Category Archives: Big Data

Three Trends That Will Shake Up The Insurance Sector

The insurance sector can trace is heritage over hundreds of years with the first known insurance contracts being recorded in Italy in 1347. Fast forward to 2017 and with Lloyds underwriters still grappling their trademark slipcases, the flimsy leather sheaths … Continue reading

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CIO Magazine

Stop Press : Check out my latest article on Big Data as the new digital currency that has been published in the prestigous CIO magazine …   Big Data Gives Banking CIOs New Frontier For Innovation Big Data has been with … Continue reading

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Big Data and the Challenge of Governance

In my previous post ( http://ianalderton.com/?p=861) I disused that challenges of extracting value from Big Data using new forms of competitive advantage, such as dark data and data exhaust. In this post I am going to discuss the challenge of … Continue reading

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Big Data – Extracting Value

 “Most companies only capitalise on 5% of their in-house data” This was the message at the leading Big Data Summit 2012. In a presentation from Forrester Research it was identified that most financial organisations are unable to extract and exploit … Continue reading

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Big Data – The Next Frontier

Big Data will be the next frontier for innovation, competition and productivity according to a recent report from McKinsey (http://bit.ly/tE7fiZ). According to McKinsey : 30 billion pieces of data are shared on facebook every month 40% growth in global data, year … Continue reading

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