Castlight's visibility into the actual benefit plan search terms among its customers is worth noting because it's just the beginning of a movement to use big data and analytics to improve healthcare costs and outcomes.
Big data is more than a mere technology concept or by-product of our information-driven world — it is a vision of how things could be ... or perhaps should be. To help CIOs gain the clarity they need to accomplish this vision, we sought the opinions of those most familiar with the best practices and pitfalls of big data deployment — IT staff.
Sports teams immersed in 'Big Data' Tribune-Review The business of sports, especially customer relations management (CRM), is jumping headlong into what has come to be known as Big Data, and the technological advances that facilitate its collection...
by Anjul Bhambhri Big data continues to grow and isn’t slowing down – according to Gartner, the business intelligence and analytics market grew about 8 percent to $14.4 billion in 2013. Despite this growth, many companies are hesitant to adopt a big data and analytics strategy due to lack of data science skills, financial restrictions and other roadblocks. In fact, only 8 percent of organizations surveyed by Gartner have actually deployed a big data project, with some 57 percent still in the research and planning stages. Companies need to move away from simply gathering and storing data and move toward a data-driven culture.
Home security will be the top area of expansion in the fast-growing 'connected home' IoT market for internet service providers and telecommunications companies alike, according to a new report by Ovum.
Singapore, July 12, 2014: Vicks Kanagasingam has been named as Vice-President , Asia Pacific for mobile operator solutions leader, Intersec. He will be based at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and his responsibilities will include the Indian market.
Brazilian telcos prepare services for World Cup tourists ZDNet A senior executive at mobile giant Claro, Alexandre Olivari, told Reuters that in addition to 4G services - which were not on offer to international visitors through the company until...