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Priceline.com Negotiates Big Data with Datameer!

You know what they say about the Negotiator… he gets hotel deals that nobody else can get, because “he knows a guy.” Actually, he seems to know a lot of guys all over the world, over…

Big Data & Brews: Ben Fu Gives a Blueprint for Entrepreneurs in the Enterprise Space

I don’t want to date myself but I will say I’ve been an entrepreneur for many years. I’ve compiled a number of “do’s” and “don’ts” over the years and I think Ben sums a few of them up nicely. For entrepreneurs…

Kelley Blue Book + Datameer

Kelley Blue Book, the vehicle valuation and automotive research company, found it hard to work with the massive amount of complex data they were accruing – it took 6-7 months just to answer the question of…

Big Data & Brews: How do YOU see the Big Data Market? An Investor Shares

IDC just released a report that forecasts that the worldwide big data technology and services market will reach about $48.6 billion in 2019. There is a lot going on, which Ben Fu points out in his high-level…

Big Data & Brews: How Does Next World Capital Approach the Market?

Ever wonder how investment companies approach the market? Our board member and NWC general partner, Ben Fu, shared some great insight. While they’ve only been around since 2009, they have a pretty good recipe for success…

A Tsunami on the RDARR: BCBS 239’s Impact on the Big Data Lake

** In a previous post, we discussed the impact of financial services compliance on big data architectures. There may be no better example than BCBS 239.** A tremor was felt far offshore in January 2013 when…

Big Data & Brews: A Sneak Peak into Investor, Ben Fu’s Technical Background

Ben Fu, Next World Capital general partner and one of our board members, stopped by to record with us. Over a cold Belgian Hoegaarden, he talked about his background in engineering — he even wrote his…

Top 5 Requirements to Make Big Data Work for You and Me

I was excited to join Datameer recently as Director of Product Marketing because I believe in its vision—to make big data analytics available for everyone. Now, anyone who makes such claims should be greeted with a…

Big Data & Brews: Anil Chakravarthy Diagrams the Big Data Ecosystem

Our last installment of Big Data & Brews with Anil touches on a cool topic. Of course, I like that we get to use the chalkboard but we also had a chance to break down how Informatica sees…

Big Data & Brews from Strata New York 2015: Tony Baer on Big Data in the Cloud

In the second episode of Big Data & Brews, live from Strata New York, Ovum principal analyst Tony Baer and I discuss recent announcements around big data in the cloud. Google, Amazon, Microsoft… there was plenty…

Making Hadoop Ready for Enterprise Prime Time

**This article originally posted on Data Informed** There is no doubt that Hadoop excels as the leading software framework for distributed storage and processing of big data. This has been made clear by the success of…

Big Data & Brews from Strata NY 2015: Tony Baer on Spark in the Hadoop Ecosystem

It’s been exciting to kick off our first Big Data & Brews East Coast at Strata + Hadoop World New York! Not only that, but I had the opportunity to meet with my good friend Tony…