New post: “The new Teradata in three words” Teradata rolled out its new tagline last week: “pervasive data intelligence.” One half of it works predictably well. The other part, “pervasive,” is the tricky part.
At some point in crafting a complex system, says Smartest Systems founder and CEO Julian Loren, most people throw up their hands. “They say ‘it’d be nice if we could see all this in one picture but we can’t.” Actually, he says, they can — and that he thinks he’s figured out how. I ran […]
Is Teradata’s Customer Journey headed for any smart city near you? Yes, but not soon, if senior marketing VP Chris Twogood’s reply to my question is any guide. Teradata’s Customer Journey has potentially enormous reach across all kinds of applications. It ingests all kinds of data, dives deep for meaning, and then springs tailored, real-time […]
I’m all for making data work for San Francisco, a city I know well and which strives to be “smart.” But then I think of Palermo, Sicily, a city I know a little bit. It has similar aspirations, but they start from a much different place — with a warm, rich indigenous culture that’s not […]
Business analysts and their enablers are a fascinating bunch, to generalize extravagantly. In your first two minutes with one, you might recognize the tiny sparks of brilliance on an otherwise ordinary appearance. Keep watching, and you might see those sparks ignite nearby fuel. Look again, and your analysts again appear ordinary. They want what everyone […]