Monthly Archives: December 2012

Crisis mapping and crowdsourcing – my new Everest

Imagine the power of being able to utilize real time big data from hundreds of thousands of individuals, all providing input to real time crisis maps and analytics. ¬†Imagine being able to use this information to predict or forecast demand for goods and services and harnessing this information, before the dust settles (no pun intended), […]

The new Business Intelligence, driven by the business

While “Business Intelligence” (BI) and associated data, data warehouses and data architecture have traditionally been the realm of IT and specialist analyst teams, there is an increasing push towards the business driving business intelligence requirements. Who would have thought?! The new BI is business led business intelligence; it’s fast, easily accessible and driving evidence based […]

The next holy grail

The next holy grail is about decision support and analytics GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt. GE said Thursday that it is offering a slew of new industrial services and technologies that incorporate diagnostic software and data analytics, all part of what the company is calling the industrial Internet. Analytics is fast moving beyond retrospective analysis and […]