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Deutsche Bank Research released a research report yesterday. The DB Research Big Data report provides an in-depth, well-researched and up-to-date overview over the current developments in the field. Thomas Dapp, the author, is DB Research’s expert on all things related to digital economy. As Big Data has become an almost

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Paxata was launched in October of 2013, after 18 months of preparation, to roll up the world of data cleaning. Ventana, a research firm, has found that around 40 – 60 % of a data scientist’s time is spent cleaning the data in preparation for later analysis. In order to

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1. Splunk : Started in 2003 by co-founders Michael Baum, Rob Das and Erik Swan, Splunk went public in 2012 with a valuation at 28x revenue ($3.2 billion). Splunk´s primary activity is  analyzing huge amounts of customer and transaction data using its software.  At the core of its software, Splunk has a machine

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Jake Flomenberg, Venture Capitalist at Accel Partners has over a decade of experience building innovative software products. Jake focuses on early stage investments in next generation infrastructure and data-driven services . He is part of the team responsible for Accel’s Big Data Fund. Prior to Accel, Jake  has worked at Cloudera and Splunk where he was

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2014 Oscars Winners Farsite, a company in the business of advanced analytics, has applied its brain and computing power to the 2014 Academy Awards in order to predict the winners in the big categories. In the category of Best Picture they predict 12 Years a Slave to win with a

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Using Big Data, Ford builds better cars. Car sensors, interactions within the company and the customers themselves are all generating Data that Ford can use in order to build better cars. The Leader of the data science department, Michael Cavaretta, interviewed with GigaOm’s Structure Show podcast in order to explain

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Datalogix collects consumer data both online through tracking and offline, e.g. through obtaining data on customer loyalty card programs. Datalogix then parses this information and sells it to its clients so that they can optimise their advertising campaigns

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Acxiom is a stock exchange-listed company offering marketing and information management services to its clients. By sifting through mounds of data collected itself Acxiom manages to generate sufficient insight for their clients to aid them in e.g. targeting their advertising campaigns better. As “one of the biggest companies you’ve never

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The head of Morgan Stanley’s US equity team, Adam Parker, recommends including a higher share of technology shares in your stock portfolio. Big Data stocks, meanwhile, are considered the most lucrative source of growth potential. He specifically mentions Splunk (SPLK), a manufacturer of tracking software which also analyses that data.

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Ingo Mierswa CEO of Rapidminer has stated that “Whatsapp was a good deal for facebook”. Ingo points out that with over 450 million users  WhatsApp is already a very strong player on the market. Going forward Ingo believes that the company can  reach an  user base of over 1 billion users

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