Kaggle, the machine learning challenge organization, is getting with the spirit of the season by launching a new competition: A non-denominational Seasonal Convex Optimization Problem, v.2.01. All data scientists are welcome to participate.
A very timely article recently appeared in Forbes that focused on several issues that may hold back big data from contributing to the bottom line in the near term, How Soon Will Big Data Yield Big Profits? This topic is on the mind of many companies in the process or contemplating the move into big data technology solutions.
The first three installments of the Big Data & Customer Intelligence series focused on predicting and influencing customer behavior and also looking at determining customer value. In this article, we’ll take a look at understanding your customer’s social influence and taking action on that knowledge which is another important element of Computational Marketing.
By Nikita Ivanov, CEO of GridGain in Memory Computing. In the last 12 months we observed a growing trend that use cases for distributed caching are rapidly going away as customers are moving up stack… in droves. Let me elaborate by highlighting three points that when combined provide a clear reason behind this observation.
BIG DATA & CUSTOMER INTELLIGENCE SERIES Our last two installments of the Big Data & Customer Intelligence series focused on predicting and influencing customer behavior. In this article, we’ll take a look at methods for determining customer value which is another important element of Computational Marketing. Identify Your Best Customers Most savvy marketing companies understand […]
I am pleased to note that this is post number 1000 on insideBIGDATA. It’s been a little over two years since I founded this publication and it has been really gratifying to see it growth. Yes, page views and unique visitors are going up, up, up! And that is fantastic. But now with Daniel Gutierrez on board as managing editor, I feel like the publication is really starting to find its voice in this exciting community.
All the important indicators point to greater Big Data spending by businesses, but the question remains: what steps are you taking to get the most out of your investment? To insure a reasonable ROI, experts say businesses shouldn’t just invest on Big Data technologies, but on Big Data staffing as well. The latter is getting […]