Big Data http://wesa.fm en What's the Big Deal About Big Data? http://wesa.fm/post/whats-big-deal-about-big-data <p>Day in and day out, we generate data through credit card transactions, mobile Apps, even when we’re commuting to work, we’re generating data. And all of that data has potential uses for the private or public sector.</p><p>This week, some of the leading minds in what’s now called big data gathered in Pittsburgh to talk about ways to utilize this information.</p><p>Jerome Pesenti, Chief Scientist of big data at IBM, <a href="http://pghdataworks.org/big-data/">Pittsburgh DataWorks</a> board member and co-founder of <a href="http://www-01.ibm.com/software/data/information-optimization/">Vivisimo</a>, says he wants to make big data more accessible <em>and </em>make it possible to draw more insight from the data generated. Fri, 15 Nov 2013 22:16:28 +0000 Katie Martin 19897 at http://wesa.fm What's the Big Deal About Big Data? Pop City Innovation News http://wesa.fm/post/pop-city-innovation-news <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Each week, the e-zine <a href="http://www.popcitymedia.com/innovationnews/">Pop City</a> publishes stories of Pittsburgh’s newest innovations, startups and more. Pop City Tech and Innovation reporter <strong>Debra Smit</strong> joins us now for a look at Pittsburgh’s innovation news. Could Pittsburgh become a hub for "big data?" Wed, 27 Mar 2013 01:00:00 +0000 Heather McClain 6833 at http://wesa.fm Pop City Innovation News