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Big Data Analytics (BDA): Analytics Capable of Enhancing and Optimizing Processes Across Many Industries

By Dick Weisinger

Big Data Analytics (BDA) is expected to reach more than $150 billion in global revenues in 2017, an increase of more than 12 percent compared to 2016, according to IDC. Dan Vesset, group vice president of analytics and information management at

Big Data in the Cloud: Businesses Deploy Big Data in the Cloud for Strategic Operations

By Dick Weisinger

In 2016, Big Data was a $130 billion market, estimates IDC.  Further, they expect the Big Data market to grow to $203 billion by 2020, a nealry 12 percent annual growth rate. A recent study by AtScale looked at businesses,

Corporate Data: Principles of Data-First Businesses

By Dick Weisinger

The growth of Big Data and Analytics has shown many companies the value in using data.  The value that companies can derive from data has caused some to begin to adopt a data-first approach. In order to promote a data-first

Big Data and Data Anonymization: Is Anonymization an Illusion?

By Dick Weisinger

Data Anonymization is a method for removing personally identifiable information from a data set to protect the privacy of the individual or company that the data was collected from.  It is sometimes also called data obfuscation.  With the increasing use

Big Data + Precision Agriculture: Advancing the Science of Farming

By Dick Weisinger

Precision agriculture is a technique for collecting and processing data in real time to help farmers make decisions about how best to plant, fertilize and harvest crops. The technology uses of sensors monitoring plants in the field and the use