Data Science Lessons: Insights from an Agricultural Proof of Concept

Agriculture has come a long way from ancient times through the industrial revolution to the current digital era. In 2017, modern agricultural organizations have access to increasingly large amounts of data collected by sensors from soil quality measurements, weather sensors, GPS guided machinery, and more. According to a … READ MORE

Omer Sagi July 27th, 2017

Framing the Data Science Proof of Concept

Whether companies refer to results, outcomes, ROI, or case studies, Big Data and data science are finally moving beyond the hype and proving to deliver dividends over time. Several new Big Data technologies and predictive tools have been launched to meet the growing demand within business and technology … READ MORE

Brahma Tangella September 19th, 2016

The Data Science of Predicting Disk Drive Failures

With the expanding volume of information in the digital universe and the increasing number of disk drives required to store that information, disk drive reliability prediction is imperative for EMC and EMC customers. Disk drive reliability analysis, which is a general term for the monitoring and “learning” process … READ MORE

Shiri Gaber June 27th, 2016

Why a Data Lake? Keeping Up with the Digital Universe

With the digital universe expected to swell to 44 zettabytes of data by 2020, today’s enterprises need a central data repository that can process increasing volumes of all types of data faster to let business users make better, real-time decisions. In short they need a stronger backbone; they … READ MORE

Brahma Tangella April 15th, 2016

Enterprise Information Retrieval: Build vs. Buy Approach

The ease with which we have long been able to retrieve information from the World Wide Web (WWW) using increasingly efficient and high quality search engines underscores a less-than-impressive performance from search engines serving the enterprise environment. Off-the-shelf tools that let organizations retrieve their enterprise information just do … READ MORE

Omer Sagi March 21st, 2016

Unlock the Textual Content in Your Data Lake

Wouldn’t it be great if you could analyze all customer interaction and learn which parts of our services or sales are better than others? Or analyze all of our service request textual descriptions and infer the call volume drivers? Understand the main topics of a chat session? Use … READ MORE

Raphael Cohen October 20th, 2015

The Business Data Lake from a Data Scientist Perspective

The Business Data Lake (BDL) is positioned as the one-stop-shop for all of the organization’s (big) data storage and analytics requirements. It is intended to address the three V’s of Big Data analytics – Volume, Variety and Velocity – by providing a vast amount of storage, ingestion of … READ MORE

Oshry Ben-Harush August 3rd, 2015

Insights of Climate Change Effects with Big Data

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 … 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 … READ MORE

Mona Patel May 19th, 2015

Creating New Business Value Around the Business Data Lake

If your organization is like most, you have multiple business groups seeking to leverage pools of segmented Big Data in various ways to improve their operations, gain insight into customers, target marketing efforts, hone product features and more.  Maybe you are even one of the few who have … READ MORE

Sean Brown April 24th, 2015
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