Big Data’s Biggest Challenges

We have seen many of our clients struggle with the same challenges. But we believe data doesn't have to be daunting. That's why we offer consulting, training and evaluation services to ensure organizations can see for themselves the value in investing in analytics and gain the skills to resource their analytics effectively. Organizations using our advanced in-database solutions achieve performance gains of between 10-100x, saving time, resource and costs.

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Brexit Part III – The Referendum is on a Razor's Edge

I am in London as I write part three of my Brexit blog series, I can feel the anticipation and nervousness about the outcome. The news channels are providing coverage on Brexit and expert analysis round the clock. Everywhere you go in the UK, you hear about Brexit. In fact, in the last 1 week that I have traveling in Europe, I am witnessing that the discussions about Brexit are not only limited to the United Kingdom but all over Europe. Obviously, the other popular to..

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Brexit Part II: Stay In EU has the Edge When Seen From a Different Perspective

In the UK, opinion polls have been incorrect in the past and they are viewed with a high degree of skepticism. In the parliamentary elections last year, the opinion polls predicted a hung parliament like 2010. However, to everyone’s surprise, the conservatives won a comfortable majority and the Scottish National Party swept the elections in the north. After the experience from last year’s parliamentary elections, people are questioning the accuracy B..

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Brexit Part I: The Referendum May Not be as Close as the Polls Suggest

On June 23rd, United Kingdom will vote in a referendum on whether to remain in the European Union. This referendum is being called ‘Brexit’ – British exit from the EU, a parallel with the ‘Grexit’, the referendum in Greece last year to stay in or leave the EU. I am not a pundit on political affairs in the United Kingdom or the EU but, I do have extensive experience of visiting the pubs in London. And, based on this experience, I can state with ..

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The Thrill of Analytics in IPL – Part I: What is a Par Score in an IPL Match?

The Indian Premier League (IPL) started today. In 2008 when the inaugural version of IPL was launched, the razzle-dazzle of this shorter format of the game definitely caught the attention of the cricket lovers. Some even argue that it roped in a completely new generation of fans into its fold, particularly, the younger generation who would rather indulge in the excitement of this shortest format of the game. Since its inauguration, the IPL has had its own share of problems. The most notorious amongst them b..

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The Thrill of Analytics in IPL – Part I: What is a Par Score in an IPL Match?

The Indian Premier League (IPL) started today. In 2008 when the inaugural version of IPL was launched, the razzle-dazzle of this shorter format of the game definitely caught the attention of the cricket lovers. Some even argue that it roped in a completely new generation of fans into its fold, particularly, the younger generation who would rather indulge in the excitement of this shortest format of the game. Since its inauguration, the IPL has had its own share of pro..

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Whose T20 World Cup is it Anyway?

The dust has settled and we have the four semi-finalists in the T20 World Cup. And after a few days of upsets and nail biting finishes, the four semi-finalists are West Indies, England, New Zealand and India. South Africa, who many would have expected to make it to the last four were eliminated in the round robins. Upsets like these are not uncommon in sports and in the T20 format, probably more frequent than in the 50-over ODI format. Now, the question is whose world cup is it anyway? And does a team posse..

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T20 World Cup: The Final is Too Close to Call

The finals for the T20 world cup will be played at the famous Eden Gardens today and a new champion will be crowned. England are playing West Indies in the finals and, whoever wins will be the champion for a second time. England has won the T20 World Cup in 2010 and West Indies won it in 2012. When the tournament started, not many would have imagined that these two squads will be in the finals. One has to however give these two teams some credit for the resilience the..

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Whose T20 World Cup is it Anyway?

The dust has settled and we have the four semi-finalists in the T20 World Cup. And after a few days of upsets and nail biting finishes, the four semi-finalists are West Indies, England, New Zealand and India. South Africa, who many would have expected to make it to the last four were eliminated in the round robins. Upsets like these are not uncommon in sports and in the T20 format, probably more frequent than in the 50-over ODI format. Now, the question is whose world..

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T20 World Cup: Do the Men in Blue Have the Advantage?

Charlotte, USA, March 15, 2016 6:00 AM

The T20 World Cup starts in a few hours and the first match will be played between India and New Zealand at the Vidharba Cricket Association Stadium at Nagpur. In the cricketing nation of India, expectations are high and the whole country will be cheering for the Men in Blue. It is widely anticipated that the Indian captain, Mahendra Singh Dhoni will probably call it a day after the T20 World Cup. Obvi..

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