What is Big Data?

Date Published: 8-29-2012 By: Ben Gold Did you know there were 5 billion mobile phone users in 2010 that exchange messages and surf the internet? Also, that there are 30 billion pieces of information shared on facebook each month? Finally, how about 15 out of the 17 business sectors in the United States have more…Read more

Social Media and Text Analytics

Date Published: 8-21-2012 By: Ben Gold There is no doubt that the use of social media is ubiquitous in our society. Yet the implications of social media are enormous, with possibilities in financial services growing more each year. Industries will soon realize how text analysis can merge our social media driven society, and offer an…Read more

Problems and Solutions of Text Analytics

 Series 3: The problems and the solution Date Published: 8-14-2012 By: Ben Gold Today’s world contains mountains and mountains of data. In fact, analysts are stating that unstructured data will outgrow structured (numerical data) by a rate of 10%-50% per year.  Here is where text analytics (TA) come into play. Text Analytics can make use…Read more