Category: big data

Jun 19, 2017 | post

New Data Analytics Platform launched for Institutional Asset Management

NEW YORK, June 19 –Squirro and fin|searches announced the launch of a new analytics platform that provides first-of-its-kind insights into the institutional asset management space. The new platform, fin|analytics, takes the in-depth research on North American-based institutional investors compiled by fin|searches and combines it with the...


Jan 11, 2017 | post

Helvetia Insurance chooses Squirro for Smart Data Initiative

Helvetia Insurance is a Swiss all-lines insurance company with operations throughout Europe. Over the past years Helvetia has significantly expanded its market position. As part of a comprehensive strategy review Helvetia defined the strategy 2020. Built around two notions – customers are becoming more individual and...


May 5, 2016 | post

Make data human – Apply Deming’s principles to the industrialization of data analytics

  It was a sunny spring day. I just received my coveted birthday present. A Sony Walkman. It was revolutionary. Small, lightweight, beautiful, it was music on the go. And it was the essence of Japanese ingenuity. W. Edward Deming knew a few things about counting:...


May 1, 2016 | post

7 Big Data Rules

Velocity – The faster data is analyzed, the bigger the benefits Yesterday’s news are yesterday’s news. The same applies for data. Variety – Use a variety of data for your analytics Diversity provides more complete and a more accurate insights. Volume – Bigger is better; not...


Feb 14, 2016 | post

The future of Data: Autonomous Data

Self-Driving Cars are all the rage. Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors, said recently in the German Newspaper, Handelsblatt, that the automotive industry will change more radically in the next 5 years than in the past 50 years. The key drivers she says are the e-cars...


Jan 20, 2016 | post

Return on Data – ROD

While most organizations have rigorous ‘Return on Investment’ criteria to evaluate any financing decision, no such equivalent exists for dealing with data. The equivalent to an ROI calculation, a ‘Return on Data’ or ROD is not considered.   Return on Data Formula It’s time to change...


Jan 13, 2016 | post

Dark Data – Assets that organizations collect but hardly ever use

Between our planetary system and the next such system are light years of nearly nothing. The space between the outer bounds of two solar systems actually is filled with something – Dark Matter. Not observable it sits there between us and ET. Most of our galaxy...


Nov 24, 2015 | post

Cutting Mean-Time-To-Resolution rates by over 30%

Dealing with service tickets effectively matters. Tickets mean system downtimes, unhappy customers, generally trouble. Typically, a service desk today needs to deal with a number of disparate service, ticketing, knowledge base, configuration management, messaging systems. Our customer, a leading European telecommunications provider changed this: Using Squirro...


Oct 17, 2015 | post

Turning meaningless data into actionable insights – Speech at IQuest Spotlight Event

Recently our CEO Dorian Selz spoke about turning meaningless data into actionable insights at the annual customer event called Spotlight of our partner IQuest. Watch the talk here:


Mar 24, 2015 | post

Experton Group names Squirro a leader in their Big Data Quadrant

Experton Group, the leading fully integrated research, advisory and consulting company for mid-sized and large organizations, published their 2015 Big Data Vendor Benchmark for Switzerland. Squirro is positioned as a leader in the market alongside luminaries such as IBM, Splunk, SAS or SAP. To learn more...