Interview with Ovidiu Sutac, EPAM Romania

Technology has brought a lot of opportunities and reports on global expansion opportunities for the tech industry are placing Romania among the 30 most favorable markets for US and UK tech firms, based on a wide range of factors. We sat down with Ovidiu Sutac, Director, Country Head EPAM Romania — who brings over 25 years of experience in the IT and software development field to his role — to hear about the Romanian journey of the company, the challenges, opportunities, and plans for 2022, as well as how they’re adapting their strategy to the “new normal” of business ecosystems. EPAM is a new name in the local tech landscape. Tell us more, who is EPAM, what is your DNA? […] Continue Reading

Care este impactul datelor asupra provocarilor cu care ne confruntam zi de zi si cum le folosim pentru o mai buna optimizare?

Traim intr-o era in care totul se schimba foarte rapid, iar volumul de date creste exponential de la un moment la altul. Numarul de accesari al unei aplicatii poate diferi de la o secunda la alta, iar pentru ca utilizatorul sa nu resimta nicio problema de performanta sau sa intampine erori, trebuie prevazute toate schimbarile si actionat corectiv pentru ca ele sa fie prevenite. “Este dovedit faptul ca situatiile de acest tip ca si multe alte probleme de business pot fi imbunatatite substantial prin decizii bazate pe date folosind tehnologiile Big Data impreuna cu algoritmi de Data Science. Toate aceste procese pot fi automatizate iar deciziile bazate pe rezultatele algoritmilor vor avea un timp de reactie cat mai rapid fara interventie […] Continue Reading

10 Reasons to Attend Big Data Week Bucharest 2021

Why was Sherlock Holmes better than other detectives? What made him unique? How did Arthur Conan Doyle manage to write this truly spectacular character? “Data! Data Data! I can’t make bricks without clay!” [Sherlock Holmes] If we think about it, Sherlock Holmes saw information where no other detectives did. He looked at every small detail in clients’ stories, at every little bit of information, and at every possible hint, from a missing button to a smudge of mud on the victim’s pants. He tried to collect as much relevant data that could make him ultimately crack the case, and all pieces of data contained information for him. He also asked the correct questions in order to get to the information […] Continue Reading

#DareToCode – Join Programmers’ Week on September 14-18

We know you like coding, learning about the latest tech trends and engaging in new opportunities that benefit your organization. Because of that, we recommend you join the sixth edition of Cognizant Softvision’s largest technical event: Programmers’ Week. Programmers’ Week (an extension of International Programmers’ Day, which is celebrated on the 256th day of the year) is a week-long celebration dedicated to the programmers of the world and their amazing contributions to our industry. Cognizant Softvision is taking it a step further The week-ong event, which kicks off on Monday, September 14th and runs through Friday, September 18th, will showcase more than 50 technology presentations, discussions and debates. Softvisioners from global studios will share knowledge on technology, emerging industry trends, […] Continue Reading

Understand Real Life Challenges from Big Data

Guest post by Herman Morgan, Business Analyst at  The digital world is already growing at its pace and so does the volume of the data. There is a tremendous amount of data generated every day from various digital sources. Depending on its volume, velocity, veracity, and variety it becomes difficult to analyze such massive data. However, many tools and techniques are available for getting an optimized search from the data. Big Data is not only applicable to the huge enterprises but it is also useful in other sectors as well. Courtesy – Image Let us dive deep into these sectors to find out how they have gained more benefits out of Big Data.   Banking and Finance In this […] Continue Reading

Will Increased Focus on Consumer Privacy Affect Big Data?

Guest Post by Bill Hess, from PixelPrivacy   Joe Public drives to his local Kroger store. As he drives, the app he downloaded from his auto insurance provider silently records every jackrabbit start and hard stop he makes on the way to the store. He doesn’t know it, but the small discount the insurance company offers for using the app could result in higher rates if the app detects that Joe has a “lead foot.” Once he’s inside the grocery store, the Kroger Plus loyalty program tracks his every purchase, making it easier for the big chain to know which coupons and discounts to offer him. They share the information about his buying patterns to their partners, which aids them […] Continue Reading

The Impact of Big Data on Your Personal Life

Guest Post by Finnegan Pierson The term Big Data has been around for a while now. However, there is still confusion on what it means. The concept of big data is rapidly evolving, and its definition is often reconsidered. However, what is clear is that big data has played a major role in transforming the digital world. It is now often used in conjunction with other technologies such as artificial intelligence to have a tangible impact on the ordinary person. Here are a few ways big data might affect your life. Assessing Risk If you are trying to purchase a home protection plan, it is more likely than not that your insurer will use big data to estimate your premiums. […] Continue Reading

Adding Value to Your Business Through the Organization of Incoming Big Data

Guest post by Finnegan Pierson Big data is necessary for any organization to get insights on various business strategies. Organizing of big data for taking into account non-traditional technologies and strategies needed to organize it, and gather incoming insights from more massive databases. The power of information dominating the world around us becomes imperative in every sector of life and hence the need to organize it attractively and analytically. The concept of holding your incoming data through the various holistic databases with multiple data sets makes it easy to keep information under control. The magnitude of incoming bid data needs specialized approaches that manage it properly. Clustered Computing Because of the high qualities of the incoming bid data, individual’s computer […] Continue Reading

What Transformation Will Blockchain Bring by 2020?

Guest post by Alexandra Cernian,  Lecturer at the Faculty of Automatic Control and Computers, University “Politehnica” of Bucharest. Blockchain is the new electricity and the biggest invention after the emergence of the Internet. Now it is the most disruptive distributed technology, used to conduct secured transactions, carried out in a decentralized manner. Although this technology has been introduced with Bitcoin and is commonly associated with cryptocurrencies, it is currently getting more and more attention in many industry and governance sectors. Many EU Member States have launched initiatives to this end, and large IT giants already offer Blockchain solutions to customers. Here are just a few examples: IBM is developing a blockchain-based payment system, Amazon plans to include blockchain in their […] Continue Reading

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