The Power of Self-Service Big Data

From using analytics to predict how our storage arrays will perform in the field, to engineering product configurations to best meet customers’ future needs, EMC is just beginning to tap into the gold mine of intelligence waiting to be extracted from our new data lake. In fact, we are currently … READ MORE

Shahidul Mannan July 20th, 2016

Predictive Analytics for IT Operations: Continuing the Journey

Viktor Mayer-Schonberger and Kenneth Cukier, authors of Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work and Think, wrote, “If big data teaches us anything, it is that just acting better, making improvements – without deeper understanding – is often good enough.” EMC IT not only recognizes the … READ MORE

Bhanu Dhanaraj July 15th, 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

Revolution Analytics Boosts the Adoption of R in the Enterprise

The path to competitive advantage is being able to make predictions from Big Data. Therefore, the more you can build predictive analytics into your business processes, the more successful your organization will become. There is no doubt that open-source R is the programming language of choice for predictive analytics, and … READ MORE

Mona Patel December 18th, 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, as both … READ MORE

Mona Patel October 22nd, 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 incomplete data, … 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 the rise … 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 Impala which … 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 clean Twitter … READ MORE

Mona Patel February 21st, 2013

Big Data Provides More Than Just Security For Video Surveillance

How can you run your business better if you don’t actually know what’s going on? Traditional video surveillance is primarily a security application and very reactive – when something bad has happened, you spend hours reviewing the footage and then take action. With Big Data technologies, there is an opportunity … READ MORE

Mona Patel November 29th, 2012

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 attempt to … READ MORE

Mona Patel November 9th, 2012
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