As the UK's largest mail carrier, dealing with billions of items every year, Royal Mail is a company well-used to managing huge volumes of information. But when it comes to improving how it handles its own digital data, the business is still in the rollout stage.
Speaking at a recent Hadoop Summit in Dublin, director of the firm's Technology Data Group Thomas Lee-Warren, explained the company has turned to Hadoop as the basis of a drive to gain more value from its internal data.
He told ComputerworldUK that as every item Royal Mail delivers is tracked, it has a huge amount of data at its disposal.
"We are about to go up to running in the region of a hundred … Read moreRead More