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An opportunity to maximize your data assets: Join the Big Data team at HP Discover Barcelona

HP Discover Barcelona.jpgWe like to say it a lot, but it’s true: Big Data is changing everything. Every minute, every second, data is exploding. Almost everything we touch produces vast amounts of information, from emails, social media, smart phones, cars, and even refrigerators. In a way, data has become one of the most important resources in the 21st century.


Read more to see what the HP Big Data team has planned for HP Discover Barcelona.

Are your apps reaching their full potential?

TCO14.jpgThere is something in common between app developers and parents. Both want to see their ‘babies’ be all that they can be. And with increasing data volume, diversity and richness comes increasing opportunities for your apps to shine.


Read more to get a preview of what the HP IDOL OnDemand team has in store at TopCoder Open 2014.

Digging deeper: A look at Big Data investigative analytics

Sherlock Holmes.pngPost by guest blogger Vance Briggs, Professional Services Delivery Manager – Information Analytics EMEA, HP Big Data


“I never guess. It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.” - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Author of the Sherlock Holmes stories


The bones of this quote are fundamental to human driven analysis. It is very easy to twist the facts to meet your hypothesis. A good analyst also looks for evidence that will disprove his hypotheses, and this type of interactive analytics is fundamental to investigative analytics...


Read more to learn about big data investigative analytics.

Big Data is changing everything

AndrewJoiner.jpgBlog post by guest blogger, Andrew Joiner, SVP & General Manager of Marketing Optimization, HP Software


It was exciting to be back in Orlando this week for Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, the biggest IT event of the year. For those of you who could not join us at the event, I’d like to share two key takeaways from my keynote session on HP’s approach to Big Data.


Continue reading to see how technology and Big Data can drive big opportunity.

Analytics for Human Information: ASIS 2014 - Safe City Video Analysis Joining the Mainstream

ASIS2014SafeCity_Chart.PNGI am on a mission.


What do you get when you take all the things HP does best and put them together?  The world's best and most comprehensive safe city solution! A “safe city” is an increasingly popular civic model that redefines how municipal agencies can efficiently and effectively enhance public safety and raise the quality of life for its citizens with innovative technology.


Read more to learn about HP's Safe City solutions.

Analytics for Human Information: Safe Cities Security Trends, is your Government Agency Ready?

GlobalSafeCitiesSecurityWhitepaper150x193.jpgThere are almost 40 countries (including the United States) with over 80% of their populations expected to live in urban environments by 2015.


Why is this a growing concern to government agencies? Inevitably, as population increases in cities, the risk to public safety also increases.


Keep reading to learn why big cities are turning to big data, plus download a new Frost and Sullivan report on global safe cities security trends.

Analytics for Human Information: Webcast – “Under the Hood” of HP IDOL

UndertheHood_Webcast.pngWant to learn how to maximize your Hadoop investment with HP IDOL? Register for one of our upcoming free webinars. Our “Under the Hood” of HP IDOL webcast series continues, where we’ll take a deeper look at HP IDOL for Hadoop.


Keep reading to find out what you'll learn at one of our informative webinars.

Tags: Hadoop| HP IDOL

Analytics for Human Information: How this Leading Ad Agency in China Delivers Actionable Insights

Capture.JPGWith a strong focus on helping clients achieve higher return on their investments, CCTV future-ad, an advertising agency wholly owned by China Central Television (China’s preeminent broadcaster), has taken on a breakthrough approach

to increase the value of their client services, and improve their own operational efficiency...


Keep reading to learn how this ad agency in China delivers actionable insights to increase clients’ ROI.



Analytics for Human Information: HP Named a Leader in Enterprise Search by Market Research Firm

Smallimage_gartner.JPGThe 2014 Enterprise Search Magic Quadrant from Gartner Research was released last week, and HP Autonomy fared extremely well among the 17 vendors that were evaluated. We placed in the Leader’s Quadrant, validating our commitment to delivering search-based, mission-critical applications....


Keep reading to access a complimentary copy of the full report.

Analytics for Human Information: Airport Protection with 24/7 Automated Intelligent Surveillance

HP20140317977.jpgA short while ago, a 16-year-old runaway successfully breached San Jose Airport’s security and gained entry into a plane which eventually took off with the illegal passenger on board. According to a news article from San Jose Mercury News, San Jose Airport’s spokesperson, Rosemary Barnes said that cameras did not capture the perimeter breach…


Read on to learn about HP's Surveillance solutions for airports.

Analytics for Human Information: Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford-New Clinical Insights

LPCH_Stanford.pngLucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, ranked as number #1 in Northern California by U.S. News & World Report survey of Best Children’s Hospitals, is on a mission to transform healthcare with critical intelligence derived from their massive collection of clinical data.

