By Chris Latimer, vice president, product management, DataStax. There’s a lot of talk about the importance of streaming data and event-driven architectures right now. You might have heard of it, but do you really know why it’s so important to a lot of enterprises?
By Cody Sanford, former CIO, T-Mobile. Regrettably, companies’ most valuable data—generated through the billions of interactions they have with their customers—remains locked in silos and isolated in diverse operational data stores.
By Cori Land, Corporate Strategist. Definition of virtuous circle (noun): a chain of events in which one desirable occurrence leads to another which further promotes the first occurrence and so on resulting in a continuous process of improvement (Merriam-Webster)
By Chet Kapoor, Chairman and CEO of DataStax. Today, we are in the final, and most important, phase of digital transformation. The first phase started with “mobile”. The second was focused on cloud computing. And today it’s all about data.
By Bryan Kirschner, Vice President, Strategy at DataStax. I was recently asked what I expected in the “database management” space over the rest of the decade. My immediate reaction was to adjust the question: where we’re headed—for those who aren’t there already—is all about managing data to good effect. Databases will be in the mix of tools deployed to make the right things happen, but the conversation will shift toward outcomes.
By Aaron Ploetz, Product Manager, DataStax. Today, online retailers sell millions of products and services to customers all around the world. This was more prevalent in 2020, as COVID-19 restrictions all but eliminated visits to brick-and-mortar stores and in-person transactions. Of course, consumers still needed to purchase food, clothing, and other essentials and, as a result, world-wide digital sales channels rose to the tune of $4.2 trillion, up $900 billion from just a year prior.
By Bryan Kirschner, Vice President, Strategy at DataStax. Understanding the changing elements of digital transformation can help executives lead their organization to a successful outcome—avoiding “two steps back” along the way.
By Craig Kitterman, Vice President, Product Management, DataStax. Data is a key part of enterprise success, circumventing the roadblocks of cost and capacity are an organizational necessity.
By Thomas Been, DataStax. There was a time, not too long ago, when Highway 101 in Silicon Valley was lined with billboards paid for by companies like Oracle and IBM, as they fired salvos in their database wars. But those battles feel like ancient history today.