How can you ensure the quality of IoT data?

Jul 14, 2016 | By admin

One of the biggest trends affecting the analytics sector at the moment is the emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) as a key source of data. Over the next few years, the number of IoT devices is set to explode. By the end of 2020, Juniper Research forecasts there will be some 38 billion…

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Machine learning a key focus for big data initiatives

Jul 12, 2016 | By admin

A large number of companies will look to introduce machine learning capabilities as part of their efforts to exploit big data in the coming years, a new survey has found. Research by Evans Data found more than a third of big data developers (36 per cent) now use some elements of machine learning in their…

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Most firms set to boost investment in real-time analytics

Jul 04, 2016 | By admin

The vast majority of companies in the retail, technology, banking, healthcare and life sciences sectors will be investing in real-time analytics tools for studying human and machine-generated data. According to research conducted by OpsClarity, 92 per cent of these organisations expect to increase their focus on streaming data applications within the next 12 months. To…

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How big data supports 2016’s summer of sport

Jun 30, 2016 | By admin

There are now countless examples of how big data can help companies across all industries improve decision-making, boost customer service and give employees a better insight into the wider industry. But the technology is far more wide-ranging than many people realise. In fact, big data will have a key role to play in several of…

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Younger workers most optimistic about big data

Jun 28, 2016 | By admin

Companies remain highly optimistic that big data analytics solutions will have a transformative effect on the way they do businesses, but younger employees are far more confident than their older counterparts, a new survey has found. IDG's 2016 Data and Analytics Survey found that more than half of businesses (53 per cent) plan to implement…

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