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The Potential Of Beacon Technology

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Navneet Loiwal is the CEO and co-founder of couponing and shopping app Shopular.</i><p>After indoor positioning with Wi-Fi, beacon technology is a massive step forward in ambient context identification, which is why this technology is all the buzz of late. Beacons allow for background …

Smartphone app to be used as hotel room keys

The hotel group Starwood is to begin giving hotel guests the option to by-pass check-in and simply use their smartphones to enter their hotel rooms.<p>The chain has upgraded 30,000 room locks in its nearly 150 hotels to work with the system, which uses Bluetooth technology. Rival chain Hilton is …

The Best Data Visualization Solution – Digital Analytics

I recently stumbled on this question in a digital analytics forum:<p><i>I would like to open a discussion about tools for visualization of digital</i> …

Making Big Data User Friendly For Small Businesses

What do you think of when you think of “big data?”If you’re like most of us, you probably think of large-scale IT projects. You might think of …

6 Predictions For The $203 Billion Big Data Analytics Market

The creation and consumption of data continues to grow by leaps and bounds and with it the investment in big data analytics hardware, software, and services and in data scientists and their continuing education. The availability of very large data sets is one of the reasons Deep Learning, a sub-set …

Big Data

Data and Analytics are your most powerful Asset

Big Data<p>Data and Analytics Are Your Most Powerful Assets<p>In today’s high-stakes business environment, leading companies—enterprises that …

6 Ways the New National Education Technology Plan Could Help Close Achievement Gap

By D. Frank SmithThe role of teachers is changing along with the growing role of technology in classrooms, according to the plan.