Jan 3 4:15pm Datafloq
The explosion of data, coupled with tools used to collect and analyze that data, has fundamentally transformed how we communicate, collaborate and innovate. Every employee now has access to some level of analytics, helping to guide strategic decision-making and processes. Yet, while we’ve made great strides in data democratization, businesses struggle to master data centralization. And, as a result, are housing siloed treasure chests of knowledge that remain largely untapped. Over the last five years, the complexity of data consolidation has grown in parallel with the expansion of SaaS and...
Jan 3 3:49pm Datafloq
You know those sales calls that you get from software companies, where the eager sales rep asks you what keeps you up at night? Claiming that their “solution” will integrate your existing systems, reduce your technology costs, generate powerful reports, and improve employee productivity? Seems like an information executive’s Utopian ideal, doesn’t it? Whether that sales rep’s company can deliver on all of these promises isn’t as material to this article as whether your company’s data can be trusted to make important decisions on. The individual data records themselves are innoce...
Jan 3 2:58pm Datafloq
The Internet of Things (IoT) is coming, and almost no one is disputing that reality. Someday in the near future, most devices will be connected and networked to make our lives easier. The only question now is…when? Some industries have been quicker than others to hop on board and build the technology and integrate IoT devices into their everyday operations. Here are 4 that are leading the way in IoT integration—and reaping the benefits. Utilities There’s a lot of waste in public utilities, and many companies are using IoT sensors and other devices to cut down on waste and promote eff...
Jan 3 2:39pm Datafloq
Big data has been used to improve almost every aspect of our lives, and higher education is no exception. Over the past few years, universities have been working hard to figure out how to leverage the massive amount of data they’re collecting to make their schools perform better and assist students in completion. Predictive analysis of data sets can be used to improve efficiency and tailor the college experience according to students’ needs. However, some insights gained can be used for irresponsible purposes, and higher education organizations need to be aware of these pitfalls and avoid...
Jan 3 10:35am Big Data – VentureBeat
VB LIVE: Machine learning isn’t just self-driving cars and personal assistants — companies like Netflix, Facebook and eBay use it to predict customer behavior, prevent fraud, improve the supply chain, boost customer retention and more. For insight into how you can leverage the power of machine learning, don’t miss this interactive VB Live event. Register here for free. “10 years […]...
Jan 3 10:20am IBM Big Data Hub Blog
The manufacturing industry finds itself embroiled in major changes these days, and analytics, cloud-based technologies, the Internet of Things and volumes of data are fueling its metamorphosis. See how manufacturing companies are shifting resources toward value-add processes such as operationalization of data products, developing new algorithms, development collaboration and more.
Jan 3 3:30am DATAVERSITY
Machine Learning (ML) has revolutionized the world of computers by allowing them to learn as they progress forward with large datasets, thus mitigating many previous programming pitfalls and impasses. Machine Learning builds algorithms, which when exposed to high volumes of data, can self-teach and evolve. When this unique technology powers Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications, the […] The post 2017 Machine Learning Trends appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Jan 3 3:15am DATAVERSITY
by Angela Guess According to a new press release, “Black Book’s national panel poll of consumers aims to judge patient adoption and acceptance of technology, as well as measure those impacts on the healthcare industry. The patient survey, conducted from September through December 2016, asked consumers to evaluate the technology they were exposed to, know […] The post Healthcare’s Digital Divide Ushers in a New Year of Patient Distrust appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Jan 3 3:10am DATAVERSITY
by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “Data as a Service (DaaS) is a cloud service leverage to ensure the availability of critical data in a convenient, cost-effective manner to businesses. DaaS model works on the principle of offloading the load and risks associated with Data Management to a third-party Cloud-based provider. DaaS enables […] The post Data as a Service Market Analysis, Trends, Forecast, 2016-2026 appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Jan 3 3:05am DATAVERSITY
by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, recently partnered with ASUS to protect home users against malicious IoT threats with Trend Micro™ Smart Home Network solution embedded in ASUS wireless home routers. Security of Internet of Things (IoT) devices remains an essential aspect for […] The post Trend Micro and ASUS Team Up to Protect Home Users against IoT Security Threats appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Dec 30 7:52pm Datafloq
Security concerns are all around us, particularly with the proliferation of the internet. Data breaches should be a top concern for all major companies, but they’re surprisingly not very high on the list for many. According to research from the Cisco 2016 Annual Security Report, only 29 percent of small to mid-size businesses used standard tools to prevent security breaches in 2015. What’s more surprising is that this percentage is 10 percent less than those who used it in 2014. With 80 percent of companies expected to experience a cyberattack in the course of a year and the average cost...
