Guest author Alex Salkever is the head of product marketing and business development at Silk.co. Andrew Kitchell is from Seattle and is the co-founder of PriceMethod, a startup that helps AirBnB and HomeAway hosts price their properties. Show More Summary
Big data. The Internet of Things. These names are so overused that the technology they represent is often overlooked.
Big pension funds and other major U.S. institutions enjoyed strong returns from their commercial real estate holdings in 2014, although the rate has declined from earlier years in the downturn, according to new data released by the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries.
Goolge, CDC partner on big data approach to forecast U.S. flu levels a week into the future
When it comes to D.C. politics, it pays to be close to the mayor, make no mistake about it. New salary data released Wednesday shows that top aides to Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) are pulling in hefty salaries, some of them rivaling the $200,000 yearly mayoral salary, much as close advisers to former mayor […]
Does Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) make its decisions about what content to acquire or make based only off of its analytics of its viewers’ tastes and habits or does the decision still come down to what its executive Ted Sarandos thinks? According to The New Yorker’s Tim Wu, it’s a mix of using big data and […]
Many consumers have grown resigned to the parade of privacy breaches that occur when apps or big tech companies like Facebook or Google misuse their personal data. These incidents typically result in a slap on the…
by Angela Guess Wayne Eckerson of TechTarget recently wrote, “I know we're in the age of big data, but the key challenge facing most of the large companies I work with is a lack of a common data vocabulary. Internally, such organizations...Show More Summary
by Angela Guess According to a new announcement out of the company, “BlueData, the pioneer in Big Data private clouds, today announced a technology preview of the Tachyon in-memory distributed storage system as a new option for the BlueData EPIC platform. Show More Summary
NEW YORK — Big data tools in real estate may be suffering from “shiny object syndrome,” according Todd Carpenter, managing director of the National Association of Realtors’ data analytics group. Charmed by such systems’ promise to pinpoint prospective buyers and...
Tim Wu wonders if Netflix really relies on algorithms and big data in deciding what to fund: Tim Wu, Netflix’s Secret Special Algorithm Is a Human Over the years, however, I’ve started to wonder whether Netflix’s big decisions are truly as data driven as they are purported to be. Show More Summary
(January 28, 2015 01:37 PM, by Scott Sumner) I'm seeing lots of comments to the effect that the 2013 austerity was not a big deal, and or the dreaded "fiscal cliff" never happened. OK, let's see some numbers. After all, if my critics just know that I am... (0 COMMENTS)
Educators are increasingly turning to data to create targeted learning plans and help students excel on an individual level, according to Apple Inc.’s Vice President for Education John Couch. In some cases, colleges are using Big Data to predict which … Continue reading ?
Talk is cheap. So it should come as no surprise that when it comes to content marketing strategy, simply talking about it is not enough. That is the big takeaway from the 2015 benchmarks, budgets, and trends study by Content Marketing Institute and MarketingProfs, sponsored by our own Rainmaker Platform. Show More Summary
When the topic turns to job market opportunities these days, hardly any technology trend is drawing more attention than Big Data. And, when talking Big Data, the subject of Hadoop inevitably comes up, as it remains the star open source framework for drawing insights from large data sets. Show More Summary
Oracle Corporation wants to offer a low-cost, highly streamlined platform upon which companies can spark innovation, said Neil Mendelson, Vice President of Big Data at Oracle. His company plans to leverage the combination of Big Data framework Hadoop and Oracle’s own … Continue reading ?
The analytics ecosystem marked several major milestones along the journey to turn data insights into enterprise reality last week as vendors tore down more of the barriers holding back organizations from unlocking the value of their growing information troves. But … Continue reading ?
Guest: Just as a hybrid vehicle uses a gas engine and an electric engine, data analytics can benefit from the use of multiple frameworks.
The Super Bowl ad march has begun. Catch 'em now so they won't surprise you during the Big Game. Ad: "Kim's Data Stash," T-Mobile Concept: A fake public service ad in the style of "feed the children," but for unused mobile data. T-Mobile...Show More Summary
``"This earnings season is starting to validate that these really big companies will start to see more headwinds," said Andrew Slimmon, who oversees about $4.3 billion as managing director of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management's Global Investment Solutions. "The stronger dollar is going to hurt big U.S. companies." ''