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Big Data - You Can Start Small

Big Data - You Can Start Small | Corporate Challenge of Big Data | Scoop.it

Big data is transformative and its potential limitless - we've all heard that and some of us even believe it. The big question though is 'how do you actually do big data' - how do you make use of its apparently limitless possibilities, especially if you are not an organization teeming with data scientists or if your organization was not born digital and your existing business model treats data as a traditional rather than disruptive asset?

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Research Blog: Large Scale Language Modeling in Automatic Speech Recognition

The n-gram approach to language modeling (predicting the next word based on the previous n-1 words) is particularly well-suited to such large amounts of data: it scales gracefully, and the non-parametric nature of the model allows it to grow with more data.

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Trends in Cloud BI Adoption

Trends in Cloud BI Adoption | Corporate Challenge of Big Data | Scoop.it
Business Intelligence in the cloud is inevitable. In fact, it’s already happening.

A closer look at the data confirms what many pundits have said about the target market for cloud BI software: that it’s currently ideal for small companies with few IT resources, limited capital to spend on servers and software, and minimal to no BI expertise.

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Why do you need a Digital Edge?

Why do you need a Digital Edge? | Corporate Challenge of Big Data | Scoop.it

Right now organizations use digital technology in their operations, yet few generate revenue from those technologies. They “feel” digital with an average of 68% of their processes using digital technology, but they are not “being” digital with only 27% of revenue on average coming from digital resources.

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IBM Research: Pin-point cancer therapy

IBM Research: Pin-point cancer therapy | Corporate Challenge of Big Data | Scoop.it

Learn how IBM Research is shortening the time required for treatment planning for proton radiation cancer therapy. Scientists at IBM Research - Austin have simulated the automatic creation of treatment plans that cut the entire planning process down to about 15 minutes automatically as opposed to Doctors manully taking a week or more. Continued work with partners such as MD Anderson will soon make this a reality in the fight against cancer.

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10 roadblocks to implementing Big Data analytics | TechRepublic

10 roadblocks to implementing Big Data analytics | TechRepublic | Corporate Challenge of Big Data | Scoop.it
Before you jump on the Big Data bandwagon, make sure you understand exactly what you’re getting into.
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Microsoft May Be Making Its Own Windows Phone 8 Device for the Chinese Market | MIT Technology Review

Microsoft May Be Making Its Own Windows Phone 8 Device for the Chinese Market | MIT Technology Review | Corporate Challenge of Big Data | Scoop.it
Even if it alienates existing hardware partners, the Chinese market is too big, and fast-growing, to ignore.
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World Bank Dataviz

World Bank Dataviz | Corporate Challenge of Big Data | Scoop.it
Visualizing the fight against poverty. Submit your best development data viz by clicking on the...
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Big Data, Big Analytics, Big Results – and Big Challenges? | The Big Data Hub

Big Data, Big Analytics, Big Results – and Big Challenges? | The Big Data Hub | Corporate Challenge of Big Data | Scoop.it
The value of Big Data initiatives to business can be immense. But the challenges of information integration and data lifecycle governance still apply.
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The Semantic Future of MDM | The Data Roundtable

The Semantic Future of MDM | The Data Roundtable | Corporate Challenge of Big Data | Scoop.it
The Data Roundtable is a blog written by data management experts who discuss topics like data quality, data integration, federal regulations and other data-related news items.
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A New Chip Brings Electrical-Field-Based 3-D Gesture Recognition to Smart Phones | MIT Technology Review

A New Chip Brings Electrical-Field-Based 3-D Gesture Recognition to Smart Phones | MIT Technology Review | Corporate Challenge of Big Data | Scoop.it
A large semiconductor manufacturer uses electrical fields to sense hand movements.
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Google Showcases OpenFlow network

Google Showcases OpenFlow network | Corporate Challenge of Big Data | Scoop.it
Google kicked off a great day of presentations at ONS 2012 Tuesday by highlighting their journey into openflow and showing that their massive inter-dc network, one of the largest networks in the world, is already running on a 100% openflow based...
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How To Calculate Lifetime Value - The Infographic

One way to analyze acquisition strategy and estimate marketing costs is to calculate the Lifetime Value (LTV) of a customer. In this graphic we’ll briefly cover how to calculate LTV and how to use LTV to help solidify your marketing budget.
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Amazon Web Services Blog: AWS in Action - Behind the Scenes of a Presidential Campaign

Amazon Web Services Blog: AWS in Action - Behind the Scenes of a Presidential Campaign | Corporate Challenge of Big Data | Scoop.it

Now that the 2012 US Presidential Election is over, AWS would like to take you behind the scenes and tell you a bit about the technology that powered President Obama's successful reelection campaign! To set the stage, imagine setting up the...

