Predictive Analytics – Now a Way of Life

From Cassandra foretelling the destruction of Troy to prophecies of the three witches in Macbeth, the ability to see the future has always fascinated us. Though as a civilization, we have hardly tried to embark on it, other than the occasional lingering on astrology, tarot cards or reading tea leaves. Lately though with the advent of analyzing vast amount of data has allowed us to create forecasting models that have made it excessively simpler to foresee what’s coming. These forecasting...

Manish Soota, May 18, 2016 | Posted in Big Data Analytics

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Big Data and The Art of Scientific Interviewing

The article has been featured in written by Manish Soota - VP, Pre-sales & Solutions Setting the right expectations with the candidates and having the right set of analytical platforms would allow any organization to improve its recruitment process. Like me, if you are into soccer, there aren’t many ways to describe how bizarre the current season of English Premier League is. Leicester City, a club that was last year fighting for survival and was in the last place, is today...

Manish Soota, April 25, 2016 | Posted in Big Data Analytics

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Employee Pre-Hire Gets a Makeover with Big Data!!!

The article has been featured in written by  Manish Soota - VP, Pre-sales & Solutions Please allow access! How many times have you come across "Please allow access" while applying or looking for a job! While almost all of us wouldn't provide access to our many personal and professional social accounts ever, however if the access request was for a job from a prospective employer or a hiring company, we would willingly do so. What if all your personal information gets...

Manish Soota, April 05, 2016 | Posted in Big Data Analytics

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How Predictive Analysis Powers up Your Organization

There is simply no denying the immense reach of Big Data analytics across multiple industry verticals. With the acceleration of information generated and analyzed reaching an all-time high, it is imperative to know how to best use this information to help ensure a more profitable future. This is where predictive analysis shows its true forte as the tool for ramping up your business minus the uncertainties of the future. How data looks like today? In the older days, data was in limited form...

Nupur Patel, March 28, 2016 | Posted in Big Data Analytics

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MongoDB – What the Version 3.2 Release Has to Offer

The combined value potential presented by MongoDB to the workflows of CIOs, DBAs, business analysts, and data scientists, remains unrivalled by other document oriented databases systems. This has led MongoDB to become a universal favorite ever since its first launch in March 2009. It is for no reason that major players utilizing max potential of databases, like LinkedIn, Craigslist and eBay prefer MongoDB as their backend database. Their choice is based on some key advantages offered by MongoDB...

Nupur Patel, January 08, 2016 | Posted in Big Data Analytics

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Top Reasons for Powering your Enterprise Data Warehouse with Hadoop

An enterprise data warehouse (EDW) is central to the BI and analytics needs of an enterprise. With huge chunks of information generated from disparate sources, an EDW acts as a nerve centre of any business that wants to hear, study, and get insights on the social and online data generated by their targeted customers. Enterprise data architecture of today Standard enterprise data architecture comprises of various steps as given below: Step 1 – A starting point of different sources of data...

Ranjit Shankar, November 06, 2015 | Posted in Big Data Analytics

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Augmenting RDBMS with MongoDB to achieve better Performance, Scalability and Data Privacy

RDBMS or relational database platforms have been powering businesses for years. Recent developments, however, dictate that there are many applications where RDBMS systems might be lacking in certain ways. Many organizations currently feel the need to extend and augment the functionality, scope, scalability, and versatility of their RDBMS platforms, so as to be better equipped to handle business challenges of today and tomorrow. What are these new challenges? Consider these challenges...

Ranjit Shankar, September 10, 2015 | Posted in Big Data Analytics

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What is Internet of Things (IoT) and How does it help?

What is IoT? A British entrepreneur, Kevin Ashton coined this term “Internet of Things” in 1999. Also called “Internet of Everything”, it is the way of interaction amongst network of physical objects or things included within software, sensors, electronics, and connectivity. It enables objects to transfer data inside a network, to connect with humans, with computers or with other objects. Based on the infrastructure of International Telecommunication Union's Initiative, the production or...

Yash Badiani, August 28, 2015 | Posted in Big Data Analytics

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Take advantage of MongoDB 3.0's latest features and functionality

MongoDB deserves a place of pride as one of the foremost cross platform database solution available today. As of Jan 2015, it has overtaken PostgreSQL at the number 4 slot of most popular DBMS. It is well-received amongst developers who are looking for a robust alternative non-relational system that is also future ready. It is for these developers’ benefit that we have brought together a list of exciting new changes in Version 3.0 of MongoDB released in Feb 2015. What’s new in MongoDB 3.0?...

Yash Badiani, August 01, 2015 | Posted in Big Data Analytics

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Optimize Cost of Enterprise Data Warehouse with Apache™ Hadoop

The Enterprise Data Warehouse built using Teradata, Oracle, DB2 or other DBMS is undergoing a revolutionary change. As the sources of data become rich and diverse, storing them in a traditional EDW is not the optimal solution. The figure below shows the structure of a typical enterprise data warehouse. Data from various IT applications such as CRM, ERP and Supply Chain Management is fed into a data warehouse by applying appropriate ETL processes to transform it to the desired schema. After...

Nupur Patel, July 22, 2015 | Posted in Enterprise Content Management, Big Data Analytics

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