Big Data In Healthcare — Simplicity, Please?

Big Data In Healthcare — Simplicity, Please?

The healthcare industry has NOT been “spared” from the Big Data revolution, but can someone pause to ask what’s been done to ensure the whole thing translates into benefits to the end users (patients and medical practitioners)? Do people really need more complications in their lives or do they want a simple way of gaining → Read More


You — The Source Of Big Data

You — The Source Of Big Data

Can you imagine what would become of Facebook if all its users decide NOT to add new content or take any actions on their site for a while? What about Google: Would it survive if people refuse to use its search engine? These represent two of the biggest organizations that are in the forefront of → Read More


The Year Ahead: Finding Wisdom in Big Data – Mobiledia

The Year Ahead: Finding Wisdom in Big Data – Mobiledia

Think of what you do online each day: search Google, maybe “like” a post on Facebook, browse a few sites, watch some YouTube videos and tweet about an upcoming vacation. Now think about the personal profile these digital crumbs add up to. Welcome to big data, and how companies mine a startlingly accurate picture of → Read More


Retail Solutions Expands Executive Ranks as Big-Data Company Gears Up For … – PR Newswire (press release)

Retail Solutions Expands Executive Ranks as Big-Data Company Gears Up For … – PR Newswire (press release)

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Retail Solutions Inc., the leading provider of retail-data technology for the consumer-products industry, has hired several new executives to deepen its product, data and marketing functions. The fast-growing, Silicon Valley company helps makers of consumer goods and retailers to work collaboratively to gain new insights around inventory → Read More


Luminar Selects Hortonworks to Power Customer Big Data Management – Business Wire (press release)

Luminar Selects Hortonworks to Power Customer Big Data Management – Business Wire (press release)

SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hortonworks, a leading contributor to Apache Hadoop, today announced that Luminar, a data analytics and modeling provider focused specifically on connecting marketers with U.S. Latino consumers, is using the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) to deploy a fully integrated big data architecture. The Apache Hadoop-powered platform enables Luminar to better serve its customers


Book says ‘Big Data’ becoming a global nervous system – USA TODAY

Book says ‘Big Data’ becoming a global nervous system – USA TODAY

Full or partial blindness due to retinal disease affects an estimated 25 million people around the world. Sheila Nirenberg, an associate professor at Weill Cornell Medical College, and her team embedded custom software in microprocessors and cameras built into eyeglasses. Images captured by the cameras will be translated into code in the form of thousands → Read More


Big Debate panelist Q&A profile: IDA – ZDNet

SINGAPORE–There has been a lot of hype about big data, but are companies benefiting from it yet? What are the key challenges Singapore businesses face in capturing relevant data and extracting intelligence from it? How can technology help resolve some of these challenges, and what is the government’s role in helping Singapore companies tap data → Read More


Big data: How the revolution may play out – ZDNet

If 2012 was the year of big data hype, interest and pilot projects, 2013 will bring production deployments, early returns on investment and a bit of disruption. By 2014, big data projects and systems are likely to be commonplace. This year, big data became a tech term on par with cloud computing. The term means → Read More



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