Contributor: Mary Chen

MapR Converge Blog author, Mary Chen

Mary is Senior Manager, Industry Solutions for MapR. Before joining MapR, Mary held a variety of marketing positions at companies including Check Point Software, Cisco, Brocade and Daintree Networks (acquired by GE’s Current). At her most recent position with Cisco’s Analytics Business Unit, Mary lead the marketing efforts for solutions including data integration and workload automation.

Blog Posts by Mary Chen

June 15, 2018 | By Mary Chen

AI Applications in Advertising

It's hard to believe that, just 20 years ago, many advertisers planned and purchased campaigns a year in advance. Today, advertising is a split-second affair, fueled by advertising exchanges that continually broker the sale of inventory in auctions...

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May 23, 2018 | By Mary Chen

How to Apply AI and Machine Learning to Media and Entertainment

If you are a content producer with large content libraries, how do you find the right content to serve your audience quickly? Do you have an automated way to pull out the right content from your archive, or are you relying on manual labor to watch each...

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May 16, 2018 | By Mary Chen

Five Challenges You Will Face When Going All in On Cloud

The move to the cloud is imminent for many organizations. Increasingly, enterprises are leveraging cloud services to increase business and IT agility and modernize outdated data centers. In the process, they are forced to migrate apps to the cloud or...

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May 03, 2018 | By Mary Chen

The Missing Ingredient in Your Multi-Cloud Strategy

Savvy organizations around the world are embarking on multi-cloud transformations. In some cases, this is motivated by avoiding vendor lock-in, but often it's driven by the explosion and variety of data-intensive apps that are part of an organization...

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January 31, 2018 | By Mary Chen

How FinServ Can Harness Data to Stay Ahead of Regulators

As regulations proliferate and big data explodes, financial institutions are trying to figure out how they can use data to comply with new regulations. In my last post, I talked about the challenges and opportunities with data in the banking sector specifically...

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January 29, 2018 | By Mary Chen

Big Data in Banking: Many Challenges, More Opportunities

As the importance of big data grows, its effects on the banking industry are becoming more and more apparent. Online-only banks are becoming the norm, banking executives report mounting concern about technological changes and legacy systems are struggling...

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January 25, 2018 | By Mary Chen

How the Financial Services Industry Is Winning with Big Data

Big data technology has become an integral part of the financial services industry, and will continue to drive innovation well into the future. Financial firms today can leverage big data to: Generate new revenue streams through data-driven offers, such...

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January 23, 2018 | By Mary Chen

The Data Revolution: How Data is Disrupting the Financial Services Industry

Digital technologies such as cloud, advanced analytics, artificial intelligence and big data are reshaping the financial services industry. Cutting-edge financial institutions are using these technologies to better meet the demands of clients and regulators...

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July 20, 2017 | By Mary Chen

The Future of Retail Series: Laying the Foundation

Editor's Note: Watch our MapR and RCG Global Services experts in this complimentary on-demand webinar to learn why retailers need a data fabric to stay ahead of their customers & more. In part 1 of my blog series on the future of retail, I shared...

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June 20, 2017 | By Mary Chen

The Future of Retail Series: The Unified Experience

Editor's Note: The retail industry is on the verge of a major transformation through the use of advanced analytics and big data technologies like the MapR Data Platform. The 'MapR Guide to Big Data in Retail' provides a comprehensive view...

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