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When Big Data Becomes Smart Data

When Big Data Becomes Smart Data | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
By now, we’re all familiar with the concept of Big Data. We are now talking about web traffic in terms of petabytes, exabytes and zettabytes – truly incredible numbers. I think digital officers have enough web data to mine right now, let alone integrating that data into a customer data warehouse – we have plenty to do, to say the least.
Tomáš Kuzár's insight:

Smart Data vs. Big Data. Identify your customers accurately. How do you combine the data from your diverse resources to first identify customers accurately then understand what they do digitally? Customer identification extends from smart data, not big data. 

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Speed Trap and Changing Technology

Speed Trap and Changing Technology | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
It’s true what they say: Some things never change. But such stability isn’t always an occasion for sentimentality. In the case of senior financial executives, there’s little comfort to be found in the fact that they are chasing the same technological improvements as they were, say, 5 years ago. Or even 10.
Tomáš Kuzár's insight:

Reporting and Business Intelligence is not very new topic. But is still open and relevant. In area of reporting CFO are focusing on Management reporting and analytical systems and Business planning and forecasting tools. Technology is changing, but issues remain almost the same.

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Business Intelligence Software: What You Need to Know Now

Business Intelligence Software: What You Need to Know Now | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
As more and more data are fed into data warehousing systems, thanks to social media and various other data-gathering channels, making sense of huge amounts of data becomes a challenge.
Tomáš Kuzár's insight:

As more and more data are fed into data warehousing systems, thanks to social media and various other data-gathering channels, making sense of huge amounts of data becomes a challenge.

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Forget big data: what businesses really want is simple and easy | Information Age

Forget big data: what businesses really want is simple and easy | Information Age | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
Big data has become big business for software vendors and a top-of-mind issue for IT decision makers. This is despite reports claiming that in many cases businesses are still failing to draw value from this new technology trend.
Tomáš Kuzár's insight:

What business really needs? Fast, easy, self-service access to data for the people that need it, and from whichever data sources are relevant. Forget about big and huge data, bring something useful instead.

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Netflix Open Sources Tools for Data Analysis on Hadoop - Introduces Surus and ScorePMML

Netflix Open Sources Tools for Data Analysis on Hadoop - Introduces Surus and ScorePMML | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
Data science revolutionaries Netflix have announced the onset of a Netflix-OSS project called Surus, through which it will open source some of its Hadoop data analyzing tools based on “internal user defined functions (UDF’s) that have broad adoption across Netflix.”
Tomáš Kuzár's insight:

Data scientists at Netflix have begun ScorePMML adoption as it enables effective iteration and deployment of models in contrast to the legacy approach.

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'Smart agriculture' changing lives of China's farmers

'Smart agriculture' changing lives of China's farmers | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
The internet is changing China's agriculture sector through the use of sensors, the Internet of Things, cloud computing and big data, which are helping create semi-industrialized production methods, ...
Christin's insight:

The data, along with that recorded by farmers through mobile devices given by the company are then uploaded to the cloud and analyzed to help better manage the farms.

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Spark 1.2 challenges MapReduce's Hadoop dominan...

Spark 1.2 challenges MapReduce's Hadoop dominan... | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
The newest version of Spark in-memory framework for Hadoop improves performance on clusters and adds more Python support
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You and Your Intuition Should Make Friends With Big Data

You and Your Intuition Should Make Friends With Big Data | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
With both working in tandem, your business could leapfrog ahead of the competition. Try developing the right infrastructure to integrate these information-rich resources into regular decision making.
Tomáš Kuzár's insight:

Don’t just watch the data. Use it to drive change. 

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Crunching Big Data with 18 Essential Hadoop Tools. - One stop shop for big data analysis

Crunching Big Data with 18 Essential Hadoop Tools. - One stop shop for big data analysis | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
Essential Hadoop Tools
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Overview of most important Hadoop tools.

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All Of Samsung’s New Smart TVs Will Run Its Tizen Operating System

All Of Samsung’s New Smart TVs Will Run Its Tizen Operating System | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
In its latest attempt to make the operating system happen, Samsung announced today that all of its smart televisions will include a Tizen-based platform in..
Tomáš Kuzár's insight:

Which operating system will be the leader in home appliances? Maybe Tizen, maybe not ... 

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Who Provides Tech Support for the Internet of Things?

Who Provides Tech Support for the Internet of Things? | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
Companies are going to have to start thinking beyond their brands.
Christin's insight:

Articles about Internet of Things (IOT) are nice. Tech gadgets and devices from various producers are nice as well. But how to integrate and maintain those things what they work altogether? Seems to be nice opportunity for the future ...


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Google Rolls Out In-Store Conversion Tracking

Google Rolls Out In-Store Conversion Tracking | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
Business owners have the power to track every move a customer makes along their customer journey behind the computer screen, but what happens when those conversions start online and end with an in-store purchase?
Tomáš Kuzár's insight:

Google uses location settings enabled on a user’s smartphone to determine their proximity to the advertiser’s location listed on Google Maps.


Different in-store tracking approach is used by Euclic Analytics, who use smartphone ping wiki signals to track the customers.  


Of course, we should not forget Apple's iBeacon, which is introducing opportunities for interactivity between iOS devices and iBeacon hardware.


