Actian, Sand Hill Group and Carpe Datum Rx Present Executive Strategies to Transform Big Data into Business Value

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Actian, Sand Hill Group and Carpe Datum Rx Present Executive Strategies to Transform Big Data into Business Value

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.  – January 21, 2014 – Ashish Gupta, chief marketing officer for Actian Corporation (“Actian”), the first company to assemble an end-to-end big data analytics platform that runs natively on Hadoop, along with Sand Hill Group co-founder M.R. Rangaswami and Carpe Datum Rx Executive Director Bradley Graham, will describe perspectives that give line-of-business and technical executives proven, hands-on approaches that transform Big Data into business value for any organization.

The webinar, “Proven Executive Strategies to Transform Big Data into Business Value,” takes place on January 23 at 8:00 a.m. PST and will:

  • Provide an executive-level prescription for implementing a successful Big Data initiative based on research surveying 160 real-world practitioners, including unique insights gleaned from one-on-one interviews with those responsible for Big Data initiatives at 25 large enterprises whose aggregate annual revenues exceeds $1.43 trillion.
  • Explain how Actian customers have successfully implemented Big Data Analytics projects that drive material bottom-line improvements, dramatically reduce risk and deliver lasting competitive advantage.

For more information and to register for the webinar, please visit The first 25 registrants who attend the webinar will receive a complimentary copy of the new Sand Hill report, “Mindset Over Data Set: A Big Data Prescription for Setting the Market Pace” (valued at $1,995).

Actian:  Accelerating Big Data 2.0™

Actian transforms big data into business value for any organization – not just the privileged few.  Actian provides transformational business value by delivering actionable insights into new sources of revenue, business opportunities, and ways of mitigating risk with high-performance in-database analytics complemented with extensive connectivity and data preparation. The 21st century software architecture of the Actian Analytics Platform delivers extreme performance on off-the-shelf hardware, overcoming key technical and economic barriers to broad adoption of big data. Actian also makes Hadoop enterprise-grade by providing high-performance ELT, visual design and SQL analytics on Hadoop without the need for MapReduce skills. Among tens of thousands of organizations using Actian are innovators using analytics for competitive advantage in industries like financial services, telecommunications, digital media, healthcare and retail.  The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley and has offices worldwide.   Stay connected with Actian Corporation at or on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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