Big Data & Analytics

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Mastering the Market Intelligence Challenge

Multinational corporations have invested huge sums in emerging markets — more than $3 trillion since 1998, by one estimate.1 Returns from these …

Market Intelligence

The Work Ahead | Digital Future

Paul Roehrig, Ph.D.<p>Global Managing Director, Center for the Future of Work<p>Ben Pring<p>VP, Co-Director, Center for the Future of Work<p>Kevin Benedict<p>Senior …

Leading in the Age of Super-Transparency

When a local government council tried to stop 9-year-old Martha Payne from photographing her school lunches and posting the pictures on her blog, the …

MIT

Business Use Of Personal Data Is At Risk, Accenture Says

A new report from consulting firm Accenture sheds light on the growing challenges to business use of personal data and what organizations can do …

Analytics Talent: Finding the Dividend Infographic

Bitcoin and the Future of User Monetizable Data

Imagine a world where personal data isn’t just something that consumers give away – a world where terms of service agreements read more like …

Bitcoin

Cisco sees eight-fold increase in mobile data by 2020

Mobile data traffic is expected to grow eight-fold in the next five years, according to a forecast by Cisco released Wednesday.<p>The increase will have …

How predictive analytics changes the customer conversation

In his presentation at the CIO Perspectives event in November 2015, Link Alander, Vice Chancellor and CIO for the Lone Star College System, provided …

The 'Superman memory crystal' could hold the future of data storage

Scientists at the University of Southampton are offering a tantalizing look into a new type of technology that could be be the future of data storage.<p>The new technology, dubbed "Superman memory crystal," uses lasers and nanostructures to record huge amounts of data onto tiny glass disks. The …

Magna Carta

The Next Amazon (Or Apple, Or GE) Is Probably Failing Right Now

When Jeff Bezos founded an online bookstore in 1994, no one could have guessed that in less than 15 years, Amazon would fundamentally reshape the …

17 Predictions About The Future Of Big Data Everyone Should Read

Almost everyone can agree that big data has taken the business world by storm, but what’s next? Will data continue to grow? What technologies will develop around it? Or will big data become a relic as quickly as the next trend — cognitive technology? fast data? — appears on the horizon.<p>Let’s look …

Big Data

Zendesk can now predict who's likely to stop using your service before you do

Prediction is the name of the game in business software these days.<p>The latest to get in on the action is Zendesk, the $1.8 billion cloud software maker focused on customer support.<p>On Tuesday, Zendesk launched "Satisfaction Prediction," a new feature that helps companies predict and identify the …

Machine Learning

The rise of the planet of the apps

Millennials will constitute 76% of the global workforce by 2025. A generation, that is “digitally native”, unlike the preceding one, which became a …

Golden age of HR predictive analytics on horizon, report says

An annual Deloitte survey of business and HR leaders found that HR analytics, learning and engagement are among the most important human capital …

Tracking the Data Science Talent Gap

If your company is looking to hire data scientist right now, good luck. Five years after Harvard Business Review first shone the spotlight on the …

Big Data

Beyond the Hype: The Hard Work Behind Analytics Success

The Future Of Big Data Is Bigger Than You Can Possibly Imagine | Fast Company

The Universal Graph can better solve problems–with a higher fidelity of knowledge of our current existence–than our traditional institutions.<p>The past and the present is encoded in the Universal Graph so you can better understand and make future actions.

Bring Your Robot to Work

Fascination with—and fear of—the interplay between human and machine is as old as industrialization itself and has fueled the popular imagination …

Variety, Not Volume, Is Driving Big Data Initiatives

When many executives think of Big Data, they think of large volumes of data. A common notion is that bigger is often better when it comes to data and …

Big Data

Most CIOs Don't Think Their Companies Can Handle Big Data

Talk to CEOs about data analytics and they will tell you it’s a business challenge, not a technology issue.<p>They can tell you (or you can read for yourself in the management press) that gleaning insights and creating value from data isn’t something that can be handed over to IT. It requires new …

Business Intelligence

Year 2025 – An Age of Machine Learning and Data On-Demand

The size of the digital universe will grow to 176 zettabytes by 2025–leading to a future of machine learning that could have significant …

How Large NGOs Are Using Data to Transform Themselves

Not many would associate innovation with large, service-oriented nonprofits with decades of history. But in our study of many such organizations—including World Vision, Habitat for Humanity, The Salvation Army, and Save the Children—we found a handful are innovating by seeking out data, taking it …

Salvation Army

Data provenance to enable new value chains (Meeco case study)

George Samman and Katryna Dow on data provenance and blockchain, and how Meeco is working at the forefront of this movement.Data provenance to enable …

Bitcoin

Why corporate structure needs to change in the age of big data

Big data and analytics are being integrated into organisations in many different ways, from internal operations to driving the business model.<p>An …

Researchers break record for DNA data storage

University of Washington and Microsoft researchers have broken what they believe is the world record for the amount of digital data successfully …

IT

Big data will shift the way consumers find products, says Deloitte's John Hagel

Making sense of the mountain-loads of data being captured about individuals could see a shift in the way companies connect to consumers and give rise …

Security and efficiency in a world beyond passwords

Article<p>A world beyond passwords: Improving security, efficiency, and user experience in digital transformation Deloitte Review issue 19<p>July 25, …

Will 'Analytics On The Edge' Be The Future Of Big Data?

An Internet of Things (IoT) approach to business brings many benefits, primarily access to more data and better insights.<p>It also brings new challenges. The sheer size and speed of the data collected when every device involved in your business process is online, connected and communicating can …

Big Data