Doug Henschen on Analytics, Big Data & Smart Apps

Monthly Archives: July, 2016

Workday Plans for Platfora Revealed

Workday HR and financial analyses stand to benefit, but Platfora customers will lose the on-premises software option in the wake of the pending acquisition. Workday customers stand to gain a … Continue reading

July 29, 2016 · 1 Comment

Workday Deal For Platfora Leaves Questions

Workday says Platfora buy will bolster its petabyte-scale analysis capabilities. It’s good news for Workday customers, but Platfora customers should be prepared for change. Human resources and financial applications vendor Workday … Continue reading

July 22, 2016 · 1 Comment

Democratize the Data Lake: Make Big Data Accessible

Is your Hadoop-based data lake more like a swamp? Here’s a look at two camps of vendors in the Hadoop ecosystem that are bringing order and accessibility to big data. … Continue reading

July 14, 2016 · 2 Comments

Hadoop Summit 2016 Spotlights Enterprise Innovation, IoT Use Cases

Hortonworks customers Ford, Macy’s and Progressive Insurance highlight breakthrough applications. Streaming looms as next big thing in big data. Plenty of companies have mastered their first-generation uses of Hadoop. Now … Continue reading

July 1, 2016 · 2 Comments