Big Data
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What Does a VC Look for in a Big Data Startup? [VIDEO]

Todd Nevins - February 27, 2014

Venture Capital firms and Angel investors pumped in over $3.6 billion into Big Data startups in 2013 and investments this year are expected to top this figure.…

Music App Predicting the 2014 Top Artists with Big Data
Data Mining
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Data Mining
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Music App Predicting the 2014 Top Artists with Big Data

Todd Nevins - December 11, 2013

15 million song identifications per day on the song finding app, Shazam, has provided the Big Data needed to predict who will hit and who will miss…

“Long Data”: The 15-Second Video to Big Data’s Snapshot
Analytics
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Analytics
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“Long Data”: The 15-Second Video to Big Data’s Snapshot

Todd Nevins - June 26, 2013

A great definition of Big Data is “our ability to collect and analyze the vast amounts of data we are now generating in the world” stated Bernard…

Big Data
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“Acqui-Hiring” Hits Big Data to Tackle the Talent Shortage

Todd Nevins - June 3, 2013

The concept of a growing company short on talent acquiring another company simply to fill those open spots is not a new concept. Yahoo acquired 10 small…

Social Data on the Top 4 Social Media Channels: How They Use Each Other
Analytics
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Analytics
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Social Data on the Top 4 Social Media Channels: How They Use Each Other

Todd Nevins - May 25, 2013

Google+ rolled out a new design last week that looks like they are redefining the look of social media and how social data will be used to…

Google+ Is After Your Friends with Big Data and Beautiful Photos
Analytics
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Analytics
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Google+ Is After Your Friends with Big Data and Beautiful Photos

Todd Nevins - May 16, 2013

Data analytics and design are being integrated together with the Google+ redesign but will it be enough for us to add another social network into our lives?…

The Big Data Talent Shortage: Are H1-B Visa Holders the Solution?
Analytics
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Analytics
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The Big Data Talent Shortage: Are H1-B Visa Holders the Solution?

Todd Nevins - May 9, 2013

There are recent arguments claiming that there is not a tech talent shortage in the US based on a surplus of US graduates with Science, Technology, Engineering…

Flipboard Harnesses Social Data to Individualize Online Media
Big Data
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Big Data
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Flipboard Harnesses Social Data to Individualize Online Media

Todd Nevins - May 2, 2013

Flipboard is a social network online aggregation magazine originally designed out of a brainstorming session between founders Mike McCue and Evan Doll.  They posed the question to…

PayPal Winning the Mobile Payments and Mobile Data Race
Big Data
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Big Data
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PayPal Winning the Mobile Payments and Mobile Data Race

Todd Nevins - April 25, 2013

PayPal is leading consumers and merchants into a ‘digital wallet’ universe and extending their lead with announcing partnerships with NCR and Discover.  PayPal has 15 years of…

Social Data and Mobile Diminishing the Significance of the Resume
Big Data
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Big Data
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Social Data and Mobile Diminishing the Significance of the Resume

Todd Nevins - April 20, 2013

Although resumes still remain the gold standard of job hunting and applying to job postings, there is a shift happening. A person’s complete professional background use to…