Lifting the Fog of Markets – CVA and the Analytical Enterprise

$600 trillion – that’s the size of the derivatives market. 40 times the size of the U.S. economy. And it has long been one of the most opaque wonders of the world. So it’s no surprise that regulators are all over it. The consequences of default can be huge. But ironically it wasn’t defaults that…


How does Hadoop fit into the Analytical Enterprise?

As described in a previous post, an Analytical Enterprise is one that leverages data to its advantage. This includes the hard-to-tame “Big Data”, which is too awkward to be managed by traditional means. To support this mining of Big Data, a slew of new technologies has arisen. The most talked about is Hadoop. But what…


Big Data and the Analytical Enterprise

At the recent Davos Summit, Big Data was described as an asset as valuable as currency or gold. Why this sudden excitement over something that has been around for years? Because the tools are now available for organizations to build a more powerful Analytical Enterprise – one that turns Big Data from a problem to…