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Little data vs big data: the battle that never was

Little data vs big data: the battle that never was  - http://www.fiercebigdata.com Avatar Posted by bakercom1 under Online Marketing
From http://www.fiercebigdata.com 2568 days ago
Made Hot by: PMVirtual on June 10, 2014 10:38 am
The debate on small data vs big data is a waste of time. You need both to make your company profitable. Here's why. Read More

FTC to Congress: Force data brokers to be transparent

FTC to Congress: Force data brokers to be transparent  - http://www.fiercebigdata.com Avatar Posted by bakercom1 under News
From http://www.fiercebigdata.com 2573 days ago
Made Hot by: LoopLooper on June 6, 2014 7:35 pm
A new FTC recommends specific legislation to Congress to protect consumer privacy. If you buy, lease, or store data on customers, you'll want to watch closely for developments on this front. Read More
Car manufacturers are pushing for laws to protect consumer privacy. But this move isn't necessarily for the public good -- it's more likely about protecting car companies from potential legal liability for everything from drunk drivers to terrorist activities. Is your company also at risk? Read More

How Big Data Is Changing Small Business Loan Options

How Big Data Is Changing Small Business Loan Options - http://www.smallbusinesscomputing.com Avatar Posted by bakercom1 under Raising Capital
From http://www.smallbusinesscomputing.com 2778 days ago
Made Hot by: AmyJordan on November 15, 2013 6:42 pm
Can't get a loan for your SMB or startup from a bank? You don't need no stinking bank -- or good credit scores either. Here are your brand new options in getting a loan sans traditional banking hassles. Read More
PayPal has launched PayPal Working Capital, a credit offering that merchants can apply for based on their PayPal transaction history instead of their credit history. Beyond that complete sidestep of the traditional, credit bureaus are borrowing terms that are highly competitive with traditional len Read More
Most big data predictions should come with the same warning label that is applied to an investment prospectus: past returns are not indicative of future results. Here is why you need to be careful with marketing predictions from big data. Read More

Big banks lose millions on big data

Big banks lose millions on big data - http://www.fiercebigdata.com Avatar Posted by bakercom1 under Raising Capital
From http://www.fiercebigdata.com 2861 days ago
Made Hot by: NanoTechnologyMedia on August 18, 2013 2:32 pm
You may have trouble getting a bank loan for your small business not because you are a credit risk, but because banks are using unreliable data from credit bureaus and other sources. Read More
Ok, so you have your big pile of data, and you're all set to make a 3D model of your customers and find their mystery buy button, yes? No. What you have, at best, is a 2D picture of their shadow's shadow. Here is a better way for a small business to use big data tools to understand their customers. Read More

Can hosting startups save us from government snooping?

Can hosting startups save us from government snooping?  - http://www.fiercebigdata.com Avatar Posted by bakercom1 under Startups
From http://www.fiercebigdata.com 2889 days ago
Made Hot by: PMVirtual on July 19, 2013 5:26 am
"It could be that we will see a whole new set of startups that will stake their claim to fame on their refusal to share data with U.S. law enforcement and federal agencies," says John Dickson, CEO of the Denim Group. Here is how that option would pan out. Read More

Where numbers lie and gut-feeling still wins in Big Data

Where numbers lie and gut-feeling still wins in Big Data - http://www.fiercebigdata.com Avatar Posted by bakercom1 under Marketing
From http://www.fiercebigdata.com 2902 days ago
Made Hot by: LimeWood on July 9, 2013 8:38 am
Big data may, and often does, show humans the error of their assumptions or theories. Smart humans realign their thinking accordingly. However, if big data is manipulated, consciously or subconsciously, it becomes just another means of confirmation bias. Read More
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