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What trends can big data reveal by analyzing 150 years of news?

There are patterns in the news that go deeper than the punditry we get from today’s 24-hour cycles. Some of it is so subtle, in fact, it takes a big data analysis to identify. A...

Healthcare is behind the data curve, but working to build data-driven culture

Nearly every industry is searching for ways to create value from rapidly expanding amounts of data, but few sit on as much untapped opportunity as today’s healthcare providers. Electronic health records and connected medical...

Here’s what each state Googled more than any other in 2016

The United States did a lot of Googling this year. Across the nation, people researched historical events, political developments, celebrity deaths, and a few pop culture moments, but in California, one of our most popular...

How retailers are using AI to offer personalized shopping this Christmas

By Rikke Duus , UCL and Mike Cooray , Hult International Business School British consumers are expected to spend £280 ($479) each on gifts over the weeks leading up to Christmas. More than half of...

What is Big Data in the Agriculture Context?

In layman’s terms, big data are beyond the storage capacity and processing power of a common machine or computer. According to the National Science Foundation, big data are large, diverse, complex, longitudinal and/or distributed data...

Integrating predictive analytics into the global UPS IT system

UPS operates in more than 220 countries and territories with more than 1,800 facilities, with a delivery fleet of over 100,000 ground vehicles and over 500 aircraft (both owned and charter). So when the...

IBM announces Project DataWorks: AI-powered big data platform

Big data is in many ways still a wild frontier, requiring wily smarts and road-tested persistence on the part of those hoping to find insight in all the petabytes. On Tuesday, IBM announced a...

Do Enterprises Have Too Much Data?

There is more data available to organizations today than ever before. In 2015 alone, customers, employees, and other users created about 7.9 zettabytes of data globally -- and that number is expected to reach 35...

Key Steps to Building a Predictive Analytics System

If you want your business to take off and scale, you need to embrace data from day one. Scratch that: Don’t merely embrace data. Put a ring on it and shout a resounding, “I...

How Carnegie Mellon University can Help you Control your Privacy

With the advent of the internet age, controlling your personal data rapidly became impractical without cutting both internet and mobile cords. As internet of things (IoT) and big data technologies proliferate, the ways your...

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