May 21, 2013
Solutions for analyzing big data can play a critical role in addressing the increasing prevalence of claims fraud.
May 15, 2013
Part 2 in a 3-part series: Big Data and Next Generation Banking – Leveraging information and mobile to drive revenue and expand the customer value proposition
March 19, 2013
Today, two major factors are poised to change the insurance industry in a way it hasn’t seen in more than 50 years—emerging capabilities enabled by cognitive computing and big data, and an empowered consumer.
December 20, 2012
Earlier this week, IBM unveiled its yearly "5 in 5" list - five predictions that forward-thinkers expect will come to be within five years. This year's list envisions computers that will literally "touch" us, as well as see, hear, taste and smell. As Popular Science put it, "Siri suddenly seems quaint by comparison." Since the five-year view is taken, I turned attention much closer, asking several regular Big Data Hub contributors for their prognostications of what will happen in the world of big data in 2013.
December 11, 2012
During a recent deep dive into some holiday marketing and retail research, it occurred to me that Santa’s job at the North Pole must generate a substantial amount of data. The question I came to was this: did he even know it? If so, was he using the data to improve distribution procedures and global delivery operations on Christmas? Read this Q&A interview to learn about the Jolly Old Elf's big data operations.
November 27, 2012
Analytics and “next best action” decision-making models can be a central component of a social business strategy, helping to improve interaction and engagement with your followers.
November 16, 2012
Predictive analytics encompasses a variety of statistical techniques from modeling, machine learning, data mining and others that analyze current and historical facts to make predictions about future events.
November 9, 2012
Prediction markets are where data scientists will attain superstar status.
November 8, 2012
While we eagerly await the first post-election “victory lap” article by Nate Silver – who correctly predicted the outcome of all 50 states in the United State Presidential election Tuesday – I want to share with you several of the top articles that