Big data and analytics are profoundly affecting the world around us. One of the focal points of my postings has been how big data and analytics affects, specifically, our personal privacy. An old and perhaps far too familiar twist on this has risen to the forefront of discussion and that is the
Data scientists, like anybody else, tend to gravitate to where the jobs are, especially those that fetch higher salaries, offer the resources needed to achieve their dreams and promise more rewarding career paths. For that reason, larger employers with well-established, amply funded big data
TVT Chari, chief financial officer of Celcom Axiata, tells us that “if you analyze the market differently and offer the customer what they need based on their behavior” you can utilize this business intelligence to get closer to the customer. However, with the market constantly changing, and
Many businesses are exploring the competitive advantages that data gives their customer experience and their bottom line. Menka Uttamchandani, VP of business intelligence at Denihan Hospitality Group and this week's Big Data & Analytics Hero, shares that “once we understand attitudes, we can
Chief data officers are leading the charge to transform their organizations to be data-driven and capitalize on the tremendous opportunities data and analytics are creating for data leaders. Hailing from a variety of technical and analytical backgrounds, CDOs have the unique opportunity to shape
Big data presents a tremendous opportunity to alter the ways we think and do business. Hadoop, analytics and other technologies will be front and center at this year’s Strata/Hadoop World event in NYC on October 15 through 17 and we will be there to discuss text analytics, Hadoop use cases, SQL-on-
Before business users can start to analyze data and consider the next best actions to improve results, it is typically required to submit a request for the data. Depending on the backlog of requests to IT, the business user might have to wait days, weeks or more before moving ahead with analysis
Pacesetters view transformational technologies (big data, analytics, cloud, mobile and social business) as critical to their organization's business success, and they’re outpacing competitors in adopting these new technologies.
We’re all consumers, and companies realize that in order to compete they must put the consumer at the center of their activities. They must understand the consumer, anticipate their needs and provide easy ways to engage. We have all become used to that, and are increasingly expecting the same kind
At IBM Insight, we have sessions specifically geared to the media and entertainment industry—your industry. But, we don't want you to just come and listen to us talk about audience analytics and demand forecasting. We want you to switch hats so we can listen to you.
It seems that everyone these days is interested in big data: using more data, more quickly and making better decisions from it. How does your company interact with data? Or, more specifically, how do business users interact with data?
James Morrison is a marketing executive with Arrow Electronics, a distributor of computer products and provider of value added services. He sees an increasing demand in the marketplace for analytics through his clients that are purchasing systems and storage in greater numbers designed to handle
Big data is poised to reshape the way we live, work and think. The telecommunications sector, which has been slow to realize the shifting ground, is catching up to redefine the customer digital experience, using big data and analytics.