Intel Invents a Way to Combine Data Sets without Endangering Privacy | MIT Technology Review
A super-secure place for sensitive data to mingle could free companies to get the benefits of sharing it without risking leaks.
Holiday Shopping Plans, Factual Style | socalTECH.com

Data science adds value to the holidays.....hohoho!

When real-time is no longer good enough, the predictive business... - IT-Director.com

Lots and lots of data and a need for insights.

The Convergence of BI, Big Data, Analytics and Mobile Technologies: A ... - B-EYE-Network

It's all coming together

Pictures Make Sense of Big Data - Wall Street Journal
A picture is worth.....
Hybrid Databases Gaining Favor for Enterprise Big Data Analytics - eWeek
Data bases must evolve to become melting pots for all data types
Weekly Big Data Review: Ecosystem Takes the Limelight - SiliconANGLE (blog)
Big data ecosystem begins to mature
Big data's powerful effect on tiny babies - CNBC.com
Healthcare continues to be a fast adopter of predictive analytics solutions
From 'Mad Men' to Digital Scientists: How Big Data Is Shifting the Ad Landscape - Huffington Post
From TV to real life
Big Data Innovation: Time To Focus - InformationWeek
Big Data Innovation: Time To FocusInformationWeek... with the problems you know.
Predictive Analytics Market Expected $5.24 Billion by 2018 - SBWire (press release)

Market continues to grow

From Slide Rules to Big Data - Forbes

There haas always been money in good predicitions

Prediction Isn't Just About Stocks. Predictive Persuasion - Forbes

Predictive analytics has uses across industries and sectors.  In the near future, all advertising will be deployed based on predictive analytics, vehicle and equipment service requirements will be based on predicitive analytics and condition managmenet systems, credit will be based on predicitive analytics, consumer tastes and forecasting too.  The list is endless.

The Structure Show: Big data startup edition, from Boston to Burlingame - GigaOM

Don't get left behind ..

5 Top Data Jobs of the Future : $marts for Hire - SiliconANGLE (blog)
SiliconANGLE (blog)
5 Top Data Jobs of the Future : $marts for Hire
SiliconANGLE (blog)
Different outfits already have predictive analytics in place to help Data Scientists project when populations are at risk such as in cases of volcano eruptions.
General Electric joins the 'big data' party - VentureBeat

GE comes to the Big Data party in a Big Way

5 Ways To Get Big Data Plans Moving

Good overview of how to get projects moving more effectively

How Sensors and Social Data Can Improve the Office | MIT Technology Review

Do you want to work in a data augmented cubicle?

Customer Analytics: Making the Strategic Leap From Hindsight to Foresight
Everyone recognizes the hype and momentum around terms like “big data” and “in-memory computing,” which is fine. But the question remains: "What are you going to do with all that unstructured data?
Netmob and D4D Conference Organizers Released 850 Pages of Papers on Cell Phone Data Research | M...

Mining cell phone records can yield important and valuable insights

How Verizon and Other Wireless Carriers Are Mining Customer Data | MIT Technology Review

Big location data is very valuable to certain people

Video: Sloan Sports Analytics Conference 2013 “Breaking Down the Fight: MMA ... - Sherdog.com (blog)

"Unless you really love sports or really love deep, quantitative statistics (or both), the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference likely means nothing to you. However, if you fall within some circle of that Venn diagram, you know there's no grander stage for sports nerds. After all, this is the event that sportswriter Bill Simmons lovingly dubbed 'Dorkapalooza.' "

The War on Talent: How Social and Analytics are Reinventing the Art of HR - Wired

Want ads may soon be a thing of the past

Top Ten Emerging Big Data Technologies | Green Data Center Blog
Another technology pointed out by Kaur as particularly vital where big data is concerned was Hive, a “SQL-Like bridge” which alows conventional Business Intelligence applications to run queries against a Hadoop cluster.
The Lean Analytics Cycle: Metrics > Hypothesis > Experiment > Act - Occam's Razor by Avinash Kaushik

Nice flow chart for a lean iterative cycle.

