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Washington Post’s ‘Bandito’ Tool Optimizes Content For Clicks

Washington Post’s ‘Bandito’ Tool Optimizes Content For Clicks | How big is Big Data | Scoop.it
The Washington Post is experimenting with technology to automatically optimize articles on its website for maximum readership.
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How Big Data can help save $400 billion in healthcare costs | CIO

How Big Data can help save $400 billion in healthcare costs | CIO | How big is Big Data | Scoop.it
Massive volumes of data are being collected on patients. This data is the raw material for making tools that could make patient handling more efficient and effective, improving patient outcomes and saving hundreds of billions of dollars in the process.
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Big-data analysis could replace human intuition

Big-data analysis could replace human intuition | How big is Big Data | Scoop.it
Big-data analysis consists of searching for buried patterns that have some kind of intuition
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Enterprise Sales and the Big Data Trap

Enterprise Sales and the Big Data Trap | How big is Big Data | Scoop.it
Giles Hose of CallidusCloud writes that big data can provide valuable context for enterprise sales but is no substitute for human connections.
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A Big Data Strategy — A CIO Survival Tool or Today’s Organization

A Big Data Strategy — A CIO Survival Tool or Today’s Organization | How big is Big Data | Scoop.it
Unexamined dark data can pose a threat precisely because of its mysterious nature. In many cases, data is unused not because it’s deemed useless, but because it’s not in a readily usable form, for example, unstructured, in need of cleaning, or not easily accessed. But an organization that can’t or doesn’t examine its dark data, can’t know whether or not the information it contains would pose a threat if it fell into the wrong hands.
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Healthcare Big Data Debate: Public Good Vs. Privacy - InformationWeek

Healthcare Big Data Debate: Public Good Vs. Privacy - InformationWeek | How big is Big Data | Scoop.it
Big data's role in healthcare could be hindered by government privacy regulations such as HIPAA, say experts at the Body Computing Conference. Who should own health data?
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8 Ways Big Data and Analytics Will Change Sports

8 Ways Big Data and Analytics Will Change Sports | How big is Big Data | Scoop.it
The leading minds in sports convened in Boston last week at the annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference to share ideas about how big data will be a game-changer for fans, players, coaches, officials and front-office personnel.
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Author: Data mining projects depend on excavating meaningful data

Author: Data mining projects depend on excavating meaningful data | How big is Big Data | Scoop.it
In a QA author David Nettleton explains how to implement data mining projects how to avoid common data analysis mistakes and how to use various data mining techniques
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How Capital One is using data analysis to shape its job interview and hiring process

How Capital One is using data analysis to shape its job interview and hiring process | How big is Big Data | Scoop.it
Even for small details like the amount of time interviewees wait for a ride to the airport, the interview experience is fine-tuned based on data.
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Is big data going soft? | Comment | Research

Is big data going soft? | Comment | Research | How big is Big Data | Scoop.it
Market researchers have long been confident that there are some questions big data can’t answer. But new work in the field suggests that confidence might be misplaced, says Colin Strong.
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Google Live Search | SmartData Collective

Google Live Search | SmartData Collective | How big is Big Data | Scoop.it
The Global Language Monitor site has labeled big data the Top Tech Buzzword That Everybody Uses But Don’t Quite Understand, and a lot of people hate the term. Among other things, critics point out that “big data” has been around for a long, long time.
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The data companies wish they had about customers (WSJ, 3/24/2014).

The data companies wish they had about customers (WSJ, 3/24/2014). | How big is Big Data | Scoop.it
Big companies know a lot about the people they serve—but they'd like to know even more.
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Big data could dramatically cut £80bn NHS chronic care bill

Big data could dramatically cut £80bn NHS chronic care bill | How big is Big Data | Scoop.it
Technology will sit at the heart of the health service's efficiency drive and its shift to using data to deliver services predictively, says John Gurnett
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Can Big Data Recreate Personal Touch of Bygone Banking? RBS Thinks So | American Banker

Can Big Data Recreate Personal Touch of Bygone Banking? RBS Thinks So | American Banker | How big is Big Data | Scoop.it
Combing through data to find people who ve paid for something twice or left their cash at the ATM helps the bank build goodwill with customers, says analytics chief Christian Nelissen.
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"Businesses Adopting Big Data, Cloud & Mobility Grow 53% Faster Than Peers"

--Orchestrating big data, cloud and mobility strategies leads to 53% greater growth than peers not adopting these technologies.

--73% of midmarket companies say the complexity of their stored data requires big data analytics apps and tools to better gain insights from.

--41% of midmarket companies are using big data to better target marketing efforts.

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Nate Silver: ‘Big Data has Peaked, and that’s a Good Thing’

Nate Silver: ‘Big Data has Peaked, and that’s a Good Thing’ | How big is Big Data | Scoop.it
In his keynote at the Rich Data Summit, Nate Silver said the dismissal of big data is a signal that it’s moving from overhyped fad to mainstream technology.
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Big Data analytics for transforming the gaming industry

Big Data analytics for transforming the gaming industry | How big is Big Data | Scoop.it
A true gamer always hopes to take the longer wrong route before taking the right one, because that is how you enjoy a game to its fullest.  The gaming industry has evolved from board games and low ...
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Walgreens using social and mobile data analytics to deliver customer insights

Walgreens using social and mobile data analytics to deliver customer insights | How big is Big Data | Scoop.it
Improving healthcare with cloud service
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3 reasons that prove your business needs to utilize big data

3 reasons that prove your business needs to utilize big data | How big is Big Data | Scoop.it
Adopt big data or get left behind. Business Review USA takes a look at why your business needs to get on the big data bandwagon.
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Roundup Of Analytics, Big Data & Business Intelligence Forecasts And Market Estimates, 2014

Roundup Of Analytics, Big Data & Business Intelligence Forecasts And Market Estimates, 2014 | How big is Big Data | Scoop.it
From manufacturers looking to gain greater insights into streamlining production, reducing time-to-market and increasing product quality to financial services firms seeking to upsell clients, analytics is now essential for any business looking to stay competitive.  Marketing is going through its own transformation, away from traditional tactics to analytics- and data-driven [...]
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The next big thing in big data: fast data

The next big thing in big data: fast data | How big is Big Data | Scoop.it
As we move to Fast Data, there’s more emphasis on processing big data at speed.
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Why Websites Still Can’t Predict Exactly What You Want

Why Websites Still Can’t Predict Exactly What You Want | How big is Big Data | Scoop.it
There’s a better, simpler approach to personalization.
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Practice Fusion's new database eats electronic health records and spits out 'Insight'

Practice Fusion's new database eats electronic health records and spits out 'Insight' | How big is Big Data | Scoop.it
The great promise of electronic health records is that they capture patient-care data in digital form so that it medical professionals study data and use it to improve care. An old axiom in the hea...
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Big-data turf fight: Companies debate which department should control this vital asset (WSJ 3/24/14)

Big-data turf fight: Companies debate which department should control this vital asset (WSJ 3/24/14) | How big is Big Data | Scoop.it
Companies are debating which department is best set up to oversee the collection, use and protection of this increasingly vital—and potentially dangerous—asset.
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