Author archives: Shanti Subramanyam

Why Move to the Cloud?

Move to the Cloud – Benefits Of Cloud Computing NOTE: This is a guest post by Danish Wadhwa Cloud Computing has changed the way we use software – whether for personal or business use. The process of downloading, installing, configuring and maintaining different types of software, is eliminated with a move to the Cloud, saving…

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Machine Learning to predict health

During the summer of 2016, we had a high school student intern with us. He knew some Java from the Computer Science AP course but was very interested in using machine learning  to predict health outcomes. We were skeptical at first – the prospect of teaching a teenager (even a very smart one) the fundamentals…

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Sentiment Analysis Free Trial

We are pleased to announce a free trial to the Orzota BigForce Social solution. This solution built on top of the Orzota BigForce platform provides the capability to analyze text streams from twitter, media sites, blog sites, etc. With search capability, the solution provides data scientists a means of exploring the social media data, with…

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Workforce Analytics Solution

We recently worked with a leading Hi-Tech manufacturing company to design and implement a brand new scalable and efficient workforce analytics solution targeted the mobile workforce. The solution is designed to raise the workers’ confidence bar, and to minimize the effort required to train the workers. The solution also improved the manpower utilization by optimizing…

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Personalizing the Customer Experience

Surveys, research and retailers’ own measurements show that personalization works. According to Internet Retailer, 80% of consumers say they like it when brands’ e-mails recommend products based on their previous purchases. Personalization for Retail is Hard The incessant media attention on the personalization and customer intelligence of companies such as Amazon and Google hides the…

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Towards Big Data Solutions

Last week, we announced the acquisition of big data solutions provider, the Houston based company, Avarida. It has been a lot of work (and a lot of fun) doing the integration and figuring out our combined strategy as we move into 2016. Many people have asked what the synergies between Orzota and Avarida are and…

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Orzota Acquires Avarida to Accelerate Big Data Solutions

Delivering End-to-End Fast Data Solutions Jan 13, 2016 – Orzota, Inc., a Silicon Valley Big Data Company that provides a platform and services, today announced they acquired Avarida, Inc. to accelerate the development of big data solutions for clients. Avarida is the company behind big data accelerators such as Relativate for recommendations and Gigalyze for streaming…

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Big Data – Pearls or Sand?

I recently read yet another article about  how the amount of  data is expected to grow to 44 Zetabytes (what exactly is that?) by 2020 which represents 10 times the volume from 2013. I get it – these are large numbers, even though must of us have a very vague notion of exactly how large.…

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Augment EDW Webinar Recording

Our Webinar on “5 Reasons to Augment your Data Warehouse with Hadoop” was very well received. The webinar was presented by our CTO, Bharath Mundlapudi. We got a ton of questions from the audience, many of them very insightful. The Augment EDW webinar recording is now available on youtube. Please feel free to contact us…

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Hadoop in the Cloud or Not

NOTE: This is a guest post by Jenny Richards. Contact her through her website. Any discussion being held about “Big Data” or “Hadoop Functionality” today should be left in the hands of CIOs or IT heads rather than CEOs and CFOs. From selection of the right Hadoop service provider to implementation and on-going maintenance, the…

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