Our modern lives are driven by computers. Machines grade your child’s standardized tests and identify potentially fraudulent credit card purchases. Behind the scenes of modern society even more machines are creating staggering amounts of unstructured data. Much of it is stored, but almost none of it is analyzed. Keeping these networks running requires that analysts not only be able to understand the streaming network data, but that they understand it as it happens.
Machine log data is…Continue
Added by Radhika Subramanian on October 22, 2013 at 10:02am — No Comments
When was the last time your car made a funny noise or ran a little hotter than usual? Chances are, you quickly consulted a web browser for answers and found your way to a forum full of similar consumers and car enthusiasts, all eager to get answers to questions and argue over best solutions. A few pages through the conversation and you probably end up with a fairly educated guess as to whether a trip to a mechanic, or a car parts dealer, is in order.
Forums like the one mentioned are…Continue
Added by Radhika Subramanian on September 3, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments
The South by Southwest Interactive conference in Austin, Texas captivates our imaginations for a few days every year. How do they do it? The conference makes science and technology look both lucrative and cool. Bright-eyed startup teams leave the conference with dreams of being the next Twitter or Instagram.
We need to see more of this momentum, especially amongst Millennials. To generate interest in technology careers such as those created by the Big Data wave, incentive…Continue
Market research firm IDC predicts that all digital data created will reach 4 zettabytes in 2013. Gartner says that Big Data is moving from small, individual, and focused projects to an enterprise-wide architecture. All this requires a breakthrough when it comes to current approaches for leveraging Big Data.
We are clearly still in the earliest days of the Big Data movement. As such, companies are lacking the expertise and know-how to operationalize and monetize their data assets and…Continue
Added by Radhika Subramanian on February 8, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments