Fresh Features: Yellowfin 9 Charts

With so much packed into the latest Yellowfin 9 release, we figured it would be great to let you know about some of the coolest features (which will really transform how you do analytics!) in this series of blog posts - Fresh Features. At Yellowfin, we’re super excited that you will be benefiting from the huge amount of work our development team have been doing behind the scenes to complete revamp Yellowfin’s look, feel, and functionality.


Forecasting with FB Prophet and InfluxDB

I think that a lot of people immediately associate the word “time series” with “forecasting”. After all, who doesn’t want to be able to predict the future? While we can’t do that quite yet, we can produce forecasts with confidence intervals. In this tutorial, we’ll learn how to make a univariate time series prediction with Prophet and InfluxDB.


How to create a data culture through data storytelling

One of the core reasons that organizations invest in analytic solutions is because they want to get everyone in their organization on the same page. They want everyone to understand what's happening and why it's happening so that individuals know what they need to do to be successful and drive outcomes for the organization.


Insurance in 2020 & Beyond - Learning from the past decade to plan for the next

Like many other people, I used time over the recent holidays to clean out and organize my digital files. In that process, I finally trashed the speaking notes for a panel I participated in at SMA’s (Strategy Meets Action) first summit in 2012 when I worked at a large global insurer. During that session, a gentleman in the audience asked me what I thought about “big data” and its implications for Insurance.


5 Ways to Kickstart a Data-Driven Company Culture in 2020

If you’ve been looking for ways to get your colleagues more excited about becoming more data-driven this year, you’ve landed on the right blog post. Getting people on board with data has a lot to do with two terms that were thrust into the limelight in 2019: ‘data culture’ and ‘data literacy’. In talking to customers about these initiatives, I found that (1) many felt like they should have a data culture, and (2) not everyone knows what that means.


Real-time log aggregation with Flink Part 1

Many of us have experienced the feeling of hopelessly digging through log files on multiple servers to fix a critical production issue. We can probably all agree that this is far from ideal. Locating and searching log files is even more challenging when dealing with real-time processing applications where the debugging process itself can be extremely time-sensitive.


Implementing Geolocation with Graylog Pipelines

Geolocation can be automatically built into the Graylog platform by using the "GeoIP Resolver" plugin with a MaxMind database. However, you can further improve your ability to extract meaningful and useful data by leveraging the functionality of pipelines and lookup tables. In fact, these powerful features allow you to do much more than the basic plugin.