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Moshe Kranc

About Moshe Kranc

Moshe is the Chief Technology Officer for Ness Digital Engineering. While many people live with one Big Data problem over the course of several years, he has been involved in dozens of Big Data use cases, including 2 years as head of the Big Data Center of Excellence at Barclays Bank.
Big Data Initiative

How Amazon’s Athena Fills a Hole in the AWS Big Data Ecosystem

It’s been less than a year since Amazon Web Services announced the launch of Athena, a big data database that can ingest data directly from Amazon S3 storage and uses Amazon’s Lambda serverless programming framework to allocate resources on demand with a very attractive pricing model. In this article for Datanami, Moshe Kranc, chief technology […]read more »

Data Vault Architectures – The Benefits and Limitations

Enterprise needs for data architectures can be highly fluctuating and that’s why Data Vault modeling, with its flexibility to adapt to changing enterprise needs, is proving to be a favored option for many organizations. Where traditional data models would require extensive governance and testing, the Data Vault architecture makes data warehouses highly agile and enables […]read more »
Online Retail

Why Amazon is Buying Wholefoods?

Amazon’s decision to buy the upscale grocery chain, Wholefoods, evoked mixed reactions and led to widespread speculations on its future impact on the online retail major and the whole retail industry. It has been a known fact that Amazon has been aggressively pursuing new business opportunities and its interest in breaking into the online grocery […]read more »
Virtual Strategy Magazine

The Key Essentials to Remember in Your Digital Transformation Journey

The accelerated pace at which digital transformation is moving across industries could be overwhelming for enterprises that are catching up or deciding where and how to start, or for those that are disappointed in some way with their efforts in going digital. It is important to pause and think – what ensures success in a […]read more »
A photograph of a matrix

Big Data in 2016

Big Data is still an emerging field, with far too many products, promises and pratfalls. Despite all that, this is the season when industry pundits make fearless predictions about how Big Data will evolve in 2016. Many prognosticators take a high-risk approach, titillating the reader with highly speculative projections. If it comes true, the pundit […]read more »

Admiration and Modernization: A Lesson from Vacation

Because I love my job, I cannot stop thinking about software engineering even when I am on vacation. My recent holiday in Rajasthan and Varanasi in Northern India provided an opportunity to truly admire some enterprising inventions of the ancient times that are now outdated. I believe this attitude of respectful admiration can help companies […]read more »