Music and statistics have gone hand in hand since the beginning of radio. But lately digitization, the decline of analog devices and the rise of analytics have dramatically changed the industry, creating an entirely new field called Music Science. What is this new paradigm, how it came to be and what are the implications for other industries? Continue Reading
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Ioana is the Commercial Director of Bigstep, in charge with setting the right strategy for operations and clients.
Andrew is Senior Director, Technical Product Marketing and Evangelism at Datameer and writes a blog for ZDNet called “Big on Data.”
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For every ten businesses started, nine will fail. The failure rate fluctuates by industry, with nearly 60 percent of real estate businesses hanging on for at least four years, compared to less than 40 percent of IT businesses. Reasons vary from an inability to price products properly to a failure to properly pay taxes. What if we could predict which startups would succeed and which would fail? As it turns out, big data may be able to do exactly that. Continue Reading
A retail store needs big data to track its merchandise. Another company leverages big data in order to streamline its manufacturing process, or looks at data and comes up with better marketing strategies. At the bottom of this lies one imperative: profit. How is science using big data? Continue Reading