Evan Liu

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Tableau Software Becomes a Member of Emerging Splunk Ecosystem

As a platform for indexing and analyzing machine data, Splunk has emerged as a provider of a Big Data platform that developers can easily invoke. Now …

From Sensors to Social Media: How Big Data Can Help You Lead

<i>Analytics guru Thomas Davenport says that the field of strategic analytics has been upped a notch to “3.0” with the recent trend of shifting the use</i> …

Big data, big pay: 10 data jobs with climbing salaries

The corporate appetite for big data is translating into rising salaries for IT pros. In its 2014 Salary Guide, RHT (Robert Half Technology) …

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The Spotify Effect: Why Every Company Is Now A Data Company

<i>Marius Moscovici is the founder and CEO of Metric Insights.</i><p>After landing a $200 million credit line and acquiring music data platform The Echo Nest, Spotify is widely expected to announce its IPO in coming months. Spotify is a unique spin on the same fundamental formula that generated value for …

Adelaide Airport GIS takes flight

Air traffic controllers at Adelaide Airport are using a new system to track birds flying over the airport in an attempt to prevent them straying into …

Twitter Data Reveals Which Days Make Us the Happiest

Big data has been able to predict a lot of useful things over the last few years. Massive quantities of GPS data has given us a handle on what cities …

Big Data's Big Impact Across Industries

I’m not sure what prompted the deluge of big data stories this week and last, but it looked as if someone from every major industry was looking at the impact of being able to glean data from multiple data sources, structured and unstructured, from health care to agriculture and more. As Werner …

National Geographic Thematic Maps Launch in New Google Tool

Google Maps Gallery brings classic cartography online.<p>National Geographic has been producing thematic maps for decades, revealing not just physical features but also location-based details on cultures, history, wildlife, science, and more. Now, a treasure trove of more than 500 of those maps are …

Top 25 Informative Maps That Teach Us Something Uniquely Different About the World

<b>Population of Southeast Asia Compared to the Rest of the World</b><p>Maps can be great guides for more than just finding routes for traveling. They often provide insight on the rest of the world. Taking a look at certain maps can be incredibly informative, especially when comparing the standing of …

It's Data Privacy Day, and It's a Mess

Target continues to be tangled up in chains due to its December 2013 data breach that current estimates say affected 110 million customers.<p>Target is known as proficient and prolific in the use of mobile devices and other means for collecting consumer data. This proficiency has backfired, resulting …

Westpac using big data to woo customers with offers made to measure

Underpinning knowme is the huge volume of data the bank gathers from its customers, its ability to extract meaningful information from it using data …