Turning Big Data from Insights to Actions

written by bethburgee on October 30, 2012 in Big Data and Startup News and Under The Radar with no comments

Jerry Jao, Co-Founder of Retention Sciences, has got a lot of passion for his startups. Retention Sciences uses big data algorithms to help businesses retain and increase customer lifetime value through targeted marketing. We’re excited to hear him present at Under Read the Rest…


Don't fret the small stuff says Placed CEO David Shim

written by bethburgee on October 29, 2012 in Big Data and Under The Radar with no comments

Placed is a startup that focuses on a new class of analytics that connects the digital and physical world. We got a chance to ask  Founder / CEO David Shim some questions on what it’s like in his day to day life. Read the Rest…


Inside the Company Culture: Metamarkets

written by HeidiIsern on April 16, 2012 in Big Data and Under The Radar with no comments

Metamarkets is a big data company that combines Hadoop, in-memory computing, and Cloud architectures to deliver insights over massive data in milliseconds.  We are pleased to have them presenting at our Under the Radar Conference on April 26th. Before you watch Read the Rest…


Data Scientists: Why They’re Hot

written by HeidiIsern on February 21, 2012 in Big Data and Under The Radar with no comments

Right now companies are inundated with massive sets of real time information.  Petabyte size data comes via Twitter feeds, computer log files, geo-local information, and more.  However, few corporations know how to make actionable business decisions with this type of Read the Rest…


Top Big Data Uses: The Scoop on Hadoop

written by HeidiIsern on February 9, 2012 in Big Data and Cloud with one Comment

The open source software Hadoop is creating a lot of buzz in the big data world.  It’s commonly known as the MapReduce algorithm on which Google built its empire.  Forrester Research calls it, “The Open Source Heart Of Big Data.” However, Read the Rest…


What the f*ck is Big Data?

written by Clare Ryan on November 30, 2011 in Big Data with one Comment

I’ve been talking to a LOT of people lately about Big Data.  Frankly, it’s a term I keep hearing, and when I ask people about what is means to them, I get a ridiculous array of answers: 1. Big data Read the Rest…


What's Ahead in 2008 for IT and Data Management?

written by admin on December 20, 2007 in Big Data with no comments

Data WildcattingBy Javier Rojas, Managing Director, Silicon Valley office, Kennet Partners Like oil barons drilling into unexplored grounds, technology companies are finding ways to dig deep into web-based data silos in order to extract value from seemingly unrelated information. This Read the Rest…


Black is the new Green: Blackle trumps Google by using less wattage

written by admin on July 27, 2007 in Big Data and Startups with no comments

http://www.blackle.com In a supreme feat of marketing, search site Blackle claims that offering search results on a black screen saves energy. Therefore it’s better for the environment than the watt-sapping white screen of Google. Before you scoff – see what Read the Rest…


ZenZui and the Art of Internet Browsing

written by admin on July 20, 2007 in Big Data and Consumer Internet with no comments

http://www.zenzui.com Simply put, ZenZui is beautiful. The company provides an amazingly intuitive and smart means of surfing the web on cellular phones. The ZenZui application is still in alpha but a few demo video are all I needed to see Read the Rest…


CrazyEgg: Web Analytics Tool With a Killer User Interface

written by admin on June 26, 2007 in Big Data with no comments

http://www.crazyegg.com Founded: 2006Headquarters: Irvine, CAManagement Team: Hiten Shah, CEO and Co-Founder, Aneil Weber, Co-FounderInvestors: Self-fundedPartners: Deals with large hosting companiesCustomers: 40,000Competitors: Clickdensity / Clicktale Analytics, more than anything, have become the best tool aiding in the monetization of content. Simply Read the Rest…