Cisco’s plumbing will soon feed Teradata’s brains, according to last week’s announcement. That’s a no-brainer of a partnership, since everyone knows that Cisco’s good at data plumbing and Teradata’s good at data analytics. But the news release lets the interesting part go unexplained.
To get a glimpse, you have to do look at Teradata’s newish Customer Journey. It’s a bundle of technology that monitors and guides customers along each person’s path from flirtation to commitment.
To see the city application, just skew it away from large commercial organizations, which are the current users, and point it toward cities. Call this repurposed bundle Citizen Journey and you have an urban designer’s wet dream.… Read the rest “Smart cities / Cisco’s smart pipes plus Teradata’s scary-smart tech”