5 Amazing Companies That Use Big Data to Drive Success
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5 Amazing Companies That Use Big Data to Drive Success

bernardmarr - March 17, 2015

In this post I look at five companies which have emerged on the scene more recently, but which have built business models on big data and analytics.…

Big Data: A Brief(ish) History Everyone Should Read
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Big Data: A Brief(ish) History Everyone Should Read

bernardmarr - March 11, 2015

The history of Big Data as a term may be brief – but many of the foundations it is built on were laid long ago.Long before computers…

Why We Must Declare War on Data Obesity
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Why We Must Declare War on Data Obesity

bernardmarr - March 4, 2015

We probably all know that obesity is becoming a big (pardon the pun) problem in the developed world and just becoming bigger. While we obviously need food…

Big Data News Bulletin: The Stories You Can’t Miss in Feb/March 2015
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Analytics
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Big Data News Bulletin: The Stories You Can’t Miss in Feb/March 2015

bernardmarr - February 26, 2015

D J Patil announced as first Whitehouse Chief Data ScientistBarack Obama is said to have hand-picked D J Patil as the US Government’s first ever Chief Data…

Careful: Don’t  Drown in Your Data Lake!
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Careful: Don’t Drown in Your Data Lake!

bernardmarr - February 25, 2015

You’ve probably heard of data warehousing, but now there’s a newer phrase doing the rounds, and it’s one you’re likely to hear more in the future if…

10 Amazing Data Analytics Platforms Everyone Should Know About
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10 Amazing Data Analytics Platforms Everyone Should Know About

bernardmarr - February 18, 2015

The past few years has seen an explosion in the number of platforms available for big data analytical tasks.The open source Hadoop framework is free to use,…

Big Data: What’s a Brontobyte Again?
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Big Data: What’s a Brontobyte Again?

bernardmarr - February 11, 2015

If you bought your first home computer in the early days – the 80s, or even the 70s if you were a very early adopter, you will…

Big Data: Careful! When Correlations Go Crazy
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Big Data: Careful! When Correlations Go Crazy

bernardmarr - February 4, 2015

In the world of big data, strange truths about the world begin to emerge. Orange cars are the most reliable used cars to buy. Prepaid phone card…

Big Data News Bulletin: The Stories You Can’t Miss in Jan/Feb 2015
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Big Data News Bulletin: The Stories You Can’t Miss in Jan/Feb 2015

bernardmarr - January 29, 2015

There are some big data stories that are just so big that you can't afford to miss them. Every month from now on I will try to…

Big Data: 5 Top Companies and Their Plans for 2015
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Big Data: 5 Top Companies and Their Plans for 2015

bernardmarr - January 28, 2015

Big data is undoubtedly only going to get bigger in 2015. Last year saw it truly move into the mainstream as companies of all shapes and sizes…