Tag Archives: Big Data

The Anatomy of Anonymity

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{EAV:a9599a7331a1f16c} Anonymize. That’s a word I hear often these days in terms of how businesses are managing the challenge of balancing the value proposition of Big Data against concerns of privacy. Therein lies a dichotomy of a customized experience vs. the privacy advocates. It’s clear being able to correlate data with specific individuals has enormous value Continue Reading →

Loose Lips Sink Ships

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Technology makes life easier. And more often we are less aware of what we are giving away for that ease. Beyond the privacy concerns of the big social platforms, businesses are struggling with the confluence of pervasive communications, Big Data, consumerization of IT, privacy and data security. It will be interesting to see how this plays out. Big companies Continue Reading →

Big Data: Is The Answer 42?

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Large enterprises have wrestled with massive amounts of data for a long time. As technology migrates out of the IT department and into the boardroom for many businesses, it’s creating complications and confusion in many areas. There is a rush to process all this data to get answers. The challenge: what are the right questions? Big Continue Reading →

Can you make something trend?

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Why do things trend? I’m trying to wrap my head around what is, for me, a very interesting question. I was recently involved in a well-meaning effort by some people with very large hearts to create awareness around what many believe is a very important topic. For a short period of time we appeared on the radar Continue Reading →

Big Data Has Arrived

It’s a coming out party for data. We are recording data at historically unprecedented rates.  Have you noticed you keep getting bigger storage devices and somehow continue to fill them up? You’re not alone. Not Your Grandparents Data For a long time data was the exclusive domain of dedicated departments of large enterprises powered by  complex IT infrastructure. Continue Reading →