Posts Tagged ‘bigdata‘

Why The Internet of Things will drive a Knowledge Revolution

Great read by David Evans (previously Chief Futurist @ Cisco) on why the Internet of Things will drive a Knowledge Revolution. The types of things we are connecting are clearly changing rapidly – from homes to cars to livestock to wearables, and even to the pills that

Can You Run A City Based On Happiness?

Here’s an interesting article on how a city can learn more about its citizens by using data analytics. The results are always surprising! Santa Monica’s Wellbeing Project is the result of two years of work and a $1 million grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies. The goal was

Visualizing a new era of CEO data-driven innovation. CEOs have always loved and demanded data. What we’re seeing now is a new acceptance of data as the platform for the agile decision making required for innovating. (via The Morning Briefing: What is Big Data worth?

(via What Data Can’t Tell You About Customers – Lara Lee and Daniel Sobol – Harvard Business Review) Some good points here

theeconomist: Big data. It’s a term we hear frequently these days. But what exactly is “big data?” Is it a force for good, or a way for companies and governments to keep better track of us? In this clip from The Economist’s Ideas Economy events