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Big data: big opportunities, big expectations, big challenges

Mar 26, 2013 1:58:00 PM

Big data is a big buzz word nowadays. It represents quite a few IT challenges to capture, store, search, structure and visualize these data. However, the real challenge lies elsewhere. In how organizations, like yourself, can extract value from it for yourself and your clients.

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Topics: Big data, Research using social media, Decision support, Information overload, Business Intelligence, Managing information

Capturing the semantic web into a gaming interface with BuzzTalk

Jan 23, 2013 9:34:00 PM

Today we introduce a brand new BuzzTalk powered app that captures the semantic web via a gaming interface.

Mining the semantic web

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Topics: Semantic web, Web 3.0, iPhone app, iPad app, Information overload

How content curation marketing is part of your future as a business

Aug 17, 2012 3:32:00 PM

What is content curation and why do we need it?

Every day we are confronted with an enormous amount of information. Not everything is relevant to us or interesting or even unique. You may be thinking about an information diet, about restricting information, abandoning social media and avoiding your inbox. However, this is not the solution. A much better solution is to turn yourself to content curators. These are people, or companies, that structure the web and find publications that are unique, relevant and interesting. They share these publications with their audience as well as enhance the value of them by giving their own opinion.

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Topics: Content curation, Twitter, Information overload

Finding critical business information in time requires better filters

Aug 9, 2012 3:16:00 PM

The importance of information in business is higher than ever. We're living in a global economy and your next competitor can come from anywhere in the world. You need to stay on top of what is happening in your field. But how do you do that?

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Topics: Content discovery, Big data, Information overload, Managing information

Now is the time for data mining and big data marketing

Jun 26, 2012 1:39:00 PM

How much data is generated every minute?

Data never sleeps. It's generated every minute across different platforms as you can see in the infographic below by Domo and Column Five Media.

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Topics: Big data, Decision support, Information overload

Crowd Sourced Learning eliminates filter bubbles

Jun 20, 2012 5:40:00 PM

What are filter bubbles and are you stuck in one?

Information abundance, or information overload, leads to filtering. You do need filters since the amount of data is too overwhelming. However, do you know who is doing the filtering for you? It may be so that your behavior dictates what is being left out. This way you get stuck into more of the same and this may prevent you from doing new discoveries. And doing new discoveries is what the internet is for, right?

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Topics: Filter bubbles, Crowd sourced learning, Information overload

Information overload is great!

May 22, 2012 10:58:00 AM

Can you keep up in your business or do you experience information overload? “Between the dawn of civilization through 2003 about 5 exabytes of information was created. Now, that much information created every 2 days.”, says Eric Schmidt (CEO of Google until 2011).

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Topics: Information overload

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