Tag Archive for applications

NoSQL is the Future: More NoSQL Applications Emerging

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by Angela Guess Phil Wainewright of Diginomica reports, “Billy Bosworth, CEO of DataStax, took his audience on a trip down memory lane as he opened last month’s Cassandra Summit in London. He recalled that his career choice as a computer science major in 1992 had been between skilling up for the IMS database running on…

The Big Money in Big Data is in Applications

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by Angela Guess Matt Asay of ReadWrite recently opined, “We’re still fixating on all the wrong Big Data startups. Hortonworks, one of the primary companies behind Hadoop, recently went public to great fanfare and a $1.2 billion valuation. But Hortonworks and the rest of the so-called Big Data startups are actually some of the least…

Accenture to Expand its Advanced Analytics Capabilities with Acquisition of i4C Analytics

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire i4C Analytics, an advanced analytics software platform provider based in Italy that specializes in helping clients solve complex business problems through easy to use analytics applications. The acquisition will strengthen Accenture’s capabilities to quickly offer tailored, industry-…

Designing Great Big Data Apps

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by Angela Guess Aaron Kimball of Venture Beat recently wrote, “Software applications have traditionally been perceived as a unit of computation designed and used to solve a problem. Whether an application is a CRM tool that helps manage customer information or a complex supply-chain management system, the problem it solves is often rather specific. Applications are…

MDM and Customer Data Integration

by Angela Guess Jean-Michel Franco has shared his insights regarding how master data management promotes valuable customer data integration in financial institutions and insurance companies. For example, “Self-service applications made available to customers (e-banking or mobile banking, online insurance sales, etc.) usually have a satisfactory service level when it comes to accounts and transaction management.…