big data

“Big Data” study discovers earliest sign of Alzheimer’s development

Published: 11Jul2016

Research underlines importance of computational power in future neurological breakthrough...

Big Data & Data Analytics Panel


It's a big deal if you haven't heard! The term “Big Data” describes any voluminous amount of structured, semi-structured and unstructured data that has the potential to be mined for information.

Social media data pose pitfalls for studying behaviour

Published: 27Nov2014

A growing number of academic researchers are mining social media data to learn about both online and offline human behaviour. In recent years, studies have claimed the ability to predict everything...

Big Data is useless if you don’t make decisions

Published: 20Jan2015

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today I am delighted to speak to Julian Birkinshaw from the London...