High Performance Commercial Computing in 2015 makes the case for building or buying high performance business software. We make the case by first suggesting in Part 1 how high performance software might positively impact your business. Then, in Part 2, we discuss the high performance commercial software available today and the hardware requirements to make…

CenturyLink, the $18 billion telecom provider, is preparing to hire dozens of additional data scientists. Chief Science Officer Manav Misra — from his seat in the CenturyLink Cognilytics business — is leading the charge. But what exactly are his key priorities for all of that big data talent? Misra shared his insights with Information Management this week. First,…

In the first post of this series (here) I suggested that Hadoop could be effectively used as the platform for staging. Figure 2 describes the result. In this post I will extend the architecture by adding a data federation feature and turning the entire picture into a logical data warehouse… and then we’ll consider the…

Gary Gauba, founder, chairman, and CEO of Cognilytics, shares how they are changing the game by leveraging SAP HANA and SAP Predictive Analysis. Jason Rose, vice president of business intelligence marketing at SAP, digs deeper to get examples of how Cognilytics is applying predictive and advanced analytics to big data for their customers.