Big Data focus for University | News | – University of Edinburgh

Big Data focus for UniversityEdinburgh’s expertise in handling Big Data is to be strengthened with the appointment of medical informatics expert Professor Andrew Morris.His appointment as the University’s new Vice-Principal of Data Science will see him work closely with colleagues to create cross-disciplinary opportunities for education, research and innovation in the field.Professor Morris will advise the Principal and senior management […]

The Game Show Network Games and Big Data – The HP Blog Hub

By Calvin Zito, @HPStorageGuy Nth Symposium was a few weeks ago and one of the keynotes was delivered by Portman Wills. Portman is the Chief Data Scientist at the Game Show Networks Games. Portman discussed how they log every action taken by gamers and with HP Vertica, they use that information to improve their users’ experience and drive higher revenue.For […]

TEXATA Big Data Analytics World Championships, KDnuggets …

The Big Data Analytics World Championship involves two online qualification rounds and a Live World Finals event held in Texas, USA in October 2014. Free registration for KDnuggets readers.
TEXATA Big Data Analytics World ChampionshipsOnline Rounds
Participants from more than 100 countries will compete individually in two online qualification rounds. All you need is a computer, internet connection and […]

Huge Big Data Poster and Reference – KDnuggets

A really Big poster “Do You Know Big Data” includes: What it is, Leading tools, What is a Data Scientist, What questions should we ask of databases, Visual techniques, Statistical algorithms, Privacy, and more. By Bob Gourley, June 2014.This poster was created by analysts at Altamira.If you are an analyst, enterprise architect, CIO, CTO, CISO, CFO or even […]

Profile: KDnuggets Serves Analytics and Big Data Fields

A profile of KDnuggets, including an overview, history, and present highlights, is featured on the homepage of INFORMS, a major society for Analytics and Optimization (until June 23, 2014).comments
By Gregory Piatetsky,
@kdnuggets, Jun 11, 2014.

INFORMS, which stands for The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, is the largest professional society in the field of […]

Ayasdi Seeks Out the Underlying Shapes of Big Data – Bio-IT World

By Aaron Krol  May 14, 2014 | More than a hundred companies set up booths at the 2014 Bio-IT World Conference & Expo to demonstrate their products, but it seems safe to say only one of them
could claim the Miami Heat as a customer.Ayasdi, whose eclectic client base also includes Merck, General
Electric, Citigroup, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, […]

How AT&T Uses Big Data to Shape its TV Creative | CMO Strategy …

AT&T’s ‘Lilly’
“It’s Not Complicated” may have been its name, but the insights that drove one of AT&T’s most successful ad campaigns ever were based on a massive three-year big-data project that was plenty complex.The campaign featuring comedian Beck Bennett and little kids in a classroom was the product of a three-year project. It involved an analysis of 40 […]