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How big data helps the hospitality sector

The hospitality sector is a highly competitive part of the economy, with hotels in particular always under pressure to deliver the highest-quality experiences at the lowest cost possible.  A key challenge for this industry is that in the age of constant connectivity, customers have higher expectations than ever before and will demand a personalised experience….

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Telcos turning to Hadoop to help counter fraud

Many businesses in the telecommunications sector are turning to Hadoop-based big data analytics solutions in order to tackle fraud, a new survey has found. Research by Cloudera and Argyle Data noted that fraudulent activities are one of the biggest challenges for the industry, with telcos in the US alone losing around $38 billion a year…

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Insurance sector ‘to increase focus’ on big data

Insurance providers in the UK are expected to rely more heavily on big data analytics solutions this year in order to provide more personalised offers to customers. Research conducted by Teradata revealed that more than four-fifths of companies with turnover of over £500 million (82 per cent) will be prioritising this technology in 2016. Meanwhile,…

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