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Disney, Cognitive Computing, and the Science of Magic

By   /  March 26, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess David Brond recently wrote for RPI News, “An interdisciplinary team of researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is collaborating with Walt Disney Imagineering Research & Development, Inc., part of the theme park design and development arm of The Walt Disney Company. Together, they are exploring how the cognitive computing technology being developed at […]

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Amazon Fires Up Fire TV Featuring Voice Search And Content Viewing Prediction Capabilities

By   /  April 2, 2014  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Jennifer Zaino Amazon today unveiled its Fire TV streaming video device. During the announcement event in Manhattan, company vice president Peter Larsen called the $99 set top box “tiny, incredibly powerful and unbelievably simple.” For users, that power and simplicity are designed to be evident in features such as the device’s ability to project and […]

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Data Job of the Day: Manager Data Warehouse/BI

By   /  November 13, 2012  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Disney ABC is looking for a Manager Data Warehouse / Business Intelligence in New York, NY. The post states, “The Manager Data Warehouse/ Business Intelligence (DW/BI) will lead the overall design and development of quality data warehouse and business intelligence solutions for the Disney ABC Television Group (DATG). Manage the portfolio of […]

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Trick or Treat: A Semantic Grab Bag Of Entertainment For the Occasion

By   /  October 31, 2012  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

It’s that spooky time of year again. With a happy Halloween to all, we present a selection of Halloween entertainment to dive into between answering the door for trick-or-treaters, or whenever you might like to have a little scarefest. They all come courtesy of searches done on some of the web’s semantically-enabled platforms. Movies, from […]

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Big Data Job of the Day: Senior Manager, Big Data Solutions

By   /  October 3, 2012  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Disney Technology Solutions & Services (DTSS) is looking for a Senior Manager of Big Data Solutions in Seattle, WA. The post states, “The person in this role will work to ensure that development efforts align to stakeholder vision and that the engineering team has the leadership it needs to succeed. In this […]

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Big Data at Disney

By   /  September 18, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Derrick Harris of GigaOM reports, “Disney is a massive company, but when it comes to its big data platform, the entertainment conglomerate looks a lot like a startup. Kind of, that is. By the sheer power of its will (and ingenuity), a small team has been able to craft a large custom […]

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Expert Schema.org Panel Finalized for #SemTechBiz San Francisco Program

By   /  May 21, 2012  /  Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data Conference Community, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education, Smart Data Slide Presentations  /  No Comments

Q: What do Google, Microsoft, Yahoo!, Yandex, the New York Times, and The Walt Disney Company have in common? A: schema.org On June 2, 2011, schema.org was launched with little fanfare, but it quickly received a lot of attention. Now, almost exactly one year later, we have assembled a panel of experts from the organizations […]

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Volume, Emotion, Sponsorship: What Brands Have An Edge on Social Media Strategies?

By   /  April 30, 2012  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Market Strategies International recently released the first edition of what it says will be an annual Social Media Brand Index, a measure for brands both of consumer-generated social media about them and of their own sponsored content. The Index takes into account four components. Volume, or the amount of buzz about a brand online, is […]

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MongoGraph One Ups MongoDB With Semantic Power

By   /  January 11, 2012  /  Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More  /  1 Comment

MongoDB has been gaining traction: 10gen, which began the MongoDB project and offers commercial MongoDB support services, said that for 2011 there was a 300 percent increase in Fortune 500 enterprise customers. The list included Disney, Viacom, HP and McKesson. The company also noted strong adoption in Europe including Telefonica and The National Archives. In all, […]

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NoSQL Job of the Day: Senior Software Engineer

By   /  September 8, 2011  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess The Walt Disney Company is looking for a Senior Software Engineer with NoSQL experience in Seattle, WA. According to the post, “The Foundational Technologies team is in the middle of an exciting and challenging time in the evolution of our product space. In today’s “always connected” world, our services must scale to […]

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