US Presidential Elections 2016 big data a boon or a bane to voters?

As the date to US Presidential Elections 2016 is fast approaching, US Elections 2016 leading candidates from both parties are getting busy in sieving data of potential voters who could cast their vote in favor of them. FYI, the big data related to voters is available to political parties in such detailed format that you … More US Presidential Elections 2016 big data a boon or a bane to voters?

Why do businesses need better business intelligence strategies

Business Intelligence is nothing but to take data and generate business or business benefits out of it. Means, taking data and turning it into a knowledgeable stream to serve people at the right time and at right place in the right format, so they can make better decisions to drive business benefits. Previously, such insights … More Why do businesses need better business intelligence strategies

What does analytics teach IT managers?

All those businesses which are data intensive are well aware of the fact that analytics offers companies new business opportunities to venture into when properly leveraged. In recent times, companies are learning through various resources that databases have grown large enough to hold virtually every piece of data that the company collects and computing has … More What does analytics teach IT managers?

How to convince your CEO to invest on a big data project

Heavy competition is making enterprises find new ways to increase their profit margins and this is where an investment on a big data project can prove helpful. However, its not that easy to convince a decision maker to blindly go with an instinct or intuition and make big investments. They need to first banish their … More How to convince your CEO to invest on a big data project

Big data to help curb gun violence in Chicago

Big data is now being used by law enforcement authorities to curb gun violence related crimes in the city of Chicago. The Chicago Police Department (CPD) has developed an algorithm that can help predict which people are most at risk of committing crime or being targeted by gun violence. Past year, over 3,000 people were … More Big data to help curb gun violence in Chicago