Implications of Big Data
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Exploring the Implications and Possible Unintended Consequences of Big Data
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Big Data Helps Insurer Pinpoint At-Risk Patients

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Big Data Helps Insurer Pinpoint At-Risk Patients
InformationWeek
Analyzing big data can predict patients' future risk of metabolic syndrome and allow individuals and clinicians to work together on preventative steps that save lives and money.
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What 3 Small Businesses Learned From Big Data

You might think that Big Data's only for the giants. So did these guys--once.
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Big data's biggest challenge: climate change

Big data's biggest challenge: climate change | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
Researchers are using big data technology to model, interpret, and illustrate the predicted environmental effects of climate change.
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Big Data Survey Finds 75% of Businesses Yet to Reach Production

Big Data Survey Finds 75% of Businesses Yet to Reach Production | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
Big Data Survey Finds 75% of Businesses Yet to Reach Production insideBIGDATA lavastorm Seventy-five percent of businesses have yet to successfully deploy big data analytics solutions to gain business-impacting insights, despite 65 percent...
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Is anonymous big data really possible? Yes, says ITIF

Is anonymous big data really possible? Yes, says ITIF | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
Is anonymous big data really possible? Yes, says ITIF
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Big data's reputation has taken quite a beating during the last year.
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Big Data meets big-time basketball

Big Data meets big-time basketball | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
Big Data meets big-time basketball San Jose Mercury News The NBA's new camera system is only the latest example of the power and pervasiveness of big data -- the collection of large sets of small tidbits of information to explore everything from...
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Big Data: Why Marketing Will Never Be The Same Again

Big Data: Why Marketing Will Never Be The Same Again | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
On paper, big data is any marketer’s dream come true – thanks to the internet, if a business wants to know about its customers, more information is available to them than ever before.Companies have (Big Data: Why Marketing Will Never Be The Same |...
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How Data Visualization Answered One of Retail's Most Vexing Questions

How Data Visualization Answered One of Retail's Most Vexing Questions | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
But raised a host of new ones.
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Data Doesn’t Speak for Itself

Data Doesn’t Speak for Itself | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
I trained as a statistician and first joined Bell Labs in the network performance group. A year or two after I started, it was time for my first big presentation at AT&T Headquarters. I completed my prep well in advance and rehearsed carefully.
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Why Your Analytics are Failing You

Why Your Analytics are Failing You | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
Companies with mediocre returns use big data and analytics for decision support; successful firms use them to support behavior change.
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And again, the reality that organizations are failing to understand the implications of "Big Data."  www.implicationswheel.org

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eBay: Taming Big Data to Improve Insights and Customer Experience

eBay: Taming Big Data to Improve Insights and Customer Experience | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it

eBay has, over several years, developed a comprehensive approach to storing and analyzing the vast amount of customer interaction data generated by its online offerings. The result is an ability to draw detailed customer insights from a complete multi-year and multi-national store of web data. This complete picture of demonstrated customer actions and preferences allows eBay to optimize product development, draw insights from detailed customer behaviors, and improve the customer experience.

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I hope this appears in printed form -- it appears to be very interesting.

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Google Flu Trends’ Failure Shows Good Data > Big Data

Google Flu Trends’ Failure Shows Good Data > Big Data | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
In their best-selling 2013 book Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work and Think, authors Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier selected Google Flu Trends (GFT) as the lede of chapter one.
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Google's Larry Page wants to save 100000 lives but big data isn't a cure all - Medical Xpress

Google's Larry Page wants to save 100000 lives but big data isn't a cure all - Medical Xpress | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
Medical Xpress Google's Larry Page wants to save 100000 lives but big data isn't a cure all Medical Xpress Talking up the power of big data is a real trend at the moment and Google founder Larry Page took it to new levels this week by proclaiming...
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Discussing the importance of harnessing big data for global-health ...

Discussing the importance of harnessing big data for global-health ... | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
The 2014 Big Data in Biomedicine conference was held here last month, and interviews with keynote speakers, panelists, moderators and attendees are now available on the Stanford Medicine YouTube channel.
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Big Data & Society: Video abstract by Rob Kitchin on his BD&S article, 'Big Data, New Epistemologies and Paradigm Shifts'

Big Data & Society: Video abstract by Rob Kitchin on his BD&S article, 'Big Data, New Epistemologies and Paradigm Shifts' | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
RT @BigDataSoc: Video abstract by Rob Kitchin on his BD&S article, 'Big Data, New Epistemologies and Paradigm Shifts' http://t.co/nPX8Ru7IC2
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When Big Data Falls Into the Uncanny Valley

When Big Data Falls Into the Uncanny Valley | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
When Big Data Falls Into the Uncanny Valley
Mashable
"What is it about my data that suggests I might be a good fit for an anorexia study?
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5 Things Managers should know about the Big Data Economy

5 Things Managers should know about the Big Data Economy | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
The 21st century economy will be dominated by bits and not atoms. The change will be much larger in scope, but almost imperceptible in physical scale.
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Searching for the Next Big Thing in Big Data

As the big data market grows, investment into data companies grows alongside. Sven Strohband — Partner and CTO, Khosla Ventures Jalak Jobanputra — Managing P...
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10 things you shouldn't expect big data to do

10 things you shouldn't expect big data to do | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
Many business leaders have embraced big data initiatives expecting miracles, only to discover that big data introduces new complexities -- and that reaping the benefits requires a lot more effort than they anticipated.
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Is big data more like Big Brother?

Is big data more like Big Brother? | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it

Big data may affect more than just everyday Americans. The Associated Press reported that big data can be harmful to those in poverty, too.

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The backlash against big data

The backlash against big data | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
“BOLLOCKS”, says a Cambridge professor. “Hubris,” write researchers at Harvard. “Big data is bullshit,” proclaims Obama’s reelection chief...
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3 Ways to Build A Winning Big Data R&D Teams

3 Ways to Build A Winning Big Data R&D Teams | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
It’s critical that companies in the big data space have a battle plan for how to recruit, develop and retain exceptional R&D talent.
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We've explored the issue of hiring Big Data specialists.  www.implicationswheel.com

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Eight (No, Nine!) Problems With Big Data

Eight (No, Nine!) Problems With Big Data | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it
Eight (No, Nine!) Problems With Big Data
New York Times
BIG data is suddenly everywhere. Everyone seems to be collecting it, analyzing it, making money from it and celebrating (or fearing) its powers.
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The thin line between success and failure in using customer data

The thin line between success and failure in using customer data | Implications of Big Data | Scoop.it

“Big data” was undoubtedly the buzz word of 2013. As a result, you can bet on it that a lot of major companies are brainstorming on a big data strategy as we speak. I am afraid, though, that most of those big data strategies will focus on making piles of cash through the use of customer data.

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