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The insideBIGDATA IMPACT 50 List for Q4 2019

The team here at insideBIGDATA is deeply entrenched in following the big data ecosystem of companies from around the globe. We’re in close contact with most of the firms making waves in the technology areas of big data, data science, machine learning, AI and deep learning. Our in-box is filled each day with new announcements, commentaries, and insights about what’s driving the success of our industry so we’re in a unique position to publish our quarterly IMPACT 50 List of the most important movers and shakers in our industry. These companies have proven their relevance by the way they’re impacting the enterprise through leading edge products and services. We’re happy to publish this evolving list of the industry’s most impactful companies!

New Survey: Nearly Two Thirds of Analytics Projects Are Jeopardized Due to Poor Access to the Right Data

According to the 2019 Data Decisions Survey from analytics database provider Exasol, 57% of organizations have suffered because of slow or poor access to the right data, resulting in an inability to access real-time analytics and inaccurate business intelligence (BI). Full results of the survey, recently released, highlight how organizations are leveraging data to make more intelligent and productive business decisions.

Big Data and Its Role in the Waste and Recycling Industry

In this contributed article, freelance human Avery Phillips believes that the advent of big data is making the whole process of recycling and waste management much easier. In fact, big data has impacted many industrial and scientific realms in ways that benefit the environment. For example, it is regularly used to help scientists and land managers gain a better understanding of our changing environment and ways to combat climate change.

2019 Data Decisions Report by Exasol

Our friends over at Exasol recently released the findings of a survey that asked over 1,000 IT decision makers across the US about how their organizations use data to make critical business decisions, and the obstacles that stand in their way. The 2019 Data Decisions Survey found – among other things – that 57% of […]

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 10/7/2019

Above the Trend Line: your industry rumor central is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items grouped by category such as M&A activity, people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, customer wins, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

Current Trends in Healthcare Data & Research

In this contributed article, Magnolia Potter describes how as the world continues to become more interconnected, the valuable data generated can be used by the healthcare industry to continue improving patient outcomes, develop new treatments, and even predict public health crises before they become an issue.

TOP 10 insideBIGDATA Articles for September 2019

In this continuing regular feature, we give all our valued readers a monthly heads-up for the top 10 most viewed articles appearing on insideBIGDATA. Over the past several months, we’ve heard from many of our followers that this feature will enable them to catch up with important news and features flowing across our many channels.

The Data of Behavior & Neuroplasticity

In this contributed article, Magnolia Potter explains how behavioral science is starting to play an impressive role in data science and vice versa. Many scientists and other healthcare professionals believe big data collection can help identify behavioral trends in society and more easily pinpoint causes. This can lead to greater success in behavioral training and in creating a more effective learning technique to change negative behaviors and alter neuroplasticity.

6 Ways Big Data Is Changing HR

In this contributed article, tech blogger Caleb Danziger believes that excellence in the human resources (HR) department can be instrumental in a company’s success. After all, HR professionals assume responsibilities like hiring and firing, on-boarding and training updates and making employees happy, productive and eager to stick around. People who work in HR often use technologies to impact their work, big data among them. He offers six ways big data in HR has had an impact.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 9/16/2019

Above the Trend Line: your industry rumor central is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items grouped by category such as M&A activity, people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, customer wins, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.