Today's global big data headlines
-In the US, InferX Corporation is awarded a contract by one of the world's largest systems integration firms to provide predictive analytics support to an agency of the US Department of Treasury.
-Automated energy assessment provider Essess announces the closing of its US$6m Series A funding round, with Vocap Ventures as the largest institutional investor and additional investment from DFJ Athena, Minder Cheng, Richard Tsai and the company's CEO, Storm Duncan. Funding will be directed at innovation in energy loss detection and analytics.
Energy industry leaders on the role of data in developing the potential of smart grid capabilities - by Bart King, Cleantech Communications
Companies that have successfully invested in big data analytics are unlocking its business potential, and new technologies are storing and analysing data ever more affordably.
Blog comments. Reviews. Call centre transcripts. Social Media Content...Etc. Etc. These days, textual data comes in many forms, and from many sources. But what to do with it all? Many companies have terabytes of the stuff, but have yet to understand how to exploit it properly.