Bernard Marr's Blog – April 2015 Archive (5)

Big Data Explained in Less Than 2 Minutes - To Absolutely Anyone

There are some things that are so big that they have implications for everyone, whether we want them to or not. Big Data is one of those concepts, and is completely transforming the way we do business and is impacting most other parts of our lives.

It’s such an important idea that everyone from your grandma to your CEO needs to have a basic understanding of what it is and why it’s important.…


Added by Bernard Marr on April 18, 2015 at 8:00am — 5 Comments

The 7 Most Data-Rich Companies In The World

Some companies really get big data. Not only do they realise size matters – they understand you also have to know what to do with it. Here’s a list of seven companies I think are at the top of the game, when it comes to cutting-edge use of data to strategically achieve business goals. If you run a business yourself and are interested in big data projects, there is…


Added by Bernard Marr on April 18, 2015 at 8:00am — 4 Comments

The 7 Most Unusual Applications of Big Data You’ve Ever Seen!

It’s all well and good to talk about customer experience and managing inventory flow, but what has big data done for me lately?

I’ve rounded up seven of the most interesting — and unique — applications for big data I’ve seen recently and how they may be impacting your life.

Big Data Billboards

Outdoor marketing…


Added by Bernard Marr on April 13, 2015 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

The 5 V's of Big Data by Bernard Marr

Nice infographics produced by famous business management consultant and author, Bernard Marr. Click on the picture, then click one more time on the picture, to see easy-to-read version.

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Added by Bernard Marr on April 9, 2015 at 7:30pm — No Comments

That’s Data Science: Airbus Puts 10,000 Sensors in Every Single Wing!

In a meeting with Airbus last week I found out that their forthcoming A380-1000 – the supersized airliner capable of carrying up to 1,000 passengers – will be equipped with 10,000 sensors in each wing.

The current A350 model has a total of close to 6,000 sensors across the entire plane and generates 2.5 Tb of data per day, while the newer model – expected to take…


Added by Bernard Marr on April 9, 2015 at 7:00pm — 3 Comments

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