SODA’s model is more cultivating an eco-system than running a challenge. How could it be developed and exported? / GAO Feng
Open data in China? Obstacles remain. The Shanghai Open Data Apps managed to transform them into advantages. / GAO Feng
Who are the data scientists, what skills do they rely on, and what exactly are they doing? / Arnaud Contival
Secure infrastructures allow to use the potential of big data while offering strong protection of user privacy. / Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye
In the US, judges use software to assess a suspect’s likelihood of reoffending. Elsewhere in the world, start-up offer to anticipate litigation outcomes.
SoDa (SOlar radiation DAta) is a provider of data and services. A platform guided by the needs of its users, it is a pivotal tool for institutional networks.
The precise nature of a datum remains unclear. A philosophical approach, as led by Luciano Floridi, can help us refine the definition.
Enhancing national security could end compromising consumers’ security and privacy, and negatively impacting business.
HealthVantage incorporates wearable devices and online applications to give workforce a full health refresh. How? / Rajeshree Parekh
Companies are starting to use data and sophisticated analysis in issues such as recruiting, compensation and performance evaluation.
Granted marketers no longer exercise the leverage they once did, it is a delusion to assume it has been transferred to consumers.
Big Data algorithms increasingly shape our lives. Any possible control? Better think outside the box. One solution: promote ethical datamining.
With the advent of Big Data, Hilton Worldwide and other companies are undergoing significant changes in their customer loyalty policies.
With the latest generation of connected objects, the collection of data related to our bodies and our everyday business has taken a new dimension.
Disruptive technologies have given the old science of onomastics unprecedented powers. / Elian Carsenat
Vendor relationship management is on the rise. Will consumers recover their freedom? An interview with Doc Searls.
To fully understand the stakes of this movement, one of the first techno-political ideas to spread at the network speed, one has to track its origins. / Simon Chignard
Big Data requires a complete break from Cartesian logic. It calls for the non-scientific part of human thought: inductive reasoning.
The Unique Identification Authority of India is a megaproject mixing IT and development. Its objective: to provide a unique identity number to all residents in the country.
Anything of real importance, beyond the buzz? The answer lies in the distinct habitat of our new communicative ecosystem. / Jannis Kallinikos
Big Data are all over the news. But what are we talking about? And who - which kind of organization, which kind of professionals - will handle them?
Drones used in military or police operations operate in a legal vacuum that has triggered a raging debate in the US around the sacred principles of constitutional rights.
Information is more abundant than ever. Day after day, the flood of data is growing at exponential rates. The challenge consists in being able, in real-time, to take advantage and transform into value massive swaths of data.
The gap between the demands of markets and the ability of firms to meet those demands is costing firms profitability now and competitiveness in the future.
This article addresses current developments in the field of decentralized social networking as a way of countering the trade-off between privacy and connectivity in social network services.
Wikileak's recent release of confidential U.S. State Department cables has implications for businesses and corporations with sensitive information to shield.