Dec 30 12:58pm AWS Big Data Blog
Air travel can be stressful due to the many factors that are simply out of airline passengers’ control. As passengers, we want to minimize this stress as much as we can. We can do this by using past data to make predictions about how likely a flight will be delayed based on the time of […]...
Dec 30 3:35am DATAVERSITY
Click to learn more about video blogger Stefan Groschupf. Introducing the Big Data & Brews video blog series presented by Stefan Groschupf, CEO of Datameer. The series will touch on hot topics within the business of Machine Learning, Big Data, Analytics, Internet of Things, Cloud Computing, Modern BI, NoSQL and Next Generation Technologies. In today’s video […] The post Innovation Cycles in Silicon Valley appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Dec 30 3:15am DATAVERSITY
by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Data Center Services – Procurement Market Intelligence Report 2016-2020” report to their offering… A data center is a large set of networked computer servers that is used to store, manage, and distribute data. It can be private […] The post Data Center Services Report 2016-2020 – Research and Markets appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Dec 29 6:30pm Datafloq
For the past ten years, the car industry has been one of the biggest industries that has had the most beneficial technological advancements. The use of data in and outside the cars has been the a very significant technological improvement. With this technology, cars are safer, more user friendly and more efficient. Car manufacturers are always looking to improve their models and with big data, they are able to spring forward in their industry. With the advancements of bluetooth, sensors, seats, trunks, screens and apps, big data has improved these new features even more. What customers are lo...
Dec 29 12:15pm Big Data – VentureBeat
REVIEW: People are gearing up to say good riddance to 2016, and as the Earth completes another revolution around the sun, we’re all eager to try our hand at predicting the next big thing. Will virtual reality, on-demand services, and bots shine again in 2017? Or will the spotlight turn to messaging apps, cybersecurity, and artificial intelligence? Here are 15 startups […]...
Dec 29 3:30am DATAVERSITY
Understanding Big Data and Data Governance goes hand in hand with the concept of a Data Dictionary. Data Dictionaries have been integral to business functions. This article will demystify and help to clarify the Data Dictionary model. What is a Data Dictionary? A Data Dictionary provides the ingredients and steps needed to create relevant business […] The post The Data Dictionary Demystified appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Dec 29 3:15am DATAVERSITY
by Angela Guess A recent press release states, “For years, data center pollution has been the source of ongoing concern by environmental experts who worry about the quality of air and the amount of energy expended inside these facilities. The confluence of massive amounts of heat and energy, as well as the toxicity generated by […] The post Air Filters in Data Centers: An Environmental Concern appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Dec 29 3:10am DATAVERSITY
by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “WISeKey International Holding Ltd announced today the release of The HUMAN(IT) Manifesto and invites all internet users to show their support for the need to manage the dynamic relationship between humanity and technology. During 2016, WISeKey, the OISTE.ORG Foundation and their global partnership ecosystem delivered new initiatives […] The post WISeKey and OISTE.ORG Release The HUMAN (IT) Manifesto appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Dec 29 3:05am DATAVERSITY
by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “Cleveland Clinic and IBM today announced a five-year agreement to expand the Clinic’s health information technology capabilities. The Clinic and IBM aim to establish a model for a health system transition to value-based care and population health, and to uncover potential standards that could be replicated […] The post Cleveland Clinic, IBM Work to Establish Model for Cognitive Population Health Management appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Dec 28 11:48pm Datafloq
Technology has enriched the overall customer experience. As a result, today’s leading fashion houses are looking at several ways to utilize emerging analytical technologies in fashion retail today. Let’s look at some of the ways this is happening today. Digital Marketing and Social Media Analytics Digital marketing analytics expenses increased by 60\% in 2015 as branding and advertising businesses boomed. Social media and online advertising on mobile will continue to grow as integration of offline and online customer experience is on the rise. This in turn, has increased consumer brand...
Dec 28 2:22pm AWS Big Data Blog
The typical progression for creating and using a trained model for recommendations falls into two general areas: training the model and hosting the model. Model training has become a well-known standard practice. We want to highlight one of many ways to host those recommendations (for example, see the Analyzing Genomics Data at Scale using R, […]...
