Getting Value From Your Data Scientists

“Simply hiring expensive data scientists isn’t enough. To create real business value with data scientists, top management must learn how to manage them effectively.” In September 2014, Jeanne G. Harris (coauthor of Analytics at Work, Harvard Business Press, 2010) and Vijay Mehrotra (Professor of Business Analytics and Information Systems at the University of San Francisco) […]

Hortonworks: An Apache Hadoop stack with management tools

Hortonworks Data Platform Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) is a  open source Apache Hadoop distribution.   It is ideal for organizations that want to combine the power and cost-effectiveness of Apache Hadoop with the advanced services and reliability required for enterprise deployments. Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) is the only 100% open source data management platform based on Apache […]

Strata Hadoop World 2014: Watch Live Streaming Here

If you could not make it to Strata-Hadoop World 2014 in NYC you can still watch streaming video of the keynotes. To do that visit our Hadoop World video streaming page here: Be sure to bookmark it! Here is the schedule of keynotes: Thursday Keynote Welcome 8:45am–8:55am Thursday, 10/16/2014 Roger Magoulas (O’Reilly Media), Doug […]

Examining New Mission-Enabling Design Patterns Made Possible By The Cloudera-Intel Partnership, the research arm of, has just released a White Paper for the federal technology community titled: Enhancing Functionality and Security of Enterprise Data Holdings: Examining new, mission-enabling design patterns made possible by the Cloudera-Intel partnership. The paper captures design considerations for enterprise technologists that flow from the engineering work both Cloudera and Intel […]

The Technologies At Hadoop World: Here is our cut on the best technologies to see there

Hadoop World was held 15-17 Oct in NYC. This post provides insights into some of the best technologies demonstrated there. CTOvision has attended Hadoop World since the beginning. Attending has helped us better track tech trends and assess the potential business impacts of some of the greatest technologies created for the enterprise. It is also a great place […]

Which Government, Non-Profit and NGO Have Big Data/CDH Lessons Learned To Share?

If you are in or know people in government, non-profits or NGO’s that have leveraged Hadoop in service to missions please nominate them for recognition as part of the 2014 Data Impact Awards presented by Cloudera. Here is more on this activity: The 2014 Data Impact award, presented by Cloudera, is a great way of helping […]