Tag: big data

MongoDB Pivots to Analytics

Jun 21, 2017 |

MongoDB wasn’t originally designed to power advanced analytics. But the frustration that people have with Hadoop data lakes and the desire to get real-time answers from the database driving their applications is leading the company to build more analytic capabilities directly in the NoSQL database. Read more…

Cray Brings AI and HPC Together on Flagship Supers

Jun 20, 2017 |

Cray took one more step toward the convergence of big data and high performance computing (HPC) today when it announced that it’s adding a full suite of big data and artificial intelligence software to its top-of-the-line XC Series supercomputers. Read more…

How to Drive Value From Big Data: Collaboration

Jun 7, 2017 |

Big data can transform enterprise operations, uncovering trends that could be easily overlooked and pointing the way to new opportunities. From detecting a seemingly insignificant mechanical problem that could shut down operations to pinpointing an untapped market, the value big data offers is significant. Read more…

Why Big Data and Data Scientists Are Overrated

Jun 2, 2017 |

What does it take to get value out of data? Many organizations assume that you need a big collection of data and a highly skilled data scientist to spin all those 1s and 0s into dollar signs. Read more…

5 Ways to Pull Order and Insights from Big Data

Jun 1, 2017 |

Walmart is a global leader in using data analytics to form insights. For example, the company previously used data generated during hurricanes to better estimate demand for emergency supplies, so it could be best prepared to meet customer needs. Read more…

Deep Learning Is About to Revolutionize Sports Analytics. Here’s How

May 26, 2017 |

Imagine being able to model your opponents’ defense to optimize your attack in soccer, or to determine the best placement of players for grabbing rebounds in basketball. These are some of the predictive systems that data scientists are just now starting to build, and they’re using deep learning techniques to do it. Read more…

Pepperdata Takes On Spark Performance Challenges

May 24, 2017 |

Apache Spark has revolutionized how big data applications are developed and executed since it emerged several years ago. But troubleshooting slow Spark jobs on Hadoop clusters is not an easy task. Read more…

How to Build a Big Data Culture

May 24, 2017 |

Data has become a critical corporate asset for keeping a competitive edge in the market and making smarter decisions company-wide. In the NewVantage survey, 46.6% of executives express the view that their firm may be at risk of major disruption in the coming decade. Read more…

Universities Roll Out New Data Science Programs

May 23, 2017 |

College grads looking to take the next step in their data science careers will have several new graduate-level data science programs to enroll in this fall, including a new Master’s of Applied Data Science at Syracuse University, a new Doctorate of Data Science at the University of Tennessee, and a new certificate program at Rutgers. Read more…

Digital Psychometrics and its Discontents: Online Behavior for Psychological Analytics

May 23, 2017 |

Occasionally we hear about predictive data modeling aimed at gaining psychological insight that at first blush seems – even to tech sophisticates who pooh-pooh AI alarmism – like a primitive version of something unsettling to come, something too penetrating for comfort, something with the potential to compromise our privacy, even our sense of independence. Read more…