August 23, 2016

    SCOLA Finds the Answer with Attivio Enterprise Search

    Plenty of organizations deal with massive data volumes in a variety of file types. But few have to provide a responsive web search interface to massive content in more than 200 languages.SCOLA (Satellite Communications for Learning) manages a growing repository of 85 TBS that span text files, PDFs, MP3s, digital video, and more. Started by Jesuit priest Lela..
    August 16, 2016

    The Future of Business Intelligence is in Data Prep

    As Dan Woods points out in a recent article for Forbes, technology marketplaces cycle through predictable stages as they mature. He applies this insight to the component versus platform decision that organizations face when adopting new technologies.We've certainly seen this in the BI and Big Data space as vendors try to grab more wallet share by adding capa..
    August 10, 2016

    When It’s Business…and Personal

    The Case of Raymond James In the month since FINRA announced total of $17 million in fines against financial adviser Raymond James and its financial services affiliate, two threads have circulated through social media.  The first took note that broker-dealers were now squarely in the enforcement sights of regulators.  The second focused on the..
    August 9, 2016

    The Chief Data Officer and Data Innovation

    If you're a CDO, how would you describe your most important role: as gatekeeper or innovator? Or are you walking a tight rope between the two? Those questions figured prominently at the 10th annual MIT Chief Data Officer & Information Quality Symposium held in July.When the role first emerged, gatekeeper probably occupied most of a CDOs waking hours. Nev..
    August 2, 2016

    New Attivio Patent: Dynamic System Updates

    As any developer knows, perfect software doesn’t just happen it, pardon the pun, “develops” over time. Developers engage in a seemingly everlasting iterative process involving bug fixes and changes that can last for the lifetime of an application. But writing the software is only half the battle; it must then be deployed.For big data companies like our..
    July 14, 2016

    Ecosystem Partners in the Spotlight at Hadoop Summit 2016

    I recently attended Hadoop Summit 2016 where not surprisingly there was a lot of conversation about topics other than Hadoop. For example, the importance of ecosystem partners to any Big Data solution.It was certainly on my mind as we had just published a post about Attivio’s role in the EMC Big Data solution. At the Summit, I sat down with Carey James fro..
    June 28, 2016

    A Conversation with Ted Bardasz on the EMC Big Data Solution

    Attivio is excited to be a part of EMC’s new Big Data Solution. It’s not generally available yet, so we thought we’d have a chat with Ted Bardasz from EMC to give you a look at what this new platform offering is and how Attivio fits in.Q: Tell me about your role at EMC.TB: I am the Senior Director of Product Management in the Converged Platform Divisio..
    June 22, 2016

    Hadoop Earns Its Enterprise Stripes

    Atlas Data Governance Delivers "Last Mile"At Attivio, we work with some of the world's largest banks and manufacturing companies. As they invest more in Hadoop, they also require more from it. They recognize its value in dealing with extremely large and diverse data sets. But they're also looking for enterprise features, and data governance is often at the t..
    June 9, 2016

    Boston's First CDO Can Set Example for City Governments

    At the end of May, the city of Boston named Andrew Therriault as its first CDO—chief data officer. Therriault, former Director of Data Science for the Democratic National Committee, comes with an impressive background. He has a B.A., M.A. and PhD. in politics from NYU. Before joining the DNC, he served as senior data scientist with Greenberg Quinlan Rosner..


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