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Real feedback on big data for the first time: how has it fared?

The media frenzy surrounding mega data has given way to its clearly identifiable uses. Marketers have taken control of big data in order to personalise customer relations, whereas industrial stakeholders have used it for predictive maintenance. Organisations have surrounded themselves with ad hoc experts - data scientists - and have implemented data governance policies. On the technical side of things, open source tools such as Hadoop, followed by the likes of Spark, Kafka and Cassandra, have also made their mark.
US city offers real-time car parking map
16 Feb, 2017 09:02 am
US city offers real-time car parking map

Kansas City officials have unveiled an interactive map that uses video sensors spread across a busy part of the city to help drivers locate car parking spaces and avoid congestion,...

Zillow's data analysis disrupts property industry
27 Oct, 2016 09:00 am
Zillow's data analysis disrupts property industry

Zillow has become the nemesis of real estate agents in the U.S. after former Microsoft executives and Expedia founders developed the platform...

Netflix's success hinges on deep-dive analytics
18 Oct, 2016 09:00 am
Netflix's success hinges on deep-dive analytics

Netflix has amassed roughly 60 petabytes of data in the Amazon's Web Service cloud, which serves as its key platform for its information infrastructure.

A day in the life of a data scientist
14 Oct, 2016 09:00 am
A day in the life of a data scientist

The role of data scientist has emerged as one of the hottest jobs this year, after employment review website Glassdoor named it the top job in...

New operating systems for cloud datacentres
16 Jun, 2016 05:38 pm
New operating systems for cloud datacentres

A new breed of datacentre operating systems (DC/OS) are emerging to serve our requirements for always-on continuous online applications.

Open source at the core of big data storage
13 Jun, 2016 03:26 pm
Open source at the core of big data storage

Major networking vendor EMC is launching a dedicated data management approach under the libStorage label to bring new open source freedoms to the storage industry.

Major UK retailer reshuffles data operations
8 Jun, 2016 10:00 am
Major UK retailer reshuffles data operations

With a significant high street presence and an increasing online business, major UK retailer John Lewis is reshuffling its IT stack to form a...

Healthcare technology combats legacy format challenges
18 May, 2016 03:25 pm
Healthcare technology combats legacy format challenges

A series of new data-centric healthcare initiatives are being rolled out by major technology vendors who are aiming to combat the challenge thrown...

Digital transformation to big data is a Zen-like art
5 May, 2016 04:28 pm
Digital transformation to big data is a Zen-like art

Given the complexity of big data and the intricacies of building globally connected data engineering teams, getting real business value to arise out of any firm's new approach to data...

The seven factors that attack big data
21 Apr, 2016 12:22 pm
The seven factors that attack big data

The rise of big data and the analytics processes we work to try and exert upon it is not without its obstacles. Seven major hurdles to big data...

Big data fuelling the new energy Big data fuelling the new energy
17 Jun, 2015 12:52 pm
Big data fuelling the new energy

In the renewable energy industry, big data is transforming how wind turbines are designed, maintained and positioned. Dr Gordon Edge, director of policy at industry association RenewableUK...

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