Women in Data: Meet Christina Sandema-Sombe

The latest installment in our Q&A series with women leaders in data features Dr. Christina Sandema-Sombe, chief data steward of Nike, Inc. (Read our previous Q&A here.)  Dr. Christina Sandema-Sombe first learned the joys – and challenges – of working with data as the global impact measurement lead at a humanitarian aid organization. Over a decade […]

How In-Database Machine Learning Transforms Decision-Making

In the contemporary landscape of data-driven decision-making, enterprises are increasingly turning to predictive analytics to gain valuable insights into future trends and behaviors. Predictive analytics involves extracting patterns from historical data to forecast future outcomes, enabling organizations to make proactive decisions and optimize their operations. Traditionally, predictive analytics has been performed using standalone machine learning […]

Why the Slowdown of Kryder’s Law Spells Urgency for Sustainable Archival Storage

Kryder’s Law, named after Mark Kryder – the former SVP of research at Seagate Technology – is an observation comparable to Moore’s Law but specifically related to the area of magnetic disk storage. It posits that the density of information stored on magnetic disks is increasing exponentially, doubling approximately every 18 months. Kryder’s Law, much like Moore’s […]

Unlocking the Power of Data with Process Mining 

Data is invaluable to an organization, but it can also represent a major stumbling block if an enterprise hasn’t optimized how data is used to support processes that run operations. Process mining can play a role in helping organizations get an objective and detailed view of process flows – including fixing bottlenecks and delays that […]

Demystifying Data Analytics Models

In today’s global landscape, organizations worldwide are increasingly turning to data analytics to enhance their business performance. Research conducted by McKinsey Consulting revealed that data-driven companies not only experience above-market growth but also witness EBITDA (Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization) increases of up to 25% [1]. Additionally, Forrester’s findings indicate that organizations utilizing […]