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Operationalizing Real-Time Machine Learning – A Financial Services Case Study

By |2020-09-29T06:27:27+00:00January 24, 2019|

One of my favorite films that depicted the power of Machine Learning (ML) for predictive analysis is Moneyball (2011). In the film, Brad Pitt who plays Billy Beane, the Manager of the Oakland A's,  hires a Yale Economics graduate who uses computer-generated analysis of historical data and predictive modeling to [...]

The Future of Financial Trading: Embracing Extreme Processing

By |2020-09-29T07:22:58+00:00December 13, 2018|

Drawing on the insights shared by GigaSpaces, VP Product Yoav Einav as published in Computer Business Review, this article explores how in-memory computing meets the demands of applications requiring extreme high performance and low latency such as high-frequency trading. There is no doubt that in today’s world, the faster and smarter [...]

Are you Ready to Handle the Black Friday Traffic Spike?

By |2020-09-29T07:51:21+00:00November 21, 2018|

Each year Black Friday poses an ever-increasing challenge to ecommerce businesses. This year’s Black Friday will bring even more turmoil according to Adobe’s 2018 online shopping predictions forecast of $5.9B revenue and a growth rate of 17.2% over last year. The report also forecasts $124 Billion in U.S. online sales [...]

Flight Delay Prediction with InsightEdge Spark

By |2020-09-30T13:11:30+00:00September 26, 2016|

What's the benefit of flight delay prediction? For clients, it gives a more accurate expectation about flight time, thus allowing them to plan their time accordingly. For airline companies, it shows where they can minimize flight delays ,thereby minimizing expenses and increasing customers satisfaction. Sounds good right? In this post we will show [...]

Real-time Spatial Analytics with InsightEdge Spark: Taxi Price Surge Use Case

By |2020-09-30T14:27:03+00:00September 19, 2016|

A couple of weeks ago we launched InsightEdge, introducing you to our high performance Spark distribution enterprise-grade OLTP capabilities. In this blog post, we will create a demo application for a taxi price surge use case that runs real-time analytics on a streaming geospatial data. We take a fundamental supply and demand [...]

InsightEdge 1.0 GA: Real-Time Insights, Actionable Analytics

By |2020-09-30T14:35:36+00:00September 6, 2016|

In the modern digital enterprise, business insights must happen in real time. Many of the applications we want to gain insight from and to optimize generate a deluge of data at very high throughput and micro intervals--business transactions, geospatial coordinates, device sensors, click-stream attributes. The types of data, just like [...]

The InsightEdge Vision: Connecting Analytics to Impact

By |2020-10-04T07:26:26+00:00March 28, 2016|

Data is born fast, but its insight value is often short-lived. It’s a challenge that many enterprises seeking to seize business moments are trying to solve. Whether it’s a financial services firm building a fraud detection system, a telecommunication provider alerting its users of extra charges based on location, or [...]