Helping Geeks Create Big Data Startups - Wall Street Journal (blog)
Wall Street Journal (blog) Helping Geeks Create Big Data Startups Wall Street Journal (blog) The problem is especially acute in the emerging field of Big Data, where important work is being done in several disciplines–economics, statistics, applied...
Predictive Analytics Infographic

Who does not like good informative infographics...

The big-data revolution in US health care: Accelerating value and innovation | McKinsey & Company

Right data...right life

Big Data Vendor Revenue and Market Forecast 2012-2017 - Big Data News

See how you rank...

Moving from Big Data to Big Wisdom - Forbes
Moving from Big Data to Big Wisdom
Forbes
Editor's note: Darin McKeever is a deputy director in the Global Policy & Advocacy division at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, where he leads the foundation's charitable sector support team.
Predictive Decision-Making at the Speed of Thought | Windows 8 Debuts 2012

What is the speed of thought? Let's find out...

Predictive Smartphone Assistant Gives You a Heads-Up ...

Google Now meets it match

Making sense of big data - MIT News

Cellphone location data can help social and urban planners build better cities

Microsoft's MixShape uses big data and clever visuals to craft the perfect ... - The Verge

Big Data meets music and play lists

Smart Power: Why More Bytes Will Mean Fewer—and Cleaner—Electrons - TIME

Big Data meets IoT

5 ways big data is going to blow your mind and change your world ...
Call it whatever you want -- big data, data science, data intelligence -- but be prepared to have your mind blown. Imagination and technology are on a collision course that will change the world in profound ways.
Google Analytics, big data, predictive policing and solutionism ...

Minority report is around the corner...

Can big data save lives? - BBC News
Can big data save lives?
BBC News
In More or Less Ruth Alexander explains - and sometimes debunks - the numbers and statistics used in political debate, the news and everyday life.
Big Data Is Opening Doors, but Maybe Too Many - New York Times
Big Data Is Opening Doors, but Maybe Too Many New York Times Today, many experts predict that the next wave will be driven by technologies that fly under the banner of Big Data — data including Web pages, browsing habits, sensor signals, smartphone...
Tibco Buys Maporama Solutions To Add Geolocation To Its Big Data ...

Indoor geolocation is very important to retailers and will open up the market for indoor location based services (eg having hotdogs deliverred to your seats at the basketball game)

How The Big Data Battle Is Shaking Out Between The Startups And The ... - TechCrunch

