Revolution Analytics, the leading commercial provider of software, services and support for the open source R project, today announced it will offer increased support for Hadoop as a platform for Big Data analytics with Cloudera CDH3 and CDH4 in its upcoming release of Revolution R Enterprise 7.0. Read More…
A few months ago, I wrote an article on the four pillars of big data analytics. One of those pillars is what is called discovery analytics or where visual analytics and data discovery combine together to meet the business and analyst needs. …Now I want to follow up with a discussion of three trends that our research has uncovered in this space.
By Jordan Robertson – Aug 15, 2013 12:01 AM Think of it as big data meets “Minority Report.” (Scary stuff!) While working as the chief privacy officer at Intelius, an online provider of background checks, Jim Adler created software that demonstrates how just a few details about a person could be used to estimate the chances of someone committing a felony. […]
Preface to this Post: Martin Butler of ButlerAnalytics.com wrote the original article July 17, 2013, which then received comments and further research recommendations which I will include here. In Martin’s comments on AnalyticsBridge.com he added some follow up notes on the piece. “There is nothing sacred about this list – content or size. But – some things to […]
(Source: HuffingtonPost.com) Big companies know big data, and they’re dominating in their use of it. With millions of active users each month, online industry powerhouses such as Amazon, Twitter, and Netflix have determined some pretty brilliant ways to use analytics to predict consumer’s needs, behaviors, and attitudes — and keep them coming back for more. […]