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Big Noise for Telecommunications Companies | The Big Data Hub

Big Noise for Telecommunications Companies | The Big Data Hub | Corporate Challenge of Big Data | Scoop.it
Big data analytics is top of mind for telecommunications (telco) executives. A new white paper, Big Data Analytics for Communications Service Providers,” describes how IBM big data solutions address telco business challenges.
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Mobile | Capitalizing on Constant Connectivity

Mobile | Capitalizing on Constant Connectivity | Corporate Challenge of Big Data | Scoop.it
Companies now have the opportunity to bypass tradition and impact the younger demographic as they interact via social and mobile.
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Monster Chooses Splunk For Big Data Security -- InformationWeek

Monster Chooses Splunk For Big Data Security -- InformationWeek | Corporate Challenge of Big Data | Scoop.it
Popular job search website looks to Splunk, rising big data star, to meet its online security and compliance goals.

 

Splunk's log-management and analytic-systems software captures, monitors, indexes and analyzes machine-generated, real-time data. It organizes this information in a searchable repository, and also provides a Web-based interface for generating reports, graphs, visualizations, alerts and other data-driven insights.

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Let’s Talk Your Data, Not Big Data | Innovation Insights | Wired.com

Let’s Talk Your Data, Not Big Data | Innovation Insights | Wired.com | Corporate Challenge of Big Data | Scoop.it

The dashboard.Image: Chartio "Big data" is a buzzword that has gone in and out of popularity since it was measured in megabytes. 

When it comes to data analysis, it really isn’t just the size that matters, its how you use it. America has just come off of our most data-driven election ever, and we were given a front-row seat to the impacts of metric-based decision making.

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Research Report: How The Five Pillars Of Consumer Tech Influence Enterprise Innovation « A Software Insider's Point of View

Research Report: How The Five Pillars Of Consumer Tech Influence Enterprise Innovation « A Software Insider's Point of View | Corporate Challenge of Big Data | Scoop.it

The common lessons learned – most did not expect to gain market advantage from their existing and legacy vendors. Innovations came from the consumer tech side and next generation solution providers. Consumer tech advancements influenced business driven technology advancements.

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Hadapt and MapR Announce Partnership | Press Releases

“The MapR Distribution provides unrivaled enterprise-class Hadoop capabilities including high availability with self-healing, data protection and disaster recovery,” said Scott Howser, VP of marketing, Hadapt. “We have already brought interactive applications on Hadoop to market and now, through this partnership with MapR, we are providing customers additional ease of use, performance and reliability advantages.”

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Introducing Symantec Protection Center Mobile: Security Insights at Your Fingertips | Symantec Connect Community

Introducing Symantec Protection Center Mobile: Security Insights at Your Fingertips | Symantec Connect Community | Corporate Challenge of Big Data | Scoop.it
Symantec helps consumers and organizations secure and manage their information-driven world.
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Want to Kill Your Career? Just Ignore the Big Data Boom - Forbes

Want to Kill Your Career? Just Ignore the Big Data Boom - Forbes | Corporate Challenge of Big Data | Scoop.it
Did you know: Companies that haven’t put together comprehensive plans for managing and exploiting Big Data expect that the price tag for that failure to act will be $71 million in lost revenue per year?
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Lessons in Business Intelligence: Be Careful What You Wish For

Lessons in Business Intelligence: Be Careful What You Wish For | Corporate Challenge of Big Data | Scoop.it
What’s the purpose of a business intelligence (BI) dashboard? It’s not just to look sexy. The primary purpose of a dashboard is to convey information. A secondary purpose is to inspire a behavioral...
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Big Companies Can Unleash Innovation, Rather than Shackle It

Big Companies Can Unleash Innovation, Rather than Shackle It | Corporate Challenge of Big Data | Scoop.it

You don't have to be a start-up to innovate like one.
1. The ease of innovation and its decreasing cost mean that start-ups now face the same short-term pressures that have constrained innovation at large companies.
2. Taking a page from start-up strategy, large companies are embracing open innovation and integrating entrepreneurial behaviors with their existing capabilities.
3. Innovation increasingly involves creating business models that tap big companies' unique strengths.

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How a Cloud Computing Platform Could Be Exploited to Steal Encryption Data | MIT Technology Review

How a Cloud Computing Platform Could Be Exploited to Steal Encryption Data | MIT Technology Review | Corporate Challenge of Big Data | Scoop.it

The researchers have shown it is possible for software hosted by a cloud-computing provider to steal secrets from software hosted on the same cloud. In their experiment, they ran malicious software on hardware designed to mimic the equipment used by cloud companies such as Amazon. They were able to steal an encryption key used to secure e-mails from the software belonging to another user.

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