Big Data — Survey Shows The Big Potential

Big Data — Survey Shows The Big Potential

Anyone who has been following the trend faithfully knows that Big Data has big business potential. People have asked questions about how to deliver more customized utility bills, better medical diagnosis, develop better products, detect fraud before it happens and give better forecasts of business trends. The answer lies within Big Data. Many of us → Read More


IBM To Improve Big Data With Pulses Of Light

IBM To Improve Big Data With Pulses Of Light

The trending news in the industry is that light pulses will now be used to transmit information. Thanks to IBM’s latest technological breakthrough, certain limitations with big data might be a thing of the past. Currently, information transmission is via electrical signals. This breakthrough changes all that. The benefits of this breakthrough are many. Top → Read More


The Big Data Revolution — Utilities Make Considerable Progress

The Big Data Revolution — Utilities Make Considerable Progress

Utilities have to cope with a flood of data due to the implementation of smart meters and the overall digitization of their operations. Mozhi Habibi (Leader of IBM’s energy and utility solutions strategy worldwide) calls attention to the challenges faced by utilities and progress made. First the challenges… To give a fair idea of the → Read More


Big Data Means More Business Opportunities

Big Data Means More Business Opportunities

At a time when many are unemployed, isn’t it good news to actually learn that something’s going to increase business opportunities (This will definitely translate to more job opportunities)? It’s a fact that new phenomena like Big Data have a disruptive effect on existing businesses even as they go a long way to create new → Read More


Big Data To Translate To Big Sales In 2013

Big Data To Translate To Big Sales In 2013

A group of experts have made predictions that point to the fact that Big Data will translate to big sales this year. According to Shashi Upadhyay, the CEO of Lattice Engines, Big Data’s next frontier is sales and marketing. He sees the massive volume of data available to businesses today as an opportunity to make → Read More


Big Data: Transforming Our Lives In Many Ways

Big Data: Transforming Our Lives In Many Ways

The volume of data we now create in two days is equal to data created from the dawn of civilization to 2003. That is, if we are to believe that Eric Schmidt, Google’s executive chairman, knows what he is saying. But whether or NOT everyone believes the amount of data created now is in that → Read More


Steps To Help You Define Your Big Data Strategy

Steps To Help You Define Your Big Data Strategy

Big Data doesn’t really change core data strategy principles. This is a paraphrase of the opening thoughts in an article (by Debbie Oates of TheDrum) that shows how to define your Big Data strategy. She draws attention to certain steps including… 1. Making sure you determine what goals you want to achieve and how they → Read More


Big Data — Effects On Hiring Plus Privacy Issues

Big Data — Effects On Hiring Plus Privacy Issues

Frank Konkel, a reporter for FCW, draws attention to the fact that government agencies (and every serious business out there) might have no option but to reconsider their standards and priorities for human resource acquisition. The truth upon us all is that Big Data is something no one can actually brush Therefore, it makes sense → Read More


Big Data — Retailers Have Got What They’ve Always Wanted

Big Data — Retailers Have Got What They’ve Always Wanted

There are things that retailers have always wanted but have never been able to get. The most important of them all is how to get people to buy more. Big Data is the answer they’ve been looking for. According to a recent article by Quentin Gallivan (CEO of Pentaho Corp., an Oralndo, Florida-based provider of → Read More


Transformation Due To Big Data — What Top CEOs Have To Say

Transformation Due To Big Data — What Top CEOs Have To Say

A new revolution is upon us. It’s called Big Data. But to gain valuable insight into the range and quality of transformation it has brought (and will bring) about, a number of top CEOs where contacted to give their thoughts (These CEOs cover a range of industries: Health, security and wealth management). Here’s a summary → Read More



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