Meet the Top 5 Faces of Predictive Analytics

Meet the Top 5 Faces of Predictive Analytics

Big data is changing business strategies from one industry to the next. At the same time, big data itself is changing rapidly. The sole focus of analytics is no longer to figure out why a company’s website traffic has declined. It’s about stabilizing and increasing traffic before it even has a chance to drop off. → Read More


Looking Ahead: 5 Big Data Trends to Watch in 2015

Looking Ahead: 5 Big Data Trends to Watch in 2015

2014 has been an interesting year for big data to say the least. Several observers have gone from planning around it to actually putting those plans into effect. 2015 will be an even bigger year on this front as more companies look to optimize their data architectures and use analytical insights to drive key business → Read More


3 Big Benefits of Big Data in Gaming

3 Big Benefits of Big Data in Gaming

According to VentureBeat, sales for video games dipped by 2 percent in 2013. The decline is somewhat surprising considering that Microsoft and Sony respectively launched their X Box One and PlayStation 4 consoles to much fanfare last fall. While nothing can stop the video game machine at this point, it can be improved, and big → Read More


An Up Close Look at How Netflix Does Big Data

An Up Close Look at How Netflix Does Big Data

Some of the most compelling examples of big data success are popping up where you might least expect them. Enter Netflix. The video streaming giant is taking full advantage of the data in its possession and the technologies built around it to meet customer demand and improve the overall quality of its service. Check out → Read More


How Small Businesses Can Win At Big Data

How Small Businesses Can Win At Big Data

Small businesses need not fear big data. If you think about it, they actually have an edge on the bigger guys in many regards. After all, less data ultimately means fewer headaches to deal with. But what will you do with that edge? That is the million dollar quesiton. Low and behold. The winning forumula → Read More


5 Big Disadvantages of Hadoop for Big Data

5 Big Disadvantages of Hadoop for Big Data

As the backbone of so many implementations, Hadoop is almost synomous with big data. Offering distributed storage, superior scalability, and ideal performance, many view it as the standard platform for high volume data infrastructures. But as an article on Google’s big data expertise suggests, Hadoop isn’t necessarily the end all be all to big data. → Read More



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