Posts Tagged ‘privacy


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What Is Big Data, Really?

by   |   October 9, 2014   |   Leave a comment

“Big data” is arguably the hottest buzzword in technology today. But what, exactly, constitutes big data? Is it possible to have too much? How do you determine the best way to use it? Eren Niazi, founder and CEO of Open Source Storage, explores these questions. Read More…



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The Promise and the Peril of Digital Immortality

by   |   September 12, 2014   |   Leave a comment

In this excerpt from her new book, “Virtually Human: The Promise – And The Peril – Of Digital Immortality,” Dr. Martine Rothblatt argues that our digital activities are saving our thoughts, beliefs, experiences, memories, and feelings outside of our bodies, which eventually will result in digital copies of our identities, or “mindclones.” Read More…





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Focus On: Human Resources Analytics

by   |   February 10, 2014   |   Leave a comment

The potential for analytics in the hands of human resources executives is clear: With data about employees’ performance, satisfaction and compensation, and insight about business needs, the executives can make better decisions about rewarding, retaining and hiring staff. As with Read More…


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Focus On: Marketing Analytics

by   |   January 28, 2014   |   Leave a comment

Listen to Dennis Dunlap, the outgoing CEO of the American Marketing Association, list key developments affecting CMOs and their teams in recent years, and notice how many involve data: “The rise of digital marketing. The integration of social media channels. Read More…