Posts Tagged ‘crowdsourcing


Greenplum Chorus Brings Social Network Features to Collaborate on Analytics

by   |   October 21, 2012   |   Leave a comment

For analytics to be leveraged effectively, they must be effectively communicated and presented to business stakeholders who can act on the knowledge—preferably in real-time. EMC’s Greenplum division is trying to help fill that need with Chorus, an analytical productivity platform that includes social network features to enable collaboration around the data as it’s being collected. Read More…

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Crowdsourcing Speeds Satellite Monitoring of Syrian Crisis

by   |   May 21, 2012   |   Leave a comment

Tomnod, which was founded by four former University of California at San Diego doctoral students in 2010, has created a crowdsourcing user interface and machine learning analytical engine to more easily analyze the nearly six million square kilometers of satellite imagery taken every day, most of which would normally never be viewed by human eyes. The company’s user interface and analytical back end uses volunteers online to accurately and efficiently categorize that data, allowing the experts to focus their efforts when major events happen. Read More…