Empty blog image

Big Data Database – To SQL or NoSQL?

A Wikibon study on the big data market conducted around the first quarter of 2013 attempted to divide the market—based on
Medium 8fc49d55 8535 45eb aa4a 2d8cf6e39495

Big Data Benefits: Fact or Fiction?

While the uproar over big data has blinded the average business owner, the crucial question that needs to be
Medium 50041355 71af 4872 b2fd 9250e58e7ad6

HP’s Data Lake Meets Hadoop

Large enterprises usually have fragmented data deposits in department-centric silos or customer service systems. When cross-functional data are required
Empty blog image

Big Data Weekly: Act-On, Beckon, Medicare, Vertica Big Data Conference

Act-On raises $42 million for business expansion Act-On, a marketing automation system vendor, has managed to raise $42 million
Medium 0c8caf8c c8cd 4fc4 932e cec7909aa58c

Big Data Taps into Social Media Mainstream: Business and Government Impacts

Data, technologies and tools that provide access to data form a core component in today’s mainstream society. One of
Medium c21bd22d bbc4 4b42 8fdd 00cbff49c1f4

2014 Forecast of Big Data Trends

Need help with your Big Data project or simply need data scientists, data engineers and visualizers to augment your existing team?
Medium a60397bd 5350 4c5e 9223 3aaed7d72b1a

KDNugget’s Poll: an Eye Opener for Data Science Debate

The data science debate on machine learning vs domain expertise has gone on for years now, but none of
Medium 10e97715 e9c0 4969 9717 1ee497a4f57f

Big Data: Big Illusion?

Big data has evolved in different ways in the last several years, and now it encompasses all those activities
Medium 115dd530 d34f 457b b22d 9cfe08fc04d8

Big Data Startups VC Funding Infographic

The venture capital funding of big data companies was a hot topic in 2013, and many market research organizations
Medium f0e43508 a035 4d83 9f9d fd5be4d0a9dd

ScaleMP: Market Leader in Advanced Big Data Analytics

Big data has captured public attention in unexpected way, and now businesses, both online and offline, cannot comprehend data
Medium 0631c323 f215 4f26 8b94 6575840e0f0d

BugSense leverages Google App Engine

Rather than investing premium resources on development infrastructure, it is probably more strategic to partner with an established brand
Medium d6ce6e6f 817d 4b55 a3b6 125b745db599

Big Data Weekly: Hadoop, Cloudera, Leverage Big Data

This weekly roundup includes Hadoop, Intel’s Cloudera, the Leverage Big Data summit, and more.   Big Data Summit Scheduled
Medium 98554c6b 0219 4f65 9240 41e253a8c09c

Big Data VC Funding: Crittercism and Fundbox

  This week may have been a little slow for capital funding in the big data industry after Intel’s
Medium 4b48d9e8 4606 4ca7 8e57 c01a24e73b97

Enterprise Data Management using Hadoop with MapR

With the emergence of production-level Hadoop with MapR distribution, business data—that was too large, too complex, and too expensive
Medium d19ee0cc 2f7b 49c1 8ad6 40207da93d26

Future Faces a Shortage of Big Data Human Capital

In the current volatile business environment, three visible trends are transforming the way businesses operate: Technologies, especially open source—are
Medium a812a2d1 2d23 4318 aba5 d948c8628cde

When Big Data Goes Bad (Infographic by Experian)

Businesses thrive on the quality and reliability of data they collect and process. According to a recent study, businesses
Medium c43803cf 108f 4e1b a3c9 cfc917f4b6ad

Big Data Analytics Transforms Industrial Ecosystems

“pushing the boundaries of minds and machines” – GE   In machine-intensive industries, for instance in the utility sector (industries
Medium d2d3d6e7 d1ba 4d62 a38b 4ebbe6de8cd9

Big Data VC: Avendus, Zodius, DataRPM and Browntape

April 07, 2014: Avendus and Zodius form a partnership to build a multi-stage technology fund Big data startups will be
Medium fa3a0eee e8c2 4dd4 8b69 677c50ee23df

Leveraging on a Recommender to Boost your e-Commerce

The Problem  If you already own an e-commerce storefront like Amazon.com or Cold Stone Creamery, then you probably recognize
Medium 5a453d90 f8df 4662 9540 e27edd845556

Hadoop Saves Children’s Hospital from Information Chaos

In the recent times, like the other industry sectors, the healthcare sector has also recognized the uniqueness of Hadoop
Medium 8662dc7e e676 432c 980c cccdc3601bfe

Domain Expertise vs Machine Learning Debate

“When I’m getting ready to reason with a man, I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself and

Medium a02018e0 30a3 45db 9d3d 88f5460c5ab4

Techcrunch: Harvard-Backed Experfy Wants To Create A McKinsey In The Cloud For Big Data Talent

March 31, 2014 by Pankaj Mishra There is a scramble to find the right big data talent, especially for
Empty blog image

Forbes: Harvard-Backed Startup Experfy Launches To Match Top Data Talent With Thousands In Freelance Cash

March 31, 2014 by Alex Konrad The market for freelance data work is huge…Experfy estimates that 20% of the big
Medium 07d66d1c 2ff4 4e1d aa9b 094e1a6b58dc

Is Python Becoming the King of the Data Science Forest?

R has served as the de facto tool used for big data analytics.  According to RedMonk’s bi-annual rankings of

The Harvard Innovation Lab

Made in Boston @

The Harvard Innovation Lab