Big Data market battles - David vs Goliath

How The Big Data Battle Is Shaking Out Between The Startups And The ... - TechCrunch
How The Big Data Battle Is Shaking Out Between The Startups And The ...TechCrunchThe big enterprise companies are starting to put pressure on the startups in the growing field of data analytics.
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A Mind Blowing Big Data Experience: Notes from Strata 2013ForbesAttendees at technology conferences have a common interest.
Ninjas and Analytics - Forbes
ForbesNinjas and AnalyticsForbesI know a secret. You're not going to like this secret, but I'm going to tell you anyway because you deserve to know. It's about the new Web analytics tool you recently purchased.
Filling the Big Data Chasm - Information Management (blog)
Filling the Big Data ChasmInformation Management (blog)The challenge with discussing big data analytics is in cutting through the ambiguity that surrounds the term.
UPDATE 1-IBM raises 2015 business analytics revenue target 25 pct - Reuters
hivelocitymedia UPDATE 1-IBM raises 2015 business analytics revenue target 25 pct Reuters IBM, the world's largest technology services company, now expects business analytics to generate revenue of $20 billion by 2015, Chief Executive Virginia...
Big Data: Kaiser Permanente Ventures invests in health care data warehouse ... - San Francisco Bu...
Big Data: Kaiser Permanente Ventures invests in health care data warehouse ...
The 5 Commandments Of Data And Why Analytics Efforts Are Still A Big Old Mess - TechCrunch
TechCrunchThe 5 Commandments Of Data And Why Analytics Efforts Are Still A Big Old MessTechCrunchThe perception that big data is still incredibly complex to understand is right on the money.
The 5 Commandments Of Data And Why Analytics Efforts Are Still A Big Old Mess
The perception that big data is still incredibly complex to understand is right on the money. There are examples of how the complexity is getting abstracted.
Our Distributed Future: M2M, Energy & Water Access
Suffice to say, the opportunity is real, it's huge, and it's just waiting to be tapped. It's important to note that solar crowdfunding may be instrumental in making it happen.
Will Big Data Replace Ratings? - MediaPost Communications
Will Big Data Replace Ratings? MediaPost Communications Netflix says it doesn't release any ratings for its original content -- even “House of Cards” -- choosing instead to measure its success with "a balance of intuition and analytics,” including...
Big Data Pumps Life into Water Investment « A Smarter Planet Blog
By Scott T. Rickards In our data-rich financial universe, a fundamental economic question remains unanswered: at what cost is it economical for the world's.
Analytics boost ACOs in functionality, profitability - PhysBizTech
Analytics boost ACOs in functionality, profitability
PhysBizTech
He said having a system that can pull in the diverse streams of information and churn out reliable analytics is necessary because it can build trust across an ACO.
How Big Data Analytics Fuels Customer Management Excellence | Sandhill
A recent study by Hypatia Research Group entitled “Boom in Big Data Analytics” researched 436 companies and found how analysis of both structured and contextual business information impacts customer management best practices.
Bayesian Statistics and what Nate Silver Gets Wrong
The Signal and the Noise is a terrific book, with much to admire. But it will take a lot more than Bayes’s theorem to solve the many challenges in the world of applied statistics.
Finding outliers in numerical data
One of the topics emphasized in Exploring Data in Engineering, the Sciences and Medicine is the damage outliers can do to traditional data characterizations. Consequently, one of the procedures to be included in the ExploringData package is FindO...
The 31 Excuses Leaders Use To Avoid Understanding Their Customers (And How To Get Rid Of Them) - ...
This article is by Chuck Wall is the founder of Customer CEO Consulting and the author of Customer CEO: How to Profit From the Power of Your Customers. “We already tried that.” “Didn’t we have a task force a few years ago?
Big Data Evolution: From Cave Drawings to the Cloud
Coveo has created a timeline of the milestones of knowledge access and transfer, from cave painting to today's big data.
Microsoft's Big Data Strategy: An Insider's View -- InformationWeek
Microsoft executive Dave Campbell outlines plans for Hadoop, machine learning, high-performance computing and data and analytic offerings on Azure.
Taming Big Data: 12 Best Practices for Analysts | SiliconANGLE

Great infographic

P&G Finds a 'Goldmine' in Analytics - Wall Street Journal (blog)
Wall Street Journal (blog)
P&G Finds a 'Goldmine' in Analytics
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Procter & Gamble Co. has long been a leader in analytics.
How "Bullet Time" Will Revolutionise Exascale Computing | MIT Technology Review
The famous Hollywood filming technique will change the way we access the huge computer simulations of the future, say computer scientists
Data Integration Ecosystem for Big Data and Analytics - Smart Data Collective
Data Integration Ecosystem for Big Data and Analytics
Smart Data Collective
Second, the need for predictive analytics based on the history or patterns of past or hypothetical data driven models.
Attention, Big Data Enthusiasts: Here's What You Shouldn't Ignore - Wired
Manufacturing Business Technology
Attention, Big Data Enthusiasts: Here's What You Shouldn't Ignore
Wired
With this rate of data production, it means that some of the data is falling by the wayside when it is not put to immediate use.
What’s next for Big Data? - AnalyticBridge
If Big Data is the way of the future, who is driving that future, how are they doing it and what can today's businesses do to be a part of this next wave?
In a… (What’s next for Big Data?
Is Analytics the Silver Bullet Your Company Needs?
Harvard Business Review recently published a report sponsored by SAS (a business analytics software company) called The Evolution of decision Making: How Leading Organizations are Adopting a Data-D...
TED Weekends: Big data gets personal
This weekend's TED Weekends explores a big data experiment otherwise known as parenthood.
Automation IT Predictive maintenance embraces analytics - InTech
Automation IT Predictive maintenance embraces analytics InTech By definition, predictive analytics encompasses a variety of techniques from statistics, modeling, machine learning, and data mining that analyze current and historical data to predict...
Social@Ogilvy: We Need Big Data People (More Than the Data, Itself)

