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The #1 IOT Challenge: Use Case Identification, Validation and Prioritization

You can’t get to the “What” and the “Why” by focusing on the “How”

In the gold rush to “monetize” IOT, organizations are frantically installing sensors on everything that moves (and some things that should not move), hoping that someone in the business will figure out a way to get financial value out of the resulting data[1].…

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Added by Bill Schmarzo on October 8, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Here is How Big Data is changing the Oil Industry

In 2006, marketing commentator Michael Palmer had blogged, “Data is just like crude. It’s valuable, but if unrefined it cannot really be used.

After nine years, the statement still holds true across any industry that depends on large volumes of data. It is true that until and unless, data is not broken down into pieces and analyzed, it holds little value.

As the world becomes more receptive to the advantages of big data, the oil industry does not seem to be far…

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Added by Deena Zaidi on October 4, 2017 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Bridging the Skills Gap of New York City ~ A Case Study using Tableau and MySQL

Data Analytics remains incomplete without data visualization.

 

In a Data Analytics course, I understood how Tableau was a useful tool so as to create and explain a visual story that heavily relied on big data. As a student, I was given x-cases which required data retrieval, cleaning, manipulation, and analysis so as to make appropriate recommendations.

 

To start with, I have a double major in finance and international…

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Added by Deena Zaidi on October 4, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments

Equestrian Sports – Where Trots Get Digital and Technology Meets Tradition

Equestrian sports is one of the oldest forms of sports entertainment. Its history can be dated back to the ancient Greek civilization. Since then, the trots have transcended the periodical barriers from time to time, walking stride to stride with the age-specific customs, and entertaining the crowds in the process. And,…

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Added by Ronald van Loon on September 13, 2017 at 4:30am — 1 Comment

Why You Need a (Big) Data Management Platform for Your Digital Transformation





Digital transformation is underway in practically every industry in the world. Companies, businesses and organizations throughout the world are leveraging their assets, big data and analytics for an edge over their competitors. In fact, data analytics and big data have gained popularity to the extent that data analysis for differentiation is…

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Added by Ronald van Loon on September 3, 2017 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Beyond Datawarehouse - The Data Lake

Over the last few years, organizations have made a strategic decision to turn big data into competitive advantage. Owing to rapid changes in the trends of BI and DW space, Big Data has been driving the organizations to explore the    implementation aspects on how to integrate big data into the existing EDW infrastructure. The process of extracting data from multiple sources such as social media, weblogs, sensor data etc. and transforming that data suit the organization’s analytical needs is…

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Added by Sirish M Simha on August 24, 2017 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

IoT: Penetrating the Possibilities of a Data Driven Economy

All of us are accustomed to the smart wearables, such as the ones we wear on a jogging track. We also have seen the concept of smart homes turn into a reality. We have seen a farmer sort and track his flock of sheep with the help of a mountable RFID device. 

Every physical element around us (including ourselves) have become a part…
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Added by Ronald van Loon on August 22, 2017 at 2:00am — No Comments

Data Cleansing with Apache Spark and Optimus

Outdated, inaccurate, or duplicated data won’t drive optimal data driven solutions. When data is inaccurate, leads are harder to track and nurture, and insights may be flawed. The data on which you base your big data strategy must be accurate, up-to-date, as complete as possible, and…

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Added by Favio Vázquez on August 18, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

The way big data can promote your business ideas

Data is important. It is not a secret for anybody. We can even paraphrase famous saying mentioning that “who owns the data, owns the world”. And if you are a business person, you should know like no one else. Your activity can be changed for better if you use Big Data sources. Sales growth, clever marketing strategy - you can achieve it using Big Data. Let’s check it out what is Big Data and how you can make use of it.

Big Data - meaning and particularities

In fact, Big Data…

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Added by Nataliia Kharchenko on August 14, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments

Three Stages Of Effective Data Governance In Healthcare

  • Is data governance critical for you?
  • Would you want to build a flexible data governance strategy, iteratively realizing the benefits as it evolves?
  • Would you have big data oriented programs, generating a vast amount of data?
  • Would you want a governance strategy around individual programs or rolled up into some logical grouping?
  • Would you want to improve over your existing governance strategy?
  • Would you have…
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Added by Vijay Kumar on August 1, 2017 at 12:30am — No Comments

Big Data And Cloud Computing

1.Introduction to Big data and Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is the use of computing resources (hardware and software) that are delivered as a service over a network (typically the Internet). It’s a virtualization framework.

It is like resource on demand whether it be storage, computing etc. Cloud follows pay per usage model. You need to pay the amount of resource you use.

This computing service by cloud charges…

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Added by Shreya Gupta on July 30, 2017 at 8:00pm — No Comments

The Ethics of Big Data [Infographic]

Data collection is at record levels. Social media platforms, websites, and smartphones are just some examples of what most consumers use on a daily basis and are where significant data collection takes place. This infographic takes a look at the ethics of big-data collection.

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Originally posted…

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Added by Jay Taylor on July 25, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

AI for Organizing – Categorizing and Managing Data at Scale

So far in this series on Artificial Intelligence Artificial Intelligence: Monster or Mentor? and AI for Summarization – Enabling Human-Consumable Information, we looked at several key ways in which AI advances can improve human productivity in…

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Added by Roy Wilds, PhD, PHEMI Systems on July 24, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments

Me, Myself and Digital Twins

It’s hard to get into the world of the Internet of Things (IOT) without eventually talking about Digital Twins. I was first exposed to the concept of Digital Twins when working with GE. Great concept. But are Digital Twins only relevant to physical machines such as wind turbines, jet engines, and locomotives? What can we learn about the concept of digital twins that we can apply more broadly – to other physical entities (like contracts and agreements) and even humans?…

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Added by Bill Schmarzo on July 10, 2017 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

GDPR – A Change in the Making



Organizations all over the EU must be aware by now that the Data Protection Act (DPA) will be changed into GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). Some of these changes might cause some compliance issues but there’s an easy way to avoid any problems, by raising awareness. 

The more your staff and…

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Added by Ronald van Loon on June 20, 2017 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Interview with Nick Drake

I attended the interview with Nick Drake, Senior Vice President, Direct to Consumer at T-Mobile and Otto Rosenberger who serves as CMO at the Hostelworld Group at the Adobe Summit. The key take away of the entire session was that customer experience is the beginning and the core of digital transformations – it is…

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Added by Ronald van Loon on June 19, 2017 at 2:00am — No Comments

75 Big Data Terms To Make Your Dad Proud of You on Father's Day

My earlier article on ‘…

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Added by Ramesh Dontha on June 15, 2017 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Trends Shaping Machine Learning in 2017

Technologies in the field of data science are progressing at an exponential rate. The introduction of Machine Learning has revolutionized the world of data science by enabling computers to classify and comprehend large data sets. Another important innovation which has changed the…

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Added by Ronald van Loon on June 14, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments

How to Start Incorporating Machine Learning in Enterprises

The world is long past the Industrial Revolution, and now we are experiencing an era of Digital Revolution. Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Big Data Analysis are the reality of today’s world.

I recently had a chance to talk to Ciaran Dynes, Senior Vice President of Products at Talend and Justin Mullen, Managing Director at…

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Added by Ronald van Loon on June 12, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments

Securing Competitive Advantage with Machine Learning

Business dynamics are evolving with every passing second. There is no doubt that the competition in today's business world is much more intense than it was a decade ago. Companies are fighting to hold on to any advantages.

Digitalization and the introduction of machine learning into day-to-day business processes have created a prominent…

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Added by Ronald van Loon on June 8, 2017 at 3:00am — No Comments

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