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The Code Liquidity Problem

Liquidity in the financial services industry represents turning investments into cash. There are, however, investments that have serious barriers to becoming cash. Take for example a commercial skyscraper in Manhattan. The number of buyers that can afford skyscrapers is not high so the ability to liquidate an asset like that takes serious time and money.
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Upcoming Event Heading to NYC! Register Now!

Have you thought about migrating off Teradata or Netezza to a born-in-the-cloud platform? On Thursday, January 9, 2020, we will be hosting a migration-focused Data Warehouse Modernization Deep-Dive partnered with Snowflake from 8:30 am to 11:00 am, at Peerspace, between 6th Ave and 7th Ave, 137 W 25th St in NYC. Come see what’s different
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What is a Database Schema?

The other day I had somebody ask me, what is a database schema? This is a great question and something that I think should get its own video title. I explain it in other videos but it's something that needs its own attention. In essence the schema represents any kind of structure that we’re defining
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What Data Science Isn’t

Is it possible to hammer in a nail with a jackhammer? Well sure, but obviously it would be better to have a hammer. A few months ago we paid a visit to a company that was very excited to tell us they were doing data science. As they explained the project it became painfully obvious
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Mass Kafka to Snowflake Case Study

The Client is a global real-time information discovery company and also a source of breaking news alerts. These alerts are used by a wide variety of companies and government entities interested in being alerted by breaking news. The Client has built their own complex event processing capabilities that monitor the latest event data, bubbling up
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What Data Science Isn’t

Remember the Ginsu 2000 commercials in the ‘90s? By the end of the commercial you were convinced that you couldn’t live without such a powerful cutting utensil. “But wait there’s more…!”
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Case Study: Full Blown Data Warehouse Using Snowflake Streams & Tasks

As one of the world’s top cruise lines, the Client is a household name. Their world class ships sail around the world and service multiple market segments from exclusive luxury cruising brands to large scale ships offering entertainment options. CHALLENGE The cruise industry faces a difficult set of unique challenges due to the remote nature
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COME JOIN THE INTRICITY TEAM

  We're hiring a regional sales executive for our sales team located in Manhattan. Apply below using the QR code or link provided (lnkd.in/evv8JVi) Our Mission: Intricity is committed to being the best IT services business by providing only proven industry leaders to our clients; to be the easiest company to work with by favoring our
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Case Study: 1010DATA Conversion to Snowflake

The Client measures how consumers shop across all channels, sourcing data from both retailers and consumers to quantify sales, share, distribution and velocity. The market research company collects point-of-sale data, tracking retailers, distributors and foodservice operators, measuring what’s selling at over 1,200 retailers, across over 300,000 stores. The Customer also interviews over 12 million consumers annually and tracks millions of their receipts—following the same consumers over time—to understand shifting tastes and trends.The Client helps retailers, manufacturers, financial analysts, and the public sector measure performance, predict future performance, improve marketing and product development, and identify business and consumer trends and market opportunities. The Client tracks spending and has dedicated advisers and analysts in more than 20 industries: apparel, appliances, automotive, beauty, books, consumer electronics, e-commerce, entertainment, fashion accessories, food consumption, foodservice, footwear, home, juvenile products, mobile, office supplies, retail, sports, technology, toys, travel retail, video games and watches/jewelry.
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