The Role Ontology plays in Big Data

The Role Ontology plays in Big Data

Your new post is loading… Your new post is loading… Scooped by Karlo Jara Scoop.it! To feed the world’s rapidly-expanding population in the coming decades, agriculture must produce more. Big data holds one of the keys for farmers, but it’s also a weapon that could be used against … Scoop.it! Our growing ability to generate, […] more…
Data Will Make Air Travel Safer

Data Will Make Air Travel Safer

Airlines and air traffic controllers use a lot of information to keep passengers safe, integrating weather readings, physical information about the plane, passenger data, and other kinds of data. But as the uncertainty surrounding Malaysia Airlines Flight 370′s disappearance confirms, better information and ways to act on it will be crucial for the future of […] more…
Big Data’s Slippery Issue of Causation vs. Correlation

Big Data’s Slippery Issue of Causation vs. Correlation

If Big Data came in a box, it would be stamped, “Warning: Correlation does not imply causation” on the side. There’s a common thread among Big Data stories, often told as exciting tales of wonder, that correlation somehow approximates causation. It sometimes gets expressed in oblique arguments that more data is better and in stories […] more…
Big Data – What It Means For The Digital Analyst

Big Data – What It Means For The Digital Analyst

I just Googled “Big Data” and I got 19,600,000 results… Where there was virtually nothing about two years ago there is now unprecedented hype. While the most serious sources are IBM, McKinsey, and O’Reilly, most articles are marketing rants, uninformed opinions or plain wrong. I had to ask myself… what does it mean for the […] more…
5 popular Bitcoin startups in Indonesia

5 popular Bitcoin startups in Indonesia

Bitcoin has been a controversial topic in the archipelago after Bank Indonesia named the cryptocurrency illegal. But these startups that are doing it anyway. Source: www.techinasia.com more…
3 ages of data viz?

3 ages of data viz?

What’s the NEXT age going to bring? What does this teach us about dataviz? Source: gravyanecdote.com more…
From Analytics to Virtualization: Change Is Afoot in 2015

From Analytics to Virtualization: Change Is Afoot in 2015

IT industry predictions from Frost & Sullivan convey a sense of urgency to recognize and effectively address customers’ fast-shifting tech needs. Source: www.channelinsider.com more…
12 energy storage startups to watch in 2015

12 energy storage startups to watch in 2015

If you care about the world’s transition to clean power, then you should pay attention to the emerging market for energy storage. Source: gigaom.com more…
Microsoft acquires text analysis start-up Equivio

Microsoft acquires text analysis start-up Equivio

Equivio’s machine learning technology will be integrated into Office 365 platform. Source: www.cbronline.com more…
Emotion + Analytics = Speaking Your Customer’s Language

Emotion + Analytics = Speaking Your Customer’s Language

In a recent interview with Jeannette Ho, vice president of revenue management and analytics at FRHI Hotels and Resorts, she spoke about using analytics to quantify guests’ emotions, with the goal of understanding motivations for traveling. Source: www.cmswire.com more…

Transforming succession

Transforming succession – The Future of HR – Medium Many large companies still plan succession in key positions with lists of names. The info may be old or incomplete information and the lists are spread over different drawers, so they get stressed if senior people leave unexpectedly. It takes a proper process to manage succession. […] more…

5 reasons a business culture lives or dies with its leaders

Why its time to get your business culture clean. How good are your propositions and position? Systems? Products? P and L? The chances are your business is doing pretty well if you answer ‘ very good’ to all of the above questions. These tangible elements are critical to successful business function, but what if you […] more…

BEWARE: The Dangers Of Location Data

This week, California Attorney General Kamala Harris advised her constituents to disable their phones’ automatic location identifier. Consumers likely don’t know that their phones continuously collect their location data for reasons that have nothing to do with the routing of their calls and e911 requirements. Her advice is to turn off the default, the always […] more…

The year in local open data

Written by Alisha Green It was another year full of encouraging news on the open data front in states and municipalities across the country. New open data policies were approved in municipalities of all sizes from coast to coast, existing open data programs matured and sparked new innovations, and there were numerous other open government […] more…
Big Data vs Open Data – Mapping It Out

Big Data vs Open Data – Mapping It Out

Follow this site on Twitter and subscribe to biweekly Open Data Now Insights As I’ve worked on my upcoming book, Open Data Now – to be published by McGraw-Hill on January 10 – I’ve had to think through and explain how Open Data, Big Data, and Open Government are related to each other. Lately I’ve […] more…
Open data improves with API [First]

Open data improves with API [First]

Open data portals should be API [First] What is API [First]? Not long ago, I was speaking at the National Association of Government Web Professionals. At the same conference, Mark Headd was speaking. We were speaking on different open data topics. My discussion was about the difference between open government and open data and his […] more…

Spatial Analysis and Introduction to Remote Sensing by Nancy Thomas – YouTube

Read more here:: http://www.scoop.it/t/location-analytics-by-yves-mulkers/p/4034240118/2014/12/27/spatial-analysis-and-introduction-to-remote-sensing-by-nancy-thomas-youtube/original more…

Agile Is Dead (Long Live Agility) – PragDave

Thirteen years ago, I was among seventeen middle-aged white guys who gathered at Snowbird, Utah. We were there because we shared common beliefs about developing software, and we wondered if there was a way to describe what we believed. It took less than a day to come up with a short list of values. We […] more…
Unlocking Value from Open Data

Unlocking Value from Open Data

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Open data is extremely powerful. And while it may be free, it can power valuable new business models. But to reap the rewards of open data requires investment of time and care to transform it to intelligence. It sounds paradoxical: How can you create value from something that is free? […] more…
Clustering to Reduce Spatial Data Set Size

Clustering to Reduce Spatial Data Set Size

Traditionally it’s been a problem that researchers did not have enough spatial data to answer useful questions or build compelling visualizations. Today, however, the problem is often that we have too much data. Too many scattered points on a map can overwhelm a viewer looking for a simple narrative. Furthermore, rendering a javascript web map […] more…
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