Avalon in CMSWire: Gaming Your Enterprise Search Results

CMSWire has published an article by Avalon’s Search Practice Director, Miles Kehoe, entitled “Gaming Your Enterprise Search Results” Kehoe writes: Start small: focus on the top 10 queries, which typically will account for 25 percent of your searches. In fact, start with the top queries you have identified using the methodology described in my previous […]

Avalon in CMSWire: Enterprise Search is a Contact Sport


CMSWire has published an article by Avalon’s Search Practice Director, Miles Kehoe, entitled “Enterprise Search is a Contact Sport” Kehoe writes: If you’re like more than half of the respondents to the 2015 Enterprise Search and Findability Survey (registration), you have less than one full time engineer responsible for the ongoing management and maintenance of you […]

Avalon featured in VMBlog.com on topic of Data Governance


Avalon’s VP of Analytics and Data Science, Dr. Wayne Applebaum, was featured in the 2016 Virtualization and Cloud Prediction Series on VMBlog.com, in a piece entitled “Data Governance in the World of Cloud and Big Data“. In the article, Applebaum asserts: People want their information sources to resemble a utility; turn the tap and the […]

Avalon in CMSWire: Improving your ability to look at your big data


CMSWire has published an article by Avalon’s Search Practice Director, Miles Kehoe, entitled “Have You Looked at Your (Big) Data Lately?” Kehoe writes: While originating in only a handful of formats, there is virtually no standard for metadata. And even formats that include a standard set of fields, like Microsoft Office documents, have issues with […]

Rise of Big Data in Ports and Terminals


Avalon’s VP of Analytics & Data Science, Wayne Applebaum, is featured in the August 11, 2015 article “The Rise of Big Data in Ports and Terminals” in Port Technology International. PTI is the leading quarterly journal and daily online information service for executives at port authorities, terminal operators around the world, maritime academics and industry […]

Avalon’s Hadoop Industry Expertise Cited in CRN Article


Avalon is cited in an article covering Cloudera’s recent strategic hire of Google executive Daniel Sturman. CRN, the market leader in IT channel news,  sought Avalon’s observations in terms of the positive impact this executive move might have on Cloudera’s market position. An excerpt from the article: Daniel Sturman, who oversaw the infrastructure underlying Google’s entire cloud […]

Avalon in CRM Magazine: Is Hadoop Worth the Hype?

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Avalon Consulting LLC’s VP of Analytics & Data Science, Wayne Applebaum, has been featured in CRM magazine’s January 2015 issue in an article entitled “Is Hadoop Worth the Hype?” One excerpt from the article: The biggest problem of all, experts agree, is that Hadoop’s seeming boundlessness instills a proclivity for data exploration in those who […]

Humana story on Big Data cites Avalon

Avalon VP of Analytics & Data Science, Wayne Applebaum, has been cited in Humana’s recent article “Big Data Improves Health in a Big Way”. “Research is about understanding a question,” says Wayne Applebaum. “What question are you trying to answer, and what information do you need to answer it?” He sees the cataloguing and analysis of […]

How Will Higher Ed Meet the Demand for Data Scientists?


Professor Sriram Mohan was recently featured as a guest columnist in EdTech magazine writing on the topic of meeting future demand for data scientists. Mohan drew upon the experience he gained in industry while on sabbatical with Avalon in laying out the challenges facing both industry and academia and suggesting a path for partnership that will better […]

Avalon insights featured in Plotting Success article on Business Intelligence Analysts


Avalon’s VP of Analytics & Data Science, Dr. Wayne Applebaum, is in the media again, this time contributing insights to an article titled “Survey: What Employers Are Looking For in a Business Intelligence Analyst”.  The article appears on Plotting Success, a BI blog published by Software Advice — the leading provider of detailed reviews, comparisons, […]