All Insights Updates

2018 Year in Review

By Dana Turcas - January 9, 2019

  As we celebrate the end of 2018, we are proud of the many successes that happened throughout the year. It’s been an incredible journey and we are looking forward to raising the bar once again in 2019. The growth and expansion of our organization is the result of the commitment of DataFactz’s team to…

Read More

The Flash Effect on Data Warehousing.

By Krishna Kallakuri - January 7, 2019

Data warehouse applications have been around since the late 1980’s, and their main purpose was simply to take raw data and turn it into a sensible format for businesses to identify trends, patterns historically. Over the years, the demands on data warehouses have changed dramatically due to fast evolving business needs such as real-time data…

Read More

Event-driven ETL workflows using AWS Lambda​

By Sunil Penumala - August 24, 2018

Quite often I hear questions from customers like “What are the right design patterns for a server-less ETL workflow?”. AWS offers a wide range of server-less and managed services to complement various ETL requirements. In this post, I would like to put together some of my views on designing an event-driven or real-time ETL workflow…

Read More

Real-time analytics solutions with DataFactZ and Redis Labs

By Dana Turcas - June 8, 2018

We recently held a joint webinar with our partners at Redis Labs, discussing high-performance data-driven application development. Redis Labs is the company behind Redis, the leading NoSQL in-memory datastore, which helps companies realize the benefits of Big Data in real time. You can learn more about the solutions we have developed in partnership with Redis…

Read More

Chatbots Becoming the Key Feature of Business Analytics

By admin - May 7, 2018

The advancements in the Artificial Intelligence has gained full momentum in the past few years and is continuing at full pace. All of us are familiar with the messaging apps flooded in the market. As a result, billions of users are using these apps. With the increasing popularity of these apps, virtual bots are in…

Read More

DataFactZ partners with Neo4j – World’s Leading Graph Database

By Dana Turcas - April 1, 2018

DataFactZ partners with Neo4j to provide enhanced analytics solutions using graph technology   NORTHVILLE, Michigan (March 21, 2017) – DataFactZ is now a Neo4j solutions partner, expanding the company’s graph processing and analytics capabilities and solutions offerings for customers. Neo4j is a world-leading open source graph database software provider. Through this partnership, DataFactZ analytics professionals…

Read More

Self-Service Data Analytics Webinar: Top Four Takeaways

By Jim Salter - March 18, 2018

The feedback we received from attendees of our webinar with Alteryx on November 30, 2017 was tremendous. We consider it a huge success! In case you missed it, the webinar focused on not only the challenges most companies face when implementing self-service data analytics, but how to overcome them. Here are the top four takeaways from…

Read More

Big Data, Utilities and Excellence – a complicated process? Not any more…

By Vivek Vajjala - March 10, 2018

Big data and analytics are changing the way businesses are run. But there is a lot of noise surrounding both as to where to start and what the end goal should be. I see a lot of opportunity for big data analytics to flourish in the utility industry, while helping to make the systems more…

Read More

Big Data on AWS

By Sunil Penumala - August 29, 2017

AWS offers the broadest set of production-hardened services for almost any analytic use-case. They enable customers to easily run analytical workloads (Batch, Real-time, Machine Learning) in a scalable fashion minimizing maintenance and administrative overhead while assuring security and low costs. AWS services cover all elements of a typical analytic workflow from data ingestion, storage, ETL, data warehousing,…

Read More

Who cares who you are?

By Krishna Kallakuri - July 12, 2017

Ooh oohhh! Please hold on. Don’t jump to conclusions yet, I will justify the title. I’m currently thinking about building a rocket next year. The interesting aspect is, I absolutely have no idea or background in rocket science. But who cares? This may sound outlandish, but let me demystify. We have a wealth of bright…

Read More

DataFactZ Continues Growth, Adds Clients, Employees and Partners in Q1

By admin - May 16, 2017

NORTHVILLE, MICH (April 21, 2017) – DataFactZ, a Northville, Michigan-based global business analytics company, continued to expand, adding couple new clients, announcing new partnerships and hiring 15 new employees in the first quarter of 2017. In February, DataFactZ announced a partnership with Neo4j, a leading graph database solutions provider, to provide enhanced big data analytics…

Read More

What is the heck with AI Connectors?

