New "sharehousing" capabilities create opportunities for system integrators and data-as-a-service provider partners.
Since 2013, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers has held annual big data conferences to highlight changes and opportunities in a rapidly growing field. The IEEE Big Data Conference of 2017 is scheduled to be held from December 11-14 in Boston.
Participation at the IEEE big data conferences has grown significantly over the past four years. The IEEE Big Data Conference of 2017 had 400 participants, while last year’s event had 900.
Business can be complicated sometimes. It’s not always easy to keep track of all the data and information we deal with, and with so much of what we do now is conducted digitally, it can get frustrating trying to track everything in an Excel spreadsheet, or digging through our emails trying to find information. Fortunately, there are solutions that have been developed to help us resolve issues regarding analytics, reporting, and keeping everyone in the loop.
Big data is helping people plan for unexpected interruptions in life. Although more predictive analytics models are developed for businesses, they can be used by everyday people as well.
Consumers are using big data to deal with unplanned financial problems, minimize health risks and prepare for family conflicts. We can use data to identify problems others have repeatedly faced.
Big Data Makes Planning for Challenges Easier
Life is full of little disruptions.
I sat through an excellent case study at our Data and Analytics Summit in Sao Paulo today. It was described as a Master Data Management (MDM) case study but, as...
Courtesy of Kayla ItsinesFans from all over the world are crazy about doing workouts with 26-year-old Australian fitgirl Kayla Itsines, who is always dressed in a sports bra, colored pants, and her characteristic ponytail.
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The Nintendo Switch just got its first major update since launch.
The update, dubbed "3.0.0," is mostly about adding so-called "quality of life" features. What this means for the average user is Nintendo added a bunch of little conveniences that were missing. What kind of conveniences?
Reuters/Toru Hanai"Find paired controllers within communication range by activating the vibration feature," is one of particular interest — this enables you to find missing Joy-Con gamepads by telling them to vibrate wherever they may be.
That's a pretty important feature considering how small the Joy-Con are, and considering that children/teens tend to be primary users of Nintendo's consoles — exactly the right demographic for misplaced video game controllers.
Big data may be changing some older tools in some interesting ways. Microsoft Access is a prime example.
Microsoft first released the application nearly 25 years ago, but it has changed considerably over time.
According to many experts, big data will drive it in a new direction over the next couple of years. Here are some ways that Microsoft Access and big data can be utilized together in the upcoming years.
theodp writes: As part of its 'Iron Viz' data visualization contests that lead up to its annual conferences, Tableau Software ($4.8B market cap) has awarded $500 gift cards to 'Twitter Crowd Favorites', contestants whose data viz draw the most 'votes' (tagged Tweets) on Twitter. But no more. As it expanded Iron Viz eligibility to China, Tableau said it 'just didn't seem fair' to allow popular voting in its worldwide contests since the Chinese government blocks citizens' Twitter use.
The goal is to modernize the IT infrastructure, so that it becomes a transformative part of the organization that can directly improve results, says David Lewerke.