Dec 28 3:35am DATAVERSITY
Click here to learn more about Jeff Hirsch. Still think marketing research is more science than art? Allow me to introduce exhibit one, the 2016 presidential election. Lamenting this epic fail in research in The Hollywood Reporter, Michael Wolff went so far to say it was the “day the data died.” That’s not quite right. Big […] The post The Science of Big Data: The Art of Interpretation appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Dec 28 3:20am DATAVERSITY
by Angela Guess A new press release reports, “The master data management market has undergone tremendous advancement in the past few years. With the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT) the penetration of information technology across various industries has increased. Organizations have ramped up their investments in IoT technology. IoT offers a range of […] The post Master Data Management Industry to Reach $37 Billion by 2024 appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Dec 28 3:15am DATAVERSITY
by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “Pricchaa Inc. announced that it has released a complimentary Office 365 Data Risk Breach Diagnostic Tool. Pricchaa offers solutions to detect and protect sensitive information when large volumes of data in a variety of formats move at a very high speed. While Office 365 is more […] The post Pricchaa Releases Office 365 Data Breach Risk Diagnostic Tool appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Dec 28 3:10am DATAVERSITY
by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “DENSO Corporation and NEC Corporation today announced their cooperation in the fields of advanced driver assistance, automated driving, and manufacturing, to help preserve the global environment and create a safe and secure automotive society. The two companies will cooperate based on DENSO’s high level of technology […] The post DENSO and NEC Start Collaboration on AI- and IoT-based Advanced Driver Assistance appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Dec 28 3:05am DATAVERSITY
by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “Today medical artificial intelligence (AI) app Ada makes Canadian history, launching a new consumer-facing medical app that enables Canadians to assess and monitor their personal health through sophisticated AI technology. Designed to grow smarter as users engage with it, Ada’s intelligence amounts to much more than personalized […] The post Artificial Intelligence App Changes the Game for Mobile Health in Canada appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Dec 28 2:03am Datafloq
2016 has come to an end, so it is time to look back at all the great articles that were published on Datafloq. From artificial intelligence to blockchain and the Internet of Things, our most popular articles covered leading and emerging technology trends. Take a minute and read-up on the articles help you better understand these trends. For 2017, we will continue to publish great articles to help you understand and get started with these technologies. At Datafloq we are looking to grow our network of expert contributors. If you have expertise in Big Data, AI, Robotics, IoT, VR, Cloud, or Tech...
Dec 27 3:31pm Big Data University
Here’s this week’s news in Data Science and Big Data. Don’t forget to subscribe if you find this useful! Interesting Data Science Articles and News 6 big data trends to watch in 2017 – As more analytics systems become mission critical in 2017, big data leaders and CIOs should keep a close eye on these […] The post This Week in Data Science (December 27, 2016) appeared first on Big Data University.
Dec 27 3:30am DATAVERSITY
How do Data Scientists fit into an organization? How is the role of a Data Scientist different from the role of a Data Engineer? How should the Data Science team be organized to create the most value for the business? Those are questions companies are struggling with as they begin to incorporate Big Data, Analytics, […] The post Challenges in Data Science: How to Better Organize Enterprise Components appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Dec 27 3:15am DATAVERSITY
by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “Datorama, a leading global marketing analytics company, today announced that its marketing analytics platform has integrated with Amazon Alexa to provide today’s business professionals with an all-new capability: to interact with their data by simply using their voice. Called ’Ask Datorama Anything’, this new functionality allows marketers […] The post Datorama Now Elevates Insights Through Voice-Driven Marketing Analytics appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Dec 27 3:10am DATAVERSITY
by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “Nokia, Vodafone and Telit, are collaborating to expand the Internet of Things ecosystem using Narrowband-IoT (NB-IoT) technology. Nokia has deployed a fully integrated NB-IoT system at Vodafone’s ‘Open Lab’ in Dusseldorf, Germany using its radio access network and elements from its Cloud Packet Core solution. The system […] The post Nokia, Vodafone and Telit Collaborate to Expand the IoT Ecosystem Using NB-IoT Technology appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Dec 27 3:05am DATAVERSITY
by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “Tessera Holding Corporation today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, FotoNation Limited, and VeriSilicon Holdings Co., Ltd., have entered into an agreement to jointly develop a next generation image processing platform that offers best-in-class programmability, power, performance and area for computer vision (CV), computational imaging (CI) […] The post FotoNation and VeriSilicon Collaborate on Advanced Computer Vision Imaging Platform – IPU2.0 appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Dec 26 3:35am DATAVERSITY
