Google's worldwide search empire is built on artful leverage of text analytics fundamentals. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File) When business people talk Big Data, they often focus on the complexity of dealing with enormous data volume, but that’s changing. Volume alone does not pose the challenge it once did. For example, the [...]
When a humanitarian crisis hits, there’s an inevitable mad scramble to collect data, which is often scattered, limited and fail to offer a “big picture” of the situation at hand. Nearly two years after the launch of the HumanitarianShow More Summary
Justin Shafer was roused from his bed this week by thunderous knocking at his North Richland Hills, Texas home, and when he opened the door, found himself staring down the barrel of a 'big green' assault weapon, wielded by one of the 12-15 armed FBI agents on his lawn. (more…)
If your organisation is ignoring its Big Data potential, your colleagues are cheating the business because data-driven companies get a much higher return on investment than their competitors. Fact. And the key to maximising your data potential also happens to be the fourth ‘V’ in Big Data; ‘Value’. Or rather, ‘Value’ spliced [...]
Liv Buli has the unique title of Data Journalist at Pandora owned analytics provider Next Big Sound. With one eye on the data and the other on the cultural zeitgeist, she often uncovers what matters most before the rest of us. So, we're proud and happy that she's agreed to...
Just in time for the Memorial Day unofficial summer kickoff, Pandora is sharing its Songs of Summer 2016 predictions. They're based on Pandora and Next Big Sound data: trajectory of station adds, spins and thumbs plus insights from industry experts. Pandora’s Songs of Summer 2016 Panda- Desiigner One Dance- Drake...
Making the most of big data requires a new approach: big analytics, the natural partner of big data.
by Angela Guess Dan Muse recently wrote in CIO.com, “A long time ago (or what seems like a long time ago), big data was big news. However, big isn’t the adjective business and technology leaders search for these days when they discuss data. Data isn’t a commodity to be stored for later, when you might […] The post CIOs on How to Make Big Data Count appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
PHOENIX—A software company that helps brands and organizations target Hispanic consumers has snagged some big national clients. OYE! Business Intelligence is billed as the first and only Hispanic business intelligence solution. The Phoenix-based...Show More Summary
Investing in undersea internet cables has been a big part of data strategy plans for tech giants in recent years. Now Microsoft and Facebook are teaming up for the mother of all cables: A 4,100-mile monster that can move 160 Tbps, which will make it the highest-capacity cable on Earth. Show More Summary
Big data and analytics software maker Splunk (SPLK) this afternoon reported fiscal Q1 revenue that topped analysts’ expectations, and a net loss in line with consensus, and raised its year outlook, but its shares slipped in late trading anyway. Revenue in the three months ended in April rose 48%, year over year, to $186 million, yielding a […]
SILICON VALLEY—Yodlee, the Redwood City company that provides data aggregation and analytics for digital financial services, has kept its Ynext accelerator program going after being acquired by Envestnet last summer. Jeff Cain, who directs...Show More Summary
Library staff are constantly looking for ways to better reach and serve their local communities. From post-event surveys to embedded librarianship to collecting circulation statistics, libraries have different strategies for gathering information and measuring service success. Show More Summary
by Angela Guess Pratik Dholakiya writes in SmallBizTrends, “Big data and business intelligence (BI) used to be only for enterprise companies. Now, however, thanks to the software as a service (SaaS) revolution, even small businesses can afford to track and tap into a wealth of information. Show More Summary
By Andreas Hauser, Senior Vice President, SAP Digital transformation is a hyped topic currently. But actually, it is far more than a buzzword. Technology trends like hyper-connectivity, big data, cloud, Internet of Things and security provide new opportunities for companies to reimagine their business and how they engage with their customers [...]
New legislation means big problems for those who do business in the EU...Is your data policy ready for the changes that could see you fined up to 20 million Euros?
by Angela Guess Dan Woods recently wrote in Forbes, “‘You can’t handle the truth.’ We all remember Jack Nicholson’s iconic words in A Few Good Men as a seminal moment in pop culture. Yet, that statement has a lot of relevance for companies and their data architecture. Show More Summary
It is widely forecasted that a shortage of skills in data science and analytics will mean a great deal of money is wasted through missed opportunities in coming years. Traditional academic establishments have begun to move to fill the gap. However, most courses teaching the hot topic skillsets such as [...]
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. The app market has the potential to grow to over $100 billion by 2020, but most publishers need to adopt...Show More Summary
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