Monday, January 30, 2012
In the 90's B2B and B2C was the rage. Many debated how the Internet would change brick and motar stores. Amazon was both admired and loathed. Today, we hear a similar debate about cloud computing, big data, high end manufacturing. WSJ has an article exploring the technologies of the future and click here to read the story.
Monday, January 23, 2012
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Thursday, January 5, 2012
Here is an article in the Financial Times of the prospects of big data http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/1e8485ca-0a3e-11e1-92b5-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1idtO4x5H
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Just read a Wall Street Journal article on how self-learning algorithms, capable of chewing through billions of bits of data, are being used by businesses to reduce human bias in decision making. The potential for Data Analytics to improve decision making is increasingly being recognized by businesses. This article reviews how some companies are taking advantage of this computing technology to increase revenues. Link: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203462304577138961342097348.html?mod=technology_newsreel
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Popular Science's November 2011 issue was a special on 'Big Data'. There are several interesting interviews and articles that explore the world of big data and examines how the deluge of data is influencing decision making at different levels. The article on Albert-László Barabási's work in applying network theory to data mining is very interesting and a very clear example of the inter-disciplinary nature of 'big data'. The list of the ten most amazing databases in the world and the possibilities they hold is very impressive. Click here to go to the Nov 2011 issue of Poupular Science.