Tag: big data analytics

Digital Element Uses Big Data To Project Modern-Day Salaries For Baseball Greats Of Past

Digital Element Uses Big Data To Project Modern-Day Salaries For Baseball Greats Of Past

Gerrit Cole and Mike Trout have the highest salaries in the major league this year. The New York Yankees right-hander and Los Angeles Angels center fielder will each make $13,333,333 in a pandemic-shortened 60-game season. That is a prorated 37 percent of what would have been their full salaries of $36 million if COVID 19…
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Rebuilding Employment: What Burning Glass Big Data On Job Openings Reveal

Rebuilding Employment: What Burning Glass Big Data On Job Openings Reveal

(Latest in a series on the impacts of the coronavirus on employment and the workplace. The previous ones are here. The series turns now going forward to rebuilding America’s job base.) Burning Glass Technologies is among the preeminent data analytics firm worldwide in the employment field. It tracks 3.4 million job listings daily, across more…
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Big data: It’s important to know where it is, how secure it is, and who is using it

Track and monitor who has access, when it’s accessed, and why, to keep it safe and use it to its full potential. Companies are failing at managing their structured and unstructured data, and two recent reports illustrate the problem. Many enterprises don’t know how employees are using their data, and they deal with incidents of…
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Actionable big data: How to bridge the gap between data scientists and engineers

The buzz around big data has created a widespread misconception: that its mere existence can provide a company with actionable insights and positive business outcomes. The reality is a bit more complicated. To get value from big data, you need a capable team of data scientists to sift through it. For the most part, corporations…
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How big data helps China track the coronavirus... and its people

How big data helps China track the coronavirus… and its people

Big Data – Databases full of real names and ID numbers have been used in China for censorship and surveillance, but can they help stop the virus? Alarm over the rapidly spreading coronavirus in China has made it important to keep tabs on where people have been. That’s why anyone who needs proof that they…
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The Future of Lawyers: Legal Tech, AI, Big Data And Online Courts

The Future of Lawyers: Legal Tech, AI, Big Data And Online Courts

Big Data – In the future, is it conceivable that a firm would be charged with legal malpractice if they didn’t use artificial intelligence (AI)? It certainly is. Today, artificial intelligence offers a solution to solve or at least make the access-to-justice issue better and completely transform our traditional legal system. Here’s what you need…
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Big Data Comes to Hollywood: The Brewing Antitrust Battle of the Streaming Era

Big Data Comes to Hollywood: The Brewing Antitrust Battle of the Streaming Era

U.S. regulators are being urged to look beyond Google and Facebook to review how Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and others are leveraging consumer habits as a competitive weapon in the digital entertainment war. Big Data – Movie box office. TV ratings. Say what you will about the reliability of entertainment consumption metrics, but for decades,…
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15 Ways Business Development Leaders Are Leveraging Big Data

15 Ways Business Development Leaders Are Leveraging Big Data

Big data has revolutionized nearly every industry by giving business leaders unprecedented access to rich, granular information about its customers. This data can significantly improve your company’s business development efforts, but you have to know how to properly gather and implement it. To help you, we asked a panel of Forbes Business Development Council members…
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Beyond Big Data: Getting Ready For The Decentralized Web

Big Data – The influence of the world’s biggest internet companies grows exponentially with the amount of data they gather from users, just as the criticism they receive grows. Due to the organization of the web, their hegemony remains almost untouchable. For consumers to regain control of their data, an alternative system is required. Enter…
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Big data poses big problems for banks, experts say

Risks to security and privacy cited as products and services develop rapidly The financial services industry’s use of big data and data aggregation tools has the potential to benefit millions of consumers but also could disproportionately affect the privacy and security of vulnerable populations. That’s the take of experts who testified to the House Financial…
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