Big data analytics

Big data analytics is the process of examining large and varied data sets -- i.e., big data -- to uncover hidden patterns, unknown correlations, market trends, customer preferences and other useful information that can help organizations make more-informed business decisions.. See complete definition.

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  • August 15, 2018 15 Aug'18

    Alibaba eyes retail sector with new cloud offerings

    Chinese cloud supplier says retailers will be able to use its machine learning platform to understand consumer preferences, among a slew of services it is making available globally for the first time

  • August 09, 2018 09 Aug'18

    UK above average on strategic use of analytics

    The UK has slightly more chief data officers than the global average, which helps drive strategic initiatives – but security is still seen as a major hurdle

  • August 09, 2018 09 Aug'18

    Rentokil robot Trevor kills off mundane processes

    Pest control firm has deployed artificial intelligence robots to take out manual processes and progress its learning organisation approach

  • August 09, 2018 09 Aug'18

    Government sets out vision for better use of rail data

    The government and the rail industry have developed a joint action plan to remove barriers to better data use by improving access to data, developing better standards, increasing skills and encouraging collaboration

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