Interesting things about the Internet of Things

You’ve probably heard about the Internet of Things.  It’s this concept that devices connected to the Internet can stream data back and forth, essentially communicating with each other to make decisions or send notifications without human intervention. I’ve seen a lot of articles lately about how this works, including details […]

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Q2 2014 Intelligence Quarterly: Big data and the power of prediction

Business leaders have always made predictions about the future of their organizations. The difference today is that our predictions no longer have to be based on gut feel and inexact analyses of the past. With big data and predictive analytics, we have the ability to leverage collective knowledge and larger […]

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Is big data over hyped?

We’ve definitely hit the point in the “big data” hype cycle where people are looking critically at the term and asking what all the fuss is about. Some pundits have even speculated about a big data bubble that’s sure to burst after everyone realizes the term has been over-used, and […]

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