The Personal Data Economy

    Anya Skatova is a research fellow at the Horizon Digital Economy Research Hub, based at the University of Nottingham and funded through RCUK’s Digital Economy theme. In her research, Anya asked a group of participants to think about different types of data, including physical location GPS, electricity bills, broadband usage, mobile phone bills, […]

Predictive Analytics in the Enterprise

Workday has announced that it acquired Identified, a company that offered predictive analytics human resources software, to enhance search capabilities and accelerate the delivery of predictive analytics and machine learning throughout Workday’s suite of applications. This summer, Identified pulled back the curtain on a new artificial intelligence technology, called “SYMAN,” which it developed to help […]

Visualize this: Tableau nearly doubled its revenue in 2013

Originally posted on Gigaom:
Data visualization specialist Tableau has been killing it since its initial public offering in May, and the company’s most recent earnings statement proves it. Tableau earned $81.5 million in revenue during the fourth quarter — a 95 percent year-over-year increase — and $232.4 million for the entire year, an 82 percent…

26 Fitness Trackers Ranked from Worst to First

Originally posted on Tech:
Fine. You didn’t buy a smartwatch. You were never going to anyway. Meet the fitness tracker: a less expensive, more immediately useful tech product that might actually help get your lazy self in shape. Designed to gamify your daily exercise routines, fitness trackers make people do funny, crazy things, like going…

The Era of Continuous Collaboration

We are entering the Continuous Collaboration era.  An era that will deliver applications, services and platforms enabling all of us to collaborate seamlessly between and across both our personal and work lives. Today, we increasingly find ourselves using the very same consumer and personal cloud services that help us organize our personal lives, to help […]

Interaction Analytics – Linking What We Say and What We Do

My interest in the emerging Interaction Analytics market goes back to a project I led in 2008 that was focused on the capture, index, store, sharing and analyzing of my voice, text and video conversations. Three recent announcements illustrate progress and growth toward the Interaction Analytics market opportunity: Join.me is an online meeting service from […]

Tibbr and the Enterprise Social Graph