Real-time Customer Experience Management with Apama and BigMemory

This is a guest post by Dr. Mark Horsburgh, Engineering Manager for Apama.   With the release of Apama 5.1 and BigMemory 4.1 our customers can now use BigMemory directly from Apama event processing applications. It is a major advance to be able to use these two exciting technologies together, the leading complex event processing [...]


Terracotta-Sponsored Big Data Course at UC Berkeley Comes to Completion

Last Friday on the rooftop level of a UC Berkeley building, two student groups went head-to-head unveiling formidable final presentations that concluded their Big Data course. The solutions demonstrated that the students had dared to dream as big as their data sets. Terracotta sponsored the Big Data course at UC Berkeley hoping to to familiarize [...]


Say Goodbye to Trading Penalties with Adaptive Intelligence

In a recent speech before the Council of Institutional Investors, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairperson Mary Jo White detailed her approach to enforcement, and described efforts to use penalties and remedies more creatively than the agency has in the past. This increases pressure on the already overburdened risk departments within large financial services companies [...]


Enabling Adaptive Intelligence for our Customers

Innovation World (IW) 2013, our most well attended (and most fun) customer event, just wrapped up in San Francisco. The big announcement at the event was our new ‘Big Fast Data’ offering called – Adaptive Intelligence (AI). This offering combines our leading products BigMemory and Universal Messaging with our recent acquisitions – Apama and Presto, [...]


Personalize and Clever(ize) Your Customer Experience with Big Fast Data

Customer expectations have changed significantly in recent years with the proliferation of social media, mobile devices and location-based services. Companies have tried to capture the attention of customers through loyalty programs and promotions but those is changing too. 54% of consumers in the U.S. and Canada would consider ending their loyalty relationships if they were not [...]


Fraudsters No Match for Adaptive Intelligence

In a recent conversation with one of my customers, we talked about how bad guys are an alarmingly creative bunch. Earlier this year, a fraud ring was uncovered where the alleged participants created a multilayered scam of fake businesses with credit card terminals and multiple false identities with histories deeming them creditworthy. The FBI believes [...]


Big Fast Data in Aviation

It is a well-known fact that big data is a big part of the aviation industry. Each flight generates terabytes of data that requires real-time analysis to optimize flight operations, maintain safety and meet all compliance requirements. The ability to process terabytes of data in real-time, aka ‘big fast data’ is a huge competitive advantage [...]


CEP Key to Value from Big Data

Enterprise data can lose its value in an instant. But when you can access, analyze and act on data in real-time, you can also extract big value from enterprise big data. Complex Event Processing (CEP) is a fundamental component of real-time data analysis and value extraction. Today, our parent company, Software AG announced the welcome [...]