28 juin 2017
Big data, big money: who benefits from the explosion of data?
We are sure: the data will revolutionize the world, but who will really benefit? In 2011, consulting firm Gartner said: "Information is the oil of the 21st century, and analytics is the engine of combustion". In spite of this metaphor, each one legitimately raises the question of who tomorrow will be the tycoons of the given ... More, what will be the methods of the giants of today and tomorrow: will they be, like the oil giants in their time , at the limit of legality? Will there be oil spills? Will there be collusion with our... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2015
Big Data, Big Analytics, Visual Analytics… what does it all mean for Thales Group ?
The Thales approach is structured around three closely interconnected themes: Big data (data management and storage), Big Analytics (processing, enrichment and value creation) and Visual Analytics (exploitation and interactive visualisation of datasets using parallelisable and/or linearisable analysis algorithms to ensure exhaustivity). credit Thales Group Never before in the history of the world has so much data been produced in such a short time. Smartphones, social media and mobile devices are responsible for much of it —... [Lire la suite]
03 février 2015
The Internet Of Things Will Transform Retail As We Know It
The number of smart devices in your home, on your body and around your office is increasing everyday. By 2020, there could be as many as 30 billion devices hooked up to the Internet of Things (IoT). As far as business goes, few industries will be more profoundly affected by the IoT than the retail sector, which will be a major topic of discussion at the National Retail Federation’s Annual Convention and Expo this week in New York. Some people may abandon brick-and-mortar shopping completely. Others will use applications to help them... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2014
From missiles to wearables: U of I startup gets $650 000 !
University of Illinois researchers figure that the same techniques that can be used for tracking missiles and space junk can make wearable fitness devices perform better. They envisioned commercializing their motion-recognition technology for defense companies until Mr. Tilton was at a developers conference last year. A speaker was trying to demonstrate a next-generation wearable fitness tracker that automatically would recognize different physical activities. But the technology wasn't working very well because it was slow to... [Lire la suite]