The following are a few Big Data companies that I was keeping an eye on
starting back in January of 2015 (yeah, this is NOT a statistically
significant sample)....some for "old times sake" because I knew the founding
team and was curious how things were progressing, some because I trust their
venture capital partners, and some because they inspire me with an
application of the technology that is meaningful (I'm tired of hearing about
yet another "Big Data Platform").
Founder(s): Christopher Nguyen, Mike Bui, Tony Do
Headquarters: Sunnyvale, CA
Type of business: Data Intelligence for All
Adatao is Big Data 2.0, enabling the convergence of business intelligence,
data science and machine learning directly on top of big data. Adatao is
leading the Big Data 2.0 charge by making it easy for business users, data
scientists and engineers to co... (more)
My favorite writer, Gil Press, sums it up with, “It’s Official: The
Internet Of Things Takes Over Big Data As The Most Hyped Technology” where
he talks about how Gartner released its latest Hype Cycle for Emerging
Technologies, and how big data has moved down the “trough of
disillusionment,” replaced by the Internet of Things at the top of the hype
The term Internet of Things was coined by the British technologist Kevin
Ashton in 1999, to describe a system where the Internet is connected to the
physical world via ubiquitous sensors.
Today, the huge amounts of data we are... (more)
Big Data is confusing to most executives. It’s this nebulous concept of
applying technologies from Yahoo!, Facebook, Linkedin, and Twitter in such a
way that the organization will truly become data-driven and, equally as
important, be able to do so quickly. Unfortunately, only a few companies are
really realizing its full potential.
That’s why Infochimps is announcing its Enterprise Cloud – A Big Data
cloud service built specifically for Fortune 1000 enterprises who want to
rapidly explore how big data technology can unlock revenue from their data.
The Infochimps Enterprise Clou... (more)
Internet of Things – Definitions & Predictions
Remember the days when we were debating the definition of "Cloud"? That was
as recent as 2009. Fast forward to 2014 and we're facing the same ambiguities
with the Internet of Things (or IoT).
It's a market that is as big or bigger than Cloud. IDC expects the overall
market for IoT to grow at a 12.5% CAGR from $1.3 trillion in 2013 to $3.0
trillion in 2020. IDC also forecasts that there will be approximately 30
billion autonomous thingsattached to the Internet in 2020, which serve as the
catalyst driving this significant revenue oppor... (more)
The security community has a growing number of influential and important
people, especially as the industry rises to meet the need to address more
advanced security threats, such as targeted attacks. But how does a company
in the security industry truly identify the influential people? And then once
identified, how does one use influential voices to help promote their brand?
In this study, we answer the first question - how to identify the most
powerful voices in your industry, focusing on the security space, and as part
of this we provide you a list of people to follow for the b... (more)