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The insideBIGDATA IMPACT 50 List for Q4 2018

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!

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 10/15/2018

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.

The Big Data of Selling a Home

In this contributed article, freelance human Avery Phillips takes up the topic of using data analytics for real estate – selling a home. Using machine learning to crunch numbers and observe data, such as how homes are selling in an area, can greatly affect the buying and selling process. From setting prices to marketing, and even determining if you will be able to get a good mortgage, big data can streamline major parts of the selling process.

Beyond the Delta: Compression is a Must for Big Data

In an era of big data, high-speed, reliable, cheap and scalable databases are no luxury. Our friends over at SQream Technologies invest a lot of time and effort into providing their customers with the best performance-at-scale. Dr. Benjamin C. van Zuiden of SQream wrote a special report, “Beyond the Delta: Compression is a Must for Big Data,” that focuses on compression algorithms that make big data-at-scale possible.

4 Major Ways in Which Big Data is Impacting Social Media Marketing

In this contributed article, content and brand strategist Nidhi Dave throws light on the application of big data on social media marketing, examining its current as well as future impact. She offers four major ways in which big data is impacting social media marketing

Beyond the Delta: Compression is a Must for Big Data

In an era of big data, high-speed, reliable, cheap and scalable databases are no luxury. Our friends over at SQream invest a lot of time and effort into providing their customers with the best performance-at-scale. As such, SQream DB uses state-of-the-art HPC techniques. Some of these techniques rely on modifying existing algorithms to external technological […]

Protecting Data Assets Critical Amid Increased Technology Acquisitions

In this contributed article, Geoffrey R. Morgan, founding partner at Morgan Legal Group, LLC., discusses how companies are spending significant sums to acquire the technology assets that enable them to slice and dice data like never before. The world’s largest organizations – technology-focused and otherwise – deal in data, not unlike the companies of the 90s that dealt in oil.

Cloudera + Hortonworks: A Marriage from the Edge to AI

Did you hear the clap of thunder in the big data ecosystem today? If so, it was only just Cloudera, Inc. and Hortonworks, Inc. jointly announcing that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which the companies will combine in an all-stock merger of equals. The transaction, which has been unanimously approved by the Boards of Directors of both companies, will create the world’s leading next generation data platform provider.

TOP 10 insideBIGDATA Articles for September 2018

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. We’re happy to oblige! We understand that busy big data professionals can’t check the site everyday.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 10/1/2018

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.