AWS has announced general availability of EC2 X2gd instances of its cloud computing offering. Futurum’s Fred McClimans discusses the importance of this new offering and how it plays into the growing demand for memory-intensive workloads, such as real-time data analytics. In short, it means very good things for AWS customers. It increases the performance and cuts the cost of cloud computing for workloads such as in-memory databases, relational databases, and our favorite, real-time data analytics. This, coupled with AWS’s scalable, pay-as-you-go consumption model, is exactly what is needed today.
Customer Data Platform Growth Continues To Boom
The customer data platform (CDP) space continues to gain momentum as big tech and emerging software companies continue to pour resources into giving greater insights into customers through real-time data optimization. Here are some of the latest happenings and what they mean for CDP.
How Automation, AI And Analytics Are Driving Martech Amidst Market Challenges
Here are some insights on how Martech is enabling enterprises to overcome market challenges.
Four Principals For Building A Better Analytics Team
One of the most important elements of any effective analytics program is its guiding set of principles. Exploring 4 key principals to build a better analytics team.
Allscripts and Microsoft Extend Cloud-based Health IT Partnership
Allscripts and Microsoft Corp. announces a five-year extension to their strategic alliance to enable the expanded development and delivery of cloud-based health IT solutions.
Siemens Continues Combined Efforts of MindSphere and Mendix
Siemens continues efforts for IoT with enhancement and combined efforts of its MindSphere IoT system and Mendix low-code software application. Digital twin, advanced analytics, edge-to-cloud and a growing partner ecosystem also add to its IoT offerings.
Medallia Surges 70% Day 1, Is It Time to Put It On The Watch List?
Medallia shot up more than 70% on its IPO debut. The customer experience management company has launched into the market gaining a 4.5 billion dollar valuation, however, has had little press compared to big IPO’s like Slack and Zoom.
Go Beyond Google Analytics and Use Data to Educate Your Clients
Numbers and data are no longer a daunting task — they’ve now become an integral part of a company’s operations. The issue is most companies are only given the basic facts of their data without the what’s, how’s, and why’s that are driving the data analytics. Jaywing, a British data-based digital agency, found that brands across the board are failing …
#SMACtalk 80: The Failures and Successes of Enterprise Software with Pega CEO Alan Trefler
In this week’s episode of SMACtalk, hosts Brian Fanzo and Daniel Newman had the opportunity to speak with Pega CEO, Alan Trefler. Known for his “Pull no punches” approach to business, Alan makes for the perfect “SMAC” guest because he’s going to take questions head on and leave the audience wanting more. At Pegaworld, we found out that Mr. Trefler isn’t only the CEO at Pega, he is also a chess master …
Making Data-Backed Decisions
It used to be that the best people in business seemed to have a gut instinct about the perfect deal. It was like magic, leaving all of us to wonder how we could sprinkle the same fairy dust on our own projects to be similarly successful. Fast forward a couple decades, and gut instincts are being replaced by hard data. …