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83% of Australian CIOs planning to invest more on big data in 2017

Australian enterprises are boosting their big data analytics capability by investing more in tools and services to transform business processes and create new products and services, according to new research from emerging technology analyst firm Telsyte. Now in its third edition, the Telsyte Australian Big Data & Analytics Market Study 2017 reveals the demand for high volume data processing and…

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Alibaba teams up with Samsung, Louis Vuitton,Huawei etc and team up world’s first ‘big data anti-fake alliance’

Alibaba Group has announced a new alliance with international brands including Louis Vuitton, Samsung and Mars that will leverage big data and the latest in anti-counterfeiting technology to continue the global fight against fakes. The Alibaba Big Data Anti-Counterfeiting Alliance, which has about 20 members, will bring together industry and technical know-how as a key strategy for keeping the e-commerce…

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Hadoop Big Data Analytics Market to Reach $40 Billion by 2021: Growing Need for Big Data Analytics

The Hadoop big data analytics market is projected to grow from USD 6.71 Billion in 2016 to USD 40.69 Billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 43.4% during the forecast period. Growth in this market is mainly attributed to the increasing volume of big data and growing need for big data analytics. With increase in the volume of big data,…

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6 big data trends to watch in 2017

Major strides were made in big data and analytics in 2016, and companies will expect even more from those types of projects in 2017. So, what big data and analytics trends are on tap for 2017 that CIOs and big data project managers should be aware of? Here are six of them. READ MORE: Big Data: 17 Predictions Everyone Should Read…

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6 steps to successfully apply big data for business intelligence

Two case studies looking at combating internet fraud with analytics and using an InfoApp to help customers to analyse credit card purchases In the book extract below, Dr Rado Kotorov, chief innovation officer of business intelligence and data analytics pioneer at Information Builders shares the common criteria for creating successful InfoApps, drawing from two of the nine case studies included…

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How Big Data Is Used To Fight Cyber Crime And Hackers: Fascinating Use Case From BT

Attempts by hackers to bring down online systems and compromise valuable data are on the rise. Just last month, one of the largest distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks ever launched was responsible for making the internet unusable across large parts of the USA, and services at Twitter, Netflix and many other places were forced offline. These attacks are sometimes…

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Big data analytics — Nostradamus of the 21st century

With much of the debate as to whether Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton would win the election taking place online, people blogging, tweeting or updating social media with their thoughts on the topic provided data researchers with a rich source of information about what people were thinking and feeling about the election race. Associate Prof Stantic was so confident in…

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Do You Really Have Big Data, Or Just Too Much Data?

There is more data available to organizations today than ever before. In 2015 alone, customers, employees, and other users created about 7.9 zettabytes of data globally — and that number is expected to reach 35 zettabytes in 2020. The type of information companies are collecting is also multiplying — from traditional sources such as customer mailing addresses and phone numbers…

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Big Data: 17 Predictions Everyone Should Read

Almost everyone can agree that big data has taken the business world by storm, but what’s next?  Will data continue to grow? What technologies will develop around it? Or will big data become a relic as quickly as the next trend — cognitive technology? fast data? — appears on the horizon. Let’s look at some of the predictions from the…

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This impressive tool uses big data to predict your future

Internet users leave combined data trail of over 2.5 billion gigabytes a day. That’s a staggering amount of information, and it’s information that can tell us a lot about our futures. Predictive World is a tool combining big data, demographic information and personalized data to give a creepily accurate look at your life, including what’s to be expected for your future….

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