Company Cloudant Address 129 South Street Boston, MA, 02111 USA Founders Adam Kocoloski, Michael Miller & Alan Hoffman Founded May 2008 Funding $ 16.25 million Employees 70 Website www.Cloudant.com/ Rating 8 bits Cloudant is a data store that offers a distributed Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) solution to organisations that do require NoSQL databases … [Read more...] about Cloudant Offers a Distributed Database-as-a-Service Solution
Richard Culatta, Director, Office of Educational Technology for the U.S. Department of Education, and Elliott Masie discuss the lack of data in the learning field and implications of big data for the Education Industry and how big data can improve the learning experience. How to personalize learning using big data while at the same time respecting ones privacy. … [Read more...] about How The Education Industry Should Start Using Big Data
A recent story on InformationWeek shows how two CEOs can view the same company so completely different. Both CEOs used big data analytics to help them in defining the right strategy for the company. The first CEO was fired after 17 months on the job and responsible for a 25% drop in revenue in one year. The second CEO took a different look on the same data and is now … [Read more...] about What Are The Questions To Ask When Developing A Big Data Strategy?
The agricultural industry has seen many changes in the past 100 years. Since the birth of the industrial agriculture in 1900, we have moved forward to the era of digital enhanced agriculture where everything that is done prior to seeding and up to after harvesting produces data that can be analysed. Big data already transformed the agricultural industry a lot and in the coming … [Read more...] about From Machines, Crops To Animals; Big Data Turns Traditional Farming Upside Down
Jeff Hawkins - creator of the Palm Pilot - tells how his passion for neuroscience resulted in building brains in software and hardware. This creation of software that uses brain-like techniques can learn from streaming big data, predict the future and detect anomalies. The engine that drives it is now an open source project called NuPIC that you can use to add brain science to … [Read more...] about Can Big Data Predict The Future? Video