Data tools

The 10 coolest big data tools of 2021 (so far)

The big challenges of big data management The global COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t slowed the exponential growth of data: IDC recently calculated that 64.2 zettabytes of data was created, consumed and stored globally in 2020. And the market research predicts that global data creation and replication will experience a 23% drop. CAGR between 2020 and 2025. […]

Data analysis

Economic Empowerment and Domestic Violence: An Analysis of Secondary Data from Cross-Sectional Demographic and Health Surveys in Sub-Saharan Africa | BMC Women’s Health

Demographic Health Surveys (DHS) This study uses data on couples from the DHS, covering survey data collected from 2001 to 2015 in several countries. The DHS surveys were implemented by the respective national institutions and ORC Macro International Inc. with financial support from the United States Agency for International Development. DHS surveys are standardized across […]

Data analysis

Seoul IoT Sensor Network Data Analysis to Inform Smart City Policy

Insights from data can help inform Seoul smart city plans The results of Seoul’s analysis of its network of 1,100 IoT sensors reveal that the temperature in city centers was 2.32°C warmer in summer and 2.16°C in winter than in the mountains. The Seoul Data of Things (S-Dot) sensor network is installed in major mountains, […]

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When an educated guess beats data analysis

Research on data provided by 122 companies in the advertising, digital, publishing and software sectors (industries characterized by uncertainty over outcomes) suggests that data-driven decision-making could be counterproductive. productive under conditions of uncertainty. Heuristics and intuition often offered a better compromise in terms of speed and accuracy of decision making; including analytics in the decision-making […]