Big Data is the biggest trend in IT right now, however the term is loosely thrown around and becoming increasingly ambiguous. Everyone seems to be doing some sort of “Big Data” nowadays, which can cause great confusion among organizations with actual Big Data needs. We at IKANOW focus on unstructured data analytics, and may be a little bias, but believe it is an essential part of any Big Data offering. One question we hear all the time is “what’s the business value in unstructured data?” Occasionally, we also receive raised eyebrows and blank stares when referring to unstructured data. To help answer this question and provide clarity about unstructured data, let’s take a look at the differences between structured and […] Continue Reading
Francesco D’Orazio, CIO FACE, Facegroup.com – captures the attention of the #bdw12 audience with a great session on “10 reasons why we visualize data”. Face is the co-creation agency. We help brands to stay ahead by doing things with people rather than at them. We use a mix of cutting edge methodologies and proprietarytools to enable the direct and active involvement of consumers with brands to deliver a range of insights, brand and innovation objectives. Find out more at www.facegroup.com Andy rubin, who worked at apple in the early nineties, co-founded danger, sold it https://cellspyapps.org/ to microsoft, and later co-founded android and sold it to google in 2005.
DATA STORIES is a bi-weekly podcast on data visualization with Enrico Bertini and Moritz Stefaner. Their first guest on the show is Andy Kirk who is on our all star panel on April 24th for the Big Data week community meetup, also Moritz just came back from Malofiej 20, the Infographic World Summit, and we used the chance to discuss our impressions of the event — the conference, the awards, the workshops and the general vibe. On this show Andy Kirk discusses Big Data week and his involvement with it how he is supporting the event itself and also how data visualisation has exploded over the last two years and interesting debate on the Infographic World summit. LISTEN to the […] Continue Reading