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Big Data Pandemic Help  

As the world continues battling the COVID-19 pandemic, getting the right data needed to fight this disease is a matter of life and death. Governments and responsible agencies are running against time to find the source of information that will help them trace the potentially infected persons and their contacts. However, with a large amount of information from different sources every day, it is hard to determine which is correct from what is not. This is where big data come into place. Big data gives governments insights that allow them to take preventive action against the pandemic. Here is how big data is helping governments and other agencies in the fight against COVID-19.

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Do You Need a Third Pfizer Shot to Protect You Against Covid-19?

In the continued race to stop the spread of Covid-19; many governments, doctors, and scientists around the world are pondering whether or not a booster vaccine is necessary for defeating the virus. Covid-19 began to make it’s way around the world in December of 2019. A year and a half later, it has infected a total of 197 million people and the cause for over 4 million deaths worldwide.

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Check These Areas Where Big Data is Making Differences

With the booming data science, big data has made its way into almost every industry these days. In addition to increasing the amount of profit and growth opportunities for businesses, big data can improve lives and enhance humanitarian efforts. One of the areas that big data has proven useful in is in science for social change. The application of big data for social change is an initiative that is gaining momentum and is representing a new trend.

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Big Data is Ideal for Human Resources

Big data asserts its humongous vitality in the business world where statistics are a phenomenal playmate, that goes about debunking novel ways for commercial and mutual expansions. One must be well aware of its significance and welcome its persistence, to mechanical, and also the human aspect of an industry.

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Big Data Success is a Mixed Bag

It is now over a decade since the leading global multinationals began embracing Big Data and Artificial Intelligence. A few years later, we began hearing about data scientists and other new careers and the divergence from the usual buzzwords to new, industry-shaping technology. After 2014, the topic of big data became a hype. Some saw it as a “passing cloud” that would leave many in disarray because of the exaggeration witnessed in what the cloud could do. About seven years later, big data is thriving, and businesses that have adopted it are making critical decisions accurately, thanks to the right tools and information at their disposal. Although it has had an immense economic and social impact, big data success is a mixed bag of success and failure. Read more...

What Portion of Your Big Data Should be Deleted?

Big data is the fuel that drives many aspects of our businesses today. With this, the ability to manage large datasets has become critical to the success of a company. But even with the proliferation of various data management methods, functions and tools, most companies remain far behind in the implementation of a sound big data strategy. On the other hand, those that have a big data strategy in place often find themselves facing some issues in how they can use data to make decisions. A cross-industry strategy shows that less than half of structured data in organizations is used in making decisions, while below 1% of the unstructured data is used in doing the same. The same study notes that more than 70% of employees have access to data they should not be accessing in the first place. Read more...

Data-Driven Strategy Leads to Historic Win for Brentford Football Club

A few years ago I wrote an article about the NBA’s use of data analytics and statistics to recruit players for future seasons. It appears that the NBA is not the only sports league to turn to statistics when deciding which players they should offer spots to on their teams.

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Does Cloud Storage Protect Your Data Against Ransomware?

 In recent years, ransomware has become mainstream and is now one of the topics cybersecurity professionals often talk about. Over the past few years, we have watched many organizations such as businesses, hospitals, government agencies, and city municipalities fall victim to ransomware attacks. Most of them are forced to part with thousands of dollars in cryptocurrencies for their files to be released. New as they may sound, ransomware attacks have been here for long, only that they have become rampant in recent years with the rise in cryptocurrencies. These attacks are characterized by systemic encryption of critical files. Once encrypted, the hacker demands a ransom to be paid by the victim before a decryption key is given.

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Stay Updated on These Strategies around Your Data

Although many organizations talk about big data, only a few of them have a working strategy to take advantage of massive data from business transactions. With an average amount of data generated by organizations now hitting more than 1.7 trillion megabytes, it would be important for organizations to take advantage of the big data technology to learn more about their customers in terms of their requirements, expectations, and trends. Building a big data plan is easier said than done. Here are some big data strategies that you should stay updated on in 2021. 

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Big Data - Yes, It's Still Growing

Big data is now one of the leading buzzwords in technology circles. It is a technology or concept that you have probably heard of and has impacted you, one way or another, as we are all living in a data-driven world. As the world continues adopting devices of various types, most of which are connected, global data continue growing exponentially with no signs of slowing down. Here are the latest trends that lead to growth in big data.

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