Tag: Big Data

For Those of Us About to Data, We Salute You!

For Those of Us About to Data, We Salute You!

The irony about elections is that they should be about important directional decisions and not emotions, but they are the one time when analytics and emotions become so entirely entwined that we never really know. For some people they become about wedge issues, while for others they become a philosophical soap box to stand upon…
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How Customer Data Platforms Play A Role In Securing Big Data

How Customer Data Platforms Play A Role In Securing Big Data

Big Data – A new market research report shows that by 2027, the overall big data security market will grow to $64.4 billion. It’s not surprising. Some reports estimate 90 percent of all global data ever created was created in just the past few years. That’s good news for marketers looking to gain insights into…
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How Machine Learning Is Powering A New Generation Of App Development

How Machine Learning Is Powering A New Generation Of App Development

Machine Learning – Ever since the introduction of computers, the primary objective of their evolution has been to take arduous calculations off our plates. It meant automating tasks that would otherwise take us a long time. Over the past few years, the computing capabilities of mobile devices have reached a point where it’s now easy…
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This Secret $35 Million FBI Unit Mixes Facial Recognition With Big Data To Investigate America’s Most Horrific Crimes

This Secret $35 Million FBI Unit Mixes Facial Recognition With Big Data To Investigate America’s Most Horrific Crimes

Big Data – In the wake of a mass shooting or terror attacks investigators can be left with hours of CCTV footage, video from witnesses, or clips from social media. Take the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013, where the FBI received over 13,000 videos and had 120 analysts probe them all for clues.

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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How Artificial Intelligence, IoT and Big Data Can Save The Bees

How Artificial Intelligence, IoT and Big Data Can Save The Bees

IoT – Modern agriculture depends on bees. In fact, our entire ecosystem, including the food we eat and the air we breathe, counts on pollinators. But the pollinator population is declining according to Sabiha Rumani Malik, the founder and executive president of The World Bee Project. But, in an intriguing collaboration with Oracle and by…
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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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