A perfect illustration of how the big data value chain works

A perfect illustration of how the big data value chain works

The more adept that companies become at utilizing their big data, the more value they can derive from the effort. This value initially comes from the easiest return on investments (ROIs) that organizations can obtain from big data. There are ways to save either money or time by using big data and analytics and applying those methods to corporate operational …

Key Trends To Dominate Big Data Analytics

Key Trends To Dominate Big Data Analytics

Big data analytics has been in the forefront of providing insights and predictive power to businesses in recent times. Once an industry hype, it has become a critical need and requirement as more and more businesses realized that data and the related infrastructure, in all forms and sizes, is critical to making the best possible decisions. In 2017, we will …

Darktrace Automates Network Security Through Machine Learning

Darktrace Automates Network Security Through Machine Learning

Darktrace co-founder Poppy Gustafsson recently predicted, at TechCrunch Disrupt London, that malicious actors will increasingly use artificial intelligence to create more sophisticated spearphishing attacks. Criminals are just as capable of using artificial intelligence as those trying to thwart them, according to security vendor ESET‘s 2017 trends report, with “next-gen” security marketers throwing around the buzzwords “machine learning,” “behavioral analysis” and more. …

5 Developments in Data Analytics to Watch in 2017 

5 Developments in Data Analytics to Watch in 2017 

Technology is changing how we interact with data and computation. Businesses are increasingly using big data to analyse information in minutes rather than days, empowering decision-makers with valuable real-time information. Big data refers to massive datasets that require more than traditional data analytics to process them within a reasonable time frame. Startups and enterprises are also collecting more data than …

Internet of Things will find its way into manufacturing

Internet of Things will find its way into manufacturing, smart cities and more; here’s why

Today, technology is shaping both business and society like never before and playing an increasing role in everything we do. Technology has redefined the way we interact with each other. In governance, technology has altered the way leaders engage with citizens. In business, technology has now become a revenue generator, thereby changing the economic landscape. Today, business driven technology spending …

9 IoT global trends for 2017

9 IoT global trends for 2017

The Internet of Things (IoT) is touching every technology sector around the world, and it’s having a significant impact on how enterprises and consumers interact with machines and devices. TechRepublic talked to IoT experts in a range of disciplines to find out what they think the biggest trends will be in 2017. Participants were Kevin Curran, IEEE senior member and …

2016 in APIs: Microservices

2016 in APIs: Microservices, Standards, Acquisitions & Security

2016 has been an eventful year on many fronts and not least for APIs. We’ve see the emergence of Microservices as a big new driver for API adoption, numerous high profile security breaches (being DDOSed by your own webcam hurts!), vendor acquisitions, the growth of the Open API Initiative and some more industry events. Some of these trends we already …

4 Data Trends That Will Dominate 2017

4 Data Trends That Will Dominate 2017

Technology is changing how we interact with data and computation. Businesses are increasingly using big data to analyse information in minutes rather than days, empowering decision-makers with valuable real-time information. Big data refers to massive datasets that require more than traditional data analytics to process them within a reasonable time frame. Startups and enterprises are also collecting more data than …

10 reasons to be excited about data analytics in 2017

10 reasons to be excited about data analytics in 2017

We live in an exciting time of accelerated innovation and heightened global competition, full of unprecedented levels of opportunity for analytics professionals. The exponential growth of data and intelligent things in an environment of ubiquitous Internet connectivity is enabling a fourth industrial revolution—digital business transformation. Information is vital to evolving digital businesses because analytics touches everyone. Indeed, in the modern …

What Data Analytics Can And Cannot Do

What Data Analytics Can And Cannot Do

There is a lot of interest in Big Data, Business Intelligence, Predictive Analytics, and other data-related fields these days. Whether in distinctly non-legal areas like the Internet of Things or legal areas like jury selection, litigation finance, textual analytics, and hedge fund replication, techniques for using data are clearly changing many aspects of the business world. This set of tools …