Evaluating risk vs. return of a big data initiative can be tricky, especially because the open source market is so active and fluid. Financial risk aside, business risk actually plays the bigger spoiler in properly estimating future cash flows and profitability of a big data project. 585 more words
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What information and tools would Delta Air have used when it decided to invest in an RFID-based luggage tracking system for preventing lost bags?
On average, it costs an airline $70 to get a lost bag back to its owner. The airline industry as a whole lost $2.3 billion to mishandled luggage in 2015. 363 more words
Once Again… The solution to what ails America is found in the Constitution. We have tampered with this document way too much. Once again the people, years removed from the alterations responsible for our woes, lack the historical perspective to solve today’s problems in a Constitutional manner. 2,294 more words
In the biggest consolidation deal in India’s telecom sector, Anil Ambani-led Reliance Communications and Maxis Communications, promoters of Aircel, on Wednesday said they would merge their wireless businesses to form the fourth-largest telecom operator in the country. 163 more words