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The last decade has seen an evolution of sorts with regards to how election campaigns are being run in the US. Like all the other fields that Big Data has percolated into, the election machinery has seen drastic changes and adoptions being made to its primary modes of campaigning. “Progressive

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A new study from Accenture and Forrester has revealed that Australians are not jumping on the big data bandwagon with the same zeal as their international peers. 54% of Australian executives cite “budget” as the greatest obstacle they face when it comes to adopting data-driven approaches in their enterprise. But

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Ice Hockey has found use for Big Data as advanced analytics giant, SAS analytics has come into a partnership with the Toronto based ice Hockey club, Toronto Maple Leaf, to help them improve their game. Kyle Dubas, the erstwhile general manager of the Ontario Hockey League’s Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds &

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Announcing its first round of grants in the Big Data to Knowledge(BD2K) program, the National Institutes of Health on Thursday awarded approximately $32-million in grants to researchers developing new strategies to analyze biomedical big data sets. Over two dozen institutions were involved. “Data creation has become exponentially more rapid than

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The new but rapidly evolving field of Data Science, seems to be taking its toll on the “gears” of its machinery. As more organisations focus on unlocking the insight held in ‘big data’, data scientists are under a lot of work-related stress reveals a psychometric survey launched by SAS. 600

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The U.S. National Science Foundation wants to tap the benefits “Big Data”. But even with rapidly advancing technical prowess, there remains a “lack of interoperability, missing tools and hardware that is still evolving” to cater to varying demands of scientific communities. In order to upend the situation the NSF has

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The world’s forests are being destroyed at the rate of 50 football fields every minute. Deforestation is a leading factor, triggering climate change. However, a lot remains unknown about it as it occurs, like, ‘where forests are cleared, why it happens and who is responsible.’ By the time, deforestation is

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I recently helped out at an access initiative for Oxford University, and the experience got me thinking about how we could bridge the state-private divide in Oxbridge and the Russell Group schools. According to Professor Les Ebdon, director of the Office for Fair Access (OFFA), the biggest challenge facing fair

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Big DataInternet of Things

In the latest installment of our expert interviews about the future of the Internet of Things, we discuss the promise of these smart cities with RF Code‘s VP of Worldwide Marketing & Strategic Partnerships, Richard Jenkins. As a leading environmental monitoring and asset management solutions provider, RF Code have been

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The International Data Corporation (IDC) has revealed in its 2014 Western Europe Enterprise Mobility Survey that Western Europe is relentlessly increasing its utilization of big data, despite the scarcity of an accomplished workforce and growing data security concerns. “Western European organisations are catching up rapidly with their north American peers in terms

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