How predictive analytics tools help us detect natural disasters

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ural disasters. The direct results of our less-than-thoughtful actions and the effect they have on the environment.  Annually, natural disasters cause more than 60,000 deaths, on average, and destroy billions worth of infrastructure and property. In the pre-modern world, these events caused millions of deaths annually. Floods and droughts were the worst offenders in terms […]

How data analytics supported the development and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines

COVID-19 is the biggest public health crisis the world has seen since the Spanish Flu, which infected one-third of the world’s population in the aftermath of World War I, and killed more than 50 million people. Even now, more than 18 months after the first COVID-19 patient was detected, governments, hospitals and other healthcare institutes […]

Should businesses move data analytics to the cloud?

What do you think both wildebeest and modern businesses have in common? If your answer is migration, that’s correct.  The migration of modern businesses to the cloud is somewhat similar to the migration of herds of wildebeest, million-strong, to the Serengeti. On both occasions, the migration occurs for one specific reason: survival. Modern businesses rely […]

How is big data analytics changing sports?

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Everybody loves to watch sports with detailed and insightful commentary. Have we ever stopped to think, though, about how broadcasters and athletes make sports so compelling for us insatiable viewers? Behind the scenes, today, big data is playing a major role in making these events more competitive and engaging for audiences. This is not necessarily […]

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