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Big Data Week 22-28 April – connecting local and global data communities

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The whole story, who was the most connected city

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Big Data Week in Madrid

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Big Data Is Great, but Don’t Forget Intuition

Big Data Is Great, but Don’t Forget Intuition | BigData | Scoop.it
It is easier than ever to measure and monitor people and machines, but the technology of Big Data is not without its shortcomings.

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Stuart Shulman's curator insight, December 30, 2012 11:58 AM

There is always a role for humans making valid and reliable decisions about bits of information to get to any specific inference or data-driven action.

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2012: The Year Analytics Means Business | SmartData Collective | LutzFinger

2012: The Year Analytics Means Business | SmartData Collective | LutzFinger | BigData | Scoop.it

The real trend this year is not the technology. It’s about helping business people make better decisions, and actually change the way companies do business.

 

Cases mentioned in the text (all quite SAP heavy)

1) Red Bull 

2) Colgate-Palmolive, Provimi, and Danone 

3) Medtronic 

4) Fresh Direct

5) Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

6) International grocery chain Casino 

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How to help business people make better decisions and change the way companies do business.

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The Value in Unstructured Data – Big Data Week 22-28 April – connecting local and global data communities

The Value in Unstructured Data – Big Data Week 22-28 April – connecting local and global data communities | BigData | Scoop.it
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Great article on the value in unstructured data to your organisation

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Getting Creative with Big Data and Google Apps – Big Data Week 22-28 April – connecting local and global data communities

Getting Creative with Big Data and Google Apps – Big Data Week 22-28 April – connecting local and global data communities | BigData | Scoop.it
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Great insight on how you anyone can enter the world of Big Data, its not all about Hadoop

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Social Media and Black Friday: How Consumers Shared Their Weekend Spending | DataSift Blog

Social Media and Black Friday: How Consumers Shared Their Weekend Spending | DataSift Blog | BigData | Scoop.it
Whether you were first in line at the mall by 8pm on Thanksgiving day, avoided the crowds with a CyberMonday online shopping spree or just spent a quiet weekend checking your Twitter and Facebook feeds, Black Friday deals were probably an...
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Using Social Sentiment to Track Real Time Public Opinion (Rob Bailey, DataSift)

Presentation by Rob Bailey, DataSift at the October 30, 2012 Sentiment Analysis Symposium (http://sentimentsymposium.com/ -- http://twitter.com/sentimentsymp) in…...
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Big Data Trends

A presentation on Big Data Trends. Covers market growth, industry transformation, the 3 I's of Big Data, and the 8 Laws of Big Data.
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Freshly funded DataSift partners with Bitly to combine Web metrics with social data

Freshly funded DataSift partners with Bitly to combine Web metrics with social data | BigData | Scoop.it
Social media intelligence is about to get a whole lot more actionable after DataSift, fresh from raising $15 million in funding this week, joined forces with click-measurement specialist Bitly to ...
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DataSift teams with Bitly to show what social content really gets clicks

DataSift teams with Bitly to show what social content really gets clicks | BigData | Scoop.it
DataSift is partnering with Bitly to give its customers a way to understand not just what social content is being shared but what is actually being clicked on. That can give brands and publishers a way to create content that is more engaging.
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The Human Face Of Big Data: An Interview With Rick Smolan - Forbes

The Human Face Of Big Data: An Interview With Rick Smolan - Forbes | BigData | Scoop.it
And you thought Big Data was just a buzz word. The brilliant photographer and journalist Rick Smolan likes to think big.
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DataSift Raises $15 Million to Help Traders Mine Twitter Posts - Bloomberg

DataSift Raises $15 Million to Help Traders Mine Twitter Posts - Bloomberg | BigData | Scoop.it
Stock traders look for an edge anywhere they can, and now they're searching for clues within the half a billion Twitter messages published every day on...
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Big Data Week London – Putting Data to Work – Big Data Week 22-28 April – connecting local and global data communities

Big Data Week London – Putting Data to Work – Big Data Week 22-28 April – connecting local and global data communities | BigData | Scoop.it
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Putting Data to Work a one day event in London as part of Big Data Week

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The retailer's guide to big data (#Infographic)

The retailer's guide to big data (#Infographic) | BigData | Scoop.it
Once again we round up six of the best infographics we've seen this week.
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Big Data Infographic focused on the retailers guide to Big Data

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Nominate a City – Big Data Week 22-28 April – connecting local and global data communities

Have you nominated your city for #bdw13 yet ? Takes 2 minutes to do and means you will be included in the global reach.

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UC Berkeley Course Lectures: Analyzing Big Data With Twitter | Analyzing Big Data with Twitter

UC Berkeley Course Lectures: Analyzing Big Data With Twitter | Analyzing Big Data with Twitter | BigData | Scoop.it
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Data Does Xmas - Winners Londata Awards 2012

www.bigdataweek.com coming in April 2013. Londata Award winners.
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Hadoop Networking at Datasift

Hadoop Networking at DataSift"How I learned to stop worrying and love Arista Switches"...
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Data Never Sleeps

Data Never Sleeps | BigData | Scoop.it
Cool infographic about #bigdata: http://t.co/AKjjAuKQ...
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DataSift + bitly: Measuring the missing metric in social engagement | DataSift Blog

DataSift + bitly: Measuring the missing metric in social engagement | DataSift Blog | BigData | Scoop.it
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Sony Feeling Effects of Convergence

Sony Feeling Effects of Convergence | BigData | Scoop.it
This past week, investor services firm Moody's lowered their rating of Sony Electronics to one-point above junk status.
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Obama’s ‘Moneyball’ campaign

Obama’s ‘Moneyball’ campaign | BigData | Scoop.it
Obama’s database of information proved decisive, and Republicans should take note.
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