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A beginner’s guide to data mining

  As the technology landscape becomes increasingly contingent on data analytics, the term “data mining” has become a popular buzzword in many corporate circles. Generally, this term refers to “any form of large-scale data or information processing,” including, but not limited to, extraction, analysis, warehousing, and collection.   Here is a quick guide to this relevant and storied process.  … Read more →

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Big data’s impact on HR

Advancements in the collection and management of big data analytics have paved innovative new paths for the workplace — especially within human resources departments. Now, most HR workers have a vast array of information on employees and potential hires, and this access doubles as both an efficient means of planning and a strategic engagement mechanism. Here are a few ways… Read more →

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Data analytics in education

  Big data analytics’ impact has been far-reaching across an array of industries, concepts, and communities worldwide. Impacted sectors range from the obvious (scientific research, healthcare) to the unexpected, benefiting mutually from enhanced data collecting, monitoring, and analyzing. Depending on the angle, education may fall into either one of these categories, as its implementation of data analytics has ranged, in… Read more →

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Big data’s impact on sports performance

    Big data analytics’ impact has been far-reaching across an array of industries, concepts, and communities worldwide. Impacted sectors range from the obvious (scientific research, healthcare) to the unexpected, benefiting mutually from enhanced data collecting, monitoring, and analyzing. The athletics world may fall into the latter category, as most sports, at both pro and amateur levels, have started to… Read more →

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The best big data apps

    As big data analytics continue to carve a niche into nearly every major facet of society, from a technological standpoint, the need for their accessibility has only increased. Many professional across many industries now rely on a constant stream of data pertaining to their respective fields, and mobile app technology — an equally progressive concept in the technological… Read more →

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Big data’s place in music streaming

  Music has been created and enjoyed for centuries, and electronically, songs and albums have undergone a vast evolution of formats and mediums. The most recent trend in this continuous evolution is the advent of music streaming. Streaming outlets allow users to accumulate, organize, and listen to countless artist discographies for a monthly rate, in lieu of offering each song… Read more →

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A history of big data analytics

  According to The World Economic Forum, long before computers (as we know them today) were commonplace, the idea that we were creating an ever-expanding body of knowledge ripe for analysis was popular in academia. Although it might be easy to forget, our increasing ability to store and analyze information has been a gradual evolution, although things certainly sped up… Read more →

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Big data predictions for 2018

  It may seem premature to already start discussing next year’s big data scene, but the fact of the matter is that big data’s future implications transcend any kind of limiting time intervals — its growth and continued rise in prominence have become constant focal points within the modern technological landscape. With just under four months left in 2017, here… Read more →

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Tips for implementing AI in your workplace

The business-related implementation of artificial intelligence (AI) seems to make perfect sense in so many ways. By switching to an autonomous approach, companies are now able to streamline work process by putting specific tasks into the hands of AI programs, reducing stress and the overall workload of their human employees so that they may better focus their abilities on other… Read more →

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Robot rights and human privacy: the future of AI ethics

As technology continues to evolve at an almost dizzying pace, one has to wonder the ethical implications of certain advancements. For instance, recent developments in artificial intelligence (AI) have spurred discussion concerning how these intelligent machine systems will impact the lives of humans around the globe — and, lately, some experts have shown concern about how humans could negatively impact… Read more →