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Teradata Launches Insights-as-a-Service Capability to Accelerate Time to Value

July 13, 2016 | London

Service fast-tracks business value from data analytics using data scientists, advanced techniques and industry expertise, yielding 500 percent return on investment


LONDON - July 13, 2016 - Businesses in the U.K. can now benefit from nimble access to

advanced data analytics and expertise from Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the big data analytics

company. Faced with limited resources and a shortage of data science skills, many

organisations are struggling in the battle to drive value from every dataset at their disposal.

Datasets may range from Internet of Things (IoT) readings and digital clickstream sources to

contact center logs or other types of detailed data. By providing insights-as-a-service

capabilities, Teradata provides a low-barrier entry point to market-leading advanced analytics

capabilities and industry-tested expertise.

As part of its broad range of analytical consulting services, Teradata is now providing companies

access to a powerful combination of cutting-edge technology and deep knowledge of proven

best practices - all without the need for large up-front capital expenditure.

Businesses will benefit from Teradata's experienced data science and industry consultants,

giving clients full confidence that significant Return on Investment (ROI) will be achieved through

revenue generation, cost reduction and risk management. Recent customer use cases have

shown ROI of 500 percent or more.

Using its business value framework, Teradata helps organisations design and implement use

cases that solve real-world business problems, with insights delivered in weeks or even days.

Clients will benefit from Teradata's advanced techniques such as Text Analytics, Pattern

Detection, Attribution Strategies and Graph Analyses while also realizing value from knowledge

transfer, equipping staff to tackle new data challenges and deliver more profitable insights.

Teradata's insights-as-a-service approach, based on its market-leading analytic consulting

methodology, is already providing significant gains to a wide range of customers including

leading U.K. retailer JD Williams & Co.

"Teradata brought practical ideas to the table and helped advise how we might best exploit

value from new technology and techniques. It was invaluable to work alongside data scientists

with cross-sector experience," said Gareth Powell, Head of Customer Data and Analytics at JD


"By offering business insights in an 'as-a-Service' model, we give fast access to advanced

analytics and revenue-boosting transformation to businesses that are struggling to find the

necessary skills and resources," said Yasmeen Ahmad, Teradata Head of Advanced Analytics

and Data Science, U.K. and Ireland. "We agree on success criteria before we embark on a

project so that we deliver precisely on tangible business outcomes - whether that is better

understanding of customers, optimization of multi-channel customer journeys, or major

improvements in predictive maintenance. Our approach is about augmenting, rather than

outsourcing, so that organisations can up-skill and become better-equipped to face the digital




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