The Data Scientist: A Sexy Hybrid Role

Countless blogs and articles have proclaimed “data scientist” the hottest job title of the year. Indeed, Harvard Business Review called it the “sexiest job of the 21st century”. Hyperbole or not, it appears that this will not just be a one-year phenomenon. A 2011 paper from McKinsey Global Institute identified a significant talent gap through [...]


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 [...]


6 Reasons to Change your Data Perspective

Human behavior fascinates me. Especially into today’s workplace, where people are asked to do more with less, yet everyone is surprised when there are gaps in what gets delivered. The intersection between human behavior and technology is even more fascinating. Is there another area of life where so much of how things work stated absolutely, [...]


Too Big to Scale? Why Financial Services can Benefit from In-Memory Data Management

Financial services organizations make money by managing a variety of tradeable assets. These assets rely on data from multiple sources to make the business of managing money run efficiently. With the recent growth in data volumes and data velocity, the wheels of this financial engine are slowing down due to pressure on existing applications to [...]


Eliminate Telecom Fraud using In-Memory Data Management

Fraud impacts all organizations. Most organizations are unable to fully eliminate fraud and hence have to live with it as the cost of doing business.  A recent survey estimates global telecom fraud losses at $40.1 Billion USD or approximately 1.88% of revenue. This number is based on only the known fraud transactions, adding the unknown [...]


Showing off Terracotta In-Genius – 2013 AFCEA San Diego Plugfest Participation

A couple of weeks ago (end of January 2013), 2 colleagues and I participated (under our company banners, Terracotta and Software AG) in a government “plugfest”…and we won first place! Check out this other article in CTO Vision that also talks about our win - and if you’re in a rush, jump directly to the short 3 [...]


Video: The BigMemory Revolution in Financial Services (Webcast replay)

Dozens of financial institutions — including 30% of Fortune 500 banks and credit card companies — already use Terracotta BigMemory Max to speed fraud detection, meet previously unthinkable service level agreements (SLAs), and revolutionize performance around risk analysis, portfolio tracking, and compliance. In this webcast replay, you’ll learn how BigMemory Max can keep ALL of [...]