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HPCC Systems blog contributors are engineers and data scientists who for years have enabled LexisNexis customers to use big data to fulfill critical missions, gain competitive advantage, or unearth new discoveries. Check this blog regularly for insights into how HPCC Systems technology can put big data to work for your own organization.

Jessica Lorti on 09/21/2018
On September 13, 2018, HPCC Systems hosted the latest edition of The Download: Tech Talks. This series of workshops is specifically designed for the community by the community with the goal to share knowledge, spark innovation, and further build and link the relationships within our HPCC Systems community. In this very special edition of Tech Talks, we featured more of our 2018 HPCC Systems summer interns and the work they are doing with machine learning.
Jessica Lorti on 09/10/2018
Welcome to our new interview series “5 Questions with an HPCC Systems Community Member” where we will highlight some of our most prominent HPCC Systems community members. These are the people who are avid users of our open source platform and can offer real world expertise and best use information. A doctoral candidate at Keiser University and a computer science instructor at Wayne State University, Itauma Itauma is an expert in learning analytics and uses HPCC Systems for his educational research.
Jessica Lorti on 08/22/2018
On August 2, 2018, HPCC Systems hosted the latest edition of The Download: Tech Talks. This series of workshops is specifically designed for the community by the community with the goal to share knowledge, spark innovation, and further build and link the relationships within our HPCC Systems community. In this very special edition of Tech Talks, we are featuring some of our 2018 summer interns and the exciting work they are doing.
Jessica Lorti on 07/06/2018
On June 28, 2018, HPCC Systems hosted the latest edition of The Download: Tech Talks. This series of workshops is specifically designed for the community by the community with the goal to share knowledge, spark innovation, and further build and link the relationships within our HPCC Systems community.
Jessica Lorti on 06/08/2018

One of the major challenges facing financial institutions is customer attrition, or churn. Studies suggest it costs five to seven times more to attract new customers than it does to retain current customers. Studies have also shown that companies are more likely to retain customers who engage frequently with a product or service.

Jessica Lorti on 05/23/2018
On May 17, 2018, HPCC Systems hosted the latest edition of The Download: Tech Talks. This series of workshops is specifically designed for the community by the community with the goal to share knowledge, spark innovation, and further build and link the relationships within our HPCC Systems community.
Jessica Lorti on 05/11/2018
The idea of self-driving cars has long fascinated mankind, but most thought it was a topic so far fetched it could only exist in a child’s cartoon. Yet today, this dream is becoming a reality.
Jessica Lorti on 04/27/2018
In 2016, more than 4000 workers died on the job in the US, and there were nearly 3 million private-sector work-related injuries. Yet a key component of workplace safety, the protective hard hat, has remained largely unchanged over the past 60 years. GuardHat, Inc. aims to save lives and prevent injuries with a smart hardhat — a wearable, Internet of Things platform in an industrial hardhat form-factor.
Jessica Lorti on 04/27/2018
On April 19, 2018, HPCC Systems hosted the latest edition of The Download: Tech Talks. This series of workshops is specifically designed for the community by the community with the goal to share knowledge, spark innovation, and further build and link the relationships within our HPCC Systems community.
Jessica Lorti on 04/18/2018
With so many big data processing engines available, how does a start-up decide which one to use? For ClearFunnel, the answer was easy – HPCC Systems.