Category Archives: Big Data Analytics

Best of 2019: Big Data AI

[July 1, 2019] In December 2014, I asked whether we were at the beginning of “the end of the Hadoop bubble.” I kept updating my Hadoop bubble watch (here and here) through the much-hyped IPOs of Hortonworks and Cloudera. The question was whether … Continue reading

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Data Will Continue Eating the World in the 2020s

It’s difficult to make predictions, especially about the future. But one fairly safe prediction is that data will continue eating the world in 2020 and the coming decade. The most important tech trend since the 1990s will no doubt accentuate its presence in our … Continue reading

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Best of 2019: Data is Eating the World

[June 30, 2019] Data is eating the world. It has been the most important tech trend since the 1990s. But to paraphrase Robert Solow, “You can see data everywhere but in the Internet statistics.” The most astute and influential observers … Continue reading

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How to Compete with Amazon

Data is eating the world and Amazon got it very early on. Twenty years ago, Jeff Bezos wrote in his letter to the shareholders of his $1.64 billion company: “We are doubly-blessed. We have a market-size unconstrained opportunity in an area where … Continue reading

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Data Is Eating the World Quotable Quotes, 2nd Edition

“[Data labeling] is an expanding world, hidden beneath the technology. It is hard to take humans out of the loop”—Mary Gray “The market for data labeling passed $500 million in 2018 and it will reach $1.2 billion by 2023, according … Continue reading

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Data is Eating the World Quotable Quotes

“The power to predict the future is about to emerge. The amount of data will grow by a million times over the next 30 years”—Masayoshi Son, CEO, SoftBank Group @masason “As a FedEx employee in 1996, I was in the … Continue reading

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The New Breed of Data-Driven Startups: DraftKings and Actifio

Data is eating the world. All businesses, non-profits, and governments around the world are now in full digital transformation mode, figuring out what data can do to the quality of their decisions and the effectiveness of their actions. In the … Continue reading

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