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Aadhaar: The World’s Largest Biometric Database

By   /  November 30, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, NoSQL News, NoSQL News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Ambika Behal writes in Forbes, “India’s Aadhaar project is one of the world’s most ambitious big data projects – aiming to collect, store and utilize biometric information from a population of over a billion people – so of course there are challenges, but also an incredible opportunity, says MapR, the company behind […]

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Testing the Limits of Data Analytics with the World’s Largest Repository of Electoral Data

By   /  July 9, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management News  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Srikanth RP of Information Week India reports, “Hyderabad-based Modak Analytics, a data analytics startup, built India’s first Big Data-based electoral data repository of 81.4 crore [814 million] voters for the just concluded elections. The project leaders, Aarti Joshi (Co-founder) and Milind Chitgupakar (Chief Analytics Officer), share their experiences, insights and important lessons learnt […]

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Big Data Startup Infinite Analytics Maps Your Social Genome

By   /  June 6, 2014  /  Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Education  /  No Comments

Deepti Chaudhary of Forbes India recently wrote, “Founded in December 2012, Infinite Analytics is a cloud-based big data company that predicts consumer behaviour based on information shared by users on their social networking sites.”

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Twitris Measures Sentiment About Indian Elections

By   /  April 8, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Oneindia News recently shared a new case study of how Twitris was used to measure sentiment about the current elections in India.

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A Smarter World with Machine-to-Machine Computing

By   /  January 8, 2013  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Goutam Das of Business Today India recently discussed the fascinating steps that Balaji Lakshmanan, founder of Geeky Technology & Consulting is taking with machine-to-machine computing.

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ISACA Offers Guidance on Security, Privacy, & Private Clouds

By   /  December 26, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess According to a release out of the organization, ” ISACA, a non-profit global association of more than 100,000 IT audit, security, risk and governance professionals, [last week] released guidance on managing three top trends expected to pose major challenges to Indian businesses in 2013: private vs. public clouds, cybersecurity threats and data […]

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The Real Purpose of Big Data: What Is Meant By Situational Awareness?

By   /  August 22, 2012  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, NoSQL Blogs, NoSQL News, Articles, & Education, NoSQL Now! Conference Community  /  1 Comment

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by Robert Greene The concept of Big Data has been around for more than a decade – but while its potential to transform the effectiveness, efficiency, and profitability of virtually any enterprise has been well documented, the means to effectively leverage Big Data and realize its promised benefits still eludes some organizations. Ultimately, there are […]

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India Takes Government Data to the Cloud

By   /  August 13, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Kenneth Rapoza of Forbes reports that India’s government has decided to load critical government data to the cloud. Rapoza refers to an Economic Times article which states: ” India’s Department of Information Technology is planning to set up a national cloud based network that connects all state data centers which would make […]

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Big Data Job of the Day: Demand Generation, Relevance Engineer

By   /  April 3, 2012  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess WalmartLabs is looking for a Demand Generation, Relevance Engineer in Bangalore, India. The post states, “Do you like big data? Like really big data? Like multi-petabyte data sets with billions of rows? Do you like the idea of pulling, pushing, slicing, and dicing this data in real-time using using Hadoop, Hbase, Hive […]

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Semantic Web Jobs: Wipro Limited

By   /  January 20, 2012  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

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Wipro Limited is looking for Semantic Web Gurus in Bangalore, India.

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