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Featured Blog Posts – November 2013 Archive (8)

Big Data & Social Media Insights are Bringing More Customers to Telcos

If you aren’t already on board the social media train, now is a good time to hop on. With one-third of the global population online, recent studies show that about 79% of all telecommunication consumers are now relying on social media networks for information regarding products and services. In other words, over half of telco costumers are logging on to Facebook, Twitter, Linkedln, etc. to learn more about telco companies.

Why Social Media?

Telco companies…

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Added by Rachel Wolfson on November 26, 2013 at 7:18am — No Comments

BIG DATA making small wonders in UAE.

With immense growth in technology, financial institutes, skyscrapers and malls, one can find that the number of consumers have increased exponentially in the Middle East over the past few years. Reports suggests that 91% of the population comprises of expats in UAE enjoying high salaries and tax free benefits. 

Moreover, the options to spend your money have gotten bigger and better with UAE working towards the initiative to build Smart Cities setting strong infrastructure fundamentals…

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Added by Ipsita Roy on November 21, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Weekly Digest - November 25

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Added by Vincent Granville on November 20, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

How Telecommunication Companies can Profit from Big Data

How do telecommunication companies increase their revenue while improving customer service and reducing customer churn rates? The answer is easy – through analyzing their own Big Data. The telecommunication industry might as well be labeled, “The next Big Data” industry. Think about it – telcos are flooded with Big Data each time someone simply makes a phone call, sends a text message or gets online. And now more than ever before, telecommunication CEOs, CTOs and CMOs are coming up with Big…

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Added by Rachel Wolfson on November 20, 2013 at 1:00am — No Comments

Another large data set - 250 million data points - available for download

This is the full resolution GDELT event dataset running January 1, 1979 through March 31, 2013 and containing all data fields for each event record. The years 1979 through 2005, inclusive, are available as yearly downloads containing all records for each year, while starting in January 2006 data is available as monthly downloads due to the larger number of records per month over time.…

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Added by Vincent Granville on November 19, 2013 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Big data set - 3.5 billion web pages - made available for all of us

This page provides a large hyperlink graph for public download. The graph has been extracted from the Common Crawl 2012 web corpus and covers 3.5 billion web pages and 128 billion hyperlinks between these pages. To the best of our knowledge, the graph is the largest hyperlink graph that is available to the public outside companies…
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Added by Vincent Granville on November 18, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Big Data and the different types of decision

For McKinsey Global Institute, Big Data is the next frontier for innovation, competition, and productivity. IT experts say that Big Data challenges are more than data size and require new technologies like Map Reduce. Big Data conduct to new analysis requiring more than SQL, and need specific analytic platform in order to manage relational plus non-relational data sources. At the end Big Data analysis bring new insights that could facilitate business decisions.



Management gurus…

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Added by Michel Bruley on November 18, 2013 at 6:45am — No Comments

Hadoop as a Data Management Hub

Forward-looking organizations should consider Hadoop as a data management hub.  New features in Hadoop 2.0 provide greater flexibility and manageability, allowing firms to efficiently move more workloads to Hadoop and build analytics models using a much larger data pool.

In financial services for example, many organizations have been experimenting with Hadoop projects.  These range from securities pricing, risk analysis and setting insurance premiums to monitoring transactions flows…

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Added by Gabriel Lowy on November 7, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

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