I'm delighted to be speaking at the UCD2015 (User-Centred Design Conference Humanity in Digital Landscapes: Mind, Cognition & Psychology) on Saturday the 24 October in London, between 2:20 and 2:40pm (GMT). This short talk has come about...Show More Summary
Scientific American: Big Data Are Reducing Homicides In Cities Across The Americas Could there be a science behind reducing homicides? Rodrigo Guerrero Valasco, the mayor of Cali, Colombia’s second-largest city, would probably say so,...Show More Summary
Big Data. It’s everywhere. You can’t turn on the tv or stroll out onto the internet without hearing about Big Data solutions. At the end of September, one of my fellow Forbes contributors published a column on 20 Mind-Boggling Facts Everyone Must Read. And they are, mind-boggling. The numbers and [...]
So much that’s been written about big data analytics – including many of my own posts – have to do with the value it can ultimately bring to your business. Whether it’s pitch perfect product recommendations for web customers, seamless ticketing and route scheduling for a major airline, a driverless [...]
by Angela Guess Writing for Inside Big Data, Daniel Gutierrez recently noted, “The future of big data and the retail industry is very promising with technology taking a strategic lead for maximizing competitive advantage. Let’s consider a couple of chief inflection points that the future might hold. Show More Summary
by Angela Guess Bernard Marr recently wrote for Data Informed, “If your company has a big data initiative or is considering one, you should be aware of these false statements and the reasons why they are wrong. Here are a few of my (least) favorites: (1) Big data is nothing new. No, it’s not arrived… The post 20 Big Data Claims That Are All Wrong appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
This week's big data leak comes from mobile phone provider T-Mobile, who has admitted that someone hacked into credit giant Experian and got a bunch of T-Mobile customer data. The good news? The personal data was encrypted. The bad news?...Show More Summary
Big broadcasters, cable nets and MVPD's are embracing solutions to use their data to sell linnear programming, a market that will reach $1 billion in 2016 and quickly scale, says Scott Ferber, CEO of Videology, an ad tech company that provides services in the sector. Show More Summary
Data is getting big by the day. Very big. According to IBM 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created every day. A good chunk of this data is generated by what has come to be known as the Internet of Things (IOT)-- connected devices like smartphones, tablets, vehicles, and appliances. That’s expected to be a $1.9 billion market by 2020, [...]
One of the “big three” credit bureaus, Experian, says data on 15 million T-Mobile customers were lifted from its servers. Experian said its consumer credit database was not accessed in the incident, and no payment card or banking information was obtained. Developing.. .
While the Big Data world is always changing, the people […]
By DALE SANDERS After a recent talk, a client came up to me with a puzzled expression. We made small talk. We talked about the weather. We talked about sports. Finally, he got to the point. “When are you going to talk about Big Data?” he asked somewhat impatiently. “I’m not,” I responded. It transpired
The Atlanta Fed's GDPNow model just downgraded expectations for third quarter growth in the US economy. In a big way. On Thursday, the latest update to the Atlanta Fed's nowcast — which takes in current economic data, and unlike most...Show More Summary
Virginia Tech and science and technology solutions company Leidos have teamed up to collaborate on student-conducted scientific research into the big data challenges of today’s EHRs with the aim of optimizing healthcare delivery. Leidos...Show More Summary
Part III in a series reviewing Big Data and the various solutions that have been built to capture, manage, and analyze it. This article dives deeper into data analysis using Hadoop and MapReduce.
Big Data needs big talent, and the pool for hybrid, int […]
It’s one thing to talk about Big Data as a concep […]
This post is co-authored by Jonathan Poon The period 2015/2016 is unique and remarkable for the development prospects of China. First, last week China took part in the UN global summit regarding the adoption of 17 sustainable development goals for the next 15 years. Show More Summary
The Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, cloud, and consumer-based technologies are changing how companies drive more value and new revenue opportunities. No industry, segment, or market is immune. Even the food packaging market is evolving to become interactive, aware, and intelligent. The industry calls this evolution “smart packaging”. Early [...]
It would harder to find buzzier buzzwords these days than “Big Data” and “Smart Cities” and “Open Government.” As more things get connected to the Internet, it creates the tantalizing potential to generate information that could help governments make cities more efficient, healthier, and safe. However, that potential has been slow to translate into things that […]