Unstructured Data News, Articles, & Education

New US Research Initiative Aimed at Big Data

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by Angela Guess Steve Lohr of the NY Times reports, “The federal government is beginning a major research initiative in big data computing. The effort, which will be announced on Thursday, involves several government agencies and departments, and commitments for the programs total $200 million. Administration officials compare the initiative to past government research support…

The Fusion Project Aims to Bring Big Data Together

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by Angela Guess Applied Data Labs has launched a new project, the Fusion Project, with the aim of fusing public data into one massive data set. The release states, “The Fusion Project is making the promises of big data a reality and is possible only because of the explosion of available data. Back in 2010…

Slides: Building a Team for Managing Unstructured Data

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Building a Team for Managing Unstructured Data View more presentations from DATAVERSITY To view the video of this recording, click HERE.   About the Presentation Putting together the right sets of capabilities to transform and manage unstructured data technologies and processes is critical. A true “renaissance team” is needed to successfully address both the art…

Slides: Determining Requirements for Managing Unstructured Data

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Requirements for Managing Unstructured Data View more presentations from DATAVERSITY To view the video of this presentation, click HERE.   About the Presentation Building on the lessons learned in “Getting Started with Unstructured Data” this webinar will help you understand how to define requirements for your unstructured data projects. There are several pain-points which can…

Defining Data

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by Angela Guess Tim Davies has written an article providing definitions and implications of various types of data such as Big Data, raw data, linked data, open data, and more. He writes, “These are just a few different types of data commonly discussed in policy debates. There are many other data-distinctions we could also draw.…

Webinar: Determining Requirements for Managing Unstructured Data

Determining Requirements for Managing Unstructured Data View more videos from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides of this presentation, click HERE.   About the Presentation Building on the lessons learned in “Getting Started with Unstructured Data” this webinar will help you understand how to define requirements for your unstructured data projects. There are several pain-points…

Big Data Takes to the Sky

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by Jody Ray Bennett The vast majority of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles that exist are used for military purposes. In spring 2012, the US Army is issuing three new unmanned aerial drones for surveillance operations in Afghanistan. Unlike the Predator-series drones used in various surveillance and combat operations around the world, the US Army will deploy…

Customer Profit Analytics in the “Big Data” Era: What Has It Changed? What Remains the Same?

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by Jaime Fitzgerald @jaimefitzgerald According to Peter Drucker, “There is only one valid definition of a business purpose: to create a customer.” (The Practice of Management, 1954). Put simply, companies exist to acquire and serve customers profitably. In today’s data-driven era of ‘Big Data” and related technology, the benefits of relentless “customer-centricity” are within our…