How to Respond to Customers Who Complain on Soc…

How to Respond to Customers Who Complain on Soc…

Your new post is loading… Scooped by David Lawyer Scoop.it! Check out some of the best social media cover photos (and get free templates to recreate them for yourself). Scoop.it! When I work with clients who are relatively unfamiliar with how businesses can use social media to expand their reach, one of the most common […] more…
How Analytics can be Used to Drive SMB Growth

How Analytics can be Used to Drive SMB Growth

How SMBs can utilise big data analytics When we talk about big data, naturally the emphasis is always on big, big companies, big brands and big money. Despite this, big data and big data analytics has its place within small and medium sized businesses (SMBs). Arguably, big data and the analytics tools used to glean […] more…
The four key challenges of managing media convergence

The four key challenges of managing media convergence

The ever-evolving media landscape presents significant challenges to marketers. Brands are now required to work out how best to communicate across a growing number of channels ranging from traditional media to digital environments, all the while maintaining a consistent message and identity. To find out how marketers are adapting to deal with the change in […] more…
Feds Praise Open Data Health Cloud Launch

Feds Praise Open Data Health Cloud Launch

Taking advantage of more-open data standards in other countries, MedRed BT Health Cloud will provide public access to 50 million de-identified patient records from UK. 7 Big Data Solutions Try To Reshape Healthcare (click image for larger view and for slideshow) A new health cloud is making strides for open health data by providing access […] more…

Free and Open Access to Sentinel Satellite Data – GIS Lounge

Share This Article: The European Space Agency (ESA) has announced that free and open access to Sentinel satellite data will become available during the Copernicus operational phase. Copernicus is an earth observation program operated by a partnership of the European Commission (EC), European Space Agency (ESA), and the European Environment Agency (EEA). The European Delegated […] more…

#OpenData – what the citizens really want

Abstract To design the first steps, the City of Berlin performed an Open Data Online Voting. More than 1.300 participants voted for three interesting categories out of a list of 20. A list from “Administration” via “Education” and “Health” to “Waste” was given. Five categories covered nearly 50 percent of the responders interest. The statistical […] more…
Amazon Kinesis, A New AWS Service To Process Real-Time Streams

Amazon Kinesis, A New AWS Service To Process Real-Time Streams

Amazon is offering a new service called Kinesis that streams data in real time with the ability to process thousands of data streams on a per-second basis. The service, designed for real-time apps, allows developers to pull any amount of data, from any number of sources, scaling up and down as needed. Kinesis can create […] more…
NASA Brings Earth Science Big Data to the Cloud with AWS

NASA Brings Earth Science Big Data to the Cloud with AWS

In a significant coupling of scientific research and big data, NASA and Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) are making a large collection of NASA climate and Earth science satellite data available to research and educational users through the AWS cloud. The system enhances research and educational opportunities for the U.S. geoscience community by promoting community-driven […] more…
Cardlytics on HP Vertica powers millions of swiftly tailored marketing offers to bank card consumers

Cardlytics on HP Vertica powers millions of swiftly tailored marketing offers to bank card consumers

The next edition of the HP Discover Podcast Series delivers an innovation case study interview that highlights how data-intensive credit- and debit-card marketing services provider, Cardlytics, delivers millions of highly tailored marketing offers to banking consumers across the United States. Cardlytics, in adopting a new analytics platform, gained huge data analysis capacity, vastly reduced query […] more…
Open data: “We’ve still got a long way to go,” says Berners-Lee

Open data: “We’ve still got a long way to go,” says Berners-Lee

The open data initiative still has a long way to go until data from around the world will be readily available for anyone to use. Open data advocate and inventor of the world wide web, Tim Berners-Lee has said we are still at the beginning of the journey to liberate data. “There’s a significant amount […] more…
How open data empowers citizens of poorer nations

How open data empowers citizens of poorer nations

From Ghana to India, citizens are using online open data to hold governments to account – with great success Editorial: “Don’t let internet firms hoard the wealth of big data“ IT WAS the children who were hit hardest. Some 400 died of lead poisoning, and thousands more became sick when gold mining operations ran amok […] more…
Amazon Hosting 20 TB of Climate Data – Datanami

Amazon Hosting 20 TB of Climate Data – Datanami

Looking to save the world through data? Amazon, in conjunction with the NASA Earth Exchange (NEX) team, today released over 20 terabytes of NASA-collected climate data as part of its OpenNEX project. The goal, they say, is to make important datasets accessible to a wide audience of researchers, students, and citizen scientists in order to […] more…
How Soon Will Big Data Yield Big Profits?

How Soon Will Big Data Yield Big Profits?

By Brooks Bell Big Data is “the next frontier for innovation, competition, and productivity,” says McKinsey & Company. But companies and executives rushing into data collection and analysis expecting immediate payoffs are bound to be disappointed. Most companies are years away from being able to effectively profit from data—and not simply for a lack of […] more…
Tableau Continues its Visual Analytics Revolution

Tableau Continues its Visual Analytics Revolution

Summary: Ventana Research, in their Location Analytics research, noted that 48% of business has found that using location analytics significantly improves their business process. Ventana’s Tony Cosentino reports that Tableau Software’s advancements in visualizing analytics is great for the analysts and data geeks that need location intelligence. In his keynote speech at the sixth annual […] more…
AMD drives CPU/GPU combo into the data center with new allies

AMD drives CPU/GPU combo into the data center with new allies

Dec. 4 – 5, 2013 Redwood City, CA Tickets on Sale Now Advanced Micro Devices is announcing new support from hardware and software companies today for a new kind of data center computing, dubbed heterogenous system architecture (HSA). AMD Heterogenous system architecture makes it easy for CPUs and GPUs to share resources. The architecture makes […] more…

Why Agile is failing

Now that Agile is mainstream and that most, if not all, organizations are implementing agile methods, I hear more and more voices raising concerns and warning about how poorly those organizations perform afterward. Most often cited causes are management obstruction, poor discipline in the development team, local mutations of scrum and so on. They are […] more…
Future SEO: Linked Open Data (LOD)

Future SEO: Linked Open Data (LOD)

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NZ 4th for open data

NZ 4th for open data

The Open Data Institute has ranked NZ 4th best in the world for open data in its 2013 report. The top countries are: UK US Sweden NZ Denmark/Norway NZ scored 82/100 for readiness, 65 for implementation and 90 for impact. The comments on NZ are: The OGD initiative in New Zealand is part of a […] more…
Search by country in the #ICIJ Offshore Leaks Database #datajournalism #opendata @ICIJorg

Search by country in the #ICIJ Offshore Leaks Database #datajournalism #opendata @ICIJorg

Today ICIJ added a country search to help online researchers explore the secretive world of more than 100,000 offshore companies and trusts in the publically available ICIJ Offshore Leaks Database. The new country filter provides a way to narrow searches to more than 170 countries and territories named within addresses in the database. The online […] more…
New project aims to connect the dots in open data

New project aims to connect the dots in open data

Waldo Jaquith is a winner of the 2011 Knight News Challenge for The State Decoded, a digital platform that helps the public understand local and state laws and court decisions. Below, he writes about his new effort being funded by Knight Foundation, the U.S. Open Data Institute. Photo credit: Flickr user NASA Goddard Space Flight […] more…
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