Today's global headlines in social media analytics
- Oracle announces general release of Oracle Endeca, an enterprise information discovery solution for the exploration and analysis of structured, semi-structured and unstructured data from diverse sources, including data warehouses, transaction systems, blogs, social media, sensor data and Big Data within the enterprise and beyond the firewall.
- Host Analytics wins plaudits as one of AlwaysOn’s OnDemand Top 100 and a finalist for Network Products Guide’s 2012 Hot Companies Award.
- According to NM Incite, in 3 out of 4 cases there is a strong correlation between social media buzz about a candidate and that candidate’s election success, but social networking buzz does not appear to drive voter turnout.
- Ecreative Internet Marketing launches updated version of Wordpress blog plugin for both businesses and individuals, downloadable for free at Wordpress.org.
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.