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Twitter Data in The Race for Context: A Case Study

August 25, 2015 posted by Sabah

Tags: Industry Trends, Twitter, Belief, Big Data, Variety, Social Media Data

Businesses large and small have been using Twitter as a means of engaging and communicating with consumers. Just by visiting Twitter and searching for some of the big name brands such as: Nike, Google, Samsung or HSBC reveals that they have multiple Twitter accounts, often dedicated to countries, brands and products.

5 Steps To Ensure That Data Projects Are Successful

July 23, 2015 posted by Sabah

Tags: Non-Techie, People, Belief, Products, Clients, Users, Data, Variety, Communication

 

So you've landed a new data project. Now you need to make sure that you deliver. Unfortunately when it comes to most big data projects, they fail. 

DataShaka At Conversion Thursday

July 17, 2014 posted by Phil

Tags: Agile, Industry Trends, Events, Belief, Beliefs, Big Data

As part of DBi’s Conversion Thursday, we were invited to share our thoughts on how Big Data is part of a bigger picture involving everyone within an organisation. This coincides with the release presentation of a recent NESTA report about the challenges UK business face hiring for data roles.

How to DAT (Data Acceptance Test) - Ensuring Data Validity

Having been working hard to make it easier for our clients to check the validity of their data, I wanted to share some thoughts on our process. This blog post follows on from a previous post “Why DAT is Important”

Moving Beyond Big Data's 3Vs - The 3Cs of the Next Phase of Data

February 25, 2014 posted by Phil

Tags: Consilience, Belief, 3Cs, Techie, Connectionist, Chaordic, Big Data, 3Vs, TCSV, Data

We have had the 3Vs of Big Data for a number of years now. Thank you Gartner for kicking off with 3 and thanks to the rest of you for embracing, rejecting and adding to this initial set.

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