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MetLife Drives NoSQL & Mobile Innovation

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MetLife is leapfrogging competitors with a mobile social app and a portal that uses big data to “paint a picture” of customers. Find out how the insurance company spurred innovation with NoSQL technologies in Doug Henschen’s interview with MetLife Global Business CIO Gary Hoberman.

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11/15/2013 | 12:05:41 PM
MetLife As Poster Child For NoSQL Innovation
The MetLife story helped put NoSQL on the map for many companies looking to solve the proverbial customer 360-degree view problem. Gary is a Citibank veteran who says MetLife is looking to leapfrog insurance competitors that are a decade behind the times. I'm anxious to see if the MetLife Wall ever gets reliable and secure enought to evolve into a customer self-service platform. Right now it's internal only.
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