Saturday, October 31, 2015

Hidden Data: 10 Places Google Earth is Hiding From Us

Google Earth has scoured the globe, mapping every single tree. Yet there are some places you may notice are a big blurry, or whited out. What are these places? It also makes you wonder, if Google is hiding data from us, who else is? And on the other end, what data is being unintentionally leaked?

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Bring in Critical Thinking

We’re constantly bombarded with stories about how much data there is in the world, but when it comes to big data and the challenges of interpreting it, size isn’t everything. There’s the speed that it moves, and the many varieties of data types: texts, images, video, and audio.

Big Data=Big Help! Thanks Cliintel For Building Homes and Futures with Habitat for Humanity!

It is important for us, here at Cliintel to help make our community a better place. We strive to do the same for our client's organizations. Take a look at some of the photos from our day of volunteering. Some are quite funny :)

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Big Data, News and Politics

Data science is now being used to aid in political campaigning, and activities surrounding campaigns. We are all aware of this after Obama’s 2008 campaign. This campaign season, even the TV networks are being analyzed to give Republican campaigners insight.

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Peter Koning On Data Science- Big Data Analytics

Many companies are starting to realize that the value of their business is not in the profits they earn from their business, but rather the valuable data they have about their business. So just how does a company go about building a revenue stream from their own business data?

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Video About the Beauty of Data Visualization

By using data visualization we gain clarity, and get our answers answered quickly, and relatively easily. Plus, it is usually pretty cool to look at! And that is why data visualization is a beautiful thing!

Friday, October 23, 2015

The Best Big Data Management Tool to Use

With so many technologies and analytics tools available to use today, it is extremely important that the best data scientists are up to date and well versed in all languages. It is very common for company A and company B to analyze their data in completely different ways. This means that being able to analyze data for many customers means being able to use any tools thrown at you.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

It's Official! Water is flowing on Mars!

A few weeks ago scientists were able to confirm what we were all expecting (and hoping for). Using data collected from a satellite, they discovered water particles on Mars.

Saturday, October 17, 2015

What Could Big Data Teach Us About Donald Trump?

Sure, Donald Trump is ahead in the “polls.” Does that mean he will win? Does that mean he is the most successful candidate? Are there other ways to measure his popularity (or demise)?

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Best "Data Education" Video!

SELECT * FROM MEMBERS WHERE AGE > 30 What the heck is this? What is the difference between Relational DBMS and Network DBMS? What are the four types of DBMS? What even is the difference between databases and data? What exactly is SQL? How do you pronounce that? And what really is “Big Data?”

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

How Can Big Data Work in Your Company?

Watch this video to see how big data can help in your company. See how our "Big Data Philosophy" can help you. And even better...we won't stomp into your organization and create unnecessary and unwanted changes. We can even use your existing software!

Monday, October 12, 2015

TEDTalks Big Data is Better Data By Kenneth Cukier

The world's leading thinkers and doers talk about the importance of big data. In response to criticism, Mr. Cukier compares big data today, to fire yesterday. Fire was a tool to the caveman, but a tool that could kill him. Like fire, we must learn to use big data as a tool to benefit humanity.

Thursday, October 8, 2015

The NFL Jumps Into the Big Data Game!

How is the NFL using the latest technologies in the big data world?

Now We Can See What Pluto Looks Like!

Initially a couple high resolution shots were immediately sent back to Earth to give us a little taste for what was to come. This month however, scientists retrieved the first set of data from NASA's New Horizons probe. Using the photos, measurements and other data they have created a flyover of what Pluto looks like. See this by watching the video in the blog from WIRED Science.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Why All The Hype About Hadoop?

The last several years everyone has been talking about Hadoop. Everyone wants the shiny new toy. But not everyone knows how to use it, and not everyone necessarily needs it. This is resulting in a new wave of critique of the software. However, it is not necessarily a problem with the software, it can sometimes be a problem with the use. For example, there is nothing wrong with the iPhone, my mother just doesn't know how to use it well enough yet.

Monday, October 5, 2015

Big Data and Law

Data is helping our judicial system, law firms, and citizens. It is helping make things more efficient, ensuring that the innocent are not jailed, and better informing all parties in court. Learn more here.

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Health Apps to Fitbits, They are all Using Big Data to Help us Stay Heatlhy

Initially, it was only massive companies that could utilize the advantages of big data. More recently, with the help of data analytics tools and data scientists, smaller companies are able to gain the same insights. Now, even individuals are reaping the benefits of big data. An example of this is the trending use of mobile health and medical devices and apps.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Do You Have a Big Data Dilemma?

Like most businesses, you probably have some problems you would like to fix. Or maybe you just want to reduce your costs. Or maybe you want to earn more money, but aren't sure how. Join the craze that they are calling the new competitive advantage and use big data to do all of the above. Watch this quick video from our blog to learn what issues we can help with. Cliintel helps companies explain their data. We can examine your big data and put our data scientists to work finding inefficiencies and opportunities to use your own existing data to make money for your firm. Our process is non invasive and can bring expertise to the information your already have. We use the tools you already have and we guarantee a 10x return on your investment.