As the interest in renewable energy grows globally, solar energy has increased in popularity with both consumers and businesses. The Solar Energies Industry Association reported that in 2012, the U.S. markets installed a record-breaking 3,313 megawatts of photovoltaic capacity. And large, well-known companies such as Apple are making the news for their increased interest in … [Read more...] about Big Data and Analytics For Solar
Behavioral Analysis of Big Data for Authentication: a Win/Win for B2B?
Are you looking to improve your information security? If so, you've likely read up on adding authentication measures to your IT infrastructure, but do you know how to choose the best measures for your organization? Here's some good news. Applying analytics to big data for authentication measures has the potential to increase both security and user convenience - a win/win for … [Read more...] about Behavioral Analysis of Big Data for Authentication: a Win/Win for B2B?
How Banks Combat Mobile Fraud with Behavioral Analytics
The world is becoming more dependent on mobile phones, and criminals are taking note. Everywhere you look, people are on smartphones to check emails, send texts, download apps and even do their banking. As mobile banking becomes more popular, criminals are finding new ways to attack smartphones. Mobile fraud occurs when the bad guys hijack apps and hack networks to steal … [Read more...] about How Banks Combat Mobile Fraud with Behavioral Analytics
Analytics Edge Helps Commodities Pros
Commodities professionals have had a rough go of it over the past few years. Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan Chase & Co. and Morgan Stanley all slashed commodities trading jobs in 2013, according to Bloomberg. Weak performance in the power, gas and investor products sectors as well as increased regulatory compliance costs are to blame. However, the news isn't all bad. In the … [Read more...] about Analytics Edge Helps Commodities Pros
Bank’s Use of Big Data and Analytics Holds Key Lessons for Entrepreneurs
A growing Utah-based bank is finding new customers and new business opportunities using public records, big data and analytics. According to an American Banker article, Zions Bank studies its own transactional data and customer records to find underbanked customer sectors. By combing through daily transactions, the combination of analytics and big data help the bank … [Read more...] about Bank’s Use of Big Data and Analytics Holds Key Lessons for Entrepreneurs