Big Data

Unless you've been under a rock somewhere, you know that big data is, well, pretty darn big right now. In this section we attempt to cut through the marketing hype and get at some of the ways that big data is changing the tech landscape.




Embedded analytics is helping businesses learn more about their customers - eliminating pain points and helping with predictive analytics....

3 Ways Embedded Analytics Can Help Build a Data-Driven Business


Data is being generated at an unprecedented pace, and now the human resources department is tapping into data to help improve hiring...

How Machine Learning Is Impacting HR Analytics


Can Amazon use the power of big data and analytics to streamline the American health care system? Jeff Bezos is betting on it, and...

Amazon Health Care Plans - A True Market Revolution?


A supply chain keeps its business running, and inaccurate predictions of supply chain demands can be disastrous. However, now machine...

How Machine Learning Can Improve Supply Chain Efficiency


The data scientist role is fast becoming the most sought-after career of the technology world. We asked top data scientist Jake Porway from...

Data Scientists: The New Rock Stars of the Tech World


The insurance industry is integrating tech - resulting in InsureTech. What does this mean for insurance? Find out in this infographic!

INFOGRAPHIC: 6 InsureTech Trends to Know


Structured, unstructured, semi-structured - what does it all mean? Here we take a look at these different types of data, their differences...

How Structured Is Your Data? Examining Structured, Unstructured and Semi-Structured Data


City populations are growing at an unprecedented pace, and cities need to accommodate these increasing throngs of people. City planners are...

Can Big Data Solve The Urban Planning Challenge?


Big data and data-centric innovation is likely to drive business in a few key ways. Here we take a look at where we might be headed with...

(Big) Data's Big Future


If we are going to be able to make sense out of all the data that we are accumulating, we'll need a faster way to process it. Quantum...

Why Quantum Computing May Be the Next Turn on the Big Data Highway


Analytics have become a necessity for business, and now embedded analytics are making it even easier to implement analytic tools. Here we...

Top 4 Uses of Embedded Analytics


Real-time big data analytics is a great way to get up-to-date data and statistics. But while it has plenty of benefits, it does have some...

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Real-Time Big Data Analytics


Online privacy and security are big concerns these days, but protecting yourself online is easier than you might think.

5 Ways to Go Undetected Online


Finding ways to turn the flood of data into useful information for business decisions is a growing challenge to the IT profession and...

Big Data: How It's Captured, Crunched and Used to Make Business Decisions


With its security issues and costs, the cloud has seen limited implementation, particularly outside of the business space. But with the...

3 Signs IoT Is the Killer App for Cloud Computing


To nurture data scientists, companies need to focus more on culture and organizational structure. Data scientist Ben Lorica provides his...

How to Nurture a Data Scientist


Silos prevent organizations from truly harnessing the power of their data. Data must be consolidated and properly managed in order for it...

Breaking Silos: How to Consolidate, Cleanse and Use Your Data for Good


Data warehousing provides a solid foundation for consolidating historical, current and future data, allowing an organization to generate...

Data Warehousing 101


Data analytics has become an essential task in today's world of business intelligence, but many fear that this task will soon fall to...