Tag: big data analytics

Big data is serving top tennis players a match-winning advantage

Big data is serving top tennis players a match-winning advantage

The combination of analytics and video is helping coaches to hone player performance and the sport is keen to push innovative use of technology in all areas of the game. Big data is changing how tennis stars train and play; but the key to success is taking all that information and turning it into something…
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Big Data Is Coming to the National Hockey League

Big Data Is Coming to the National Hockey League

This season, the league is debuting a puck and player tracking system that promises to unleash a tsunami of big data about player speed and execution Big Data – In the last decade, data and analytics have turned baseball into a bonanza of home runs and strikeouts, basketball became a game won or lost behind…
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Big Data, Small Results? 3 Ways To Make Your Data Deliver More Value

Big Data, Small Results? 3 Ways To Make Your Data Deliver More Value

Big Data – For a good number of years, your company has been investing in capturing data descriptive of systems health, operation and performance. Expectations have been high that predictive maintenance, operation and cost reductions will quickly follow. Alas, expectations and reality have failed to meet. Mountains of data have been collected, but few insights…
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Facebook alumni forge own paths to big data analytics tools

Startups Interana and Rockset differ in their approaches to providing new query capabilities on fast-arriving big data. Both are led by technologists who started at Facebook. Software engineers at Facebook forged many of the software types that now comprise big data analytics tools. Hive, Presto, Scuba and other tools were created at Facebook to drive…
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How IoT And Big Data Analytics Can Make Our Food Safer

Big Data and IoT – Access to food is a basic human right, vital for good health and reduction of the risk of diseases. Eating many different foods helps maintain a healthy and interesting diet which, giving the body a range of different nutrients. According to the health and wellness brand, Easy Will Power, if we…
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Netflix Harnesses Big Data To Profit From Your Tastes

“Bird Box,” a thriller starring Sandra Bullock, sucked in 45 million Netflix viewers in a week. “Bandersnatch,” part of Netflix’s “Black Mirror” franchise, set new standards for interaction. Netflix is quietly transforming the entertainment industry with big data. Founded in 1997, Netflix began as a subscription mail-order DVD company. Back then, distributing the shiny discs in prepaid…
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How can insurers leverage big data to improve their processes?

Big data is not just a buzz term any more – as consumers demand more from insurance companies, the need for a more efficient way to examine risks grows as well. The opportunities big data analytics presents are endless in helping companies transform the way they see and manage large pools of information from consumers.…
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