Data Privacy


Data Privacy With information technology, we have gone from a world that was private by default, to a world that is public by default. In a pre-digital world, our lives were primarily private by default, by the fact that most of our communications were not mediated by tools for mass communications; that our conversations were [...]

Data Privacy 2019-01-11T13:11:11+00:00



Dataism The explosion in the production of Big Data, along with the development of new analytical methods, is leading many to argue that a data revolution is underway that has far-reaching consequences for not only how business is conducted and governance enacted but the very nature of how knowledge is produced within society. This is [...]

Dataism 2019-01-11T13:11:24+00:00

Data-Driven Decision Making


Data-Driven Decision Making When Hurricane Katrina was about to hit the coast of the United States a large retailer did a study to prepare themselves by asking what products they might sell out of and what they should stock up on. A roomful of intelligent and experienced executives thought through what those products might be [...]

Data-Driven Decision Making 2019-01-11T13:11:32+00:00

Dark Data


Dark Data The digital universe - consisting of all the data we create annually - is currently doubling in size every 12 months. According to research by IDC, it is expected to reach 44 zettabytes - that’s 44 trillion gigabytes - in size by 2020 and will contain nearly as many digital bits as there [...]

Dark Data 2019-01-11T13:12:25+00:00

Big Data


Big Data Big data is a term that has come to be used in reference to data structures that are diverse, complex, and of a massive scale. Although the term has been in use since the 1990s it is only with the rise of web 2.0, mobile computing and the internet of things that organizations [...]

Big Data 2019-01-11T13:11:41+00:00



Datafication Datafication refers to the fact that we are looking at more and more things and using technology to render them into a data format.1 Simply said, it is about taking previously invisible process/activity and turning it into data, that can be monitored, tracked, analyzed and optimized through analytics. Whereas digitization has been a process taking [...]

Datafication 2019-01-11T13:11:53+00:00

Complex Data Analytics Overview


Complex Data Analytics Overview Complex data analytics refers to the use of advanced algorithmic methods to process large unstructured data sets effectively. Computers do analytical processing of data, in the past, this was largely about individual machines acting on individual well-defined data structures. We called this data analytics, which is the use of computers to analyze [...]

Complex Data Analytics Overview 2019-01-11T13:12:39+00:00