Too Big to Ignore: The Business Case for Big Data
Wiley, 5 Μαρ 2013 - 256 σελίδες
Residents in Boston, Massachusetts are automatically reporting potholes and road hazards via their smartphones. Progressive Insurance tracks real-time customer driving patterns and uses that information to offer rates truly commensurate with individual safety. Google accurately predicts local flu outbreaks based upon thousands of user search queries. Amazon provides remarkably insightful, relevant, and timely product recommendations to its hundreds of millions of customers. Quantcast lets companies target precise audiences and key demographics throughout the Web. NASA runs contests via gamification site TopCoder, awarding prizes to those with the most innovative and cost-effective solutions to its problems. Explorys offers penetrating and previously unknown insights into healthcare behavior.
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Review: Too Big to Ignore: The Business Case for Big DataΚριτική χρηστών - Tadhg Maccarthy - Goodreads
Good overview on BigData - I struggled to find this info elsewhere on the 'net - as most "whitepapers" etc were just a front for flogging a particular platform. Ανάγνωση ολόκληρης της κριτικής
Review: Too Big to Ignore: The Business Case for Big DataΚριτική χρηστών - Anandh Sundar - Goodreads
The book delivered exactly what it promised- a plain english explanation of big data without overusing the jargon prevalent in so many white papers/consultancy reports. Really worth a read. Ανάγνωση ολόκληρης της κριτικής