DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amid the proliferation of real
time data from sources such as mobile devices, web, social media, sensors,
log files and transactional applications, Big Data has found a host of
vertical market applications, ranging from fraud detection to R&D.
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"Big Data Market: 2014 – 2020 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies,
Industry Verticals & Forecasts"
In 2014 Big Data vendors will pocket nearly $30 Billion from hardware,
software and professional services revenues Big Data investments are further
expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 17% over the next 6 years, eventually
accounting for $76 Billion by the end of 2020 The market is ripe for
acquisitions of pure-play Big Data startups, as competition heats up between
IT incumbents Nearly every large scale IT ven... (more)
PR and marketing professionals who want to put the power of social media
releases to work in their PR programs will discover practical strategies and
techniques at a new webcast tutorial from Bulldog Reporter's PR University:
"Advanced Social Media News Releases: Newest Techniques for Supercharging
Your Company's Message for Wider Reach and ROI." Attendees will come away
with the latest strategies on how to reinvent traditional press releases for
great reach and results among online influencers covering your brand, product
or company -- starting immediately.
This exclusive PR Un... (more)
Are you struggling to figure out how to best leverage social media into your
job search marketing plan? My upcoming book, "I'm Job Searching, Now What???"
will delve into using social media as one of the multiple strategies in your
job search. I wanted to touch on a couple of ways you might use social media
in your job search with Twitter.
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LinkedIn, ZoomInfo, Jigsaw, etc. all provide a great research platform. I use
LinkedIn many times when I'm researching a company because not only does it
give me the company information, key statistics, news art... (more)
I gave a talk titled Big Data – Trends and Challenges on Sept 27 in San
This was organized as a meet-up event by
by Datapipe and Compassites Software. Datapipe provides cloud
infrastructure services to clients whereas Compassites Software (where I am
a board director) is a technology services firm out of Bangalore, India
focusing on areas like consumeration of IT, cloud computing, and Big Data.
At the talk yesterday, I realized how confused people seem to be on Big Data,
as the term is so ill-defined. One thing is for sure, Big Data comes in one
size – Big. Besides the si... (more)
Why do companies have the perception their local marketing for stores ends
with submitting a data feed through a syndicator? The reality remains that
marketing is a strategic multi-channel process and not a task. For this
reason alone, using a syndicator is only the beginning and only about
This applies to both small local businesses and multi-location national
companies; probably more so for national companies because they don’t think
of themselves as a local business. The national companies like to keep their
marketing and advertising at the national leve... (more)
Enlighted, the company bringing the Internet of Things (IoT) to the workplace
with its smart sensor network and lighting control, announced that it has
secured $20 million in a Series D funding round. All of Enlighted's current
investors -- Draper Nexus Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers,
RockPort Capital Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Intel Capital --
participated in this round.
"Enlighted is on a tear, with strong customer momentum and revenue growth,"
said Joe Costello, who was recently appointed chairman and chief executive
officer of Enlighted. "With this la... (more)