Tag Archive for LinkedIn

The Supply Chain Is One Big Graph In Start-up Elementum’s Platform

Startup Elementum wants to take supply chains into the 21st century. Incubated at Flextronics, the second largest contract manufacturer in the world, and launching today with $44 million in Series B funding from that company and Lightspeed Ventures, its approach is to get supply chain participants – the OEMs that generate product ideas and designs,…

LinkedIn: The Road To The First Global Economic Graph

We’ve all heard the term Knowledge Graph. Now, a new study has been released from faberNovel that puts the spotlight on LinkedIn and how it is “silently drawing what might be the first global economic graph.” faberNovel’s LinkedIn, The Serious Network (June 2013) features the quote by LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner of the platform’s ambitions…

Data Job of the Day: Senior Data Scientist

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by Angela Guess LinkedIn is looking for a Senior Data Scientist in Mountain View, CA. The post states, “We’re looking for people who love turning data into gold. Are you someone who solves hard problems by creatively obtaining, scrubbing, exploring, modeling and interpreting big data? Do you know enough about information retrieval, machine learning, and…

Singly "App Fabric" Platform Helps Developers Deeply Connect To Other Apps So Users Can Connect With All Their Data

Singly, which has as its mission connecting people more closely with their data everywhere it lives, now is opening up the beta of its development platform to help developers create the apps that can make that happen. As co-founder and CEO Jason Cavnar describes Singly’s work, “it is an app fabric product” that gives developers…

A New Framework for Big Data

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by Angela Guess Nicole Laskowski of Search Business Analytics reports, “The traditional analytics framework is broken, according to Simon Zhang, director of business analytics at Mountain View, Calif.-based LinkedIn Corp., and featured speaker at a recent Big Analytics 2012 event in Boston. Zhang backed his position with two reasons: First, the components of the framework are not…

Wolfram|Alpha Dives Into Facebook Analytics

Heading into the Labor Day weekend, Wolfram|Alpha released a new feature that lets users perform personal analytics with Facebook data, for free. Users can head here and type in “Facebook Report” for an analysis of their Facebook data. Stephen Wolfram, the creator of the computational knowledge engine, alerted the world to the news in this blog…

LinkedIn Data Breach Costs $1M

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by Angela Guess Warwick Ashley of Computer Weekly reports that LinkedIn’s recent data breach has cost the company more than one million dollars. He writes, “LinkedIn says the forensic investigation and other recovery costs of the data breach in June could have topped $1m. The professional social network confirmed that “some” of the stolen passwords posted online…

Big Data Job of the Day: Technical Program Manager, Data Science

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by Angela Guess LinkedIn is searching for a Technical Program Manager of Data Science in Mountain View, CA. According to the post, “The role of Technical Program manager supports a challenging and crucial piece of growing LinkedIn: Managing, coordinating and scaling our data analytic projects to support the staggering growth of our next generation products.…