Ideas, Creativity, Innovation

Data-Driven Decisions Can Aid Companies’ Productivity – NYTimes.com

In a modern economy, information should be the prime asset — the raw material of new products and services, smarter decisions, competitive advantage for companies, and greater growth and productivity.

  • The data explosion is an enormous opportunity
  • You need a different set of tools to make sense of large amounts of data
  • You need tools to discover the right sources, track information, find patterns, mine information for actionable intelligence
  • Resources for developers –  Data APIs, Linked Open Data, Data Mining, Machine Learning,
  • Resources for Researchers – Information Visualization and Analytics tools