Gartner’s Hype Cycle specifically focuses on the set of technologies that is showing promise in delivering a high degree of competitive advantage over the next five to 10 years. The 2016 report shows Machine Learning at the “Peak of Inflated Expectations.”
I’m looking forward to reading the blogs and articles off the back of this research. Who agrees? disagrees? Is Gartner’s analysis helpful? Should you make a decision based on their research? Let me know and we will publish your opinions.
The ODF not only offers real life data, but also data about participants and sporting rules. Once you have access to the ODF, you can analyse the most current data as well as from past Olympic Games. Hence, the ODF is the key when it comes to Olympic data analysis and unsurprisingly it is not free to access for everyone. In contrary, the platform works as service for paying partners, such as media outlets that want to cover the Olympics through their own channels. Still, if you’re interested in how exactly the system works, it’s recommended to have a look at the website since the documentation is openly accessible.
Weapons of Math Destruction is the Big Data story Silicon Valley proponents won’t tell. The author, Cathy O’Neil, is a former academic mathematician and ex-hedge fund quant at D.E. Shaw, once part-owned by Lehman Brothers.
Her book pithily exposes flaws in how information is used to assess everything from creditworthiness to policing tactics, with results that cause damage both financially and to the fabric of society.
Big Data has helped businesses to predict customer’s next transaction, but winning the next transaction might only lead to a short-term tactical advantage. This article published by Harvard Business Review explains how to create value for customers in order to create long-term value for the business.
According to this study, conducted by the University of Harvard and the University of Vermont, our choice of Instagram filters effectively predicts our mental health. The study made use of algorithmic face detection, colour analysis and metadata components.