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Why Big Data Means Better Health

In this special guest feature, Souvik Das, Senior VP of Engineering at Grand Rounds, discusses how big data will open up the opportunity for physicians to impact patients anywhere in the world, all from a single interface or digitized platform. In turn, patients will also become better informed of the right doctor and treatment path for their unique needs.

Data as a Critical Element in the Discovery and Delivery of Smart Energy

In this contributed article, Jules S. Damji, an Apache Spark Community Evangelist with Databricks, shows how as the value of data continues to grow, the next-generation smart grid should become a reality, benefiting utility companies and consumers alike.

Five Reasons to Attend a New Kind of Developer Event

In this special guest feature, Ubuntu Evangelist Randall Ross writes that the OpenPOWER Foundation is hosting an all-new type of developer event. “The OpenPOWER Foundation envisioned something completely different. In its quest to redefine the typical developer event the Foundation asked a simple question: What if developers at a developer event actually spent their time developing?”

How to Solve the Most Common Data Problems in Retail

In the retail business, big data is poised in the coming years to open up huge opportunities in the way stores (both physical and online) fundamentally operate and serve customers. Given the incredibly small margins, Big Data will also provide much needed efficiency improvements – from tighter supply chain management to more targeted marketing campaigns – that can make a big difference to a retail business of any size.

Data-Driven Healthcare: A Proactive Revolution

In this special guest feature, Richard Proctor, GM of Global Healthcare at Hortonworks, discusses how big data is enabling key healthcare organizations including UNOS, MD Anderson and Arizona State University to manage chronic diseases, improve overall member health, reduce costs, and manage clinical and financial risk.

New Strategic Partnership Highlights Real Shape and Size of US Consumers

BodiData, Inc. a Silicon Valley-based technology company that specializes in generating big data on three-dimensional body measurements and Alvanon, the global apparel business expert, have signed a strategic partnership agreement that will deliver both big data and analysis on the shape and size of the diverse and complex US consumer population.

Artificial Intelligence App Game Changer for Health Care Technology in the US

Health technology company Ada has brought a new artificial intelligence (AI) powered health companion to the US, providing Americans with a more personalized way to assess and monitor their health. Designed to grow smarter as users engage with it, Ada’s intelligence not only offers users a sophisticated and tailored health assessment, ­ it also supports […]

Government Use of Data Analytics: Case Studies

The insideBIGDATA Guide to Data Analytics in Government provides an in-depth overview of the use of data analytics technology in the public sector. Focus is given to how data analytics is being used in the government setting with a number of high-profile use case examples. This is the fifth and final in a series of articles providing content extracted from the guide. The topic for this segment is case studies for government use of data analytics.

Government Use of Big Data for Cybersecurity

The insideBIGDATA Guide to Data Analytics in Government provides an in-depth overview of the use of data analytics technology in the public sector. Focus is given to how data analytics is being used in the government setting with a number of high-profile use case examples. This is the third in a series of articles providing content extracted from the guide. The topic for this segment is government use of big data for cybersecurity.

Government Sponsored Data Analytics in Healthcare and Life Sciences

The insideBIGDATA Guide to Data Analytics in Government provides an in-depth overview of the use of data analytics technology in the public sector. Focus is given to how data analytics is being used in the government setting with a number of high-profile use case examples. This is the third in a series of articles providing content extracted from the guide. The topic for this segment is government sponsored data analytics in healthcare and life sciences.