By Krishna Kallakuri - April 3, 2017

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is changing our lives, and candidly I never felt AI more omnipresent than now.  From SIRI to autonomous cars, AI is progressing at a rapid pace. Watching science fiction movies, we often thought AI was all about robots with human like intelligence. But, today, AI applies everywhere starting with our favorite Google’s…

Read More

Make Data Great Again – Part 2

By Krishna Kallakuri - February 23, 2017

The whole world nowadays seems to be on the verge of a radical shift. Be it politics, economics, social systems, or technology; everywhere we are surrounded by clouds of uncertainty, promise, and renewal. Whether this shift is for the better or worse, remains to be seen but the cry of change in itself must not…

Read More

2016: A Year in Review

By admin - December 30, 2016

With 2016 winding down, we at DataFactZ have taken a step back to reflect on all that was accomplished this year. It has been a year of growth and expansion for us, and we hope that you will celebrate all the things we’re looking forward to in 2017 with us! We have New Technology Partners...
Read More

DataFactZ joins TDWI Solution Spotlight to discuss Real Time Analytics

By admin - November 25, 2016

Media Contact: Dan Horn Franco (313) 567-5008 DataFactZ joins TDWI Solution Spotlight to discuss Real Time Analytics Analytics experts discuss leveraging IBM z Systems to gain timely insights and value NORTHVILLE, Mich., (November 25, 2016) – DataFactZ, a Northville, Michigan-based analytics company will join IBM and TDWI to discuss analytics on the mainframe in…

Read More

Is Cognitive Computing just a myth?

By Krishna Kallakuri - November 2, 2016

Two scientists are lost at the top of a mountain. Scientist #1: Pulls out a map and looks at it for a while. Then he turns to Scientist #2 and says: “Hey, I’ve figured it out. I know where we are.” Scientist #2: Where are we then? Scientist #1: Do you see this mountain on…

Read More

DataFactZ to present at IEEE SusTech Conference

By admin - October 7, 2016

DataFactZ Data Science Engineer to Present at IEEE SusTech Conference NORTHVILLE, Michigan (October 7, 2016) – Vivek Vajjala, a data science engineer with Northville, Michigan-based analytics company, DataFactZ, will speak to attendees of IEEE’s SusTech Conference in Phoenix on October 11, 2016 at 11 a.m. The SusTech Conference aims to explore the development and application…

Read More

Make Data Great Again

By Krishna Kallakuri - August 31, 2016

Have you ever heard or seen a phrase or title like this in your entire career? We almost assume the answer is a big ‘NO’. We were at one of the major big data events in California a month ago and I personally was not super happy for many reasons. But one thing quickly grabbed…

Read More

Big Data – Tell me like I’m SIX

By Jim Salter - July 18, 2016


Read More

Big Data and Aladdin’s Wonderful Lamp

By Krishna Kallakuri - June 3, 2016

These days, Big Data technologies seem to be developing so unbelievably fast that it’s causing downstream affects that we may have not seen coming.  It almost seems like somebody passionate about Big Data found Aladdin’s Wonderful Lamp, rubbed it, then asked the Genie for “Multiple Stacks of Technologies” because new products seem to be released…

Read More

Are you ready to play with Big Data yet?

By Amar Meda - May 5, 2016

If you’ve been around the technology block for a while, chances are, the term ‘Big Data’ is not unfamiliar to you. It has been thrown around so much that even making fun of its over usage is clichéd. I remember a conversation with a client who expressed a whole lot of interest to move their existing systems…

Read More

A Call to Innovation & Agility

By Alina Petrovici - March 29, 2016

During a recent press conference, a teared eye CEO of a major multinational communications and information technology company stated “we didn’t do anything wrong, but somehow, we lost”, as a result of a 150 year old company being acquired for not keeping up proactively with the world’s ever changing landscape of market’s demands. This case…

Read More

DataFactZ delivers in-transaction analytics solutions

By Vivek Vajjala - March 28, 2016

Media Contact Dan Horn Franco Public Relations Group (313) 567-5008                                                                   DataFactZ delivers in-transaction analytics solutions            …

Read More

Big Data & Business Analytics Symposium

By Sheshanka Joopalli - March 23, 2016

  The Big Data & Business Analytics Group at Wayne State University hosts its 3rd Annual Symposium to bring together expert practitioners from industry to exchange practical ideas and insights and also share these with budding Big Data professionals. DataFactZ is returning as a Diamond Sponsor for this event. Please use below link for more details.

