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From Big Data to Deep Data

Over the past ten months I have chaired and co-facilitated MIT's IDEAS China program--a ten month innovation journey for a group of 30 or so senior Chinese business leaders. This year the IDEAS China program enrolled executives of a major state-owned Chinese bank. One goal of this team was to …

Big Data Comes to the Office

“Social Physics,” the new book by Alex Pentland, a prominent computer scientist at M.I.T., purports to be about Big Data—the super-hyped (some say over-hyped) detection of statistical patterns in vast data sets. Pentland is a Big Data kind of guy. He runs M.I.T.’s Human Dynamics Lab and gives talks …

Can Big Data cure cancer?

You’ve heard the story before. A couple of whiz kids meet at an elite college, bond over their love of computers, and after a few late-night hacking …

White House seeks legal immunity for firms that hand over customer data

The White House has asked legislators crafting competing reforms of the National Security Agency to provide legal immunity for telecommunications firms that provide the government with customer data, the Guardian has learned.<p>In a statement of principles privately delivered to lawmakers some weeks …

5 Best Practices for Data Quality Management

Posted September 25, 2015 By EnterpriseAppsToday.com Staff Feedback<p>Here are five best practices for data governance and quality management that are …

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Big Data Predicts Big Winners In Sports, Politics And Hollywood

How did your Academy Awards pool turn out this year? Did you accurately predict Jared Leto for Best Supporting Actor and Cate Blanchett for Best Actress? Chances are if you laid your bets based on data from past award ceremonies, social media and prediction markets, your picks won.<p>Big data and …