How Companies Say They’re Using Big Data
Are companies seeing any value to their investments in “big data”?
The Big Risks Of Big Data In Sports
What they eat, how they perform in the gym or on the pitch, and how they sleep, all impact on achievement. But gathering data in the volume and depth that is necessary to make accurate predictions carries its own risks.
An 'ocean of auto big data' is coming, says Barclays
Or on a daily basis, there would be enough raw data to fill 1.4mn Amazon AWS "Snowmobile" data tractor trailer trucks (which each hold 100 petabytes) – at 45 feet per truck, a convoy of trucks would be 11,000 miles long. Even with data compression of 10,000x, that would still be a one mile convoy!
Why Do IoT Companies Keep Building Devices with Huge Security Flaws?
"The problem is that many IoT devices are not designed or maintained with security as a priority. According to a recent study by IBM Security and the Ponemon Institute, 80% of organizations do not routinely test their IoT apps for security vulnerabilities." This needs to change.
Five new IoT cloud services from Microsoft
Microsoft has bolstered its internet of things Azure Suite by introducing a slew of new services and collaborations for partners, including a fully-managed software-as-a-service offering and a connected factory solution.
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Decode Workshop: Personal data
When: 10 May 09:30 - 13:30 UTC
Where: Nesta, 58 Victoria Embankment, London, EC4Y 0DS, United Kingdom
HAT Launch Party: Move Me to the HAT
When: 18 May 17:00 - 20:00 UTC
Where: The Shard, 32 London Bridge St, London SE1 9SG, UK
Register online: hatlaunchparty.eventbrite.co.uk Join us Thursday, 18 May 2017 for a cocktail reception soft-launching the Hub of All Things "Move Me to Safety" Campaign. UK technology and industry is waking up to the importance and value of the personal data their customers share in return for Internet services. Move Me to Safety is an opportunity for accelerator-ready businesses to take advantage of this shift by championing the rights of the technology consumer, and responsibly earning for their business access to a rich set of valuable personal data about their customers.
Competitive Advantage in the Digital Economy Forum (CADE 2017)
When: 01 June - 03 June
Where: Palazzo Pesaro-Papafava, the University of Warwick’s location in Venice, Italy
June 1-3 2017, Venice, Italy Competitive Advantage in the Digital Economy (CADE) returns for its fourth year in 2017. This year, CADE has been merged with the Service Systems Forum to form a single event focusing on the digital economy. CADE 2017 is to be held on 1st-3rd June 2017 at Palazzo Pesaro-Papafava, the University of Warwick’s location in Venice, Italy. The aim of this year’s CADE Forum is to provide opportunities for academics and practitioners to share the latest research and practice on topics related to the three research themes of smart service systems, digital innovation, and trust and privacy in the digital economy. CADE will feature several keynote speakers from leading academic scholars working in the domain of the digital economy, and participants will have the opportunity to present in a friendly and intimate environment. There will also be awards to recognise the best presentations of the Forum. CADE 2017 is sponsored by WMG's Service Systems Group and Surrey CoDE (University of Surrey’s Centre for the Digital Economy).
When: 25 May
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