Big data automation can mean writing dozens of scripts to process different
input sources and aligning them in order to consolidate all this data and
produce the required output.
Why exactly do you need big data for your enterprise projects? Many industry
observers have been noting that although a lot of enterprises like to claim
that their big data projects are aimed at "deriving insights" that replace
human intuition with data-driven alternatives, in reality though, the
objective appears to be automation. They point out that the role of data
scientists at a lot of organizations has got little to do with replacing
human intuition with big data. Instead, it is about augmenting human
experience by making it easier, faster and more efficient.
But automating big data processing is easier said than done and the biggest
problem here is that big data is well big. What thi... (more)
Cloud servers bring with them distributed hosting and the ability to
anonymize identities and that has enabled cloud becoming a breeding ground
for criminals and even terrorists.
The cloud brings unique advantages to individual and business users alike and
this explains the exponential adoption rate that cloud has seen in the past
decade. There are also numerous security challenges with the cloud especially
in the areas of privacy and data theft that has concerned stakeholders for a
long time. However, with sophisticated encryption technologies, the instances
of cloud data getti... (more)
Startup businesses are popping up at every opportunity. It seems that there
are endless ideas that could become potential businesses. However, not all
businesses will be successful. Here are some of the top traits of successful
The Business Meets a Need
One of the most important factors of determining the success of a business is
the necessity for that business. Although it's unfortunate, great ideas will
sometimes end up as a failed business. There must be a need for the product
or service provided. Before you seek out investors, spend time analyzing the
The question of who owns the data is partly determined by the kind of cloud
infrastructure that is in place for your business.
The advantages that cloud based hosting brings needs to reiteration. Cloud
hosting is infinitely scalable, needs radically lower CapEx and with
distributed hosting, it is much more fail-proof than data hosted on your
premise. But the recent legal spar between Apple and the US government has
brought the limelight once again back on the debate about ownership of data.
In the case of Apple, the fight is over decrypting the iPhone used by a
criminal in order... (more)
The biggest challenge to IOT is thus big data that requires an infrastructure
that is capable of processing billions or more data points each second.
If you thought e-commerce revolutionized the retail industry over the past
two decades, something much bigger is coming over the next ten years and that
is the Internet of Things (IoT). By deploying sensors and network
connectivity to everyday physical objects like cars, refrigerators,
television and buildings, it is possible to remotely connect, manage and
engage with these entities in ways that are not possible today.
Proponents o... (more)