Big Data - let your data grow
4.5K views | +1 today
Follow
Big Data - let your data grow
Big Data, Business Intelligence
Curated by Christin
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scoop.it!

6 Ways This Former WebEx Marketing Leader Uses Big Data - Forbes

6 Ways This Former WebEx Marketing Leader Uses Big Data - Forbes | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
Patrick Moran knows marketing. He's made a career of using emerging online channels to acquire customers. "I've never been able to be as data-driven as I am today," says Moran, who was formerly head of SMB Marketing at WebEx.
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Google BigQuery API Makes Big Data Analytics Easy

Google BigQuery API Makes Big Data Analytics Easy | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it

Google BigQuery is a web service that lets you do interactive analysis of massive datasets—up to billions of rows. Using SQL commands via a RESTful API, you can quickly explore and understand your massive historical data. BigQuery can help you analyze your massive network logs, identify sales trends across various time series, or help with detecting fraud and outliers. It thus aims to disrupt traditional BI using a very traditional language, SQL!

more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Ex-Microsoft evangelist Abby Fichtner will head new 'hackerspace' in Kendall Square focused on big data

Ex-Microsoft evangelist Abby Fichtner will head new 'hackerspace' in Kendall Square focused on big data | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
The inaugural director of a new "hackerspace" in Kendall Square called hack/reduce is Abby Fichtner. Until last month, Fichtner was a Microsoft evangelist responsible for building and maintaining relationships in the local startup community.
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Cloud Computing: In Four Years, One-Third of all Consumer Data Will Be In the ... - Formtek Blog (blog)

Cloud Computing: In Four Years, One-Third of all Consumer Data Will Be In the ... - Formtek Blog (blog) | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
Cloud Computing: In Four Years, One-Third of all Consumer Data Will Be In the ...Formtek Blog (blog)Currently about 7 percent of all consumer content is stored in the cloud.

Via Pierre Paperon
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Retention Science Launches: Using Big Data to Improve Customer Retention | Social Media Today

Retention Science Launches: Using Big Data to Improve Customer Retention | Social Media Today | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it

For marketers, customer acquisition usually receives more attention than retention, but Retention Science, the latest company to launch out of Santa Monica, CA. based Mucker Labs hopes to change that. The company announced it has secured $1.3 Million in seed funding for it’s marketing platform aimed at helping e-commerce businesses with actionable data analytics tools to improve customer retention, reduce customer churn and facilitate re-engagement.

more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

BIG Data Mining, Predictive Modeling, and Visualizations: Data ...

BIG Data Mining, Predictive Modeling, and Visualizations: Data ... | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it

Consumer Centric Predictive Models and Data Mining: Coming Together of Statistical, Econometric, Machine Learning, and Behavioral Sciences - "Observations do not lie; information designs do" ...


Via AnalyticsInnovations
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Big Data: The Coming Sensor Data Driven Productivity Revolution

Big Data: The Coming Sensor Data Driven Productivity Revolution | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it

There are many potential big data source, let's focus shortly on jumbo jet engines and smart electric meters.

more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Top 5 Challenges for Hadoop MapReduce in the Enterprise

Top 5 Challenges for Hadoop MapReduce in the Enterprise | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
Reporting and analysis tools help businesses make better quality decisions faster. The source of information that enables these decisions is data. There are broadly two types of data: structured and unstructured.

Via Taehui Hong, Terry Cho
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Why the days are numbered for Hadoop as we know it

Why the days are numbered for Hadoop as we know it | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
For better or worse, Hadoop has become synonymous with big data. In just a few years it has gone from a fringe technology to the de facto standard. But is the enterprise buying into a technology whose best day has already passed?

