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Dashboards & Portals

This presentation shows how different options of both open source and software-as-a-service applications compare for building visualization dashboards. It looks at several well-known products such as Microsoft PowerBI, Tableau, and Kibana.

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Web and Enterprise Portals

Web and Enterprise portals have been around ever since the early days of the internet and they are still heavily relied upon today. Nowadays, businesses are focused on trying to provide the best customer experience as possible in relation to these two portals. But first, explore what these portals are and how they are used.

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Software Testing

Quality Assurance – An Overview

It is always frustrating when platforms do not work as expected. It leaves a bad impression on users and often leads to a loss of customers and revenue. The task to avoid such an outcome from occurring fall on the Software Quality Assurance team. Software quality assurance consists of the procedures, techniques, and tools that make sure a product or service aligns with the requirements and does not have any defects.

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Customer Relationship Management

Roadmap to Choosing a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) System

Nowadays, there is an unprecedented rush to become a customer-driven organization that develops enduring relationships with its consumers. A recent Accenture study highlighted that companies that have not invested in developing specific Customer relationship management capabilities are leaving millions of dollars in profit on the table.

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Anant is speaking at DataStax Accelerate 2019

The biggest Apache Cassandra event in a couple of years, DataStax Accelerate, is happening in National Harbor, MD from May 21 to 23.

We’re excited to have been picked as presenters for one of the most significant big data conferences in the world.

Every customer interaction including purchases offer redemptions, web/mobile interactions, and emails, generates massive amounts of customer data, challenging the boundaries of traditional data management systems.

In this session, we’ll cover how implementing a real-time marketing data platform helped a global Quick Serve Restaurant (QSR) understand important customer signals, including behaviors, needs, and style to generate actionable insights for various applications in real-time.

We’ll provide an overview of the solution built with DataStax Enterprise covering the different platform components including storage, stream processing, and data APIs, and how the components can be configured for various use cases.

Hope to see you at the conference as well as the talk (50% off with the code Singh50)! If you have interest in DataStax consulting, managed services, or remote DBAs feel free to reach out to us at solutions@anant.us or pick a time to chat.

We’ve created the definitive resource for Apache Cassandra over at Cassandra.link, contributions, as well as feedback, are welcome!