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Big Data Helps Companies Many Ways

According to Inc 42, big data is helping companies make more informed decisions, which in turn can help companies expand and grow. 

Since the evolution of human civilisation, mankind has utilised data in varied structures and forms. 


Big Data Helps Decision Making

Big data has been used in a variety of decision making situations in the Asia Pacific Region, reports Computer Weekly.

At the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, Indonesia’s Bank Mandiri used its big data platform to determine which branches should remain operational and gave that information to customers and the government’s financial services authority.


Getting Better Rubber Yield

According to Tires and Parts Net, big data is helping Bridgestone get better yields from its rubber farms. 

Bridgestone Corporation announced that it has developed an optimization system for Para rubber tree plantation that utilizes big data to contribute to higher yield at rubber farms.


Farmers Use Big Data

Big Data can help farmers do everything from apply pesticides most effectively to planting the best crops, reports Analytics Insight. 

Technological revolution that is currently happening in the agricultural sector became possible, among other things, due to big data. Collecting and analyzing big data can not only improve the productivity of individual farms but also help halt a global food crisis.


Companies Need to Use Big Data Better

Businesses have big data, but often don’t know how to use it to their best advantage, reports Analytics Insight. 

Each business is presently a data business. Data is a key vital resource today whether you’re an enormous global conglomerate or a locally owned, family-run business. 


Big Data Makes Delivery Times Better

According to the Edge Markets, using big data the food delivery industry has decreased its delivery time.

Extremely large data sets that may be analysed computationally to reveal patterns, trends and associations (big data) has rapidly changed the food delivery industry in the past 10 years. 


Farming and Big Data

According to Forbes, big data plays a surprising role in farm equipment manufacturing. 

The combine harvester, a staple of farmers’ fields since the late 1800s, does much more these days than just vacuum up corn, soybeans and other crops. It also beams back reams of data to its manufacturer.


Big Data and the Metronome

Big data is helping unravel the mystery of Beethovan’s metronome, reports Physics World. 

“Big data” has been a buzzword in scientific research for some time, but this week saw it applied to a longstanding puzzle in music history. 


Big Data in the Field

According to Ars Technica, archaeology is exploring how big data could transform the field.

Archaeology is finally catching up with the so-called "digital humanities," as evidenced by a February special edition of the Journal of Field Archaeology, devoted entirely to discussing the myriad ways in which large-scale datasets and associated analytics are transforming the field. 


Big Data Can Help Archivists

Big data and machine learning can help archivists organize millions of pages of data, reports Horizon Magazine. 

From wars to weddings, Europe’s history is stored in billions of archival pages across the continent. While many archives try to make their documents public, finding information in them remains a low-tech affair. Simple page scans do not offer the metadata such as dates, names, locations that often interest researchers. Copying this information for later use is also time-consuming.


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