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,…

Datacenter, internet and hosting provider CenturyLink is forming a new vertical to provide cloud-based, managed predictive analytics and Big Data services to financial firms, following the acquisition of San Jose, Calif.-based Big Data technology and analytics provider Cognilytics for an undisclosed sum at the end of last year. At the time of the acquisition, CenturyLink…

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.