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Many companies are looking for more sustainable ways to do business, and the cloud is quickly becoming a viable option. But, exactly how green is cloud computing?
When attempting to understand the concept of Big Data, the words MapReduce and Hadoop cannot be avoided. If you only know a little about them, this post puts in laymen’s terms just what MapReduce does.
What do LeBron James and the iPad have in common? You’d be surprised by the correlation Eric Lai draws from these two powerhouses.
By Chris Mark
Personally, I never thought F1 had a strategy. For those of you who feel the same way, you’ll be surprised to find out these drivers are not only going in a circle really fast, but leveraging big data to strategize. F1 isn’t the only one taking advantage of all this information, HR organizations all over are using people data to grow and develop their employees.
There are the obvious business benefits of cloud computing, flexibility, reduced costs, and increased efficiency and productivity, but before you invest make sure you examine the technology that will help you get there.
By Irfan Khan
Venture capitalists invested slightly less money last quarter than in the same period in 2011, but don’t let stop you from starting your big data business. VC’s see an opportunity and are still ready to spend, but as an entrepreneur you better be ready with ideas and products.
By Chris Mark
Although usually so put together, the fashion industry is missing a big piece from its wardrobe, business analytics. Read Chris Mark’s post on why the fashion industry should follow the business intelligence trend.
What’s the first thing you think of when you hear “social media”? Steve Olenski, in what he calls the most unscientific study known to mankind, asked his LinkedIn audience. Check out the results and infographic that came out of it.
“You are what you eat.” And your opinion, with or without the disclaimer, directly reflects on your organization. Be wary of the content you share and put some time thinking about who you’re really trying to impress.
By Eric Lai
This past Olympics should be dubbed the mobile games, as 12 million people watched all the athletic action via BBC on their smartphone or tablets. Check out the infographic and relive the top moments shared via SMS.