The world of business and customer service has changed immensely over the past few years. Whereas once business was largely driven by outbound marketing and advertising, in today’s world you have to consider the customer experience and your customers’ journey as they interact with your brand. Today, thanks to the
Smartphones have made it possible for businesses to monitor you at all times. Take a company like Google for example. You may look up the name of a restaurant over Google Search, turn on your navigation to the destination using Google Maps and perhaps also check for weather and traffic
The White Rabbit, Cheshire Cat and Your Analytics Wonderland: How Data Curation Reminds Me of a Familiar Childhood Journey
Analysis is easy. It’s rational and straightforward. Understand the relatively linear set of steps for populating an analytic model and you’re set for success. Finding insights is the part of the data process that is hard. It requires the non-linear skill of interpretation. Interpretation is inexact, it requires judgement and
Last week, the STORM team drove through Turkmenistan – the only country in the tour with no KPN 3G connectivity. So there were a few days with no real-time data coming in. In order to still be able to follow the tour, we created some simple predictions based on latitude and
This is the second instalment of our series with Itility. We will cover the journey of the STORM Wave, the world’s first electric touring motorcycle, as it goes around the world in 80 days. The Eindhoven University of Technology team will complete the 23,000 km tour using only the world’s existing electricity grid.
This is the first instalment of our series with Itility. We will cover the journey of the STORM Wave, the world’s first electric touring motorcycle, as it goes around the world in 80 days. The Eindhoven University of Technology team will complete the 23,000 km tour using only the world’s existing electricity grid.
Sports teams, investors, and fans take their sports very seriously. They would do anything to up their game. Big data in the sports industry has been gaining momentum since at least 2007, and now tracking has become the norm. That why the NBA installed player tracking systems in all of
“Spark has the potential to be as transformational in the computing landscape as the emergence of Linux…” – Interview with Levyx’s Reza Sadri
Reza Sadri is the CEO of Levyx, the creators of high-performance processing technology for big-data applications. Prior to Levyx, Sadri was the CTO for software at sTec, which was acquired by Western Digital Corporation in 2013. What is the potential of Spark? How far is the market from realizing
Big Data Food Tech Innovator Hampton Creek Scoops Up $90M in Series C, with Plans to Expand and Develop R&D
Hampton Creek, the San Francisco based, food technology company with pioneering data analysis research in utilizing plant protein as an egg substitute, has just picked up $90 million in a series C round of funding. Leading the round were Horizons Ventures and Khosla Ventures with participation from Marc Benioff, the Salesforce.com founder and
Under New Chief’s Reign, NICE Systems Aim to Reverse Recent Stock Market Rout and Capitalise on Growing Demand for Data Analytics
NICE Systems, the telephone voice recording, data security, and surveillance firm, has had a turbulent run at the Stock Market. The 21 percent rally, followed by the 17 percent dive since mid-April, after Barak Eilam took the helm as the chief executive officer in February had been proof enough of