3 Kinds of Big Data Skills All Businesses Should Hire For

When businesses go about things right, big data is an extremely valuable tool that can provide specific types of analytics that help those companies find or maintain success. However, without employees on staff who know how to interpret the data and apply it to a company’s everyday operations and future plans, even the most powerful big data resources are largely

Big Data in Sports: Going for the Gold

In the 2015 movie “Concussion” starring Will Smith, the protagonist, a forensic pathologist, investigates multiple cases of severe mental disorders among former football players to arrive at the conclusion that they were all caused by the athletes’ sport careers in the first turn, but also – and to a very considerable extent – by inefficient safety measures taken by the

Differentiating between AI, Machine Learning and Deep Learning

This article is part of a special insideHPC report that explores trends in machine learning and deep learning. The complete report, available here, covers how businesses are using machine learning and deep learning, differentiating between AI, machine learning and deep learning, what it takes to get started and more.  Download the full report here. With all the quickly evolving jargon in the industry today,

5 Common Myths Around Virtualizing Big Data

Big data burst on to the scene a little over a decade ago. Today it is not an obscure term confined to just a handful of bleeding edge companies. It is a mainstream trend that every enterprise undergoing a digital transformation journey has adopted. The technology landscape around big data has broadened dramatically; in the early days it meant Apache

How Big Data Can Help Save Our Planet

Big data analytics company and ETH Zurich spin-off Teralytics, Telefónica NEXT and sustainability solution provider South Pole Group conducted a study in Nuremberg, Germany that reveals the analysis of mobile network data as an effective way to estimate CO2 and NOX emissions in urban areas at very low cost. To achieve this, Teralytics examined aggregated and anonymised data, which is

5 Ways Big Data Analytics Can Help Your eCommerce Business

The words ‘Big data’ are thrown around a lot these days, but there is no definition that is universally accepted. The best definition of Big data comes from analyst Doug Laney, who said in 2001 that Big data is defined by ‘The 3Vs’ – including velocity, variety and volume. This means that Big data is a large amount of content

Government Use of Big Data for Cybersecurity

The insideBIGDATA Guide to Data Analytics in Government provides an in-depth overview of the use of data analytics technology in the public sector. Focus is given to how data analytics is being used in the government setting with a number of high-profile use case examples, how the Internet-of-Things is taking a firm hold in helping government agencies collect and find