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Predictive Insights Can Help Make Sense of Big Data

Predictive insights can help companies make the most of big data, reports Venture Beat.

For several years now, pundits have declared that data is more valuable than oil. But are companies really succeeding in extracting the most value from their data?


Big Data Will Transform the Banking Sector

According to Analytics Insight, big data is set to transform the banking sector.

The banking sector has always been an early adopter of new technologies, and big data is no exception. Banks have long used data to track customer behavior and prevent fraud, but the sheer volume and variety of data now available has made it possible to do much more.


Using Apps to Make Big Data Smart

With the right apps, big data could become smart data, reports Pymnts.

The digital front door is opening.

Lia Cao, managing director and global co-head of corporate and eCommerce sales and solutions at J.P. Morgan Payments, told PYMNTS’ Karen Webster that the super app is coming — and in some cases, is already here.


Emergency Responders Gain from Big Data

RapidSOS, an emergency responder big data platform has raised additional funding, reports Tech Crunch. 

Emergency response services have had a big boost of data thanks to advances in connected technology, with watches that can detect when their wearers are falling down and are experiencing trauma, cars that can pinpoint where their drivers are located and home systems that can transmit important data about fires when you cannot just a few of the innovations we’ve seen in recent years


Big Data Myths

Small businesses don’t use big data, and other big data myths, reports Analytics Insight.

Big data may be used by businesses to understand their customers better, spot patterns, and solve issues that will help them expand, target their advertising, and create new products.


Smart TVs Fail at Meaningful Analytics

According to AdExchanger, smart TVs aren’t sending enough analytics back to the media industry to be useful.

The benefits of technology are seemingly endless. We can check the security of our homes from our phones, receive grocery deliveries by drone – even drive cars that can parallel park autonomously.


Rail Freight Uses Big Data

Rail freight is using big data to help grow the industry, reports SDCExec.

In the past 20 years, global rail freight activity has seen a dramatic increase. This mega-trend is set to continue over the next 20 years as cities grow, populations expand, and geopolitics become more complex.


Using Big Data to Plan Vacation

Travelers could use big data to plan their next trip, reports Forbes

What if you could plan your next trip to a busy destination using Google Street View, heat maps of Airbnb, and user reviews, to avoid crowds and be a more responsible and sustainable traveler?


Using Big Data to Solve Problems

According to Healthcare IT News, big data can be used to solve many of healthcares major problems. 

Workforce management and the rising cost of care are just two of the pressing issues healthcare needs to address today. 


Cybersecurity for Big Data

One of the main concerns for big data is the underlying cyber security of the data, reports Fed Scoop.

Responding to cybersecurity threats for much of the past 30 years, says former Navy CIO Rob Carey, invariably meant managing a combination of firewall, intrusion detection and identity management tools — and a growing array of data.


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