A2's Latest Content on Big Data
posted in August 2014
21 items
3 Reasons Why Data Use Is Spreading
Beth Schultz  
8/29/2014   32 comments
Chris Jennings, a longtime data management consultant, tells us about the shifting interest in data he's seen among clients at Collaborative Consulting.
Data That Keeps Fido Fit
James M. Connolly  
8/29/2014   41 comments
Dog monitoring company Whistle should have done the true big-data thing to measure dog activity.
NFL's Pats Get a Kick From 'Great Data'
Sandra Gittlen  
8/28/2014   20 comments
You don't need big data if you have "great data," says Fred Kirsch, vice president of content and publisher for the New England Patriots and Kraft Sports Productions.
The Downside of Making Data Go Poof
James M. Connolly  
8/27/2014   12 comments
Your legal counsel may think deleting lots of data is a way to stay out of trouble, but it doesn't help the big-data initiative.
GE Powers Internet of Agriculture
Doug Henschen  
8/27/2014   6 comments
GE helps grain-equipment company TempuTech put sensors, big-data analysis, and cloud-based reporting to work with an Internet of Things service.
Automate Your Analytics & Master the Limbo
Beth Schultz  
8/26/2014   8 comments
Like limbo dancers, today's businesses have to be agile and flexible in how they address big-data analytics.
A2 Twofer: Talking About Big-Data Innovation & Customer Profitability
Beth Schultz  
8/25/2014   3 comments
Join us in an e-chat discussion today at 3:00 p.m. ET on big-data innovation and Tuesday, Aug. 26, at 2:00 p.m. ET for an A2 Radio episode on customer profitability.
How to Approach the Big-Data Privacy Peril
Beth Schultz  
8/22/2014   23 comments
David Burg, PwC cybersecurity lead, provides advice on how to approach the challenge of building a privacy-aware big-data strategy.
10 Big Data Online Courses
Kevin Casey  
8/21/2014   20 comments
IT pros looking to add big data skills to their career toolkit can benefit from online learning opportunities, often without breaking the bank.
A New Generation Finds Innovation in Analytics
James M. Connolly  
8/20/2014   2 comments
Data and analytics put their stamp on the work done by the entrepreneurs on MIT's 35 Innovators Under 35 list.
Data Driven: Vehicle-To-Vehicle Communications Coming Soon
Jeff Bertolucci  
8/20/2014   12 comments
For proposed V2V safety systems to work in the real world, a free flow of data between connected cars is essential. Naturally, the devil's in the details.
Putting Patient-Generated Data Into Perspective
Beth Schultz  
8/20/2014   9 comments
Steve Escaravage, longtime health data scientist, lays out the opportunities and challenges of patient-generated data.
Big Data: Don't Make It Too Complicated
James M. Connolly  
8/18/2014   7 comments
Keep key principles in mind to prevent your big-data strategy from becoming bloated and complex.
Data Science Talent & the Email Snowstorm
James M. Connolly  
8/13/2014   12 comments
In a matter of days, the talk of data science's sexiness has been swamped by the 100-emails factoid.
Analytics Startup Prescribes Fix for RX Errors
Ariella Brown  
8/13/2014   57 comments
MedAware, an Israeli startup, applies big-data analytics to the often deadly problem of prescription error.
You Can't Hide From Pryin' Eyes
James M. Connolly  
8/12/2014   8 comments
The little things in a data-gathering and analytics initiative can make the all difference between a partnership and sleaziness.
When Data Joins the Dark Side
Jeff Bertolucci  
8/12/2014   6 comments
A big-data stockpile may contain dark data -- unstructured, unclassified information that you can't put to good use. Maybe it's time to find it.
SAS, NC State Ink Master Plan for Analytics Research
Beth Schultz  
8/11/2014   10 comments
SAS and North Carolina State University forge analytics research agreement aimed at streamlining the startup efforts.
Do These 5 Things to Improve Your Marketing Data
John Balla  
8/11/2014   Post a comment
Marketing expert Ruth P. Stevens shares five steps to take to maintain data accuracy.
8 Data Books for Your Learning Pleasure
Beth Schultz  
8/5/2014   6 comments
Our latest look at the world of analytics reading takes us from bank fraud to statistical know-how.
Big-Data Analytics: Waste Not, Want Not
Sandra Gittlen  
8/5/2014   16 comments
Think twice before taking on data irrelevant to your big-data project.