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Delta-V Awards - 2016 Edition - The Top Five

Posted: December 29, 2016   /   By: Nik Rouda   /   Tags: Analytics, Big Data, Data Management, Teradata, MapR, Amazon Web Services, delta-v awards, google cloud platform, Confluent

ESG Delta-V award 2016 small.pngLadies and gentlemen, data scientists of all ages, here is the big finale to 2016. The ne plus ultra companies that have accelerated and improved their positions in the big data and analytics marketplace. It's been no easy task to select, much less rank, all the top 20. I'd like to also note once more that there are many, many other worthy companies ticking right along and executing on their vision, earning new customers, and generally succeeding. And yes, it's all a bit subjective, but I truly believe these are ones that have made the most progress. Here are my final five choices:

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Delta-V Awards - 2016 Edition - 10 to 6

Posted: December 28, 2016   /   By: Nik Rouda   /   Tags: Analytics, Big Data, Data Management, Oracle, bluedata, delta-v awards, Cask, Qubole, ClearDB

ESG Delta-V award 2016 small.pngNew to this year's Delta-V citations? Check out our previous winners ranked 20 to 16 here and 15 to 11 here. As we move into the top 10 count down, it's probably worth a reminder that these 20 companies were chosen for their impact on the big data and analytics market. They aren't necessarily ESG clients, either, in fact fewer than half have done any official project work with me in the past year. It's all about recognizing innovation, pure and simple. That said, let's roll right into the next quintet!

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The Delta-V Awards: The Big Picture

Posted: January 15, 2016   /   By: Nik Rouda   /   Tags: IBM, EMC, Dell, Data Management, delta-v awards, peaxy, hitachi

big data awardsThe ESG Delta-V awards recognize the top 20 companies that made an impact in big data and analytics in 2015. Continuing in our series, this time I’d like to recognize those companies that see “the bigger picture” for big data and analytics. These offerings go beyond point products, even beyond platforms, and address the larger context of a real business (or government) environment.

Learn a bit about the Delta-V awards here.

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The Delta-V Awards: 20 Companies That Changed Big Data in 2015

Posted: December 22, 2015   /   By: Nik Rouda   /   Tags: Analytics, Hadoop, databases, spark, delta-v awards

ESG Delta V AwardsAvid readers will have no doubt noticed I've been unusually quiet lately. It's been a busy end to the year, wrapping up a lot of holiday gifts project deliverables for clients. Thankfully, I've also had some extra time to reflect on 2015 and all the big developments in the wide, wide world of big data and analytics. I'd like to share my lasting impressions of the year that was, and to make it even more special, I'm introducing the ESG "Delta-V" awards to give credit where credit is due.

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