Infosys has been placed as a Leader in NelsonHall’s NEAT report for Big Data and Analytics Services 2017. Dominique Raviart, NelsonHall’s IT Services Research Director, says, “Infosys invested ahead of the curve with its Infosys Information Platform to integrate the wide range of software products and open source software used for big data needs. It now has among the highest number of clients in the industry. The company has accelerated its investment in software products and digital, including big data and services acquisitions. This will provide high visibility for Infosys in analytics over the next years, and Infosys will continue to invest strongly in this area.”
The ATP and Infosys were awarded five marketing and innovation awards following the launch of a successful strategic technology partnership. Infosys leveraged the capabilities of the Infosys Information Platform (IIP) to create content such as Beyond the Numbers, a unique analytics series that deep dives into player performance and the ATP Stats LEADERBOARDS, a new statistical way to measure the best performing ATP World Tour players released earlier in the year.
Murray Swartzberg and his team won the SuperNova Award for revolutionizing how tennis analysts and fans receive statistics about professional tennis. ATP partnered with Infosys to produce ATP Leaderboards – an application that provides statistical metrics about the best performing players in the form of insights. The project is based on real time, in-memory paradigm that is aligned with Infosys Information Platform Tooling and Apache Spark.
An Infosys-ATP ‘Beyond The Numbers’ analysis reveals a hidden element of the sport that we have never grasped fully. The Infosys Information Platform (IIP) uncovered that every single player in the Top 10 list has played more return than serve points since the beginning of the 2015 season! This massive data set caters to past 20 months and contains 1,143,932 points.
As the Global Technology Services Partner for the ATP World Tour,Infosys is re-imagining the technology, the game and the business of tennis. By leveraging the Aikido framework with the complementary Infosys Information Platform (IIP) technology we are redefining the way fans, players and the media are able to uncover insights behind raw stats. Applying the framework of 'Design Thinking', we were able to identify the real problem statement of the ATP which is to increase fan base and how to monetize with the increased fan base. In just one year of the partnership, we have impacted the online viewership of the 'Stats' pages of ATPWorldTour.com with a 27% spike in traffic.
Infosys believes Open Source software, and its corresponding ecosystem, will be a necessary enabler as enterprises embrace Digital to build a new class of consumer centric, real-time and connected applications. Infosys continues to build deep Open Source expertise and setup its Open Source program – OSSmosis with an objective of ‘nurturing Innovation through Open Source Adoption & Contribution’. The extensive use of Open Source in Infosys Information Platform (IIP) reflects Infosys commitment to the Open Source community” – Navin Budhiraja, SVP - Head – Architecture & Technology at Infosys Ltd.
42nd international conference on Very Large Data Bases, New Delhi, India | September 5-9, 2016
The Very Large Data Bases (VLDB) 2016 conference is a premier, annual, international forum for data management and database researchers, vendors, practitioners, application developers, and users. Infosys is a Platinum sponsor at the conference. We will be showcasing Infosys Information Platform (IIP) at the event, using which we enabled The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) to reinvent the tennis experience.
A report by Daphne Chung and Chris Morris, International Data Corporation (IDC)
In a latest report Infosys IIP - Open Source Analytics on Steroids, IDC cites how enterprises can leverage Infosys IIP and its benefits. IDC believes that the Infosys Information Platform (IIP) offering is a timely product with its positioning as a more cost-effective solution compared with proprietary software solutions, as it is based on open-sourced components. IIP also eases the complexity that is often associated with the use of open source technologies, making them more consumable at the enterprise level.
ODPi, a nonprofit organization accelerating the open ecosystem of big data solutions, announced that the Apache™ Hadoop® distributions products from Altiscale, ArenaData, Hortonworks, IBM, and Infosys are now ODPi Runtime Compliant. This ensures that their distributions provide big data application vendors a consistent set of base level expectations as defined by ODPi Runtime specification.
Forrester Research Inc., Insight Platforms Accelerate Digital Transformation report, by Brian Hopkins, April 27, 2016.
Infosys cited as an example of service providers that are creating sophisticated insight platforms that they either license and leave or offer to manage as an ongoing insights service in Forrester’s ‘Insight Platforms Accelerate Digital Transformation’ report. This Forester report cites Infosys Information Platform as an example of vendors with the trend of converting in-house tools and data they own to create product offerings.
The ATP and Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global leader in consulting, technology, outsourcing and next-generation services, have launched a new statistical way to measure the best performing ATP World Tour players across three key categories – Serving, Returning and Under Pressure. These new stats and ratings are now live on www.atpworldtour.com
April 27, 2016
Infosys announced that it has made an investment in Trifacta, a leading provider of data wrangling software that enables non-technical users to easily transform data for analysis. With Trifacta, a broad continuum of users, from business analysts to data scientists are finally empowered to discover, cleanse, and blend information themselves. As part of this investment, Trifacta will provide a data wrangling solution for the Infosys Information Platform (IIP) and Infosys’ other platforms and offerings.
PR Newswire, February 26, 2016
Enterprises can download a one-day trial version of IIP free-of-cost on AWS (AWS usage fees apply). The IIP trial allows enterprises to experience how the solution can operationalize their data in real-time. In fact, Hershey's LLC, North America's largest chocolate manufacturer, has recently deployed IIP on AWS to analyze their retail store data. The company was looking for a solution that delivered valuable and revenue-generating insights faster than traditional analytics implementations.
The Holmes Report, January 8, 2016
Is 2016 the year that we finally make virtual reality happen — and other tech trends to watch. Meanwhile there is a lot to talk about!
eWeek, December 17, 2015
The pace at which enterprises are adopting artificial intelligence to replace manual and repetitive tasks is increasing rapidly. However, we repeatedly see big data initiatives fail because of how companies organize their data. To capitalize on big data investments, companies need to transform insights into action. This is set to happen in 2016, as machine learning makes the leap from the workplace to the consumer.
Database Trends and Applications, Dec 16, 2015
2016 will usher in new and disruptive trends for data executives and professionals. Leading players across the data industry offer DBTA their thoughts on these trends and what benefits these new developments will deliver to businesses.
Datanami, December 15, 2015
Infosys SVP and Head of Platforms, Big Data and Analytics, Abdul Razack, shares his prediction for artificial intelligence (AI) and the future of the workplace. According to Abdul, enterprises will adopt AI to replace manual and repetitive tasks, thereby accentuating our ability to provide creative solutions to complex problems in the coming year.