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“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 2/17/2020
Above the Trend Line: your industry rumor central is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items grouped by category such as M&A activity, people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, customer wins, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the …
Teacher Pay is Stagnating. Data and Analytics Could Give it a Boost
In this special guest feature, University of San Diego Assistant Professor in Economics, Alison Sanchez, argues that economic questions like how to increase teachers' pay can be answered through large-scale data analysis. There is not one single answer or explanation behind the widespread salary drop for teachers, but data and …
How Analytics is Changing the Game for Sports – and Academia
In this contributed article, Darin W. White, Ph.D., Executive Director, Center for Sports Analytics at Samford University, discusses how big data has given rise to the sports analytics major at Samford University. He explains how students are leveraging data sets to help sports organizations drive team efficiencies by informing recruitment …
Vaccines Are Being Created By AI: Here’s How
In this contributed article, tech blogger Caleb Danziger discusses how medical researchers have begun using AI in a bid to reduce long drug development times and prevent costly failures. Now, these efforts are beginning to produce real results. A team of medical researchers from Australia's Flinders University have designed an …
insideBIGDATA Latest News – 2/6/2020
In this regular column, we’ll bring you all the latest industry news centered around our main topics of focus: big data, data science, machine learning, AI, and deep learning. Our industry is constantly accelerating with new products and services being announced everyday. Fortunately, we’re in close touch with vendors from …
Report Reveals Business-Critical Cloud Adoption for Analytics and AI on the Rise, Yet Challenges Remain
Trifacta, a leader in data preparation and data wrangling, released its “Obstacles to AI & Analytics Adoption in the Cloud” report, which reveals inefficiencies that are hindering analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) adoption in the cloud. The research, which surveyed 646 data professionals across different industries and titles, examines how …
Predictive Analytics Could Minimize Underpayment Penalties By The IRS
The federal government is often slow to embrace new technology. However, many federal agencies have finally discovered the countless benefits of big data. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is one of the organizations that has started using big data to enforce its policies. Small businesses should utilize their own big …
Proptech and the Rising Tide of Technology in the Real Estate Industry
In this contributed article, freelance human Avery Phillips discusses how the real estate industry has begun reaping the rewards that big data and data-driven technologies can provide. The huge amounts of data generated by the real estate industry can be leveraged to its advantage even further going forward as new …
New Research from Accenture and Qlik Shows the Data Skills Gap is Costing Organizations Billions in Lost Productivity
A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Qlik, titled “The Human Impact of Data Literacy” and conducted on behalf of The Data Literacy Project, found that while most organizations understand the incredible opportunity of data, a gap has emerged between organizations’ aspirations to be data-driven and their employees’ ability …
insideBIGDATA Latest News – 1/20/2020
In this regular column, we’ll bring you all the latest industry news centered around our main topics of focus: big data, data science, machine learning, AI, and deep learning. Our industry is constantly accelerating with new products and services being announced everyday. Fortunately, we’re in close touch with vendors from …
Understanding Intention: Using Content, Context, and the Crowd to Build Better Search Applications
This white paper by enterprise search specialists Lucidworks, points out that unlike consumer search, which has become a seamless part of our everyday lives, the enterprise side might as well still be running Windows 95. Imagine if Amazon, Google, or Facebook treated every user the same, regardless of who they …
“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 1/7/2020
Above the Trend Line: your industry rumor central is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items grouped by category such as M&A activity, people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, customer wins, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the …
TOP 10 insideBIGDATA Articles for December 2019
In this continuing regular feature, we give all our valued readers a monthly heads-up for the top 10 most viewed articles appearing on insideBIGDATA. Over the past several months, we’ve heard from many of our followers that this feature will enable them to catch up with important news and features …
City Planning, Transportation, and Infrastructure Data
In this contributed article, Magnolia Potter discusses how predictive data analytics is an integral component in the worldwide push to improve public transportation and infrastructure in a way that’s beneficial to citizens. Big data can help city planners to prioritize both public safety and overall health, especially in urban areas.
The 5 Most Important Criminal DNA And Crime Data Sources
Review the best crime data and criminal DNA databases including: FBI Uniform Crime Database, CODIS DNA, NCIC, Interpol and Stanford Open Policing. The rise of big data and proliferation of DNA evidence has caused a revolution in how crime is analyzed, criminal cases are solved and crimes are prevented. Governments …
“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 12/30/2019
Above the Trend Line: your industry rumor central is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items grouped by category such as M&A activity, people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, customer wins, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the …
“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 12/17/2019
Above the Trend Line: your industry rumor central is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items grouped by category such as M&A activity, people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, customer wins, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the …
Is Predictive Analytics Revealing Unexplored eCommerce Niches?
Predictive analytics is one of the biggest disruptive technologies shaping the eCommerce industry. IQLECT published an article on this last year titled The Importance of Predictive Analytics for E-commerce Stores. The article pointed out that companies have lagged implementing predictive analytics technology, due to cost and complexity concerns. However, this …