Data Supply Chain

Why Analysts Need Hands-On Access to Big Data: The Case for the Data-Native Approach

We’ve now gone down the road with big data and data lakes and the rise of AI and machine learning powered techniques long enough that it’s appropriate to take a step back and ask a few basic questions about what we’re trying to do and how we’re trying to do it. What’s interesting to me, […]

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Podcast on Data Fabric with MapR CEO John Schroeder

John Schroeder is the founder and CEO of MapR. He has extensive experience in enterprise software, having worked at Calista Technologies, Rainfinity, BRYO, and Compuware. Our conversation focused on MapR’s unique data fabric technology, which is an evolution of the data warehouse and data lake. The data fabric expands upon these earlier repositories to push […]

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Operational Intelligence for CITOs

Operational Intelligence refers to a new category of methods and technology for gaining visibility into business operations, discovering insights, and then rapidly taking effective action, frequently through automation. Operational Intelligence refers to a new category of methods and technology for gaining visibility into business operations, discovering insights, and then rapidly taking effective action, frequently through […]

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How Machine Data and Operational Intelligence Can Supercharge Business Applications, Part I

Imagine that all your business apps were people, seated in an auditorium ready to hear a speech. Here’s what I would say to them about machine data: Imagine that all your business apps were people, seated in an auditorium ready to hear a speech. Here’s what I would say to them about machine data: “Business […]

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How Machine Data and Operational Intelligence Can Supercharge Business Applications, Part II

How people can use a data fabric like Splunk to take machine data and use it to improve operational intelligence In the first article in this series, I explained what machine data is and how it can help business applications. In this article, I explain how people can use a data fabric like Splunk to […]

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Creating a Vascular System for External Big Data

Start planning for a world where signals are harvested from external repositories through APIs with built-in analytics. It is time for CIOs and CTOs to start planning for a world in which signals are harvested from external repositories through distributed APIs that have intelligence and analytics built in. So, today I’m starting a mission to […]

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