IBM’s New Cloud Service Lets Customers Crunch Geospatial Data (Forbes)

Every day, a wealth of information is being gathered about the world around us. Weather conditions, satellite imagery, geological layers and more are being fed into private databas... More

European TV Giants Launch Data Protection Group (THR)

European television giants RTL Group and ProSiebenSat.1, together with German internet provider United Internet, on Thursday launched an independent foundation designed to protect ... More

Forget Data Scientists, Hire A Data Translator Instead? (Forbes)

You can invest in data technologies and collect all the data you can possibly imagine, but it’s worthless if it’s not analyzed or communicated to decision-makers so that action... More

Why Data is the Most Important Currency Used in Commerce Today (Forbes)

Data is now considered one of the most important commodities. An explosion of consumer data has enabled companies and brands to more easily forge one-to-one relationships by offeri... More

How Mobile Phones Are Giving Hollywood a Better Understanding of Its Audiences (Variety)

For years, studios have operated with only a vague understanding of who’s buying tickets to their films even as their leadership has publicly claimed to have an indelible connect... More

Adobe Survey: What Matters the Most for Data Management Platform Users (Forbes)

A data management platform (DMP) is a system that makes it easier to organize and activate large data sets. And DMPs are necessary for organizations to leverage data in order to ga... More

SAS COO Reflects on Staying Power of Analytics (Forbes)

As data volumes grow for companies, the need for short response times and self-service access to big data and analytics has increased. To address this need, SAS built-in memory ana... More

Spotify Launches Tool for Crowdsourcing Song, Album Data (Billboard)

Music streaming has a vexing data problem, but Spotify believes it has a way to help fill in some of those info gaps across its 30 million songs. On Monday, the company released a ... More

Good Data Governance in the Platform Age (CMS Wire)

As more businesses turn to cloud platforms on which to build their content applications, especially as platform ecosystems evolve to encompass the best machine learning and artific... More

Data: The New AI Supply Chain (Forbes)

Supply chains are hugely important in our world of physical goods. Companies invest a lot of money and effort to continually optimize and improve them, and that’s not likely to e... More

Google Taps TiVo Music Metadata for YouTube, Google Play (SCN)

Google announced March 7 it’s partnered with TiVo Music Metadata to provide select artist metadata and artist images for several services, including YouTube Red, YouTube Music an... More

Teradata Unlocks IoT Value for Smart Cities with Cisco Integration (SCN)

Teradata announced it is working with Cisco on a digital transformation solution with a focus on smart cities and communities. Combining the merits of Cisco's IoT platform, Cisco K... More

Google Cloud in Genomics Partnership with WuXi NextCODE (SCN)

WuXi NextCODE, the emerging global standard platform for genomic data, today announced a partnership with Google Cloud that aims to deliver comprehensive genomics capabilities to p... More

Your Data is Crucial to a Robotic Age. Shouldn’t You Be Paid for It? (NY Times)

Should Facebook pay us for our puppy pictures? Of course, the idea sounds crazy. Posting puppies on Facebook is not a chore. We love it: Facebook’s 1.4 billion daily users spend ... More

Big Companies are Embracing Analytics, But Most Still Don’t Have a Data-Driven Culture (HBR)

For six consecutive years NewVantage Partners has conducted an annual survey on how executives in large corporations view data. Each year the response rate increases, and the repor... More

Oracle, Universal Tennis Team Up to Fuel Growth of UTR (SCN)

Universal Tennis and Oracle announced a strategic partnership to further develop and grow Universal Tennis Rating (UTR), the leading algorithm-based, big-data rating system and dig... More

Cisco, Telenor Group to Collaborate on IoT, Smart Cities, Security, Data Analytics (SCN)

Telenor Group and Cisco announced they have signed a Joint Purpose Agreement (JPA) to collaborate on enhancing end customer experiences with data analysis, IoT, Smart City, and sec... More

Journey Mapping: How Big Data Creates Unforgettable Experiences (Adobe Blog)

Journey mapping takes experience marketing beyond the realm of on-screen user engagement. It provides a way for companies to capture large quantities of enterprise-level data to he... More

5 Ways Big Data and Analytics Will Impact E-Commerce in 2018 (Dataconomy)

5. Virtual reality advancements in the retail world - Big data and virtual reality are two of the biggest technological innovations in the world right now, and their connection onl... More

How Retailers Can Tackle 3 Big Data Challenges (CMS Wire)

Retailers now have unprecedented access to consumer data, but face challenges putting this big data into action. By identifying and understanding some of the challenges in this are... More