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We’ve learnt a lot about Big Data this week. As well as more and more universities committing to training the data scientists of tomorrow, we’ve learnt the answers to questions such as: what does a sauce designed by a robot taste like? What do Fight Club and Big Data have

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The term “big data” has been prevalent over the past few years. Yet, according to Donald Feinberg, VP of Gartner’s Business Intelligence and Information Management group, the term will “disappear” in the near future. Talking at Gartner’s Business Intelligence and Information Management summit in São Paulo, Feinberg said “The term ‘big data’

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Tibeco announced yesterday that it has acquired Jaspersoft, a company specialising in open source business intelligence tools, for $185 million. The new deal will give Tibco a larger, more diverse BI suite to sell alongside its existing Spotfire analytics product. Jaspersoft’s integration with numerous NoSQL data stores and Hadoop will give

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This infographic is a nice way for big data enthusiasts to understand how data is being used to solve some of the most pressing issues on the planet, as well as the benefits businesses gain from adapting to big data. For those interested in how the UN is using Big

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Teradata, the data platform and services company, announced on Wednesday that their big data solutions will support the electronics conglomerate, Siemens AG. It is believed that Siemens will use Teradata’s technology to combine and analyze data from sensors, the manufacturing process, and machine data, as well as various other source

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“CMOs face mounting pressure to deliver above market growth, manage growing amounts of data, and adapt to a rapidly changing technology landscape. Successful marketers, however, have figured out how to use data to squeeze billions more from marketing and help their companies grow.” (Infographic Credit: McKinsey) (Image Credit: Tokyo Fashion)

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Satya Nadella, the CEO of Microsoft, spoke at the company’s “Insights Await” event in San Francisco to talk about bringing big data tools to people who are not data scientists. “We want to take an architectural approach that brings together Excel on one end and SQL Server and Hadoop on

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A recent article highlighted how big data is being used in political campaigns in America. Instead of campaigning in neighbourhoods with homogenous content, every approach at a door, every letter and TV commercial can be tailored to fit the voter being targeted – all based on an app that provides publicly available

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According to the Wall Street Journal, Google will be partnering with several big data firms – including Datalogix and Acxiom — to track the “offline” sales impact of Google AdWords ads. The Internet giant will match the cookies on users’ computers to in-store sales information — which will be provided

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In 2012 the world witnessed the enormous impact of big data analytics in the political sphere. Psephologists and data scientists were busy analyzing, predicting and utilising the vast amount of data across various Internet platforms to not only predict the outcome of the presidential elections, but also to influence voters.

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