Sign up for our newsletter and get the latest big data news and analysis.

Search Results for: geolocation data

insideBIGDATA Latest News – 7/14/2020

In this regular column, we’ll bring you all the latest industry news centered around our main topics of focus: big data, data science, machine learning, AI, and deep learning. Our industry is constantly accelerating with new products and services being announced everyday. Fortunately, we’re in close touch with vendors from this vast ecosystem, so we’re in a unique position to inform you about all that’s new and exciting. Our massive industry database is growing all the time so stay tuned for the latest news items describing technology that may make you and your organization more competitive.

How Alternative Data is Paving the Way for the Future of Investment Management

Many hedge fund managers to mutual funds — and even private equity managers — are turning to alternative data to pave the way for the future of investment management. SparkCognition contends that alternative data has the power to improve valuation of securities and ramp up clarity of the investment process. Download the new report, “Alternative Data for Investment Management,” courtesy of SparkCognition, to learn more about how alt data and machine learning is changing the future of investment management.

Alternative Data for Investment Management

From hedge fund managers to mutual funds and even private equity managers, alternative data has the power to improve valuation of securities and boost the clarity of the investment process.  Techniques like natural language processing and machine learning allow organizations to better capitalize on alternative data. These technologies enable processing of large, heterogenous, and unstructured sets at an extremely fast rate. A new report from SparkCognition explores the challenges for alternative data adoption, how to overcome them, and explores the potential of automation.

Expanding Adoption for Graph Databases

In order to facilitate access to graph database technology Neo4j, a leader in graph databases, announced that it has expanded the availability of its free Startup Program. Neo4j graph technology drives innovation at NASA, eBay, Airbnb, and Adobe. The Neo4j Startup Program ensures the next generation of world-changing startups are powered by the leading graph database technology.

Big Data and Big Brother: New Tech to Be Aware Of

In this contributed article, technology writer and blogger Kayla Matthews discusses a number of new big data technology areas that should raise awareness in terms of privacy. The crucial thing for people to remember is that today’s technology has built-in features that compromise privacy and could give users’ details to the government without their knowledge.

Snowflake Announces Another World-First – The Data Sharehouse™

Snowflake Computing, the data warehouse built for the cloud, announced its newest and most transformative innovation, extending the modern data warehouse to the world’s first data sharehouse. Snowflake continues to deliver on its founding vision of removing all technology barriers that prevent enterprises from acquiring complete insight from any and all available data.

Investing in a Data Lake? Shore up the Big Data Gateway

In this special guest feature, John Thielens, VP of Technology at Cleo discusses how the ability to connect to non-traditional storage repositories can solve the security, access control, and scalability challenges of data lakes, which are more suited to handle today’s less structured data.

MemSQL Brings Geospatial Analysis to In-Memory, Distributed Databases

MemSQL, a leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, today announced new geospatial capabilities for its in-memory, distributed, SQL-based database. By bringing together geospatial and operational data in the same high speed database, customers can achieve unprecedented agility for geospatial analysis.

CrowdFlower’s Data Enrichment Platform Supports Eight New Languages

CrowdFlower, a leading data enrichment platform to help data scientists collect, clean and label data to make it useful, recently announced support for eight new languages: Hindi, Arabic, Indonesian, Turkish, Italian, Russian, Vietnamese, and Chinese as well as enhanced support for French, German, Portuguese and Spanish. Businesses can now tap into these new Language Crowds to enrich data that requires language proficiency.

Accenture Study Shows Satisfaction with Business Outcomes from Big Data

Ninety-two percent of executives from companies that are applying big data to their businesses said they are satisfied with the results, according to new research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).