Will Increased Focus on Consumer Privacy Affect Big Data?
Guest Post by Bill Hess, from PixelPrivacy Joe Public drives to his local Kroger store. As he drives, the app he downloaded from his auto insurance provider silently records every jackrabbit start and hard stop he makes on the way to the store. He doesn’t know it, but the small discount the insurance company... Read More
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... Read More
Adding Value to Your Business Through the Organization of Incoming Big Data
Guest post by Finnegan Pierson Big data is necessary for any organization to get insights on various business strategies. Organizing of big data for taking into account non-traditional technologies and strategies needed to organize it, and gather incoming insights from more massive databases. The power of information dominating the world around us becomes imperative in... Read More
What Transformation Will Blockchain Bring by 2020?
Guest post by Alexandra Cernian, Lecturer at the Faculty of Automatic Control and Computers, University “Politehnica” of Bucharest. Blockchain is the new electricity and the biggest invention after the emergence of the Internet. Now it is the most disruptive distributed technology, used to conduct secured transactions, carried out in a decentralized manner. Although this technology... Read More
AI and Analytics in Production – How to Make It Work
Guest Post by Debbie Stevens, Field Marketing Events Manager EMEA at MapR Technologies Value from big data becomes real when your data-intensive AI, machine learning and analytics applications go into production. That can be challenging, but this non-technical but practical guide written by Ted Dunning and Ellen Friedman, published by O’Reilly, helps by showing you... Read More
Interview with Kinnari Ladha, Head of Business Intelligence and Data / TUI Group.
This blog post is part of the Big Data Week Speaker interviews series. We sat down with Kinnari Ladha, Head of Business Intelligence and Data / TUI Group and discussed the importance and benefits of implementing big data analytics intravel and hospitality industries. Kinnari will speak at the upcoming Big Data Week London Conference, on... Read More