ENTRIES TAGGED "data company"
Apple's maps problem isn't about software or design. It's about data.
Direct channels give publishers full access to their data streams.
A recent O'Reilly customer survey revealed unusual results (e.g. laptops/desktops remain popular ereading devices). These sorts of insights are made possible by O'Reilly's direct sales channel.
A glimpse into enterprise use of big data.
Feedback from a recent Strata Online Conference suggests there's a large demand for clear information on what big data is and how it will change business.
Figshare wants research data, Accel makes a huge data investment, LinkedIn shares its DataFu.
Figshare relaunches with an eye toward making more research data accessible. Elsewhere, Accel invests $52.5 million in Code 42 and LinkedIn open sources DataFu.
Companies that employ data feedback loops are poised to dominate their industries.
We're moving beyond an information economy. The efficiencies and optimizations that come from constant and iterative feedback will soon become the norm for businesses and governments.
Developers are using big data to match people with candidates.
What will be the "OkCupid for elections" in 2012? Open source app OkCandidate.com offers one approach and startup ElectNext is applying data analysis with an issue-matching engine.
Smart companies use data to ask the right questions and take swift action.
Alistair Croll looks at how data is shaping consumer expectations and how those expectations, in turn, are shaping businesses. He also examines where business intelligence stops and big data starts.