Blog Category: Big Data

Cloud Computing: Fulfilling IT Resources to Meet Business Needs

All IT career roads will lead to the Cloud. Have you mapped your path?   Cloud computing is rapidly growing and evolving in importance for organizations. Driven by the need to get real insights from data and by the transfer of infrastructure, applications, and data to the cloud, decreasing investments…

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Big Data Initiatives and the Main Issues You Might be Facing

Typically your IT team knows everything about the data. On the other side, your business team is faced with the difficulty to identify opportunities. They need help in understanding how to link data and what the market needs to produce significant outcomes. How can you avoid the gap between the…

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Big Data: Big Questions, Big Answers

When people think Big Data, they think Big Questions and Big Answers. But not every piece of data has to big, it’s more about questions and answers that range from small to medium to HUGE in: business, entertainment, politics, government, law, health, travel, genetics, biology, defense, history, friendship, social communications,…

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How to Handle Big Traffic Video Data?

Earlier transportation-related applications, such as urban planning, required only static spatial databases or geographic information systems (GISs). In addition, various intelligent transportation systems (ITS) often use static GIS map databases for location referencing and frequently exchange spatial information with other map databases. However, more interesting transportation applications need to consider…

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The Age of Big Data

To say data is everywhere is an understatement. Data streams from nearly everything around us: phones, laptops, credit cards, factories, cars, and even down to the very infrastructure of cities. There is a staggering amount of data we’re producing, and with new capabilities of capturing it, customers need new techniques…

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Accelerating Big Data with XDATA

A little known initiative called XDATA has spawned a collection of technologies that could bring advances to the world of Big Data. The program is funded by the sometimes mysterious, sometimes fanciful DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency). In this case, it looks like DARPA’s imaginings could bring some tangible benefits to the real…

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The Game Has Been Raised

“The tipping point is that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire.” ― Malcolm Gladwell, The Tipping Point   You may have heard about Big Data and thought to yourself, “It’s just another fire drill, a fleeting fad, a Y2K scare.”…

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