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PHEMI selected as a 2017 “Ready to Rocket” Company

PHEMI is excited to announce that we’ve been named one of the top Information and Communications Technology (ICT) companies on Rocket Builders’ fifteenth (15th) annual “Ready to Rocket” lists. The annual 2017 “Ready to Rocket” lists provide accurate predictions of private companies that will likely experience significant growth, venture capital investment or acquisition by a major player in the coming year. The lists cover 3 different technology sectors: Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Cleantech (CT) Life Science (LS) The “Ready to Rocket” lists are

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Capitalizing on Big Data with Data Science

It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the marketing hype these days around “big data.” But what does it actually mean in practice? What’s the difference between big data, data science and the kinds of analytics that organizations have been using for years? How do big data systems and modern data science work together to answer new kinds of questions? Scientific Computing spoke with Roy Wilds, Ph.D., of PHEMI, a Vancouver-based big data company, to find out. When people talk about

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IoT Predictions for 2017: Big Data, Orchestration, Standardization, and More

2016 has certainly been an exciting year in the burgeoning IoT space. Yet 2017 is expected to be even better; a recent note from 451 Research argues that seven in 10 enterprise IT buyers are now gathering IoT data, a figure expected to rise even further in 12 months’ time. Below, IoT Tech News has put together a series of predictions from experts at the sharp end of the industry. Agree or disagree? Let us know in the comments. 1. Real

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Executive Viewpoint 2017 Prediction: PHEMI

With analysts predicting a worldwide big data technology and services market valued at nearly $50 billion by 2019, it’s imperative to understand big data trends. PHEMI Systems CEO Dr. Paul Terry shares insights gleaned from working with CIOs and IT departments leveraging big data more effectively for analysis, business intelligence, data science, and discovery. Consensus Builds for Big Data Privacy and Governance Data Science Drives Greater Discovery Emerging Cloud-Based Big Data Solutions Big Data Warehouse Solutions Out-of-the-Box New Business Requirements

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Big Data on the Move: What’s in Store for 2017?

By Dr. Paul Terry, CEO, PHEMI Over the past year, there clearly has been some major movement in trends associated with big data. As we move into the New Year, it’s helpful to explore features that are quickly becoming essentials for organizations that want to get the most value out of their data, and help ensure their big data system isn’t a big hassle. By now, big data’s immense capabilities are well known. Businesses are excited to leverage all of

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DIY vs. fully integrated Hadoop – What’s best for your organization?

By Adam Lorant, VP Product Management & Solutions, PHEMI The trade-offs of building it yourself vs. going with a pre-integrated, out-of-the-box platform You don’t have to look far to see the amazing things that organizations are doing with big data technology: pulling information from past transactions, social media and other sources to develop 360-degree views of their customers. Analyzing thousands of processes to identify causes of breakdowns and inefficiencies. Bringing together disparate data sources to uncover connections that were never

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Data Product to Support Research On Human Genome

As human genomes are increasingly incorporated in patient records and research databases, information technology will be challenged to sort through the massive amounts of data to enable research and improve patient care. That’s the promise of new technology introduced by a Canadian company, which is building a product intended to help large provider research organizations that will need to manage massive databases to facilitate precision medicine applications. PHEMI, based in Vancouver, is releasing PHEMI Central Precision Medicine Edition to address

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PHEMI Launches Precision Medicine Platform for Big Data

The new Precision Medicine platform leverages Oracle and Hadoop technologies to enable users to run analytics against large research data sets. Big Data warehouse vendor PHEMI unveiled its Central Precision Medicine Edition. Designed to reduce the time researchers spend analyzing vast amounts of genomic and phenotypic data, the PHEMI Central Precision Medicine Edition leverages Oracle and Hadoop technologies. Oracle Big Data Appliance and is built on Hadoop Big Data technology for scalability and ultra-fast query capabilities. Running on the Oracle

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PHEMI Introduces PHEMI Central Precision Medicine Edition

Out-of-the-box solution ingests millions of variants in less than a minute and provides sub-second query response times; Achieves Oracle Big Data Appliance Optimized Status VANCOUVER, BC, December, 14, 2016 – PHEMI, a company delivering big data solutions with built-in privacy, security, governance, and enterprise-grade management, today announced the release of PHEMI Central Precision Medicine Edition, an out-of-the-box solution leveraging Oracle Big Data Appliance and built upon Hadoop Big Data technology for affordable scalability and ultra-fast query capabilities. PHEMI, a Gold

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Q&A: The Transformative Power of Big Data Paired with Data Science

Data analytics is a mature discipline at this point, and even those outside the data science world generally understand what it’s all about. Modern data science, however, is still new enough to spur questions. Vincent Glanville, Executive Data Scientist at Data Science Central, spoke with Roy Wilds, Chief Data Scientist from PHEMI, a Vancouver-based big data startup, about the best way to educate people on the transformative power of big data paired with data science.  When you’re working with customers who

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