Bol.com is an online retail portal based out of the Netherlands. They sell over 8 million products, stocking everything from entertainment to electronics, from books to jewellery. Recommending the perfect product from this vast range can be like finding a needle in a haystack; we caught up with Barrie Kersbergen,
Jonathan Ellis is the Project Chair of Apache Cassandra and one of the co-founders of Datastax, the leading enterprise Cassandra solution. Cassandra is a NoSQL database system centred around performance and scalability; as well as contributing to the development of Cassandra, Datastax provide additional features such as analytics, security and
We spoke with Brian Gentile, the CEO of Jaspersoft, ahead of the new release of TIBCO Jaspersoft’s 5.6 Platform. Version 5.6 of the Jaspersoft BI platform is designed to help more business users become capably analytic, with advances in key areas such as Big Data connectivity, platform performance, analytics and reporting.
We spoke with the VP of Product Strategy at Birst, Southard Jones, ahead of the announcement of Birst’s support for SAP HANA. Birst provides an enterprise-calibre Business Intelligence platform based on the cloud. Its approach is designed to be less costly and more agile than Legacy BI and more powerful
We met up with Miguel Arias, COO of Vizzuality at the Code_N contest in CeBIT, Hannover. Vizzuality, as the name might suggest, deal in visualisations, and using data to tell stories, gain insights and fuel decisions. We talked to Miguel about making data visualisation accessible for all, working with Twitter
We met up with Klaas Bollhoefer in Berlin. Klaas works as a Data Scientist & Big Data Evangelist with The unbelievable Machine Company GmbH. He is father of the Data Science Day (DSDay), coordinator of the Big Data Week 2013 in Berlin, member of several program committees for Big Data