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Technology & IT

The rapid growth of the Big Data ecosystem has pushed the frontiers of technology, and our expectations, further than ever thought possible.

Big DataTechnology & IT

For many people, it stands to reason that the more data you analyze, the more accurate your results will be. That’s why the idea behind big data analytics is so appealing. After all, a business can spend its time gathering lots of information, analyze it, and come up with some

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Big DataTechnology & IT

Everyone is leveraging big data…but how can a small company maneuver a world of data intended for mega-companies? While big data has proven a game changer, small and medium-sized businesses are left at a major disadvantage. Without the resources to fully leverage new data technologies, it is simply impossible to

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BI & AnalyticsNewsTechnology & IT

Global business intelligence (BI) company, Phocas Software ranks top in 8 categories and a leader in 15 categories in independent software analyst, BARC BI’s annual business intelligence software review. Phocas outperformed industry titans Tableau, Qlik, IBM Cognos TM1 & MS Excel to rank 1st in categories including: 1. Performance satisfaction – the level

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Big DataTechnology & IT

When I start helping a company unlock the vast potential of big data, I often get a tour of the technology they’ve acquired and data repositories bursting with potential. But frankly, that’s not what I want to see because shiny new technology and boatloads of data are not the keys

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Data ScienceEventsFinTechInternet of ThingsTechnology & IT

Data Natives is coming soon! The conference focuses on three key areas of innovation: Big Data, IoT and FinTech. The intersection of these fields is home to the most exciting technology innovation happening today. Whether it’s for individual consumers or multi-billion dollar industries, the opportunity is immense. Come and learn

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Good Night Lamp
ConversationsInternet of ThingsTechnology & IT

Named #2 in the Top 100 Internet of Things Thought Leaders, Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino brings a wealth of experience in building consumer-facing internet of things products, such as the Good Night Lamp and helping clients such as BBC R&D, Nokia, British Gas, EDF and British Telecom. She’s altogether an interaction &

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Internet of ThingsRetail & ConsumerTechnology & IT

Smart watches are trendy. Smart thermostats are popular. But what else can you do with IoT technology? Whether you’re a tech­lover, lazy, or like trying new things, smart gear is able to do a lot more than track your calorie goals. The Practical Goji: Home security is important, and we

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Data ScienceTechnology & IT

One of the latest buzz terms to emerge, quite literally, from the shadow of Big Data is Dark Data. Despite its ominous-sounding name (one can imagine a tween goth band adopting that moniker), it is perhaps more accurate, if less foreboding, to see Dark Data as more like Big Data’s

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FinanceFinTechTechnology & IT

Almost a year ago, when I was reading about sharing economy and impact investing, I came across the term “collaborative capitalism”. I felt that the world was adjusting itself between capitalism at one end and communism at the other, and now blockchain technology has the potential to take it one step closer to

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FinanceFinTechTechnology & IT

London, Berlin, and Amsterdam are all prominent tech hubs. However, earlier this year, a study from the Stockholm School of Economics revealed that Stockholm is not only rising in popularity in the tech sector, it is easily Europe’s number 2 city for FinTech. Best of all, reviewing the city’s history

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