Big Data

Big data refers to very large amounts of data being produced on the Web and by sensor, monitoring and machine systems along with the systems and technologies used to integrate and analytically explore it. Big data can be discussed from a technical view of frameworks and technologies, and from a business perspective of its uses and value to organizations. As it matures, big data is emerging into the context of information and data management already used in organizations.

If organizations are to succeed in the future, they must embrace a new type of “civilization infrastructure,” insists Gartner Group’s Peter Sondergaard. Speaking at the Gartner ITxpo in Orlando last week, Sondergaard explained what this means for chief information officers today.
FeatureCurrently, Milligan and her team are working on projects involving artificial intelligence, electronic health and automated underwriting. Also on her list: Exploring the transformative power of wearable technology.
newsSales topped estimates and raised the low end of its profit outlook for the year, as more customers signed up for its flagship S/4 Hana business software.
BlogTomorrow’s world is all about data, and today’s companies should consider becoming data-centric to remain relevant.
FeatureWith the rapidly growing investments in data analytics, many organizations complain they lack a combined view of all the information being created.
FeatureThe initiative will use the computing power of IBM Watson Health and will mark the first time that its capabilities will be used to provide services in the realm of genomic sequencing for practicing physicians.
FeatureAs chief data officer of one of the world’s largest insurance companies, Italy’s Generali Group, Elena Rasa is working to create a standard for insurance data excellence not just in Europe, but worldwide as well.
NewsAthenahealth has integrated decision support software from ActX into the EHR workflow to guide physicians on appropriate therapies that will mesh with patients’ genetic makeup.
FeatureTo operate internationally, you’ll need to hold yourself to the highest standards of compliance with privacy regulations across every region and country in which you do business.
FeatureBetter data means not only cleaner data that avoids the classic “garbage in, garbage out” problem, but relevant data scattered across silos that has been identified, unified and prepared for analysis.
FeatureThanks to advances in supercomputing power, Biden contends that researcher now have the ability to “analyze enormously complex and large amounts of data to find answers we couldn’t just five years ago.”
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