8 Big Data Deployments In Detail
August 24, 2010 08:00 AM What does it take to move into the era of large-scale data analytics? Data warehousing experts from Barnes & Noble, BNP Paribas, Cabelas, McAfee and more share insights on innovative big-data deployments.
Sean Harrison, Provisio Chief Security Officer And Senior Information Architect
A drug trial "site proximity" analysis that used to take a week or more now takes 10 minutes and can be handled customer self-service style online. "We're not only doing what we used to do much faster, we're dreaming up new services," says Harrison. Spotting disease hot spots by zip code is one possibility, he says.