Via thotmobster
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

3 Steps For Adding Value To Your Big Data Strategy - Forbes

Guest post written by Andy MacMillan Andy MacMillan is senior VP of Product at Data.com, a unit of Salesforce.com. Andy MacMillan In Jurassic Park, John Hammond cloned dinosaurs because he could. The astute Dr.
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Six challenges for big data

Six challenges for big data | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
Big data is about more than Hadoop and a bunch of fancy technology: there are some very real organisational barriers too.
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Better medicine, brought to you by big data

Better medicine, brought to you by big data | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it

We were told at the university that expert systems should not be used in medice because doctors would loose some of their skills. But currently is seems that big data analytics will change the healt case sector anyway. 

more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

The 3 I's Of Big Data - Forbes

The 3 I's Of Big Data - Forbes | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
Big Data is: Immediate - in the sense that you need to do something about it now Intimidating - what if you don’t? Ill-defined - what is it, anyway?
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Big Data Can Help CRM Users Gain More Deals – New Insights — Score More Sales

Big Data Can Help CRM Users Gain More Deals – New Insights — Score More Sales | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
Nearly 80% of companies polled in a new Big Data study find CRM ineffective at helping find external company information. Sales reps are searching as many as 15 different data sources for information on customers and prospects.
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Can Big Data cut through your growing resume pile? - Fortune Management

Can Big Data cut through your growing resume pile? - Fortune Management | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
Several startups are looking to use algorithmically powered job search systems to solve job search woes for candidates and recruiters alike. But can data replace the human touch?
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

How IBM's Big Data Guy Found A Career In Chaos

How IBM's Big Data Guy Found A Career In Chaos | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
Charlie Schick, 46, is IBM's Worldwide Director of Marketing, Big Data, Health Care, and Life Sciences, taps skills as a molecular biologist, a tech journalist, a marketer, and more.
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Big Data Architectures at Facebook

Big Data Architectures at Facebook | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
Ashish Thusoo presents the data scalability issues at Facebook and the data architecture evolution from EDW to Hadoop to Puma.

Via Alex Spinelli
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Big data: Innovation by numbers and the end of Mad Men

Big data: Innovation by numbers and the end of Mad Men | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
More data is being created today than that seen from the dawn of man to 2003. In fact, the amount of data we now have at our fingertips doubles in size every 18 months.
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

The Role Big Data Could Play in HR | Innovation

Big data has the ability to play a significant role in lifting a workforce’s productivity, performance, and engagement - that is, if HR managers knew how to...
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Klout Data Architecture: MySQL, HBase, Hive, Pig, Elastic Search, MongoDB, SSAS

Klout Data Architecture: MySQL, HBase, Hive, Pig, Elastic Search, MongoDB, SSAS | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it

Just found slideck (embedded below) describing the data workflow at Klout. Their architecture includes many interesting pieces combining both NoSQL and relational databases with Hadoop and Hive and Pig and traditional BI. Even Excel gets a mention in the slides:

more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Google opens up its BigQuery data analytics service to all

Google opens up its BigQuery data analytics service to all | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
Google sits on masses of traffic and advertising data, and has decided that it should take advantage of its expertise in building the infrastructure to handle those petabytes of information to offer a data analytics service in its cloud.

Via thotmobster
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

How Tesco and co are testing the limits of customer data exploitation

How Tesco and co are testing the limits of customer data exploitation | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it
If a consumer agrees to share information with retailers, can they complain when data about their shopping habits and lifestyle choices are used to milk...

Via CourseMonster
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Top 10 categories for Big Data sources and mining technologies - ZDNet (blog)

Top 10 categories for Big Data sources and mining technologies - ZDNet (blog) | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it

Top 10 categories for Big Data sources and mining technologies: Getting over the gee-whiz factor of Big Data can be tough.


Via Samuel Brown
more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Big Data Creates Win/Win for Businesses and Consumers | Business 2 Community

Big Data Creates Win/Win for Businesses and Consumers | Business 2 Community | Big Data - let your data grow | Scoop.it

The new marketing meme, “Big Data” has captured everyone’s attention.

more...
No comment yet.