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86% of companies do not have any HR analytics capabilities

According to Deloitte’s 2014 Human Capital Trends survey, 86% of companies do not have any analytics capabilities in HR, and 67% are ‘weak’ at using HR data to predict workforce performance and improvement.

At the Workforce and HR Analytics Summit West 2015 (March 9-10, San Diego) experienced HR leaders will share how they have reshaped their HR analytics from reporting factories to strategic solution providers that answer some of the most important business…

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Added by Alesia on December 4, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Data Diversity and Integration Trumps Big Data for Better Decision-making

While large data sets may provide significant value in certain cases, data diversity and integrating smart data points will provide more consistent actionable insights and high value intelligence leading to better decision-making.



For example, consider NFL football data. Focusing on large football game data sets is usually not helpful and often misleading creating…

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Added by Michael Walker on November 19, 2014 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

The Richness and Reality of World Data

I’ve been thinking a lot about data, where it comes from, and what it looks like.  I can’t help it.  I’ve been a data geek for almost 15 years.  And I find data beautiful.  Not necessarily in its raw form, mind you. Then it’s just messy and more often than not a pain to deal with, especially when it gets really, really big.  But when smart, creative people start to clean it up and use it in different ways to find the hidden stories that make sense, it can help us learn things in ways that we…

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Added by Anne Russell on October 27, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Do you know what is bigger than Big Data?

From episode 10 of my Naked Analyst Channel on YouTube.

I think I do - and it is the ‘appification’ of analytics. What I mean by this is the reduction of a complex analytic activity such as market segmentation, down to a single button on your computer interface. Very much like the…

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Added by Steve Bennett on October 6, 2014 at 2:07pm — 4 Comments

Big Data is Stupid Data

The "Big Data" marketing hype obscures the fact that more actionable, valuable insights are likely to be found in the right smaller "Smart Data" sets in contrast to large data sets.



While the term "Big Data" is properly defined as data sets whose size is beyond the ability of commonly used software tools to capture, manage, and process the data within a tolerable elapsed time - the…

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Added by Michael Walker on September 19, 2014 at 11:10am — 2 Comments

How Big Data is Revolutionizing Real Estate

The real estate industry has long operated according to its own traditions, but the availability of huge volumes of data is revolutionizing the way the industry works.…

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Added by Rick Delgado on September 16, 2014 at 5:30am — No Comments

Big Data Technology Vendor Consolidation

The "big data" technology vendor market is ripe for consolidation. The myriad of vendors and technologies is causing market confusion. Matt Turck created a nice visualization entitled "…

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Added by Michael Walker on September 12, 2014 at 9:09am — 2 Comments

My Top Websites For Big Data

My Top 6 Websites For Big Data (including Data Science Central of course!) are:

The Naked analyst Episode 8 looks at the best sites to learn about the world of Big Data.

Here are my top 6 sites. They range from the easily digestible to the totally…

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Added by Steve Bennett on August 27, 2014 at 8:27pm — No Comments

Huge Trello List of Great Data Science Resources

I have been reading and collecting data science resources for years (back in the days when BI / BA was all the rage). While there are lots of resources on the net, not all are great and some are even misleading.

Now, I have updated my collection and placed them into a neat Trello list, open to all.

Of course it features some of the great and interesting articles from data science central:…

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Added by Thia Kai Xin on July 28, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Internet of Things? Maybe. Maybe Not.

Everything is connected, through the cloud all machine-generated data are collected and widely shared over the Internet. That’s how we imagine IoT – the Internet of Things.

 

Correction: That’s how THEY imagine IoT. What WE envision here is not just about…

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Added by Yuanjen Chen on June 17, 2014 at 8:30pm — 17 Comments

Big Data, Big Savings: Environmentalism and High-Tech Collide

Data empowers business: it gives us the information we need to make the decisions that drive enterprises, industries, and economies. Big Data enables us to collect a massive amount of information (that we can store, search, share, and analyze) to bring us closer to the goal of finding trends that lead to smarter business decisions.  Big data has big impact on businesses, governments, and societies, and its impact is continuously growing.  And it gets even bigger than that.

Big Data…

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Added by Jon Rabinowitz on March 26, 2014 at 9:48pm — No Comments

The Haboob Clouds Hadoops Future

Hadoop is an open source framework for storing massive amounts of data on clusters of commodity hardware.…



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Added by Michael Walker on March 23, 2014 at 9:03am — 2 Comments

Oil and Gas Solution built on Data-Tactics’ Big Data Engine

The Big Data Yawn

Over the past couple of months we have met with a number of oil and gas executives to demonstrate our Oil and Gas Solution built on Data-Tactics’ Big Data Engine (BDE). During these conversations it has become obvious that the very mention of "Big Data" produces an involuntary physiological response among business leaders - eye rolls and yawns. It appears that big data has reached the Gartner "trough of disillusionment". These executives have heard from a bewildering…

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Added by Sullexis LLC on March 10, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Three Myths About Today’s In-Memory Databases

In-memory database technology is fashionable in recent years as the price of RAM drops substantially and gigabyte chips become affordable. By taking advantage of the cost-performance value of RAM, leading edge database developers are boosting the performance of next-generation databases with in-memory technology. However, many developers who intend to adopt in-memory technology only think of speed in terms of RAM, and do not exploit the true power of in-memory technology.

The…

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Added by Yuanjen Chen on March 9, 2014 at 10:00pm — 3 Comments

The Present and the Future of Big Data and Mobile Technology

As we move to a more…

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Added by Kyle Albert on March 5, 2014 at 10:06pm — No Comments

Data Scientist, please meet the Data Artist

Jim Sterne | Anametrix Blog

I am delighted to bring you this guest post from Jim Sterne, an international consultant who focuses on measuring the value of the Web as a medium for creating and strengthening customer relationships. He has written eight books on using the Internet for marketing, is the founding president and current chairman of the Digital Analytics Association, produces the eMetrics Summit and sits on Anametrix’s Board of Advisors.…

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Added by Ryan Montano on February 28, 2014 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

Gather technical & business world

The Telecom market is saturating and to increase their turnovers, operators are very creative and launch many innovative offers combining devices (mobile phone, MP3 players...), software (music downloads,...) and network (IP calls, ...). On another level, operators would first like to set trustworthy relationships with their good clients and therefore identify them and propose them quality services. To do so, the advanced knowledge of the customers’ past experience is fundamental. In fact,…

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Added by Michel Bruley on February 5, 2014 at 12:13am — No Comments

The Road to Customer Intelligence

Please join us in New York at the Sentiment Analysis Symposium Customer Insight Analytics Workshop on March 5 where Steven Ramirez, CEO of Beyond the Arc, will be presenting The Road to Customer Intelligence: Data, Analytics, Insight.

The afternoon workshop will offer a thorough, practical look at elements that business analysts, managers, and executives must master to compete in today’s…

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Added by Steven Ramirez on February 3, 2014 at 7:17am — No Comments

Moving the goal posts – Variable ticket pricing comes to the NFL

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Added by Steven Ramirez on January 31, 2014 at 5:30am — No Comments

Big Data analytics: Key insights for 2013 and what's ahead for 2014

 In a recent interview with CIO Review magazine, Beyond the Arc CEO, Steven Ramirez shared his insights on the evolution of Big Data analytics in 2013, and what we can expect in 2014. 

What was the impact of Big Data in 2013?…
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Added by Steven Ramirez on January 28, 2014 at 6:32am — No Comments

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