3-part-harmony

It is an odd title for a blog post but we have found in our discussions with customers that they increasingly think about their big data strategy in pieces: storage, analytics and presentation layer. The reason that big data is a three part harmony is that if any of the segments are not in tune, […]

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We have a team on the ground at Exponential Medicine this week and they have had plenty to cover at this superb conference. Like most conferences, themes emerge and we wanted to cover some of the discussions and place them in the context of Ayasdi Care, our software solution built expressly for the Provider and […]

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We have written about our partnership with Intel elsewhere on this blog, but it bears repeating that we feel fortunate to be able to put their processors through their paces in ways that few software companies can.   Our approach to complex data, Topological Data Analysis, makes us computationally hungry.  We view large, multi-dimensional data […]

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One aspect of our Collaboration program is that it has such an extraordinary capacity to better the human condition. Whether it is finding new sub-types of diabetes, helping the NFL understand concussions or working to understand Parkinson’s more completely, our partners are pushing us and our software in ways that matter. Our partnership with Sumall.org […]

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Ayasdi’s Max Song wrote a very compelling piece over at Medium to mark his 23rd birthday.  You can find it here. The post covers his path to becoming a data scientist and how his persistence brought him to Ayasdi.  It is too good to try and summarize so I won’t do it that disservice.  Impressive […]

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Compute power is undergoing some extraordinary advances of late and it has real implications for what can be done with computationally hungry software like ours. With the latest 2-socket servers now delivering in excess of 1TFLOPS, the raw compute available at relatively low price points is rapidly increasing. These price/performance attributes, coupled with the additional […]

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We just got a nice write-up in Fast Company for our collaboration work with UCSF on the Head Health Challenge sponsored by the NFL and GE. The Challenge looked at thousands of patients with range of Traumatic Brain injuries from Level 1 Trauma centers around the country. Using Ayasdi’s software, the hospital, under Dr. Adam […]

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A few weeks ago, Michael Woods and Max Song took the stage at the premier demo event for the financial service technology sector – Finovate.  The event happens twice a year and is a lightning round format which gives the presenters seven minutes to tell their story.  It is always hard to compress everything you […]

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Listening to an Anadarko presentation at Ayasdi’s Energy Summit in Houston last week, it reinforced for me that we are on the precipice of a period of profound change in data analytic techniques.  The challenge faced by upstream exploration engineers is not the lack of data, it’s their ability to make sense of it all.  […]

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We like to read about big data over here and evaluate different perspectives on how to tackle some of the problems that it presents to organizations. We saw an interesting piece written by Michael Schrage over at HBR the other day. The post is worth a read and can be found here: http://blogs.hbr.org/2014/09/stop-searching-for-that-elusive-data-scientist/.   At the risk […]

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