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Big Data Impacts

Technologies and Analyses in CBS’ Person of Interest

January 7, 2013 by Paul Barsch

Person of Interest is a broadcast television show on CBS where a “machine” predicts a person most likely to die within 24-48 hours. Then, it’s up to a mercenary and a data scientist to find that person and help them escape their fate. What technology components could be part of such a project? And can you help discover more?[read more]

Big Data After the Hype

January 7, 2013 by Steve Sarsfield

Whether you have to deal with big data, enterprise data or spread-marts, data needs to be managed no matter what size. The tides are turning for a total data management approach. Recent surveys shows that despite the market hype, most technologists and business users feel that big data is an off-shoot of data management, not a branch of technology in itself.[read more]

Like Big Data, Operational Intelligence is Evolving to Deliver Right Time Value

January 3, 2013 by Tony Cosentino

Operational intelligence overlaps in many ways with big data. In technological terms, both deal with a diversity of data sources and data structures, both need to provide data in a timely manner, and both must deal with the exponential growth of data....[read more]

Big Data Defined for 2013: A Definition That Can Help in Your Interaction with the IT Community

December 31, 2012 by Bob Gourley

The use of the term Big Data by the TechAmerica Foundation’s Federal Big Data Commission is a fantastic start and it is based on inputs from real champions of IT who have been fielding real solutions into the largest enterprises in the globe[read more]

Mark Zielinski on Making Use of Big Data Now

December 29, 2012 by Sandro Saitta

Today, I have the pleasure to welcome Mark Zielinski, co-founder and former director at Winning Research in Toronto. He writes about analyzing social network traffic to better understand patterns and derive knowledge from them. Thanks for your contribution Mark.Since late 2011, the market research industry and market research technology...[read more]