Tag Archive for data warehouse

Groupon Expands Teradata System to Accommodate Rapid Business Growth

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Teradata Corp., the analytic data platforms, marketing applications and services company, announced today that Groupon, a global leader of local commerce known for its website featuring discount coupons usable at local or national companies, has expanded its Teradata Data Appliance-based Data Warehouse to accommodate…

Semantic Technology May Help NIH In Its HealthCare Advancement Mission

Octo Consulting, a technology solutions and management services company for both the intelligence and healthcare sectors, recently published an infographic exploring the intersection among the Semantic Web, Linked Data and Health IT as it relates to accessing and interacting with data from an array of sources in the healthcare chain. “Our point of view is…

Part II: At SemTechBiz, Enterprise IT Can Explore Reasons To Go Semantic

We continue our discussion from yesterday of what enterprise IT will learn to love about semantic technologies at the upcoming SemTechBiz conference (the story began here): Another Score For Data Agility Looked at from the data warehouse point of view by Thomas Kelly, Practice Director, Enterprise Information Management, for Cognizant Technology Solutions, semantic technology makes…

Search And Next-Gen Big Data Apps

Search is a fundamental, a system building block, and something that should be a critical part of enterprise architectures. That’s what Grant Ingersoll, co-founder and CTO at search, discovery and analytics vendor LucidWorks – which leverages the Apache Lucene/Solr open source search project – told an audience at last week’s GigaOM Structure Data event. The…

Pharma Becoming Ever-Bigger Fan of Semantic Technology

At the Semantic Technology and Business Conference in New York City last week, attendees got to hear a lot about how semantic technology is influencing various sectors, such as government (see our stories here and here) and media (see this article and this one). Another prominent one on display: pharmaceuticals. Pharma, for example, was the…

Creating an All-Purpose Data Warehouse at UC Berkeley

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by Angela Guess Roibín Ó hÉochaidh of the UC Berkeley News Center recently discussed the Institutional Data Management and Governance initiative to ” transform Berkeley’s smorgasbord of fragmented data systems into an all-purpose data warehouse where analysts and decision-makers, staff and students can easily access integrated, reliable information presented in a customizable, user-friendly framework. ‘When I…

3 Reasons Hospitals Must Embrace Data Governance

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by Angela Guess Kathleen Roney has written an article for the Becker’s Hospital Review sharing three reasons why hospitals need to embrace Data Governance. The first reason is: “If physicians rely on EHRs, the governance needs to be sound. A strong premise of meaningful use is that EHRs can prompt physicians to conduct the appropriate follow-ups…

Data Buzzwords Defined for Business Users

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by Angela Guess Michael Koploy of SoftwareAdvice.com has turned to several data experts for definitions of three of the most prevalent data buzzwords: Big Data, data warehouses, and data mining. Koploy gathered definitions that would be useful for business users. On the topic of Big Data, Bob Scott offered this explanation: “Big data references that…