Tag Archive for tablets

Using Big Data to Evaluate Tablet-Based Education Apps

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by Angela Guess Mohana Ravindranath of the Washington Post reports, “One Saturday in December, a group of 24 data scientists spent 24 hours in their Arlington office, racing to make sense of information about how students at a Northeast Washington charter school learn. It was tech company Applied Predictive Technology’s first ‘data dive’ — a hackathon-type…

The Healthcare Industry’s Use of Paper v. Big Data

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by Angela Guess CloudTweaks reports, “The healthcare industry has been making its move toward technology, putting iPads and tablets into the hands of healthcare professionals and now, the latest big move has been adopting the concept of cloud computing to organize, share data and protect patient information and healthcare data from being tampered with or lost.…

Zemanta Debuts Content Discovery Network

Zemanta, a semantic service that extracts entities within the text of a publisher’s content and suggests related media, links and tags to add to a work as it’s being written, has launched a content discovery network to complement its suggested recommendations for which authors create original content. The focus here is on providing editorial control.…

Whisk Lands U.K. Food Network, More Funding; Looks Next To U.S. Shores And Using Its Semantic Sense To Propel New Foodie Features

Whisk, the U.K.-based service for matching online recipes with online ingredients-shopping, went live in a big way at year’s end, with a partnership with TV channel and recipe publisher Food Network. As its iOS and Android apps rolled out to accompany its browser plug-in, Food Network in the U.K. featured a button on its recipe…

The Mobile Future of Big Data

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by Angela Guess Alex D. Paul of CBR recently wrote, “Technology is changing the way we work – making the world more mobile and moveable than ever before. Trends like BYOD are blurring the division between our home and work lives and this increasing mobility means that business applications are extending beyond the realms of…

Benefits and Drawbacks of Mobile BI

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by Angela Guess Will Kelly of TechRepublic reports, “Mobile BI apps can help democratize business intelligence and put instant access about sales, logistics, product, and customer data into the hands of mobile workers, like sales people and field engineers. In addition, you don’t need to be a report writer to pull data out of a…

Health Care, Tablets, and Data Management

by Angela Guess Nicole Lewis reports, ” As the popularity of tablet use among physicians continues to grow so too has the challenges that come with integrating these devices into the health IT enterprise. That’s what a new study that polled 100 health IT managers reveals, with 74% of respondents saying tablets such as the…

The Effect of Tablets on Business Intelligence Practices

by Angela Guess A recent article reports that, “According to Gartner, by 2013, 33% of business intelligence functionality would be consumed via a handheld device. Business intelligence mainly referred to computer-based techniques used in identifying, extracting, and analysing business data, such as sales revenue by products and/or departments, or by associated costs and incomes. [Andreas]…