Pivotal Data Dispatch Shrinks The Big Data Productivity Gap

The data warehousing and business intelligence space has undergone a huge transformation in the past several years whereby business users are moving away from these traditional, ‘IT bottleneck’ environments to more agile ones driven by Big Data.  For example, when business users lobbied for self-service access, they got … READ MORE

Mona Patel October 25th, 2013

Big Data Brings Sales and Marketing Closer Together

Over 50% of the Big Data business opportunity comes from better understanding your customers.  As a result, organizations with Sales and Marketing departments are finally aligning together by simply aligning around high value customers.  EMC is a great example of Sales and Marketing teams ending the turf war, … READ MORE

Mona Patel October 22nd, 2013

Want to Explore Hadoop, But No Tour Guide?

Are you a VMware Vsphere customer? Do you also own EMC Isilon? If you said yes to both, I have great news for you – you have all the ingredients for the EMC Hadoop Starter Kit (HSK).  In just a few short hours you can spin up a … READ MORE

Mona Patel August 26th, 2013

Big Data No Longer Lost in Translation

Traditional BI makes it very difficult for people in the business who know the story behind the data to actually gain direct access to the data.  Instead, they submit data requirements to IT and when IT does finally deliver the data, it is typically only a subset or … READ MORE

Mona Patel May 15th, 2013

Addicted To Analytics – EMC’s Marketing Science Lab

Our CMO Jeremy Burton is a visionary, always at least three steps ahead of the pack. I identified this gift early on, recalling Jeremy’s ability to excite a very calm and composed Technology Marketing team at Oracle 12 years ago through innovative ideas. I knew he was on … READ MORE

Mona Patel April 11th, 2013

Dear BI Users: Your Hadoop SQL Wish Has Finally Come True

To accelerate the value of Big Data, many products have been developed to make data managed in Hadoop much easier to access and analyze through SQL.  First there was Hive, which provides a SQL query abstraction layer by converting SQL queries into MapReduce jobs.  More recently, Cloudera announced … READ MORE

Mona Patel February 25th, 2013

Chorus Brings Data Science Minds Together

The announcement of OpenChorus Project a few months ago provided a glimpse into the upcoming EMC Greenplum Chorus Release 2.2 release and its superb integrations to accelerate Big Data time to value. Chorus Release 2.2 provides a single platform whereby users now gain direct access to filtered and … READ MORE

Mona Patel February 21st, 2013

Hey Mr. Data Center, Are You Available?

When EMC develops its products and services, we endeavor to do our best to take a bite out of our customers’ spend, ease their minds about building trust and enable greater visibility into their IT infrastructures. We’ve cleared the fences once again with our new Continuous Availability Advisory … READ MORE

Mat Allen February 12th, 2013

OpenChorus Project: The Dawn of The Data Science Movement

OpenChorus Project is the first real attempt to help companies succeed with Big Data. How? We all know that the barrier to success has been a lack of available data science talent and the tools needed to address Big Data analytic challenges. Open sourcing Greenplum Chorus is an … READ MORE

Mona Patel November 9th, 2012

The Human Face of Big Data: What’s Behind the Beauty?

The Human Face of Big Data provides a real story or ‘face’ to the abstract nature of data.  Big Data initially evolved as a technology buzzword focused on transforming IT for business advantage.  But now, we see Big Data also providing unprecedented value in areas such as Health … READ MORE

Mona Patel September 13th, 2012

Filling the Data Science Talent Pipeline

The explosion of unstructured data from mobile sensors, social networking, video surveillance and the like has created a need for talent in the organization that specializes in data analysis unlike ever before. This new breed of Data Scientist is an integral player in the new world of Big … READ MORE

ML Krakauer September 10th, 2012
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