Tag Archives: big data

Emerging risks in the technology sector

Technology is becoming more and more embedded in our everyday life, and the internet of things (IoT) will bring connectivity to myriad products, such as cars, household appliances and clothing. How that data is used and protected will become paramount … Continue reading →

Cómo la Computación Cognitiva esta Transformando la Industria Global

En marzo de 2016, AlphaGo, un programa informático desarrollado por Google DeepMind en Londres, venció al campeon del mundo, Lee Sedol, en 4 de 5 juegos de Go. En el 2011, la computadora Watson de IBM venció a dos ex … Continue reading →

How Cognitive Computing is Transforming Global Industries

In March 2016, AlphaGo, a computer program developed by Google DeepMind in London, beat the longstanding world champion, Lee Sedol, in 4 out of 5 games of Go. In 2011, IBM’s Watson computer beat two former champions in multiple rounds … Continue reading →

Building Resilience Around Natural Hazards and Climate Change

A changing climate and rapidly growing exposure to natural catastrophes presents the world with an unprecedented challenge. Continue reading →

Big Data: Is the Property Sector Making the Most of it?

Big data refers to computer analysis of data sets too large for the human mind to process. Trends and patterns, which computer algorithms spot, can offer businesses powerful insight allowing them to be more efficient, to better understand their customers … Continue reading →

Dados reduzem custos com saúde e desvendam perfil de indivíduos

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Plataformas de big data, quando analisadas ​​de forma inteligente, oferecem oportunidades únicas aos empregadores para identificar estratégias que se adequem às necessidades dos membros que possuam cobertura de plano de saúde.  Continue reading →

Using Data to Drive Down Health Care Costs

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Recognizing that a relatively small minority of individuals drives the overwhelming majority of costs is fundamental to understanding how medical services are consumed. Continue reading →

How “Big Data” Can Help Employers Improve Their Health Outcomes Strategies

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As plan sponsors take greater ownership of their medical coverage, the appetite to harness available data has never been greater. Here are just a few reasons why employers need to become even more sophisticated as they use the mountain of … Continue reading →

Big Data for Banks: Friend, or Foe?

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While the jury is still out on the matter, a realistic answer at the present time would most probably be “both”. In this blog, I will explore and share the rationale for why this is so and how to manage … Continue reading →

Suits & Hoodies: Different Approaches Toward Utilising Big Data

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Recently I was lucky enough to attend some of lectures at the Gartner Symposium held in Barcelona. The conference was the stage for two sets of battles, the first of which involved Microsoft and Google in the battle of the … Continue reading →