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Keeping Big Data's Power in Perspective

This video post is in response to the recent Forbes post, Big Data is Big, But It's Not That Powerful. Bottom line, we all need to keep big data in perspective.   

Social Media’s Value in the Circle of Big Data

Twitter is full of data—a social goldmine. Now, it seems that tweets can even help determine unemployment levels. And there’s tension in the value of social media data because, as an article on Information Week states, “The social media realm is a charity to benefit businesses.” Read More

Oops Isn’t an Option with Big Data

Fawn Fitter recently enlightened us here on BDF about the vast number of data breaches that we either don’t hear about at all, or don’t hear enough about to pay attention. I find it fascinating and scary that data breeches are so commonplace and apparently simple that the media—our real-time, in-your-face, scrolling at the bottom of the screen media—can’t even keep up. Read More

The One Person Driving Big Data Success Within An Organization

If you ask one hundred people who the one person driving big data success within their organization, you’ll most likely get one hundred different answers. Read More

Big Data=Solid Marketing Strategy

A new report from Forbes Insight, Data Driven Insights are Only Part of the Journey: Today’s CMOs Take Action, concludes that big data is the key to marketing success. Read More
Poll

Do you start a big data project with a question - or do you dive right in?

Always start with a question
75% (3 votes)
Dive right in
25% (1 vote)
Total votes: 4

Tackling Crime with Big Data

Gene recently wrote a piece titled ‘LASER Uses Big Data to Combat Crime”.  The article talks about the use of big data by the Los Angeles Police Department to help fight and prevent crime. Read More

Moving Your Analytics to the Cloud

Jennifer Zaino recently wrote a post titled “Taking Big Data Analytics to the Public Cloud” here on the Big Data Forum. In the article, Jennifer points to a GigaOm Research survey relating to the cloud and big data analytics. Read More

A Literal Look at Big Data and Hacking

As I write this, I have a browser window open to Listen to Wikipedia, which transforms updates to that ever-changing website into a soothing, almost hypnotic visual and auditory experience in near-real time. It's perfect background to my workday — and a perfect example of how looking at (and listening to) big data can make things easier to understand. Read More

LASER Uses Big Data to Combat Crime

Questions of privacy have come up as big data is used regularly to fight crime in Los Angeles. Regardless of the discussion surrounding it, there’s no doubt that LASER is making a big dent in the city’s crime rate using big data. Read More
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Poll
Do you start a big data project with a question - or do you dive right in?
Always start with a question
75%
Dive right in
25%
Total votes: 4
This video post is in response to the recent Forbes post, Big Data is Big, But It's Not That Powerful. Bottom line, we all need to keep big data in perspective.   
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