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Big Data

Big DataIndustry

Don’t think data analytics play a major role in the holiday season? Everyone from consumers, to retailers, to CEOs will be crunching numbers this December. PCA Predict’s Big Data Labs 2014 Christmas Report notes that 25% of ecommerce transactions in the UK last year were in the months of November

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Big DataConversations

Natalie leads the data team at GoCardless, a London startup specialising in online direct debit. She cut her teeth as a PhD student working on biomedical control systems before moving into finance, and eventually Fintech. She is particularly interested in signal processing and machine learning and is presently swotting up

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Big DataConversationsMachine Learning

William Vambenepe is the Lead Project Manager for Big Data at Google Cloud Platform. Dataconomy interviewed him about his career path, his current role and how he sees the industry changing. You’ve worked for some of the biggest names in the industry (HP, Oracle, Google), what stands out to you

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Big DataData ScienceStartups

Awesome new start-ups are popping up every day and it’s easy to overlook even the coolest, most cutting edge developers—especially when they’re not based in Silicon Valley. Amazing, unexpected projects are popping up all over Europe, and that’s why we’re going to look at some of those newer, local start-ups

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Artificial IntelligenceBig DataMachine LearningTransportation & Logistics

Within the rail industry, anything which helps keep trains moving, avoiding operational delays and improves customer experience, is worth pursuing. Many OEMs are now investing significant resources into one of the most valuable and potentially rewarding currencies in business: Big Data. In rail, and specifically when it comes to rolling

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Big DataConversations

Erik likes to work with smart people and deliver great software. After 5+ years at Spotify, he recently left for new and exciting startup in NYC where he is leading the engineering team. At Spotify, Erik built up and lead the team responsible for music recommendations and machine learning. They

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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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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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Big DataInternet of Things

The leading car manufacturers are currently investing huge amounts of money integrating Big Data knowhow into their manufacturing processes. In the future, it will also undoubtedly have a direct impact on the driving experience – and before long your car will drive itself. If your in-car computer tells you that

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