21 Aug 2013

Is the thermostat creepy?

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Is the thermostat creepy?

In this age of the internet of things, it seems every new device made today wants to connect to the internet and share data about our surrounding world. Which means that we will (and in many cases are) have more and more “recommendations” delivered to us and some of them are disturbing or even “creepy”. […]

18 Aug 2013

BI vs OI: Why bridging online and offline isn’t as far away is it may sound

Business Intelligence (BI), especially related to Big Data is a process of identifying interesting and actionable structure in historical data.  I discussed the importance of context in my earlier post “Big Data and Why Context is King” and real-time data is a way to infer the context of the situation.  Operational Intelligence (OI) deals with […]

24 Jul 2013

CloudTags: A New Chapter

Last week, I joined the CloudTags team as its Head of Innovation.  Before joining, I took a 3-month sabbatical following my departure from the Advanced Analytics team at 360i. During my sabbatical, several new job opportunities became available to me, leading many friends and family members to ask, “Why CloudTags?” I was initially drawn to […]

22 May 2013

Big data, and why context is king

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Big data, and why context is king

You’ve probably heard the phrase “content is king” at some point in the last 10 years. Its been used as the mantra for everything from TV programming to website building – and meant to remind those in marketing or advertising that what people want – what matters – is the content, the story, the words […]