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11 experts at Davos on the future of work

Nowhere will the impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution be felt more than in the world of work. It was a hot topic for discussion at this year’s …

World Economic Forum

The Importance of Where: How spatial analysis leads to insight.

<b>Ask questions, derive answers. Chapter 5 of The ArcGIS Book shows you how.</b>After a brief introduction and a few examples, chapter 5 of <i>The ArcGIS Book</i> …

Data Science

Learn about GIS in the Cloud

<i>Ad:</i><p><i>Share:</i><p>Share on Facebook 124<p>Share on Twitter0<p>Share on Google Plus<p>Share on LinkedIn 23<p>Share on Digg<p>Print<p>Many of you have used ArcGIS Online. So you …

Empowering GIS with Big Data

<i>Ad:</i><p><i>Share:</i><p>Share on Facebook 179<p>Share on Twitter92<p>Share on Google Plus<p>Share on LinkedIn 250<p>Share on Digg<p>Print<p>Big Data first made mainstream headlines …

Big Data

Crime Analysis That Goes Beyond Dots on a Map

<b>By Jonathan Gross, Baltimore City Health Department, and Shannon Cosgrove, Deputy Director, Mayor's Office on Criminal Justice</b><p>In its law enforcement …

Here's how Twitter can help first responders in an emergency

Scientists at England's University of Warwick devised a computer model based on data from Twitter and from phone companies in Milan, northern Italy.<p>The mobile phone system is cellular, meaning that it is a grid comprising pockets, or cells, where users are connected via a relay antenna.<p>When there …

Mobile

Big Data, GIS, and Bikes

<i>Ad:</i><p><i>Share:</i><p>Share on Facebook 177<p>Share on Twitter80<p>Share on Google Plus<p>Share on LinkedIn 41<p>Share on Digg<p>Print<p>The Oregon Department of Transportation …

Google Plus

Facebook and Google help find Nepal earthquake survivors

The Nepal earthquake has caused an immeasurable amount of tragedy this weekend, but some internet services are offering tools that might provide comfort if you have friends or family in the area. Facebook has rolled out its recently introduced Safety Check feature to tell you if contacts in the …

Tweets turned into flood maps that could help save lives

By Megan Rowling<p>BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Spontaneous tweets about major floods are being turned into a mapping tool that could be used by emergency services and disaster response teams to save lives and provide aid, Dutch researchers said.<p>When a crisis strikes, people increasingly …

Social Media

How Spatial Big Data Underpins Smart Cities

<i>Ad:</i><p><i>Share:</i><p>Share on Facebook 239<p>Share on Twitter112<p>Share on Google Plus<p>Share on LinkedIn 65<p>Share on Digg<p>Print<p><i>Han Wammes, the Business Development</i> …

Sustainability

Using GPS Data to Help Cities in Emergencies

<i>Ad:</i><p><i>Share:</i><p>Share on Facebook 42<p>Share on Twitter31<p>Share on Google Plus<p>Share on LinkedIn 0<p>Share on Digg<p>Print<p>In October of 2012, Hurricane Sandy struck …

Transportation

Using GPS Data to Help Cities in Emergencies

<i>Ad:</i><p><i>Share:</i><p>Share on Facebook 42<p>Share on Twitter0<p>Share on Google Plus<p>Share on LinkedIn 8<p>Share on Digg<p>Print<p>In October of 2012, Hurricane Sandy struck the …

Where Big Data Jobs Will Be In 2015

Demand for Computer Systems Analysts with big data expertise increased 89.9% in the last twelve months , and 85.40% for Computer and Information Research Scientists.<p>Demand for Python programming expertise increased 96.9% in big-data related positions in the last twelve months.<p>These and other key …

How To Use Funnels For Your Inbound Marketing Strategy

Funnels have been a focal sales strategy for decades, serving as a general model for anyone looking to get the most out of a given lead pool. By breaking down the sales process into a series of steps, starting at the wide end of the funnel and working to the narrower end, salespeople can more …

Marketing

How Big Data Will Transform Our Economy And Our Lives In 2015

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Deven Parekh is a managing director at Insight Venture Partners where he manages investments in e-commerce, consumer Internet data, and application software businesses on a global basis.</i><p>The great Danish physicist Niels Bohr once observed that “prediction is very difficult, especially …

Fix problems with Google Play gift cards and promo codes - Google Play Help

Google Play gift cards can be redeemed for credit in the form of Google Play balance. You can use your balance to buy content on Google Play. If …

geography

RapidMiner Adds Streams To Bring Real Time To Its Big Data Processing

RapidMiner announced their new Streams service today to enable customers to capture streams of data and process it in real time. RapidMiner president Michele Chambers explained this could be particularly useful when it comes to capturing and processing Internet of Things or industrial sensor data …

Big Data and GIS, ArcGIS 10.3 Released, Using GIS to Count the Homeless

December 18, 2014<p>Analysis of Big Data in a geographic context has empowered organizations and businesses faced with huge amount of data and diverse …

ArcGIS

Mindjet Releases 'Predictions,' a New Crowd Analytics Capability in SpigitEngage

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 29, 2014) - Mindjet, the global leader in SaaS solutions for enterprise innovation management, today announced …

'Why Am I So Tired?' 14 Reasons You're Tired All the Time

Lack of sleep isn’t the only thing sapping your energy (though recent data shows over a third of U.S. adults sleep less than seven hours a night). …

Google and Twitter join forces for disaster alerts

Google's and Twitter's relationship has been a bit rocky since the former launched a social network of its own, but, for the greater good, that's changing. When a "more extreme" natural disaster strikes, Google Now, Search and Maps will populate with tweets related to the Public Alert event in an …

Keys to Success: 6 Traits the Most Successful People Have in Common

Stanford MBA school professor Jeffrey Pfeffer looked at the research on success and power along with studying the lives of such high achievers as LBJ …