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Four Ways Big Data Is Still Changing the Way We Do Business

In this contributed, Anthony Coggine, HR professional turned business analyst, points out that from the creation of more personalized marketing campaigns, to harnessing the power of social media, here are four of the major reasons that big data is changing the way we do business as we know it:

CASK Data Application Platform Moves Forward

In this video from the DataWorks Summit 2017 conference in San Jose (June 13-15, 2017), insideBIGDATA’s Managing Editor and resident data scientist Daniel D. Gutierrez chats with Nitin Motgi, Founder/CTO at CASK Data.

SKA Signs Big Data Cooperation Agreement with CERN

SKA Organisation and CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics, signed an agreement formalising their growing collaboration in the area of extreme-scale computing. The agreement establishes a framework for collaborative projects that addresses joint challenges in approaching Exascale computing and data storage, and comes as the LHC will generate even more data in the coming decade and SKA is preparing to collect a vast amount of scientific data as well.

When Big Data Doesn’t Work

The use of big data is no longer a strategy for advanced and technologically innovative companies to gain a competitive edge. It is a necessity for all businesses across all industries. Collecting data is not enough. Businesses need to understand how to translate their data into competitive strategies and advantages. In the infographic below, courtesy of our friends at Villanova University, you’ll review the challenges of big data.

The Modern Problem of Collecting Network Data

In this contributed article, technology writer and blogger Kayla Matthews discusses how in light of the emergence of big data, IT infrastructure and network properties are changing. Where previously, the hardware only needed to support a conventional traffic load, now it also needs to support monitoring and the storage of collected data.

Interview: David Blei, Professor, Columbia University

The following is a discussion with David Blei, Professor, Columbia University; ACM-Infosys 2013 Foundation Award, ACM Fellow (2015). The Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) just concluded a celebration of 50 years of the ACM A.M. Turing Award (commonly known as the “Nobel Prize of computing”) with a two-day conference in San Francisco. The conference brought together some of the brightest minds in computing to explore how computing has evolved and where the field is headed.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 7/10/2017

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 people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

Interview: Michael Stonebraker, Adjunct Professor, MIT Computer Science and AI Laboratory (CSAIL)

The following is a discussion with Michael Stonebraker, Adjunct Professor, MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL); ACM 2014 Turing Award Recipient. The Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) just concluded a celebration of 50 years of the ACM A.M. Turing Award (commonly known as the “Nobel Prize of computing”) with a two-day conference in San Francisco. The conference brought together some of the brightest minds in computing to explore how computing has evolved and where the field is headed.

Hitachi Solutions Powers Big Data with R

In this video from the EARL 2017 conference in San Francisco (June 5-7, 2017), insideBIGDATA’s Managing Editor and resident data scientist Daniel D. Gutierrez chats with David Bishop, SVP – Head of R&D, Hitachi Solutions America.

TOP 10 insideBIGDATA Articles for June 2017

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.