Analytics for Human Information: Big Data, Oil and the Romans

34417798_thumbnail.jpgThere's an interesting similarity I made late the other night between big data, oil fracking and the Roman lead mines of Weardale, near where I grew up....

Analytics for Human Information: OneHP—More Exciting Opportunities

HP Discover Logo.pngThis month has been very busy from the angle of OneHP! I’m excited about three opportunities that have resulted from our continuous focus on being more integrated across every HP Business Unit...


Read on to get more information on what's happening at HP Discover!

Analytics for Human Information: Winning Fans’ Hearts, Minds, and Dollars, Lap After Lap

HAVEn_Nascar_v7.jpgIn the fast-paced world of auto racing NASCAR is a preeminent provider of exciting, competitive, heart-pounding entertainment and NASCAR’s fans are amongst the most loyal of any media channel.  And yet, even NASCAR realizes that on race day, viewer interests and preferences can change faster than a hot pit crew…


Learn how NASCAR’s Fan and Media Engagement Center provides NASCAR in real timea holistic view of what fans are interested in.

Analytics for Human Information: Did somebody say “TopCoder”?

top coder.pngInnovation is alive and kicking at HP! With our latest release of updates to the platform that we like to call “The OS for Human Information”—also known as HP IDOL OnDemand—we’re providing more capabilities to developers...

Analytics for Human Information: HP IDOL 10.6 just released: a story of something bigger

HP IDOL 10, released under HP’s stewardship, reflects in many ways the transformation that has occurred under HP.  IDOL 10 is fundamentally different from Autonomy IDOL 7 in the same way that HP Autonomy as a company differs...


Keep reading to learn more about HP IDOL 10.6

Analytics for Human Information: Fore! Sentiment is not all positive or negative

fore.jpgIn the lead up to the Masters Golf Tournament, I was watching highlights from last year and listening to the talking heads discuss the favorites for this year’s event...


Keep reading to learn the secret to scoring a sentiment hole-in-one.

Analytics for Human Information: HP’s HAVEn - Delivering Operational Omniscience through Big Data

oo-blog.pngThis week, I co-paneled the closing keynote for the Intergovernmental Technology Conference (ITC) East in Harrisburg, PA.  The panel consisted of...


Join us as Chris Surdak discusses the relevance of Big Data in the world of state governments, and how changes in society are altering the landscape for government agencies.

Analytics for Human Information: HP wins Best Video Analytics - Live from ISC West

“How come I didn’t know about this?”

This statement has been constantly repeated by those who have visited our stand here at the ISC West show in Las Vegas.  Many of them are already HP partners or familiar users—and yet, everyone is shocked that they didn’t know about...


Analytics for Human Information: Putting the puzzle together for effective risk assessment

HP Surveillance.jpgThere is a fine line between triggering a false alarm and advertising a real threat.  The split-second decision could have drastic consequences and costly repercussions.  As the pressure to deliver...

Analytics for Human Information: The New Top Ten Myths of Big Data - Myth #10

Big Data Myth #10.jpgAs I prepared to wrap up this ten-part blog series, I quickly reviewed all of the prior nine posts for The New Top Ten Myths of Big Data.  We covered a lot of ground over those posts, and I’m happy to see that each of those prior posts are as relevant today as they were when I started this series—if not more...

Analytics for Human Information: Is 90 percent of your clinical data missing in action?

From the minute a patient checks into a hospital to the time he or she checks out, meticulous records are kept of the patient’s journey through the healthcare system.   In addition to the standard transactional records such as claims, medications...

Analytics for Human Information: The New Top 10 Myths of Big Data - Myth #9

big-data-analytics.jpgIn myth #8, I emphasized that the “what” questions are much less relevant and much less valuable than the “why” questions. We have spent decades asking “what” questions, and most organizations have become pretty good at...

Analytics for Human Information: The New Top 10 Myths of Big Data - Myth #8

IDOL.jpgWelcome to 2014, and welcome back to The New Top Ten Myths of Big Data. Last month, we left off with Myth #7, where I emphasized that there is at least as much value in using big data tools and techniques to analyze the processes within your business as there is in analyzing your customers. In this installment, I hope to further clarify how to ...

Analytics for Human Information: Fear of Missing Out (FOMO) in Analytics

According to Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers’ report on Internet Trends,   “mobile users reach for their phones approximately 150 times per day!”  One of the driving forces behind the need to stay connected is FOMO (Fear of Missing Out).   May it be a great de...



Analytics for Human Information: Staying One Step Ahead of Predictive Analytics

I attended a Big Data event in Miami recently. While working at the booth and listening to presentations, it became clear that Predictive Analytics was the hot topic. IDOL seemed to intrigue people based on its ability to uncover breaking topics by making new clusters available. But there was some skept...


