Big data has applications beyond the high-tech industry, as many of our stories this week show. The interactive “Predicting Re-Elections” chart at The Economist’s Graphic Detail blog was one of our favorites.
Check out the below posts for some recommended reading, and as always, please let us know if we missed anything good!
Big Data Can’t Entirely Replace Human Judgment – Angela Guess, Dataversity
How Big Data Can Make Us Happier and Healthier – John Havens, Mashable
10 Big Data Sites to Watch – Gil Press, Foreign Policy
Big Data and NoSQL: Five Key Insights – David Feinleib, Forbes
Are Big Data approaches the answer to K12 educational pain points? – Christopher Dawson, ZDNet
Predicting Re-Elections – Graphic Detail Blog, The Economist
Trilogy: less than one-third of insurers use producer-oriented predictive analytics – Warren S Hersch, LifeHealthPro
Predictive analytics go to work – Robert Mitchell, Computerworld
30 big data project takeaways – Larry Dignan, ZDNet
Big Data: Deciphering Digital Marketing Intelligence (Part 1 of 2) – Brent Gleeson, Forbes
Don’t Fire Your Analyst – Piyanka Jain, Forbes