Tag: analytics

Big Data Analytics Flashes a ‘Red Alert’ on Human Trafficking in India

Aug 24, 2017 |

The statistics are terrifying: Every three minutes, a young Indian girl is abducted into sex slavery — often with the consent of her parents, as horrible as that sounds. Now, with the help of Australian analytics firm Quantium, a project called Operation Red Alert is using big data analytics to fight traffickers and inform Indian villagers of the scourge threatening their girls. Read more…

Guiding Unstructured Data Analytic Journeys

Aug 22, 2017 |

Unstructured data poses one of the biggest challenges in the analytics world, and one of the biggest benefits to understanding human behavior, too. It also presents a golden opportunity for Voyager Labs, which has received $100 million in venture funding to guide its clients’ Read more…

Operationalizing Data-Driven Decisions: A 5-Step Methodology

Aug 9, 2017 |

Making effective decisions across an enterprise, a government, or a planet involves more than using well-designed software to analyze data. To operationalize data-driven thinking, you need a decision environment that can be replicated consistently, in multiple situations. Read more…

Optimize Your Golf Game with Advanced Analytics

Aug 8, 2017 |

About 24 million Americans play golf every year, making it one of the country’s top pastimes. However, the number of people who are proficient at the sport is far lower. Read more…

The New Math Driving NoSQL Analytics

Aug 3, 2017 |

NoSQL databases are extremely popular among developers thanks to their flexible schemas and rich data types like JSON. But those same attributes make getting data out of them using traditional SQL queries a real pain. Read more…

Why Big Data Enhances the Need for Enterprise Information Management

Aug 2, 2017 |

Many EIM (enterprise information management) or data management programs do not live up to their potential, and the arrival of big data makes the need for enterprise information and data management even more significant. Read more…

Is Your Smartphone Spying On You?

Aug 1, 2017 |

That little phone in your pocket or purse is generating a massive amount of data – much more than you probably realize. And thanks to services offered by the phone makers and network providers like Apple and Verizon, it’s easier than ever to capitalize on all that data. Read more…

One on One with the CDO of the Year

Jul 31, 2017 |

What does it mean to be a chief data officer in 2017? We asked Dr. Inderpal Bhandari, who was just named the United States CDO of the Year last week by the CDO Club, for insight into the job. Read more…

GPU Acceleration Advancing the Evolution of Fast and Big Data

Jul 24, 2017 |

With enterprise data warehouses and Hadoop data lakes now well established in the enterprise, organizations are able to store the large amounts of data they are generating, sourcing and curating. Read more…

How to Make Your Analytics Projects Pay

Jun 27, 2017 |

I was talking to an executive and he commented that his organization is struggling to gain value from their analytics initiatives. “It always looks good when it’s drawn on the board,” Read more…