Dun & Bradstreet released a new report on how big data is actually being used within enterprises and the results show, well, that companies are essentially delusional. Seventy-three percent of those surveyed consider themselves "analytically driven," but fewer than half of them have more than 10 employees working with analytics.
Advera Health Analytics added coverage of multiple sclerosis drugs in its Evidex drug data and analytics platform. The new coverage of MS drugs renders on-demand, pooled analyses of MS drugs' clinical outcome measures, predictive identification of serious unknown risks, direct downstream medical cost calculations, and drug safety scorecards.
Source: Pixabay There are many potential pitfalls in big data, but the streetlight effect is one of the most overlooked, which is strange given its prevalence. For a good look at what the...
It seems like only yesterday that 'data monetization' was the buzzword at every big data conference. In those days, just three or so years ago, the term was largely applied to selling raw data. But data monetization has evolved to largely mean using it to improve efficiencies and innovate new revenue streams. Enter a new conference focused on exactly that.
"There's been much talk lately about big data's potential value in treating cancer, but little effort has been made to make big data bigger — and more effective — by sharing...
PLAT.ONE, a provider of Enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) platform, announced the results of their European IoT Industry Survey taken at the M2M Forum in Milan. They found the top three issues plaguing IoT projects to be connectivity, protocols, and data analysis. Here's what else they found.
At the moment, the world is focused on collecting data on just about everything and presenting it in useful visualizations. That's a good start, but it's only that, a basic beginning, the first lurching steps in the eventual march beyond a data-driven existence to a fully empowered human experience. It's time now for the big data industry to remember that the machines and data are not an end in themselves, and repurpose their uses to better reflect and improve the human condition.
Competition is fierce across several verticals but especially so in industries experiencing or facing disruption. Uncertainty in the face of other factors, such as the economy, is adding considerable pressure and both spurs tech adoption and depresses the heck out of CEOs. So, is revolutionary tech such as big data analytics, IoT and robotics the path to a happy and prosperous future, or is it more a matter of grim survival? Here's what a new PwC report has to say.
If you didn't catch Amy Gaskins' keynote at Apache: Big Data North America, you'll want to read this post in CIO. Her 5 key requirements in successful big data projects are spot on...
The FCC is attempting, with President Obama's backing, to force cable and satellite TV companies to allow subscribers to use any set-top box they want. If that happens, cable and satellite providers lose their ability to gather viewer data. But now FourthWall Media has a newly patented data collection technique that enables these companies to gather viewer data "from any set-top and DVR on the market."