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Big Data is Pharma's key to a successful future, opening doors to more efficient drug production and greater insight from research.

Big Data Holds Promise For Pharma R&D Efforts, But Many Challenges...

As with many industries, big data is transforming pharmaceuticals. The use of large datasets can give drug companies insights that may lead to faster...
Spreadsheets vs databases. Find which one suits your needs.

Pros and Cons: Spreadsheets vs. Databases

Do you live and breathe spreadsheets, 24/7? You may be limiting yourself. If you’re handling large quantities of data, switching to a relational database could...
Behind the scenes, dating apps are all doing essentially the same thing – using big data to match people with potential lifelong partners.

Big Data: The Method Behind the Matching

Millions of single Americans are pouring their hearts out onto the internet in search of their soulmate. For many, the traditional dating scene consists of...
The changes to transportation with Big Data and IoT revolve around safety, improved efficiency and cost savings.

The Future of Transportation Lies with Big Data and IoT

As with many industries, technology has started to transform transportation, both for companies managing large supply chains and in everyday life. The question now is...
Companies that specialize in travel use massive amounts of travel data to help develop itineraries for planning-weary travelers.

Planning the Perfect Vacation with Big Data

Vacation planning is one of those things that people either love or hate. For some, sitting down to map out an entire trip is entertaining....
Data analytics is playing a major part in the search for extraterrestrial life.

Data Analytics and the Search for Extraterrestrial Life

Of all the things that data analytics is proving useful for, figuring out where E.T. was phoning home to is probably not something you'd...
Bitcoin is currently being used to purchase real and digital products online and in person.

Big Data and Bitcoins – What You Need to Know

On May 22, 2010, a developer paid for two pizzas with 10,000 units of the digital currency known as bitcoin. Today, 10,000 bitcoins are...
While we often think of digital data collection as relatively modern, grocery store data is something that food retailers have been collecting for years.

Big Data Cleanup on Aisle Five

Grocers have long found the analysis of data helpful in better serving their customers, managing their logistics and remaining profitable. While we often think of...
Predictive analytics is playing a major role in modern advertising.

Are Predictive Analytics Making Advertising Better?

Advertisers spend time and money on market research, attempting to target the most likely consumers – and retain current ones – with their advertising. In...
data tagging example from Marc Smith on Flickr

Data Tagging Represents the Future of Blue Collar Work

An issue that repeatedly comes up in political campaigns and policy debate is that blue collar jobs, particularly those in manufacturing, have continued to...

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