Big data is a big deal, make no mistake about it, but it’s probably not as big a deal as it’s going to be eventually when we really figure out how to make good use of it. For now, we …

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Take a look at the last decade’s fastest-growing companies. You’ll notice they have one thing in common: They’re all platforms. YouTube was not the first video-hosting site, but it was the first to disrupt the stagnating online broadcasting model, creating …

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Vivek Kundra is the executive vice president at Salesforce and the former CIO for the U.S. government. How to join the network Amid the debate in New York City on limiting the number of drivers for ride share companies such …

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Startups start with talent, and the talent, as we all know, seems to get younger every year. But it wouldn’t happen if children themselves were not introduced to the word of technology and engineering early, and shown that it can …

Festival Of Code Winners May Be The Startups Of The Future Read more »

It’s no secret that the growth of publicly available data, or open data, is more prevalent than ever. From government databases, such as those aggregated by Data.gov, to data made available via tools such as Google Places API, the public …

How Businesses Are Leveraging Public Data To Reach Target Audiences Read more »