Big Data analysis used on literature to see who influenced whom...

Component-Based Analytical Development – From ETL to Analytical Workflow
It’s now well over 20 years since the era of data warehousing and business intelligence began. From the very outset, other than database management systems (DBMSs), the one type of technology that ...
What Is Predictive of the Oscars? - Huffington Post
What Is Predictive of the Oscars?
Huffington Post
I spent several weeks this winter immersed in spreadsheets full of historical Oscar data to explore methods of using fundamentals to predict Oscar winners.
Big Data: Big Hype? - Forbes
Big Data: Big Hype? Forbes Today, it's impossible to browse a news site or attend an industry event without seeing or hearing the phrase “big data” tossed around as the next big thing for business – much like Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) was only a...
Why big data leads to more strategic marketing - iMedia Connection
iMedia Connection Why big data leads to more strategic marketing iMedia Connection Given what a Major League Baseball coach achieved with the help of big data, it's shocking that some marketers have still not yet embraced the concept of granular...
How Big Data Can Drive Business Value by Enabling Faster Answers to ... - The Data Center Journal
The Data Center Journal
How Big Data Can Drive Business Value by Enabling Faster Answers to ...
The Data Center Journal
The latest incarnation in the evolution of this process of gaining business insight from data is big data.
How UPS Trains Front-Line Workers to Use Predictive Analytics ...
UPS works to train its truck drivers and other front-line workers how to benefit from predictive analytics and why it is important to the business.
DARPA releases details of ARGUS-IS 1.8 billion megapixel camera

1.8 billion pixel real-time video spanning a 29 square kilometre area at 15 framed per second -- the equivalent of 150 Predator drones.

Big Data Little Data - Travel Weekly
Travel Weekly
Big Data Little Data
Travel Weekly
You've likely come across articles recently about Big Data.
Why Facebook's Graph Search Really Does Matter: Big Data + NLP - Forbes
Forbes
Why Facebook's Graph Search Really Does Matter: Big Data + NLP
Forbes
By Marrying big data with natural language, Mark Zuckerberg will know more about you than your closest friends. (Photo credit: Wikipedia).
Big Data Security Analytics or Big Data IT Analytics?
CIOs, CISOs need a mutually beneficial plan – ASAP (Big Data Security Analytics or Big Data IT Analytics?: According to ESG research, 44% of enterprise organization...
Meeting the Big Data challenge: DON'T be objective - Forbes
Meeting the Big Data challenge: DON'T be objective
Forbes
In a previous posting, I discussed the relationship between Big Data and Small Bets (Experiments).
Light Reading - The Big Data Challenge: 10 Tips for Telcos
Service providers face culture shock as they try to capitalize on the data at their fingertips. We identify 10 key points for telcos to consider...
IBM picks up another big-data analytics company, Star Analytics - GigaOM
eWeek
IBM picks up another big-data analytics company, Star Analytics
GigaOM
As my colleague Derrick Harris wrote last month, the buzz around big data could be more about automation than discovering insights on the data.
The increasingly blurry line between Big Data and Big Brother - GigaOM
GigaOM The increasingly blurry line between Big Data and Big Brother GigaOM The potential benefits of “big data” have been well described, both by us and others: the ability to spot flu trends earlier and potentially save lives, for example, or to...
Big Data Predicts Super Bowl Outcome: Geeks Win - Discovery News

Go 49ers!

