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June 18, 2014  5:47 AM

TIBCO transform 2014: big (fast) data & the two-second advantage

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
basketball, Big Data, Data, Data analysis, Operations, TIBCO

You can pretty much forget big data. Okay maybe let's not completely forget it. But you can forget our previous (already arguably archaic) definition of what constitutes useful big data to the business. Today we need to focus on fast data. A little bit of spin here perhaps yes... but this is...

December 5, 2013  7:18 AM

Why predictive analytics has changed forever

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Data, Data analysis, Data Analytics, Predictive Analytics, SAP

There's an old saying in public relations: ... if there's no news, do a survey. Curmudgeonly naysaying aside, SAP's latest "ground-breaking & insightful" survey suggests...


June 18, 2013  7:48 AM

The birth of the data programmer

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Data, Data analysis, Data Analytics, Data integration

The term "data programmer" now appears more readily on job posting boards serving the software application development community. More accurately, the job tends to be referred to as data programmer / data analyst. A random job listing taken today reads: "The Data Programmer...


January 17, 2013  3:58 AM

From data-mart to database to data analytics, SAP HANA’s three ages of man

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Data, Data analysis, Database, HANA, SAP

SAP held a co-located press conference in Frankfurt, New York and Silicon Valley this month to announce recent amplifications to the HANA in-memory computing platform, suite, programming platform and ecosystem. SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA is a new option for SAP Business Suite...


January 18, 2012  11:19 AM

Our software development future: “probabilistic” applications

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Data analysis, IBM

IBM's Lotusphere conference wrapped up today with an inspirational talk from Sir Tim-Berners Lee who spoke about the need to move to a more intelligent web. Having already spent 20 year working on "engineering" the Internet, Berners-Lee now sees the need to progress to the "semantic web", where...


January 17, 2012  8:46 AM

Diving deeper than metadata, down to ‘contextual’ metadata

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
content, Data analysis

Content management gets a bad press. Allow me to explain -- what I mean is that content management and document management often suffers from a rather unsexy, not as exciting as it could be press. After all, this is the realm of banks and lawyers and industry verticals that operate around an...


November 10, 2011  12:05 PM

Is SAP finally getting its money’s worth from Sybase?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Data analysis, Data Analytics, HANA, SAP, SUP, Sybase, unwired

Corporate technologies acquisitions can go bad, it's a fact. AT&T bought NCR to try and gain a foothold in the PC market and the deal ended up as rotten as a box of stale eggs. The Skype and eBay deal went pretty sour from the start and HP's purchase of Compaq was not without its woes. Oracle...


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