Make Sure You're Getting Maximum Value from Your Big Data

Everyone is talking about the amazing insights big data can deliver, but simply having massive collections of data isn’t enough. Having big data without the ability to process it efficiently and properly is like having a warehouse full of ingredients but no ovens in which to create delicious products.Big data should earn its keep, and it can’t do that in […]

July 2014 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups …

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July 2014 acquisitions, startups, and company activity in Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science: Twitter buys Madbits, WalmartLabs buys Luvocracy, Zillow buys Trulia, Apple buys Booklamp, Yahoo buys Flurry, Salesforce buys RelateIQ, Couchbase, GE, Databricks, and more. By Gregory Piatetsky, Aug 7, […]

Big Data Meets Big Compute | Peter Levine – Andreessen Horowitz

Big Data Meets Big Compute
The promise of big data has ushered in an era of data intelligence. From machine data to human thought streams, we are now collecting more data each day, so much that 90% of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years alone. In fact, every day, we create 2.5 quintillion […]

Big data is transforming every industry, from health and education, to …

Big data is already making a big impact all over the world. Large corporations, world organizations, and governments have hopped aboard the big data bandwagon, hoping to utilize new sources of data to improve operations and increase productivity among many other reasons.It’s easy to see from the latest technology news how such massive organizations can benefit from big data considering […]

100 Big Data Companies Analyzed – KDnuggets

We analyze the CRN Big Data 100 for insights into trends in the future of Big Data companies, including changes in database solutions, active regions, and what industries are undergoing the most change right now. comments//By Grant Marshall, June 2014.We analyze the lists included in the CRN Big Data 100 to find trends related to Big Data companies.First, we […]

What Is "Big Data," and Who's Collecting It? – Lifehacker

Dear Lifehacker,I’ve been hearing more and more about “big data.” What is it, and is it something I should be worried about? Is this another way companies harvest my data and sell it? Sincerely,Bewitched by BuzzwordsDear Bewitched by Buzzwords,”Big data” is the latest tech industry buzz-phrase. Depending on who you ask, it either represents a threat to personal privacy, or […]

A marketer's journey through the Big Data Archipelago – Customer …

Come along with me on a journey through the Big Data Archipelago. It involves “visiting” a series of islands – an archipelago if you will – that each present a different opportunity to find value in big data.Big data is arguably one of the most overhyped buzzwords in business today, yet we can’t call it a mere “buzzword” because it’s […]

CFP: IEEE BigData Oct. 2014 | Digital Humanities Now

CFP: IEEE BigData Oct. 2014

By The Editors | June 10, 2014

This workshop will address applications of “big data” in the humanities, arts, culture, and social science, the challenges and possibilities that such increased scale brings for scholarship in these areas.See full posting here

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CFP: IEEE BigData Oct. 2014 | Digital Humanities Now

City of Big Data promotes data benefits, ignores privacy concerns

Chicago: City of Big Data is an exhibition being presented by the Chicago Architecture Foundation from now until the end of the year. The title City of Big Data is a play on the moniker bestowed on Chicago by Carl Sandburg, “City of Big Shoulders.” The exhibition focuses on how the City of Chicago uses massive collections of digital information […]

Fears About Big Data Unfounded, Report Says | Technocrat – Roll Call

Fears About Big Data Unfounded, Report Says
By Anne L. Kim Posted at 8 a.m. on May 14
A report from the Technology Policy Institute says there’s no evidence that big data harms privacy. “Privacy advocates, scholars and public officials have raised concern over a number of potential privacy threats from big data,” the think tank’s report says. “As of now there is […]