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.




While there are several programming languages that work especially well for machine learning, each of them comes with unique advantages and...


Data engineers are very much in demand these days, but too many executives and others have big questions about what these professionals do....


The internet of things (IoT) is connecting more and more devices every day. While this may mean enhanced convenience for consumers, it also...


In the digital world, the free flow of data is critically important. When this free flow of data is impeded for any reason, professionals...


Over the past 10-15 years, the AI Winter seems to have finally thawed, and we now see AI as a reality thanks to these three key...


AI systems usually operate like a black box: Data is input and data is output, but the processes that transform that data are a mystery....


Finding valuable insight is not a question of simply amassing as much data as possible, but of finding the right data. This is why...


People often associate AI with big, profitable corporations, but they're not the only ones using it. Charity and humanitarian organizations...


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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...


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...


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