Dataconomy http://dataconomy.com Bridging the gap between technology and business Fri, 18 May 2018 12:51:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.5 When Comparing Blockchains, Decentralization Comes in Degrees http://dataconomy.com/2018/05/when-comparing-blockchains-decentralization-comes-in-degrees/ http://dataconomy.com/2018/05/when-comparing-blockchains-decentralization-comes-in-degrees/#respond Fri, 18 May 2018 12:51:45 +0000 http://dataconomy.com/?p=19854

Word clouds are an easy way to see which topics within any subject are most prominent. Generate a word cloud from the Reddit cryptocurrency forum or an array of blockchain whitepapers, and one will quickly see that a single term – “decentralized” – is the biggest and boldest. It’s no

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Hadoop Evolved: How Industries Are Being Transformed By Big Data http://dataconomy.com/2018/05/hadoop-evolved-how-industries-are-being-transformed-by-big-data/ http://dataconomy.com/2018/05/hadoop-evolved-how-industries-are-being-transformed-by-big-data/#respond Mon, 14 May 2018 15:14:45 +0000 http://dataconomy.com/?p=19852

A 50-year-old man runs on the treadmill and receives an alert on his Apple Watch. The message tells him to get off immediately because his pulse is abnormally high, which puts him at risk of a heart attack. Such a scenario is not far off thanks to Pontem, a platform

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Zuckerberg’s False Promises: Examining The Ethics of Data in the Social Media Era http://dataconomy.com/2018/05/zuckerbergs-false-promises-examining-the-ethics-of-data-in-the-social-media-era/ http://dataconomy.com/2018/05/zuckerbergs-false-promises-examining-the-ethics-of-data-in-the-social-media-era/#respond Fri, 11 May 2018 13:31:01 +0000 http://dataconomy.com/?p=19830

During his appearance before the United States Senate’s Commerce and Judiciary committees, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did quite the job tiptoeing through a minefield of potentially threatening inquiries. Based on his answers, he either has no idea how the platform – which was founded controversially – works, or he blatantly

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Food Delivery Via Drones: A Reality in Iceland http://dataconomy.com/2018/05/food-delivery-via-drones-a-reality-in-iceland/ http://dataconomy.com/2018/05/food-delivery-via-drones-a-reality-in-iceland/#respond Tue, 08 May 2018 13:20:52 +0000 http://dataconomy.com/?p=19832

Goldman Sachs predicts that a $100+ billion market opportunity for drones will exist until 2020 – and that’s not just for military usage. The aviation sector is clearly an attractive market capable of drawing in young entrepreneurial teams from across the world, such as the German startup AIRTEAM – an

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How Is Data Science Transforming Web Development? http://dataconomy.com/2018/05/how-is-data-science-transforming-web-development/ http://dataconomy.com/2018/05/how-is-data-science-transforming-web-development/#respond Tue, 08 May 2018 09:08:50 +0000 http://dataconomy.com/?p=19546

Web app development is about to undergo a significant revolution triggered by the rise of data science. So far, developers have created apps based on focus groups, surveys and educated guesses about the needs and wants of users. This old way of working is biased and cannot include the input

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6 Incredible HealthTech Devices of 2018 http://dataconomy.com/2018/05/6-incredible-healthtech-devices-of-2018/ http://dataconomy.com/2018/05/6-incredible-healthtech-devices-of-2018/#respond Wed, 02 May 2018 13:10:19 +0000 http://dataconomy.com/?p=19633

With the way that technology is constantly evolving at such a quick pace, many incredible health devices have recently been invented with the purposes of saving and improving lives. We’ve already been exposed to multiple extraordinary health technologies in 2018, and there is plenty to look forward to. Thanks to

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How Semantics Technology Is Taking the Risk Out of Hiring http://dataconomy.com/2018/04/how-semantics-technology-is-taking-the-risk-out-of-hiring/ http://dataconomy.com/2018/04/how-semantics-technology-is-taking-the-risk-out-of-hiring/#respond Mon, 30 Apr 2018 14:01:50 +0000 http://dataconomy.com/?p=19616

Big data these days is a lot like the Wild West – an untamed, vast vista with untold resources ripe for the plucking. More of it keeps coming; this year, more data will be created than has ever existed before – much of it unstructured. By 2020, forty-four times more

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Can Data Analytics Elevate Soccer’s Profile in the U.S.? http://dataconomy.com/2018/04/can-data-analytics-elevate-soccers-profile-in-the-u-s/ http://dataconomy.com/2018/04/can-data-analytics-elevate-soccers-profile-in-the-u-s/#respond Fri, 27 Apr 2018 13:15:50 +0000 http://dataconomy.com/?p=19792

In the world of IT, data’s role as MVP is rapidly becoming an industry standard. But when it comes to athletics, there’s still some room to grow — at least in the case of American soccer. Where some sports have adopted the use of data analytics to shape predictions and

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Five Critical Layers of Protection to Ensure Data Security http://dataconomy.com/2018/04/five-critical-layers-of-protection-to-ensure-data-security/ http://dataconomy.com/2018/04/five-critical-layers-of-protection-to-ensure-data-security/#respond Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:01:32 +0000 http://dataconomy.com/?p=19686

With businesses holding more data than ever before, the frequency of cyber breaches grows exponentially. A recent survey showed that there were over 1,792 reported data breaches in 2016 alone. The breaches compromised almost 1.4 billion data records. Furthermore, studies suggest that most of these fraudulent activities were orchestrated by

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Why Data Driven Sales Teams are the Most Advantageous http://dataconomy.com/2018/04/why-data-driven-sales-teams-are-the-most-advantageous/ http://dataconomy.com/2018/04/why-data-driven-sales-teams-are-the-most-advantageous/#respond Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:06:55 +0000 http://dataconomy.com/?p=19690

Today, marketing is more complicated and diverse than it’s ever been. Getting people to come to your website or check out your business is a challenge. When a customer has found their way through your content and into a position where they could convert, that’s where the most difficult task

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