Big data is all about Velocity, Variety and Volume, and the greatest of these is Variety. At least it causes the greatest misunderstanding. Variety, in this context, alludes to the wide variety of data sources and formats that may contain insights to help organizations to make better decisions. Everything from our existing database records of … Continue reading Big Data: The Data Variety Discussion
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In today’s business world big data can be a vital competitive differentiator for organizations. Traditionally, businesses needed to limit the scope of the data that they could use to make the critical decisions for driving successful business outcomes. Big data solutions have eased many of those limitations, so organizations can look at far more data … Continue reading Building a big data center of excellence
A supermarket sends their customer an e-mail indicating his/her brown sugar is about to finish and they ask if he/she needs some more. The customer thinks: HOW do they know? Well at least, we know they are not reading minds yet; it is just Predictive Analytics algorithms processing Big Data patterns. Retail industry, by its … Continue reading How to Win with Predictive Analytics in Retail?
In today’s energy industry, one of the key priorities is finding new ways to cost efficiently keep up with insatiable demands for power, while also delivering renewable energy. You must be able to predict when events will occur and make the first move. Being first to respond to customer or market events could be the … Continue reading Deliver more intelligence to intelligent energy systems
In today’s data intensive world of communications, the social media networks, connected devices, customer behaviours, government portals, call data records and billing information etc. produce a huge amount of data. It is challenging for telecom operators to deal with this surge in data volumes. However this challenge can be transformed into an opportunity with efficiently … Continue reading How Big Data and Analytics can Drive Profitability for Telecom Operators
Data already is the new currency and is at the heart of everything digital. I like to repeat the adage, “Data becomes Information, becomes Knowledge, becomes Wisdom”. And “It’s all about the data”. So why do we send up probes, sensors or satellites — for the data? I’d like to touch upon some mission critical … Continue reading Big Data at NASA
Internet of Things technology continues to grow at a fascinating pace, and increasing opportunities to innovate in an Internet of Things world proliferate. The skill and technology layers needed to make the Internet of Things a reality for today’s world starts with machine learning, deep learning, graph databases and real-time data management. And they continue … Continue reading Internet of Things: A continuum of change with opportunities galore