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Understand Real Life Challenges from Big Data

Guest post by Herman Morgan, Business Analyst at  The digital world is already growing at its pace and so does the volume of the data. There is a tremendous amount of data generated every day from various digital sources. Depending on its volume, velocity, veracity, and variety it becomes difficult to analyze such massive data. However, many tools and techniques are available for getting an optimized search from the data. Big Data is not only applicable to the huge enterprises but it is also useful in other sectors as well. Courtesy – Image Let us dive deep into these sectors to find out how they have gained more benefits out of Big Data.   Banking and Finance In this […] Continue Reading

Look Who`s Doing Big Data in Nova Scotia: Tim Webster, Nova Scotia Community College

What kind of data are you working with? Geomatics, lidar elevation What kinds of analytics are you using? Terrain modelling, flood inundation, hydrodynamic modelling. What are the problems your company/project/group is interested in solving? Accurate depiction of the coastal zone and earth’s surface to support models. How did you get involved in your line of work? Geomatics education. What are you most proud of in your work? Employing and developing HQP, advancing the knowledge of laser scanning methods and processing to derive useful products for Nova Scotians. What are the biggest challenges in your line of analytics? Data volume and computer speed, cleaning and processing the lidar point clouds. What’s the best advice you can give someone interested in getting […] Continue Reading

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