Click here to learn more about Jeff Shortis. The data used by corporations can be broken down into five different types: Unstructured (emails, marketing materials, white papers), Transactional (invoices, receipts, sales), Metadata (log files, report definitions, XML documents), Hierarchical (the relationships between all the other data), and Master (a company’s critical nouns–people, places, and things. […] The post Collaborative Data Governance: Getting Value from your MDM Program appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Dec 26 3:25am DATAVERSITY
by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “DevOps is moving into the mainstream – that’s a major finding from a new survey by Redgate Software among SQL Server professionals. The State of Database DevOps Survey involved over 1,000 people from companies across the globe, and the respondents included database administrators, IT directors and developers. […] The post New Survey Reveals True Picture of DevOps for the Database appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Dec 26 3:15am DATAVERSITY
by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “The global governance risk and compliance (GRC) platform market is expected grow at a CAGR of more than 13\% during the period 2017-2021, according to Technavio’s latest research. In this research report, Technavio covers the market outlook and growth prospects of the global GRC platform market […] The post Global Governance Risk and Compliance Platform Market to Grow Through 2021 appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Dec 26 3:10am DATAVERSITY
by Angela Guess A new press release states, “Innova Research recently released the top 8 emerging trends in the world of robotics for 2017 and beyond. These trends covered the market growth, the technology development, laws and regulations for robotics, and the development of new robotics business models. Since its market introduction in 2014, collaborative […] The post Innova Research Identifies the Top 8 Robotics Trends for 2017 appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Dec 26 3:05am DATAVERSITY
by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “MALUUBA, a Canadian deep-learning company helping machines think, reason and communicate with human-like intelligence, today announced the public release of two sophisticated natural language understanding datasets. In making these resources available, the company seeks to further advance and facilitate breakthrough innovation in artificial intelligence research. Created […] The post Maluuba Releases World’s Largest Human Created Question Answering Dataset appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Dec 24 4:15pm Big Data – VentureBeat
The year 2016 may be remembered for many things, from the emergence of self-driving cars into the mainstream to virtual reality’s stab at being more than a fad. But for those who follow M&A activity around the world, Europe produced some notable exits at the hands of some big-name U.S. tech companies. And a handful […]...
Dec 23 3:30am DATAVERSITY
Click here to learn more about author Jon Pilkington. Looking back over the past year, it is clear that self-service solutions have become widely adopted by organizations across industries, as users want to access and analyze information immediately without having to wait for IT to run a report or provide a database. This trend will continue […] The post Six Reasons Data Analytics Will Make a Splash in 2017 appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Dec 23 3:20am DATAVERSITY
by Angela Guess A new press release reports, “Dresner Advisory Services today published the 2016 Natural Language Analytics Market Study, part of the Wisdom of Crowds® series of research. The report examines user trends and intentions surrounding the deployment of natural language analytics tools used to bridge human language and data by employing either natural […] The post Dresner Advisory Services Publishes Inaugural Natural Language Analytics Market Study appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Dec 23 3:15am DATAVERSITY
by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “Nimbus Data, developer of ExaFlash, the world’s most advanced flash memory platform for cloud infrastructure and big data, today announced the granting of a patent for its non-blocking all-flash architecture. Nimbus Data’s Parallel Memory Architecture scales capacity and performance linearly within each ExaFlash system, offering latency and […] The post Nimbus Data Granted Patent for Parallel Memory Architecture appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Dec 22 7:22pm AWS Big Data Blog
Ben Snively is a Solutions Architect with AWS Speed and agility are essential with today’s analytics tools. The quicker you can get from idea to first results, the more you can experiment and innovate with your data, perform ad-hoc analysis, and drive answers to new business questions. Serverless architectures help in this respect by taking […]...
Dec 22 5:25pm IBM Big Data Hub Blog
Holiday operations can be quite demanding for any organization, but if you operate from the North Pole and work against the clock all year to meet your late December deadline, then you need big data and analytics. Hear what big data and advanced analytics expert Tripp Braden had to say about this unique global enterprise.
Dec 22 3:00pm DATAVERSITY
It’s that time of year again to announce the Top 20 publications by DATAVERSITY in 2016. We are excited to wrap up another great year of education. We published over 100 articles, over 150 blogs, 89 webinars, two online conferences, and five face-to-face conferences. We also launched our new DATAVERSITY Training Center this year where […] The post 2016 DATAVERSITY Top 20 appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Dec 22 12:41pm Big Data – VentureBeat
VB LIVE: Staying ahead of the curve isn’t simply adopting new technology, but reinventing your approach. Catch up with our latest VB Live event, where master data-driven marketers from dating site superstar Match.com and retail powerhouse Wayfair deliver insight into what it takes to use mobile data right. Access this free VB Live event on demand right […]...
