Factual Speaking at EMC Greenplum Unified Analytics Platform and Churchill Club’s “The Big Data Effect”

We are excited to be a part of EMC Greenplum’s Unified Analytics Platform (UAP) product announcement! Greenplum’s UAP empowers companies and data scientiests to execute a unified, collaborative and agile approach to analytics, supporting a data-driven culture and the growing big data community. Factual’s open data platform is designed to help others innovate faster with [...]

Gil’s Web 2.0 Summit Speech & Interview

Gil delivered a speech at last week’s Web 2.0 Summit called “A Path to Data Liquidity”.  See the speech below and also an interview where Gil discusses Factual, our data, and our philosophy. Talk: “A Path to Data Liquidity” Interview:

Gil Elbaz at Web 2.0 Summit – “A Path to Data Liquidity”

Gil will be speaking at the Web 2.0 Summit tomorrow (Tuesday 10/18/11) at 4:45 pm in the Grand Ballroom. His speech, titled “A Path to Data Liquidity”, will discuss how data accessibility is crucial to increasing rates of innovation and some ideas on how to facilitate increased access to data. The speech touches on some [...]

Gil at Data Scientist Summit (VIDEO)

As we blogged about in an earlier post, Gil spoke at the Data Scientist Summit in Las Vegas last month. The one-day event brought together technologists, business leaders, entrepreneurs, and data scientists to share their thinking on big data. A video of Gil’s session,Top Dataset Masters – Major Mashups in Action, was recently posted online. [...]

If It Walks Like an Entrepreneur….

One summer after my freshman year in college, I took a job selling high-end Kirby vacuum cleaners door-to-door. I thought it might be a good experience. It was. I learned that based on my selling statistics (which were good, but not great), every non-sale got me 1/15th of the way toward a sale. To stay [...]