4 Ways Big Data Systems Are Informing The Fight Against COVID-19

We learn something new about the COVID-19 pandemic every day. This is a credit to brilliant scientists, epidemiologists, and public health experts around the world, but these professionals wouldn’t be able to do their jobs without big data systems. In fact, big data systems, which have already proven to be the most significant intervention in 21st century healthcare, represent our greatest hope of driving back COVID-19 infections and quickly developing an effective vaccine.

Suburbia is an ever-changing ‘microcosm of America’ that could dominate the upcoming election

The home of Kimberly Fasking, 48, in the suburbs of Birmingham, Alabama. Kimberly Fasking Suburban voters constitute approximately half of the US electorate.  They also represent a key middle ground of American voters between largely blue cities and red rural areas. Due to years of changing demographics and political fallout from the 2016 presidential election, the suburbs are no longer monolithic. Voting experts and suburban residents told Business Insider how much the suburbs have changed and why they'll remain a key battleground for November.

To solve America’s unemployment crisis, we need to follow a plan from the Great Depression

getty Millions of people have filed for unemployment during the pandemic, creating a national jobs crisis. After the Great Depression, the New Deal created the first Works Progress Administration (WPA), an initiative to hire millions of Americans for unfilled jobs, and we could do it again. Michael Rosenbaum, a former White House economist and Harvard fellow, is founder and CEO of Arena.

SCOTT GALLOWAY: Palantir can wrap itself in the flag all it wants. The company is still a s—-y business that has never made money in 17 years.

Galloway says Uncle Sam should be advising Palantir. Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters Scott Galloway is a bestselling author and professor of marketing at NYU Stern. The following is his recent blog post and video, republished with permission. It originally ran on his blog, "No Mercy / No Malice." Galloway critiques Palantir, a data management software company cofounded by Peter Thiel, ahead of its IPO scheduled for late September.

And the winner of Startup Battlefield at Disrupt 2020 is… Canix

We started this competition with 20 impressive startups. After five days of fierce pitching in a wholly new virtual Startup Battlefield arena, we have a winner. The startups taking part in the Startup Battlefield have all been hand-picked to participate in our highly competitive startup competition. It was an unprecedented year as we moved all of the nail-biting excitement of our physical contest to a virtual stage.

Meet the five startup Battlefield finalists at Disrupt 2020

TechCrunch hosted an unusual Startup Battlefield this week — the founders, judges, audience and moderator (me) were all in different locations, doing our best to interact over WebEx. But the 20 startups still demonstrated their products and explained their visions, then were grilled by expert judges. And those judges helped the TechCrunch team select our five finalists. Those finalists will be presenting tomorrow at 10:40 a.m.

How Big Data Impacts The Finance And Banking Industries

Nowadays, terms like ‘Data Analytics,’ ‘Data Visualization,’ and ‘Big Data’ have become quite popular. These terms are fundamentally tied predominantly to matters involving digital transformation as well as growth in companies. In this modern age, each business entity is driven by data. Data analytics are now very crucial whenever there is a decision-making process involved. Through this tool, gaining better insight has become much easier now.

Importance Of Using Data Analytics To Optimize Lead Pipelines

Big data is utilized in many facets of business. One of the most important benefits of data analytics with lead generation and optimization. Many experts agree that big data is reinventing the art of lead generation. There are a number of benefits of integrating data analytics into the lead pipeline. You need to know how to leverage your data resources to your full advantage.

Cloudera adds data engineering, visualization to its Data Platform

Cloudera announces the addition of new data engineering and data visualization "experiences" to the Cloudera Data Platform, complementing its equally new analytical database offering.

Predictive Analytics: 4 Primary Aspects of Predictive Analytics

Predictive analytics, sometimes referred to as big data analytics, relies on aspects of data mining as well as algorithms to develop predictive models. These predictive models can be used by enterprise marketers to more effectively develop predictions of future user behaviors based on the sourced historical data. These statistical models are growing as a result of the wide swaths of available current data as well as the advent of capable artificial intelligence and machine learning.
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