This Week in #BigData: Security, Unified Analytics and Funding ...
The big data space has been teeming with activity this week. Several traditional vendors reinforced their commitment to this trend, and two smaller players grabbed headlines with important milestone announcements.
Home-grown analytics can give a strategic edge - Washington Post
Home-grown analytics can give a strategic edge Washington Post The big idea: Analytics that are aligned with the business model and market conditions are a strategic asset that can provide stable growth in a volatile industry, even when the data...
DNA - The New Big Data Storage Solution of the 21st Century? - CloudTimes
DNA - The New Big Data Storage Solution of the 21st Century?
CloudTimes
dna cloud 300x195 DNA The New Big Data Storage Solution of the 21st Century?
GE Releases Grid IQTM Insight Solution [Manufacturing Close - Up] - Equities.com
GE Releases Grid IQTM Insight Solution [Manufacturing Close - Up] Equities.com Grid IQTM Insight, a new power management system from GE Digital Energy's Industrial Internet portfolio, is a platform that consolidates data from a mix of sources...
Predicting the Future By Mining Online News and Other Web Data | MIT Technology Review
Prototype software can give early warnings of disease or violence outbreaks by spotting clues in news reports.
Big Data 2013: Why Marketers and Their Kids are Asking the Same ...
Questions marketers ask about Big Data in 2013 eerily mirror those we hear from our kids.
Gartner Says 80 Percent of Social Business Efforts Will Not Achieve Intended Benefits Through 2015
Enterprise social networks will become the primary communication channels for noticing, deciding or acting on information relevant to carrying out work. However, Gartner, Inc.
The Strategic Sourceror: Predictive Analytics and the Future of Spend Management
The Strategic Sourceror: Predictive Analytics and the Future of Spend Management, procurement, strategic sourcing, cost reduction and supply chain news by the Strategic Sourceror (RT @imbigdata: Predictive Analytics and the Future of Spend Management...
How DHL’s Big Data Boosts Performance
Patience and clean-data diligence were the keys in implementing a global activity-based costing system, a controller recalls. (#CFO link: How DHL’s Big Data Boosted Performance: Patience and clean-data diligence were the ...
Bringing big data to bear on big security
Vendors from tiny startups to giants like RSA, IBM and Cisco are rushing to incorporate big data expertise to beef up IT security. (RT @packetloop: Tiny startup!?
The Super Bowl of Analytics - Wall Street Journal (blog)
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The Super Bowl of Analytics
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Most teams, including these two, are pretty quiet about what they do with analytics.
Getting more out of your big data - The Guardian Blogs (blog)
The Guardian Blogs (blog)
Getting more out of your big data
The Guardian Blogs (blog)
It is hard to find something new to write about the world of data and analytics.
Big Data 2013 – Future Trends In The Industry - CloudTweaks News
Big Data 2013 – Future Trends In The Industry
CloudTweaks News
Big data is one of the most modern and latest fields of business in the realm of information technology industry.
Your Social Networking Credit Score - Slate Magazine
Slate Magazine Your Social Networking Credit Score Slate Magazine The buzzword tsunami that is “big data"—a handy way of describing our vastly improved ability to collect and analyze humongous data sets—has dwarfed “frictionless sharing” and “cloud...
InformationWeek: Business Analytics Program is Among Nation's ...
The UT Master of Business Analytics program is one of the nation's top 20 programs in big data analytics, according to a recently released ranking from InformationWeek magazine. InformationWeek looked at big data ...
Six Types Of Analyses Every Data Scientist Should Know
Jeffrey Leek, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics at John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, has identified six(6) archetypical analyses. As presented, they range from the least to most c...