Dec 22 3:30am DATAVERSITY
Like many of their peers, as business leaders look to the future, they may well be concerned most about getting value out of all the data they possess. They look around at a world of unstructured data, rich in insights, but not suited to traditional legacy databases. They perceive that technologies such as Machine Learning […] The post Bottlenose Takes on the Data Scientist Shortage appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Dec 22 3:15am DATAVERSITY
by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “Zenoss Inc., the leader in hybrid IT monitoring and analytics software, today announced the latest release of its Zenoss Service Dynamics platform, version 5.2. The company is experiencing tremendous growth in customer segments with large and highly distributed infrastructures, and this release offers key advancements in […] The post Latest Zenoss Software Release Fuels IT Transformation for Global Organizations appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Dec 22 3:10am DATAVERSITY
by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “Qualcomm Incorporated today announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., intends to collaborate with Google to add support for the new Android Things operating system (OS) in Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ processors. Android Things is a new vertical of Android designed for Internet of Things (IoT) devices. By using […] The post Qualcomm Intends to Collaborate with Google on Android Things OS appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Dec 22 1:43am Datafloq
Can big data provide similar opportunities for small businesses and retail traders the way it does for large corporations? This remains one of the most commonly asked questions amongst many venturing entrepreneurs. For decades, big companies like Google and Facebook have benefited from big data; and they still are! The fact that the giant companies have more self-generated data doesn’t mean big data harvesting is out of small businesses’ reach. Interestingly, big data is even more suited to smaller businesses because it is easier for them to act on data driven insights. So how best can sma...
Dec 21 11:06pm Data Stories
In this 2016 year review episode, we interview 6 visualization experts from 6 different countries. There is a lot to learn about data visualization around the world! Wishing a Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year to all our listeners!...
Dec 21 1:51pm AWS Big Data Blog
Tom Zeng is a Solutions Architect for Amazon EMR Jupyter Notebook (formerly IPython) is one of the most popular user interfaces for running Python, R, Julia, Scala, and other languages to process and visualize data, perform statistical analysis, and train and run machine learning models. Jupyter notebooks are self-contained documents that can include live code, […]...
Dec 21 11:41am ZDNet | Big On Data Blog RSS
Can data from organizations as prominent as NASA vanish into thin air? A grass-roots initiative lead by scientists and researchers believes it just might, and is doing everything in its power to prevent this.
Dec 21 11:30am Hortonworks Blog – Hortonworks
2016 has been an incredible year for us in terms of sharing content, and divulging in technical know-how. Take a look at our top 5 blogs published this year! 5. The Next Generation of Hadoop-Based Security & Data Governance 4. Apache Hive vs Apache Impala Query Performance Comparison 3. Announcing Apache Hive 2.1: 25x Faster […] The post Top 5 Blogs 2016 appeared first on Hortonworks.
Dec 21 11:30am Hortonworks Blog – Hortonworks
As the hectic holiday season nears, we’re all looking for way to have a little more time for friends and family, to enjoy the season and perhaps slow down a little. But as many of us know, business doesn’t always wait. And for some, it’s one of the busiest times of year. Wouldn’t it be […] The post 3 Ways Hortonworks Helps You Have More Time for the Holidays appeared first on Hortonworks.
Dec 21 3:40am DATAVERSITY
Relational databases are also called Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS) or SQL databases. Historically, the most popular of these have been Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle Database, MySQL, and IBM DB2. The RDBMS’s are used mostly in large enterprise scenarios, with the exception of MySQL, which is also used to store data for Web applications. All […] The post A Review of Different Database Types: Relational versus Non-Relational appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Dec 21 3:25am DATAVERSITY
by Angela Guess A new press release states, “The market has evolved from technologists looking to learn and understand new big data technologies to customers who want to learn about new projects, new companies and most importantly, how organizations are actually benefitting from the technology. According to John Schroeder, executive chairman and founder of MapR […] The post MapR Executive Chairman and Founder John Schroeder Identifies 6 Big Data Predictions for 2017 appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Dec 21 3:20am DATAVERSITY
by Angela Guess A new press release reports, “75\% of business product owners consider business agility to be the number one driver for strategic technology initiatives and 92\% believe the database has a pivotal role to play in supporting such modernization efforts according to a new survey from NuoDB, the elastic SQL database for cloud […] The post Infographic: Digital Transformation Efforts Hinge on the Database Finds NuoDB Survey appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Dec 21 3:10am DATAVERSITY
by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “IAB (Interactive Advertising Bureau) today released ‘The Internet of Things,’ a study which shows that nearly two-thirds (62\%) of American consumers own at least one Internet of Things connected device (connected car, connected/smart TV, fitness tracker, home control system or appliance, internet-enabled voice command, smart glasses, […] The post Nearly Two-Thirds of Americans Own at Least One Internet of Things Connected Device appeared first on DATAVERSITY.