Read More

Reaping the benefits of Real Time Analytics

By Krishna Kallakuri - March 16, 2016

In this information age, the pace and constant changes in operating a business has never been greater. The most effective way to manage these situations is to gain “timely” insights from data that are immediately “actionable” to businesses, and where it is making a competitive difference. Great message isn’t it? But what are “actionable” insights?…

Read More

Data Changes the Conversation

By Jim Salter - March 7, 2016

  “In God we trust.   All others must bring data.”Dr. W. Edwards Deming Early in my career, I attended a Deming Seminar and had the privilege of participating in one that was led by Dr. W. Edwards Deming himself.  I was honored to actually meet him during lunch one of the days.  Widely recognized…

Read More

Why not Harness the Power of NoSQL?

By Krishna Kallakuri - February 1, 2016

The relational database model began to emerge in the 1970’s and quickly gained traction because of its capabilities to store and manipulate data during that time. RDBMS is still the predominant technology for storing structured data in web or any other business applications. Everything is going great and now all of sudden we have need…

Read More

Michigan Spark User Group Meetup

By Vivek Vajjala - January 4, 2016

To bring Spark into the year 2016, The Michigan Spark User Group is having their next Meetup Event on January 7, 2016 at Loven Systems. Please register for the event this Thursday if you are interested to know more about “Developing Enterprise Grade Solutions Using Spark & Cassandra” from the Speaker Mr. Yuriy Demidko, Solution…

Read More

Christmas Holiday Party Pictures

By Vivek Vajjala - December 18, 2015

Our holiday party on the 10th of December, 2015 at 220 Merrill Restaurant, was indeed a night to remember. A big thank you to our team and our esteemed guests for joining us. Hope you all had a splendid evening. As promised, below is a link to a few pictures from the party on our…

Read More

DataFactZ and the Detroit Public Schools

By Vinutha Venkat - December 18, 2015

“Education is the most powerful tool we can use to change the world” For the holiday season DataFactZ will be working with the Detroit Public Schools, they are holding a Season of Giving Donation Drive, the donations will be going to different parts of the Detroit Public School System. Our funding will be dedicated to…

Read More

Business Analytics? Business is the operative word…

By Jim Salter - December 18, 2015

Business Analytics?   Business is the operative word… Why is it that many executives, and perhaps you, have not yet embraced big data analytics? As a company that’s knee-deep in discussions everyday about how companies are managing the 3 Vs in data and especially how they can leverage it, this question puzzled my colleagues and me. …

Read More

DataFactZ and the Ennis Center for Children

By Vinutha Venkat - December 18, 2015

“It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.” ― Mother Teresa For the holiday season, DataFactz will be working with the Ennis Center for Children, the charity we worked with last year as well. DataFactZ will collect only new toys and educational toys for all ages at our office….

Read More

Christmas Holiday Party

By Vivek Vajjala - December 4, 2015

“Tis the season to be jolly!”. Its time to party the Z-factor style. DataFactz is very excited to be hosting our annual Christmas Holiday Party this year at 220 Merrill on the 10th of December 2015 for our Team, Clients and Partners. We would truly enjoy having our guests join us for dinner, drinks and music…

Read More

Introduction to Spark by DataFactZ

By Vivek Vajjala - November 18, 2015

Great news for all you Spark enthusiasts and to-be Spark enthusiasts out there, look no further, just hit the link below and let DataFactZ make Spark easier for you. DataFactZ is one of the early adopters and/or implementers of Spark, an active partner of DataBricks and also the organizers for various Spark meet up events. We…

Read More

No Big Data = No Advanced Analytics?

By Krishna Kallakuri - November 6, 2015

  Unfortunately, we hear the above statement too often. The hype around Big Data has created a misconception that advanced analytics is not possible with Small Data, which everyone has been collecting for years. Big is a relative term. With more and more focus on the size of data, many people are headed in the…

Read More

How do Executives know when to invest in Analytics?

By Jim Salter - October 26, 2015

How Do Executives Know When to Invest in Analytics? Executives are being faced with a difficult question:  when is the right time to begin investing in Big Data Analytics?  Unfortunately, there’s no easy answer, but let’s examine how he or she will know when they are ready.  The answer may surprise you. The fact is…

Read More

Big Data Fades to the Algorithm Economy

By Anil Hari - October 13, 2015

Wherever you look in the industry, you can see one and one thing only that is constantly changing the dimension of the industry- big data. But, data cannot do anything by itself. Rather, the user of the data can lead to the directions hitherto unknown. Big data is the crude oil that needs refinement to…

Read More

How To Get More Bang for Your Data Integration Buck? Agility is Key

By Sheshanka Joopalli - October 13, 2015

Everyone in the IT business attempts to make the most of the dollar they have. The whole IT business is thriving to make dollar the most expensive currency there is. It is no surprise that things will tend to be more and more towards this direction as the key to this would be doing more…

Read More