In-store tracking and analytics seems to have lots of attention. 

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5 big data implementation mistakes to avoid

5 big data implementation mistakes to avoid | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
In recent years, few terms have been as overused and misunderstood as "big data." From making predictions about massive flu outbreaks with a Google flu trends solution, to tracking shopping trends ...
Tomáš Kuzár's insight:

Start small ...

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13 New Trends in Big Data and Data Science

13 New Trends in Big Data and Data Science | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
Based on requests from clients - vendors of data processing platforms and products - as well as trends in popular blogs,  job postings, and my own reading. Here are a few topics recently gaining strong traction
Tomáš Kuzár's insight:

The rise of data plumbing, to make big data run smoothly, safely, reliably, and fast through all "data pipes" (Internet, Intranet, in-memory, local servers, cloud, Hadoop clusters etc.), optimizing redundancy, load balance, data caching, data storage, data compression, signal extraction, data summarization and more.

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Drilling Into The Value Of Data - The Customer Edge

How much is data worth? It seems like a silly question, until you recognize a really intriguing factoid: If you look at the financial valuations of companies that were built on data, like Facebook or Uber or Twitter, there’s a gap between the actual market valuation and their market valuation.
Tomáš Kuzár's insight:

With the kind of potential payoffs and efficiencies respondents are talking about, you’d be silly not to.

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7 Limitations Of Big Data In Marketing Analytics

7 Limitations Of Big Data In Marketing Analytics | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
As everyone knows, “big data” is all the rage in digital marketing nowadays. Marketing organizations across the globe are trying to find ways to collect and analyze user-level or touchpoint-level data in order to uncover insights about how marketing activity affects consumer purchase decisions and drives loyalty.
Tomáš Kuzár's insight:

Start investing in big data capabilities. Meanwhile, let’s focus as much if not more in maximizing value from smaller data.

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How the Internet of Things will Change Marketing

How the Internet of Things will Change Marketing | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
The Internet of Things (IoT). The digital trend which has had the biggest hype over the past year, and the one that...
Tomáš Kuzár's insight:

A key thing to remember is that although the IoT movement is fast approaching, it will still take a while to become universal, so don’t rush it.

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Big-Data Startup MongoDB Is Now Valued at $1.6 Bililon

Big-Data Startup MongoDB Is Now Valued at $1.6 Bililon | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
Data analytics company MongoDB is now valued by venture capitalists at $1.6 billion after raising new funding.

Via Bruno Renkin
Tomáš Kuzár's insight:

MongoDB is not a small player on the Big Data market ... 

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Talend 5.6 Brings Spark, Storm, IoT Features to Open Source Big Data

Talend 5.6 Brings Spark, Storm, IoT Features to Open Source Big Data | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
Talend 5.6, the latest version of the open source big data platform, introduces new support for Apache Spark and Storm, as well as better Internet of Things integration.
Tomáš Kuzár's insight:

Big Data hype changes to Big Data hard work: currently Talend release new features related to Big Data (Spark, Storm) and IoT support (MQTT and AMQP protocols).

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eQ-3 MAX! Affordable Wireless Heating Control with your Smartphone or Raspberry Pi | Automated Home

eQ-3 MAX! Affordable Wireless Heating Control with your Smartphone or Raspberry Pi | Automated Home | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
As the days begin to shorten and the leaves start to fall thoughts turn to the winter ahead and the ever increasing energy bills.  Heating control is a problem that’s ...
Tomáš Kuzár's insight:

Affordable heating control for home automation. Unfortunately, there’s no API. 

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IBM Big Data and Analytics - IBM and Twitter - United States

IBM Big Data and Analytics - IBM and Twitter - United States | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
Twitter has become the compelling barometer and synthesizer of trends around the world. IBM and Twitter are joining forces to enable businesses to exploit the full potential of this new class of data.
Christin's insight:

IBM BigInsights, DataWorks, Watson Developer Cloud, Bluemix - people in IBM are working hard and building solid framework for data driven future.

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5 smart-home trends we expect to see in 2015

5 smart-home trends we expect to see in 2015 | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
The smart home will go from a novelty to a necessity in 2015, and trends like smart outlets, voice control and interconnectivity will make it happen.
Tomáš Kuzár's insight:

Number of tech home devices is growing rapidly - termostats, wearable divices, motion sensors, smart thermometers. "Tech" life can be easier, healthier, safer, atc. And with lots of data, which can be collected, processed and reused .. 

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Big Data Industry Predictions for 2015

Big Data Industry Predictions for 2015 | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it

As 2014 draws to a close, here at insideBIGDATA we’re trying to cool our heels a bit to reflect on the amazing year we had for Big Data.


Christin's insight:

Nice set of Big Data predictions for year 2015. It is obvious that Big Data goes into cloud now.

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How Small Businesses Can Embrace Big Data

How Small Businesses Can Embrace Big Data | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
It's possible to analyze large information sets to boost product quality, improve marketing and further customer relationships -- all without a huge price tag,
Tomáš Kuzár's insight:

Big Data approaches can be used in small companies as well. Scale, complexity and cost will be significantly smaller, but main idea remains the same: focus on data changes intuition-driven company to an analytics-driven company.

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