Determining the total cost of care for a patient is not an easy task. By using big data in healthcare, however, providers can accurately determine the overall cost and use this insight to provide higher quality service at a lower price tag.
As light-emitting diode (LED) technology grows ever more capable and efficient, new business models are relying on LED lighting to help families save money while enhancing the quality of their lighting—and their life. Discover how exponential growth in LED capabilities is creating daily
Business professionals need answers to critical questions that bolster the accuracy of predictive forecasting. And forecasting is a vital approach for a number of business measures including product demand, revenue, sales and more. Discover why predictive forecasting is essential for any line of
Spark just seems to be getting big play everywhere in the technology arena. What is Spark? And do you need it? Get a good glimpse into its in-memory execution capabilities, some of its key components, its integrations and its availability as a service.
Evolving Internet of Things technology is paving the way for ongoing innovation—from smart thermostats and smart cars to other smart devices—through continuous access to its data streams. And while ongoing access to that data inspires the magic behind Internet of Things solutions, it also offers an
Spark’s momentum is building, and it is rapidly emerging as the central technology in analytics ecosystems within organizations. See why Spark’s technical advancements around iterative processing combined with its easy overall environment and tool set for developers make it a true operating system
Governments are increasingly moving away from a one-size-fits-all model toward more personalized governing, where public services are tailored to meet the needs of residents. This type of governance is built on a firm understanding of citizens' needs, information that is best gathered directly.
Social media has taken the retail industry on an extraordinary, tangential path for gaining a deeper understanding of the consumer. See what several big data experts have to say about the impact social media data and analysis of customer conversations have on the consumer experience.
Does enterprise IT in the government sector need to be so complex? Maybe not. Find out how advancements in cloud computing, open data initiatives and valuable lessons learned from smartphones and the app store model can transform analytics workloads in enterprise IT for government agencies.
Graph database technology powered by open source initiatives is helping fraud detection units catch intruders in the act of breaching data security. Tune in for an enlightening discussion of how modern approaches to analytics are bringing descriptive and predictive analytics together to help stop
What do you do during the calm before the storm? Discover how insurers can harness weather data in their operations to offer weather alerts for policyholders, helping prevent claims while boosting customer retention.
By remotely monitoring patients, doctors can reduce costly visits while still providing top-quality care for their patients. Real-time analytics allows doctors to immediately spot problems and intervene, even before patients know something is wrong.
The open source Hadoop framework accommodates distributed storage and processing of large data sets on clusters of computers through the use of programming models. If that description sounds complex, then dig into this breakdown of Hadoop components to gain an understanding of just how flexible