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Big data and the risks associated with not investing in the right protection

Organisations are driven by big data today – be that personal data, web data or transactional data. Combined, big data provides companies with the information needed to make informed decisions, such as staying on top of trends, targeting customers effectively, providing solutions to problems or analysing insights. So, when data is breached or hacked, it causes major problems both at an operational and at a financial level – and, in fact, if it is not addressed quickly and competently, has the po...

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The revolutionary new football metric: Expected Goals

Changing how we’ve viewed the beautiful game forever. By Haidar Altaie, Data Scientist at SAS.

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Autosync: Protecting Sensitive Data Through Masking

Protecting sensitive data is a major concern for most organizations. As part of business as usual, businesses routinely collect, process, store, and transmit data about their customers. Some of this data is necessary for the organization’s core business, while other data may be part of the organization’s profit model (i.e. collecting and selling data for targeted advertising). By Patrick Vernon, technology writer.

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Can your customer data platform facilitate the right decisions?

Data may be expanding exponentially, but this expansion in itself is not the be-all and end-all. Data is very important, but only because it enables organisations to learn more about their customers and offer them a better service. Therefore – and this is crucial – data allows organisations to make much better decisions. But can the data platform companies are currently using facilitate the right decisions? A recent discussion opened my eyes to some real issues about data use and where some of t...

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Achieving the right balance between insight and data privacy

Mark Humphries, Managing Consultant for Civica Digital, explores the importance of data structure and governance for insights-driven councils and public bodies.

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The Value of Little Big Data in Transport & Logistics

The internet of things (IoT) is finally providing the logistics and transportation industry with a comprehensive solution for managing goods at every step along its logistics networks. Representing the latest in IoT technology, smart logistics solutions have the power to transform the modern supply chain as we know it. With the global supply chain and logistics market rapidly growing and set to exceed $15 trillion by 2024, the industry can now visualise and manage critical goods from anywhere, a...

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