Intelligence agencies are about to get a boost in their data analytics savvy now that In-Q-Tel has formed a partnership with RedOwl Analytics, which finds anomalies in large piles of data. Read article
"Real-Time Big Data Analytics: From Deployment to Production" - informative #BigData video on how it's done in e-Commerce (video 21 mns)
Enterprises are tapping CDOs to monetize digital assets, but how will these new execs interact with IT? And will the hiring trend hold?
Big Data is the biggest game-changing opportunity for marketing and sales since the Internet went mainstream almost 20 years ago. That statement often prompts vigorous head nodding from executives, but is quickly followed by head scratching. “How can we make this happen?”
Social media isn't just about collecting Facebook "likes" any more, says Danny Bradbury. The smart money is extracting intelligence from the network.
"Six months ago, your company launched a new product. Last month, your sales dipped. Why? And how interested are people in your competitor's new product? Don't pay money for a focus group or a market survey that will deliver data three months from now. Listen to the social network instead. It's 2013, and social business isn't about collecting Facebook "likes" anymore. Welcome to the age of social mediaanalytics."...
MIT panelists: Big data calls for data-driven decision-making skills - article MIT Sloan CIO Symposium, May 2013
"Organizations need to develop data-driven decision-making skills to capitalize on new and emerging big data technologies, attendees were told at this week's MIT Sloan CIO Symposium in Cambridge, Mass. Intuitive decisions are not the path to success when working with the mountains of structured and unstructured information companies are collecting in big data environments, conference presenters said.
"What Digital Transformation Means for Business" webinar by MIT Sloan - 8.30pm UK time Thursday, August 1, 2013
Join an all-star panel for a conversation about the skills needed to lead digital transformation, and the choices that transformative companies are making in their strategies and hiring (video pre-recorded). Then, stay tuned for a live Q&A with selected panelists directly following the video. Click here for details and email reminder
Kim Stevenson, chief information officer, Intel Corporation
Mark Norman, president, Zipcar
Didier Bonnier, global practice leader for digital transformation, Capgemini Consulting
Andrew McAfee, principal research scientist, MIT Center for Digital Business
Michael Fitzgerald, contributing editor, MIT Sloan Management Review
Panelists Norman, Bonnier and Fitzgerald will participate in the live Q&A.
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