The on-going Big Data media hype stirs up a lot of passionate voices. There are naysayers ("it is nothing new"), doomsayers ("it will disrupt everything"), and soothsayers… Continue
Added by Kirk Borne on July 31, 2013 at 1:00pm —
Over 100 years ago, the great science fiction writer H. G. Wells was credited with saying, "Statistical thinking will one day be as necessary for efficient citizenship as the ability to read or write." It is clear that this statement is probably more true today than ever, as Big Data and Analytics are paraded before every aspect… Continue
Added by Kirk Borne on July 29, 2013 at 9:00am —
The US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) kicked off their Big Data Working Group on June 19th 2013. The sessions have now been broken down into subgroups for Definitions, Taxonomies, Reference Architecture, and Technology Roadmap. The charter for the working group:
NIST is leading the development of a Big Data Technology Roadmap. This roadmap will define and prioritize requirements for interoperability, reusability, and extendibility for… Continue
Added by Donald Krapohl on July 3, 2013 at 8:58am —
Here is a crisp info graphic which communicates the top 5 data products which can be $ denting in the Airline industry
1. Property reccomender
2. Word of mouth modeler
3, Funnel friction Spotter
4. Traveller churn scorer
5. Sentiment Analyzer
Added by derick on June 21, 2013 at 12:43pm —
The Big Data age is dawning. Just like every major emerging opportunity that presents an unprecedented competitive advantage across sectors, we might not know the ultimate outcome with this journey at this stage. But everyone wants to know: who will race to the finish line and come out on top? Whether you're the turtle or the hare, it's important to observe and manage the signs presented to you on the road to victory. Here's a collection of differentiators that will lead to… Continue
Added by Radhika Subramanian on June 4, 2013 at 11:02am —
I wonder, using big data and predictive analytic, can we predict the winner of x-factor or American Idols from the start of their audition performance? I think we might have a good chance to predict the winner right away.
What if we could only have the information from their first performance, what should be the variables to be used in the predictive model? Here’s from what I could think of:
- The voice: quantified timbre, energy and rhythm
Added by Eka Aulia on April 29, 2013 at 9:25am —
John Gower is an analyst for NerdWallet, a website analyzing data from thousands of financial institutions to help consumers find the best cd rates, checking accounts, credit cards and more. He wrote a great article for our blog about Big Data in Banking.
Read his blog here: http://emcien.com/guest-post-big-data-in-banking/
Here's an… Continue
Added by Radhika Subramanian on March 22, 2013 at 7:47am —
Added by Jaime Fitzgerald on March 20, 2013 at 11:30am —
Today’s organizations are challenged to gain insight into most productive marketing and sales actions across multiple channels they use. Doing this requires multi-channel marketing attribution approach.
Facing this topic I have made a personal research, and realize a synthesis, which has helped me to clarify some ideas. The attached presentation does not intend to be exhaustive on the subject, but could perhaps bring you some useful insights: … Continue
Added by Michel Bruley on February 22, 2013 at 3:03am —
Most of Datawarehouse folks are very much accustomed with the term "Capacity Planning", Read Inmon. This is widely used process for DBA's and Datawarehouse Architects. In an typical project of data management and warehouse wide variety of audience is involved to drive the capacity planning. It involves everyone from Business Analyst to Architect to… Continue
Added by Manish Bhoge on February 15, 2013 at 2:46am —
The following is excerpted from Too Big to Ignore: The Business Case for Big Data. John Wiley & Sons will be publishing this in early March 2013.
Much like the baseball revolution pioneered by Billy Beane, car insurance today is undergoing a fundamental transformation. Just ask Joseph Tucci. As the CEO at data storage behemoth EMC Corporation, he knows a thing or 30…
Added by Phil Simon on February 12, 2013 at 12:34pm —
IDIRO TECHNOLOGIES ANNOUNCES DEAL WITH GLOBAL SERVICE PROVIDER DIGICEL TO PROVIDE MARKETING ANALYTICS
Dublin, 22nd January 2013
Idiro Technologies, a…
Added by Simon Rees on January 23, 2013 at 6:27am —
A Social Network is a theoretical construction useful in the social sciences to study social relationships.
Social network analysis refers to methods used to analyze social networks, social structures made up of individuals or organizations, which are connected by one or more specific types of interdependency, such as friendship, common interest, financial exchange, or relationships of beliefs, etc.…
Facing this new domain I have make a personal… Continue
Added by Michel Bruley on December 17, 2012 at 3:05am —
Big amount of information is available in textual form in databases or online sources, and for many enterprise functions (marketing, maintenance, finance, etc.) represents a huge opportunity to improve their business knowledge.
Sentiment analysis or opinion mining refers to the application of language processing to identify and extract subjective information in source materials. Generally speaking, sentiment analysis aims to determine the attitude of a speaker or a writer… Continue
Added by Michel Bruley on November 21, 2012 at 1:41am —
Indian School of Business, one of the premier management institution's in India and rated one among the Top 20 B-Schools in the world for their post graduate programs has collaborated with CrowdANALYTIX to initiate a contest that will help students collaborate with a large community of data scientists on a ideation problem. This is the first in a sequence of 4 including ideation and data mining…
Added by Aravind on October 24, 2012 at 12:52am —
Added by Michael Walker on October 3, 2012 at 1:17pm —
For a company, having "a presence" in social media is worthless unless it allows it to achieve some objectives. However, beyond the control of the company, social media talk about the company, under these conditions is it reasonable to ignore this space frequented by customers, prospects, partners and competitors? Continue
Social media influences reputation, image, and perceived value. All this has an impact on business results, sales, recruiting new customers, the frequency of…
Added by Michel Bruley on September 5, 2012 at 3:03am —
Companies, products, and technologies included in the Big Data Landscape:
Added by Michael Walker on August 30, 2012 at 5:57pm —
The Hadoop stack includes more than a dozen components, or subprojects, that are complex to deploy and manage. Installation, configuration and production deployment at scale is challenging.
The main components… Continue
Added by Michael Walker on August 22, 2012 at 1:00pm —
Percolator, Dremel and Pregel: Alternatives to Hadoop
Hadoop (MapReduce where code is turned into map and reduce jobs, and Hadoop runs the jobs) is great at crunching data yet inefficient for analyzing data because each time you add, change or manipulate data you must stream over the entire dataset.
In most organizations, data is always… Continue
Added by Michael Walker on August 12, 2012 at 12:49pm —