Tag Archives: data

Sara Watson: Making Data Work – Taking Personalization Personally

Sara Watson

Technology critic Sara Watson believes that when it comes to making data work, the line between personalization and discrimination can be a blurry one. In her keynote for Strata + Hadoop World, Sara makes the case for personalization signals that give context to personalization and expose levers of control to users and asserts that more interactive […]

Mike Walsh: To be a great technologist, you also have to think like an anthropologist

Mike Walsh

Mike Walsh, leading futurist and innovation expert, believes that it takes the mindset of anthropologists to succeed in the use of technology and data. The greatest brands today are masters of data – they monitor, measure and constantly reinvent themselves based on the millions of transactions at the heart of their operations. But being digital is […]

Brett King: Mega Trends for the Financial Services

Brett King, renowned banking futurist, spoke on the mega trends for the financial services: Augmented Banking, Smarter Banking, Data, Devices & Content. Brett King Brett King is a bestselling author and the founder of a breakout new retail banking concept, Movenbank. Voted as American Banker’s Innovator of the Year in 2012, King initially achieved recognition […]

Mike Walsh: Big data, visualization and the enduring genius of Florence Nightingale

Although we have a vision of Florence Nightingale as the lady with the lamp, the consumate nurse and advocate for soldier’s health – she was also one of the world’s first data visualization innovators. In this segment futurist Mike Walsh talks about how leaders can leverage data to be more persuasive, effective and, just like […]

Andreas Weigend: Beyond big data – How data refineries change marketing and decisions

Andreas Weigend, Former Chief Scientist at Amazon, talks about big data and how data refineries change marketing and decisions. Original video courtesy WOBI, 2013. Post-produced for YouTube by SHAUN TAI Films, http://www.fb.com/shauntaifilms. Andreas Weigend Andreas Weigend, Former Chief Scientist at Amazon, is an expert in social and mobile technologies and new ways of collecting and […]

Mike Walsh: Data and Re-invention of the Government for the 21st Century

Futurist Mike Walsh talks in his recent presentation about big data and it’s use in transforming how governments make decisions. The government collects a lot of data. Tax records, financial transactions, census information, demographic intelligence and a myriad of other data sets on millions of American citizens make the federal government the largest data collector […]

Viktor Mayer-Schönberger: The Big Deal about Big Data

The big deal about Big Data. Everyone everywhere nowadays collects data – be it text, audio or images. But collecting is one thing, what theses masses of data are good for, is a completely different question. What can we actually do with “big data”? Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, professor for Internet Governance and Regulation at the Internet […]