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Blockchain in the Retirement & Pension Industry

The psychobabble around the term Blockchain has people believing that it will revolutionize the way systems, companies, and even the internet will work. It is touted as the next big thing with almost Quixotic expectations. Popularized by Bitcoins – many technology and finance companies are now evaluating where they can

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The Cross-Road of Big Data Applications 2016:

Have you climbed the biggest data infrastructure tree and met with the analytics delegates in our previous posts? As this is a series blog, if you are reading from here you may probably get lost on the cross-roads. This is our third post and third time is always lucky, believe

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Big Data Landscape 2016- a General Sherman

Did you watch the jungle book movie??? I mean not the new fantasy adventure but the old funny “George of the jungle”. I just love Brendan Fraser in that movie, nobody could’ve done justice to that role except him but I too like the narrator who keeps on making the

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BigQuery: The story of my life

Me being a toddler:

I am BigQuery. My genesis is from Google. I am a cloud-based service that combines a NoSQL-style data store with “SQL-like” querying capabilities.

My mom said, before I was born, querying massive datasets was a hurdle without proper hardware and infrastructure. But now I solve this problem by

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A New Tech Tale

Staring at the nifty gadget coiled around his wrist, Karthik looks past the workout features of his so-called IOT device – it counts the calories burned, and rings showing how often he has stood up to take a break from sitting, how many minutes of brisk activity completed; his goal?

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25 key tools in Apache’s 15 years history

The very first time when I watched Harry potter’s Chamber of secrets I was like awe and then due to the curiosity I jumped to the next part skipping the first part and gradually my watch list was not in order, it was more of a random pick. But once

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Sneak peek – latest trends in Big Data Analytics

It feels like a Global Warming. The traditional Business Analytics icebergs are melting and Data Analytics Ocean is getting much bigger day by day. But the difference is, the first said comparison is really dangerous to our earth and the latter one is the best thing happened in the industry.

When

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MongoDB Replication approach & Setup using Arbiter

What Replication is:

Replication is the process of synchronizing data across multiple servers. Replication provides redundancy and increases data availability with multiple copies of data on different database servers, replication protects a database from the loss of a single server. Replication also allows you to recover from hardware failure and service

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6 Simple Productivity Boosters for 401K Plan Administrators

Following up on our previous article that touched upon data analysis to reduce churn in Telecom, this article focuses on analytics approaches for demand generation in marketing.

Producing quality leads has always been a challenge and according to the 2015 State of Marketing survey, “Quality of leads among pressing business challenges.”

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Making Plan Administrators’ Lives Easier and Enhancing Customer Engagement through New Generation Technologies

Kodak was the Google of its day! In 1976 it had a monopoly in the film-based camera business, accounting for 90% of film and 85% of camera sales in America. However, times were changing and digital camera technology was around the corner. Unfortunately for Kodak, the company did not appreciate this threat to its film-based business and it failed to adapt accordingly. In spite of having a 10-year window of opportunity, Kodak lost its chance to secure a leading position in digital imaging, giving way to new players like Olympus, Canon and Fujitsu. This failure ultimately led to the downfall of Kodak’s 130 year old business

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Offshoring Operations: Should you build a captive team or Outsource to a local partner?

The term outsourcing takes on a new dimension when it comes to ‘off-shore’ outsourcing as opposed to near-shore or on-shore. One key question that needs to be asked right at the beginning of this exercise is “Should we do it ourselves by setting up a Captive Off-Shore Center or ‘outsource’ it to a third party?
Like in all business scenarios, there is no one right answer, and is much easier for larger corporations (upwards to 200 member teams off-shore) to make than Small and Medium Enterprises.

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