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Analytics for Human Information: Optimize Information Categorization with HP IDOL

Conceptual search has the amazing ability of providing insight into information that may not, at face value, seem to hold anything special. People often talk about how with conceptual search you can discover things in your data that you didn’t even know to look for in the first place. It’s an exciting, game-changing prospect, no doubt, but for now I want to talk about the less sexy, but eq...



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  • With over 15 years’ experience in product marketing and sales with enterprise software companies, Becky brings considerable expertise to HP’s Information Archiving product marketing team. In her role, she is responsible for cultivating go-to-market strategy, messaging, and content. Becky enjoys working with clients, partners, and prospects to gain a better understanding of the information archiving needs, priorities, and issues affecting enterprises
  • Beth Demirjian leads HP Autonomy's digital strategy including search, social, mobile and email and has 15 years experience in enterprise software. She resides in San Diego, CA.
  • Chris Surdak is a Subject Matter Expert on Information Governance, analytics and eDiscovery for HP Autonomy. He has over 20 years of consulting and technology experience, and holds a Juris Doctor from Taft University, an MS from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, a CISSP Master's Certificate from Villanova and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Penn State. Chris is author of the Big Data strategy book, "Data Crush," which was recently nominated as International Book of the Year for 2014, by GetAbstract. Chris is also contributing editor and columnist for European Business Review magazine.
  • Claire Dominy is a Digital Marketing Manager at HP Autonomy and is currently based in Houston, TX.
  • Da Hye Huh serves as the Director of Product Marketing for Autonomy IDOL.
  • Dan Burke serves as a vice president of HP Software. He is in SME within Power and Emerging technologies, focused on HP Autonomy Explore and IDOL based solutions, such as multi-channel analytics and knowledge management.
  • David Brown is a Product Marketing Manager at HP Autonomy, where he leads product marketing for several of HP’s Information Governance solutions.
  • David Humphrey, CTO of Video Surveillance for HP Autonomy oversees operations for Video, pioneering intelligent video-analytic technologies for international installations. Mr Humphrey has over twenty years experience in advanced video-analytics, with seventeeen years on security applications, as a leading provider of security and surveillance solutions to defense agencies, governments and major corporations around the globe.
  • David Roy has over 27 years of experience in Software Engineering, with expertise in the areas of Digital Asset Management, Image Science and Image Processing. David led the HP MediaBin Development Team for over 15 years and now works in the HP Autonomy Professional Services group.
  • Dominic Brown is Vice President, Meaning Based Governance at Autonomy, Inc. At Autonomy, Brown employs his 15 years of legal and IT experience, along with Autonomy’s unique technology, to help organizations address challenges with eDiscovery, compliance, and records management.
  • Fernando Lucini has been with Autonomy since 2000 and serves as Chief Technology Officer. As Chief Technology Officer, based at Autonomy’s headquarters in Cambridge, UK, Mr Lucini is responsible for defining the overall technology vision and strategy for HP Autonomy including the long term product roadmap and evangelising to customers and to the rest of HP, overseeing and sponsoring some of the world’s largest and most complex information systems across a range of industries.
  • Gagan Bhatia serves as WW product marketing manager for Enterprise Data Protection software within HP Autonomy business unit. He has over 15 years of experience in developing and marketing enterprise software including archiving, data protection, and information management solutions. He is based in San Francisco Bay Area.
  • Gabriele Di Piazza is Vice President of Marketing Optimization for HP Autonomy. In this role, Gabriele leads a team responsible for the product marketing strategy and execution for a set of advanced marketing solutions. These include, digital experience management, web optimization, search engine marketing, rich media management, contact center management and marketing analytics.
  • George Tziahanas leads product management and strategy for HP Autonomy’s Legal and Compliance Portfolio, including its Compliant Archiving, eDiscovery, Legal Hold, and Supervision/Surveillance solutions. George also works closely with HP Autonomy financial services clients, overseeing deployment and ongoing management of solutions designed to meet regulatory requirements.
  • This account is for guest bloggers. The blog post will identify the blogger.
  • Henry Eakland joined HP Autonomy in April 2012 and currently works as Director Product Marketing for HP WFO Software, which provides workforce optimization solutions for enterprise contact centers. He works out of our San Francisco, CA, office.
  • Ilan Gendellman serves as Director of Professional Services and leads the HP Autonomy’s Web Content Management Professional Services team in the Americas. Ilan and his team are working closely with HP customers to implement complex Digital Marketing solutions to drive Customers’ business goals. He is based in Atlanta, GA.
  • Jeff Westover is VP & GM of HP WFO Software for contact centers. He blogs about HP Qfiniti & HP Explore.
  • Jeff Veis is Vice President of Solution Marketing for HP Autonomy responsible globally for product, partner and field marketing initiatives. Jeff has been in the enterprise software industry for more than 20 years and has experience in marketing, strategy, sales, and partnerships. During his time at HP Autonomy, Jeff has founded the Liberty Alliance Project, a first-in-class standards organization with a global membership that provides a holistic approach to identity.
