the big data debate. The panel of passionate, distinguished practitioners included Keith Collins, Gil Elbaz, Ping Li, Anand Rajaraman and myself. Michael Chui of the McKinsey Global Institute did a fantastic … READ MORE

Luke Lonergan January 10th, 2012
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