Posts tagged ‘big data in use’

The Impact of Big Data on Your Personal Life

Guest Post by Finnegan Pierson The term Big Data has been around for a while now. However, there is still confusion on what it means. The concept of big data is rapidly evolving, and its definition is often reconsidered. However, what is clear is that big data has played a major role in transforming the digital world. It is now often used in conjunction with other technologies such as artificial intelligence to have a tangible impact on the ordinary person. Here are a few ways big data might affect your life. Assessing Risk If you are trying to purchase a home protection plan, it is more likely than not that your insurer will use big data to estimate your premiums. […] Continue Reading

Interview with Andy Cotgreave from Tableau

Andy Cotgreave is one of the speakers for this year edition of Big Data Week Conference. This article opens a series of interviews with Big Data Week Conference speakers. “You’ve got your insight data, now what?” Definition of Big Data? –  A continuation of the norm and a 100 years old problem Big Data means anything to anybody specially if you are like me, in marketing department. In 2015 we have more data then before and more technology then we had before, but those are a still a little behind where we want to take it. According to a 1914 data visualization book “million of dollars are spent each year in the complexion of data with the assumption that having the data […] Continue Reading

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