While the field of data science is not tied directly to Big Data, advances in one tends to produce advances in the other. Big Data increases our ability to harvest and process data, while data science allows us to dig into it for insights.
As we enter 2015, the long hyped Internet of Things is starting to take shape. We’re starting to see intelligent devices, wearables, and connected items that aim to make our lives easier. The name however – the Internet of Things – slightly obscures the underlying nature of this new system.
Tamr, the MIT CSAIL spin-off startup that deals in Big Data, has snapped up the former executive VP and CTO at Informatica Corporation James Markarian to act as an advisor. Tamr co-founder and CEO Andy Palmer lauded the industry veteran: “He’s been a visionary leader in data technologies on the
The Big Data Analytics sprawl has permeated into the arts. This month, we reported on how beacon technology was being used to overhaul the library experience. Now, The Cleveland Museum of Art are similarly turning to mobile apps and iBeacons to create a more interactive customer experience, and gather vital information on
AgilOne’s Latest Predictive Marketing Cloud Promises to Provide Ease of Delivery of Relevant Customer Experiences Across All Sales Channels
AgilOne just rolled out its AgilOne 5, the Fully-Integrated Predictive Marketing Cloud with more tools added to the platform, earlier this week. “Companies of all sizes need to deliver relevant customer experiences that not only delight their customers and build loyalty, but also improve business results,” points out AgilOne CEO
Datapipe, the managed hybrid IT solutions provider for the enterprise, has announced the acquisition of cloud infrastructure provider for Big Data deployments, GoGrid. “GoGrid has made it easy for companies to stand up Big Data solutions quickly,” explains Robb Allen, the Datapipe chief. “Datapipe customers will achieve significant value from
For decades, companies have lived by the mantra “customer is king”. But in the age of the Internet- when users generate hoardes of data, not all of which is useful or accurate- the rules of the game have changed. We recently spoke to Tye Rattenbury, Trifacta’s lead Data Scientist, about
Press Release: The Kreditech Group, a leading consumer finance technology group, announced today the completion of a USD 200 million credit facility from Victory Park Capital, an asset management firm focused on middle market debt and equity investments based in the United States. The investment reflects investors’ confidence in its
Stack Exchange the startup behind the popular Q&A platform for professional and enthusiast programmers, Stack Overflow, has secured $40 million in investment in a Series D round of funding, it revealed earlier this week. The round was led by Andreessen Horowitz and saw participation from existing investors like Union Square
Porch– an online platform that connects homeowners to home improvement professionals using a data analytics- just nabbed over $65 million in Series B funding. The company aims to fuel its rapid growth while developing products for the home improvement, maintenance, and home buying industry as well as scaling its operations
Planet Labs, the US based private startup that intends to create an ‘Earth-imaging satellite network with open data access’, just leveled up with a planned $70 million Series C round funding. The funding round which brings the total investment into to the company to $95 million, was led by Data