  • Joe Garber is Vice President of Information Governance at HP Autonomy. In this role, he leads product messaging and go-to-market efforts for the organization’s eDiscovery, information archiving, and ECM market offerings. Garber has more than 10 years of experience in information governance and eDiscovery.
  • Joe has over 13 years of experience in technology marketing and is currently focused on the analytics solution portfolio. Prior to this role, he was responsible for product marketing of the enterprise application data management solution.
  • Delivering subject matter expertise in the area of financial services compliance and product marketing for HP’s eDiscovery and Supervision/Surveillance products. John has been a legal and compliance professional in the financial services industry for over 12 years. Prior to joining HP Autonomy, John was a compliance officer, auditor, and consultant for major banks, broker-dealers, investment banks, hedge funds, and asset management firms.
  • Luis Romero is a Senior Product Marketing Manager at HP Autonomy, where he leads product marketing for HP’s Information Archiving solutions. Luis has over 12 years of experience in enterprise software and information archiving.
  • Martin Cuéllar, Director of Product Marketing for HP Software, is a Subject Matter Expert within HP Autonomy Emerging Technologies. Martin’s career includes work with public sector, private sector, government, and non-profits implementing new analytics, CRM, ECM, and search solutions. He works with existing and new HP customers using Autonomy Explore Cloud for multi-channel analytics and social engagement.
  • Michelle is the Global Product Marketing Manager for HP Records Manager and HP ControlPoint within the Information Governance portfolio. Responsible for solution messaging, positioning and GTM strategy, Michelle works closely with the product, sales, marketing and channel organisations within HP to develop these. Michelle has 13+ years experience in the Information Management space having worked closely with customers, industry and business partners over this time.
  • Randy manages worldwide public relations, analyst relations, social media, and employee communications for HP Autonomy.
  • Robert Brennan is a senior client director at HP Autonomy with seven years’ experience in marketing optimization. He specializes in A/B and multivariate (MVT) testing with HP Optimost, working directly with key clients on strategy, execution, and analysis. Robert also serves as a valued thought leader for HP by educating new employees, streamlining departmental processes, and developing highly effective client deliverables.
  • Scott speaks, blogs, writes articles and specializes in driving competitively differentiated integrations for storage and virtualization. VMware Certified Professional, recognized as a vExpert, VMWorld speaker, VMUG keynote speaker, and a contributing author of the book Virtualization Changes Everything.
  • Shabih Syed is a seasoned technologist possessing 9+ years in technology leading SaaS, mobile and consumer web development teams. He is currently serving as a Product Manager within the HP Autonomy Marketing Optimization organization and is the Agile Product Owner for the ongoing development of TeamSite.
  • Responsible for Cloud Server Data Protection products, including LiveVault and Data Protector. Based in Boston, MA. Twitter: @sraldous
  • Stephen Spellicy is known as a virtualization and data protection subject matter expert with 17+ years of experience in the technology industry. As the Director of Product Management for Data Protection within HP Software's Division, he manages a portfolio of software products that over 60k customers leverage worldwide. His expertise within the backup/recovery, storage, virtualization, and cloud technology areas have also gained him recognition with HP internally and externally, with many contributed articles published technology focused magazines & periodicals.
  • As chief technical architect for HP Autonomy’s Contact Center Management solution, I drive the overall strategic direction and product management for the HP Qfiniti product suite. In this capacity, I collaborates closely with research and development, sales, and the senior management team to plan and implement the product roadmap as well as HP Qfiniti’s integration into the overall portfolio of related customer experience management products. I am considered by my peers to be a pioneer in the quality monitoring market with more than 30 years’ experience in the industry, and my unique expertise comes from having installed and supported many Call Center products such as ACD, CTI, VRU and AutoDialers. I began my career in 1983 as a service engineer for New York-based Datapoint Corporation, which was eventually spun off as Teknekron Infoswitch. In 1993, I launched an internal entrepreneurial group to create the first quality monitoring product – an industry changing and evolutionary technology. I then became the general manager of the quality monitoring group which developed the AutoQuality product line, Teknekron’s core product offering. With the acquisition of Teknekron Infoswitch by HP Autonomy in 2006, and its further development as the Autonomy etalk product, I have continued to pursue my entrepreneurial drive through the management and development of internal business units.
  • Sunil Menon is CTO and heads up Product Management for Marketing Optimization at HP Autonomy. Sunil has over 17 years of technical and business experience in the areas of Digital Marketing, Content Management, Marketing Automation and Marketing Optimization. In his current role, Sunil leads Product Management and Strategy for HP Autonomy's Marketing Optimization portfolio covering web experience management, digital marketing, optimization, marketing analytics and contact center solutions.
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