The AtScale Enterprise Data Visionary Award program recognizes the leading enterprises that have reached exceptional productivity levels by modernizing their Big Data Analytics environment. Customers were evaluated based on ingenuity, innovation, business value and impact of their AtScale implementation.
We want to congratulate the 2018 AtScale Visionary Award Winners! Read on to learn more about how these industry leaders used AtScale to become trend-setters in the Big Data world.
Insights as a Service:
TD Bank Group
TD set out to modernize its data infrastructure as a shared service in order to leverage analytics to provide Legendary Customer Service across its digital platforms. By delivering Data-as-a-Service, TD was able to reduce data management and storage costs while delivering new, flexible ways for the bank to leverage valuable data insights.
Universal Semantic Layer Visionary:
Tyson Foods, based in Springdale, AR, is the largest U.S. meat processor, and ranked #1 in its industry by Fortune Magazine 4 years in a row (2017, 2016, 2015, 2014). Tyson needed to provide a single view of all of their data and implemented a single semantic layer strategy to provide freedom for business users to use any of their BI tools of choice while enabling IT to govern access via a solid enterprise data management framework. Thanks to its architectural innovation, Tyson employees gain valuable insights from their Data Lake in hours instead of weeks, while increasing cost control and building a solid foundation for growth.
Enterprise Data Analytics Modernization: GlaxoSmithKline
GlaxoSmithKline is a global science-led healthcare company. Its data team, headed by R&D Chief Data Officer Mark Ramsey, deployed a modern Data Analytics platform designed to drive innovation, improve research and identify new drug solutions faster. Their Big Data Information Platform has delivered a holistic view of all data within the company’s R&D division for the first time in the company’s history. The solution spans across 200 use cases, captures 100% of its unstructured data across a vast Cloudera deployments.
Digital Insights Innovator: Ebates
Over the company’s lifetime, Ebates has earned its millions of members a billion dollars in cash back. Using AtScale, Tableau and Cloudera, Ebates eliminated multiple data-writes across the databases storing digital transactions and serve near real-time access to data, in its full granularity, the minute the data is created in Ebates’ Data Lake. Instant access to all current and historical member usage data enables Ebates to discover trends and outliers that offer an opportunity to innovate, improve and grow the business.
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Time To Insights Leader: Toyota
In 2017, Toyota co-founded the Automotive Edge Computing Consortium, aiming to use data to support intelligent driving and real-time driving assistance based on cloud computing. Toyota built an Enterprise Data Analytics Center of Excellence allowing employees to self-serve the data stored in Cloudera Enterprise, via tools like Tableau and Microsoft Power BI. Toyota was able to move at the speed of business by empowering employees to answer their biggest questions in just minutes (instead of hours or days) driving better insights for sales and manufacturing across North America.
IoT Analytics Innovator: Vivint Smart Home
Vivint Smart Home is a leading smart home technology provider with more than one million customers throughout the United States and Canada. Vivint’s focus on Big Data and Analytics is at the core of its IoT business. The company’s Analytics and Artificial Intelligence team lead by Brandon Bunker, has revolutionized business operations improving customer delight through the use of device data. With a variety of optical sensors such as smart locks, thermostats, smoke, carbon monoxide and flood applications, Bunker’s team use all of the captured data to find the perfect balance between energy efficiency and comfort, saving customers over 10% on energy investments.