Tag: Big Data

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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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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Questioning The Long-Term Importance Of Big Data In AI

Questioning The Long-Term Importance Of Big Data In AI

Big Data – No asset is more prized in today’s digital economy than data. It has become widespread to the point of cliche to refer to data as “the new oil.” As one recent Economist headline put it, data is “the world’s most valuable resource.” Data is so highly valued today because of the essential…
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How scientists are using machine learning to study the planet

How scientists are using machine learning to study the planet

Machine Learning – Today’s Earth scientists are spending less time standing in fields collecting soil samples, and more time behind a computer screen. Most geoscience data is automatically collected by sensors and satellites. The big challenge is making sense of all that data so that scientists can get back to what they do best: Observing…
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Top 5 benefits of DevOps

Big Data Testing For DevOps And Agile: Are Your Installations Keeping Up?

DevOps – It’s a generally accepted maxim that the business community’s fascination with big data, which started in the mid-2000s, ran out of steam about five years ago. But that’s only partly true. While the talking points have shifted to DevOps, Agile, AI and machine learning, big data never left the scene. On the contrary:…
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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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How Big Data Can Affect Your Bank Account—and Life

How Big Data Can Affect Your Bank Account—and Life

Big Data – Mustafa loves good coffee. In his free time, he often browses high-end coffee machines that he cannot currently afford but is saving for. One day, traveling to a friend’s wedding abroad, he gets to sit next to another friend on the plane. When Mustafa complains about how much he paid for his…
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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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Data Driven Decision Making Fueling Big Data Adoption

Data Driven Decision Making Fueling Big Data Adoption

Big data is considered as the next huge transformation in data management and analysis. Many businesses around the world have employed big data technology in their operations to help them analyze the consistently generated data. The big data technology’s adoption has shown lots of promises and is very popular among end-use industries. As big data…
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