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Today's selection of cuttings and submissions (updated Fri Oct 12 2018)

Technology from SatelliteVu could allow tracking the movement of plastics in the oceans Read more

... hitherto impossible due to the cost and sheer amount of time taken to survey large areas. A new breed of satellites will re-visit a target site every hour, throughout the day and night, and produce imagery regardless of the weather conditions so that constant, near-real time monitoring is possible. Read it

Signs that big data hype is - slowly - turning into real change in MR Read more

Our own British Research Barometer, produced in partnership with Circle Research, shows big data finally finding its way into the mainstream, as seen in job ad wordings and responses to our methodologies questions. Full detail here. Read it

Report predicts sevenfold growth in 7 years for healthcare analytics market Read more

The global healthcare analytics market is expected to reach USD 53.65 bn by 2025, from just $7.04bn in 2016, according to a report published by Grand View Research, Inc. The report cites 'Rising need to curb healthcare expenses related to hospital workflow incompetence and medical products' as a key driver, along with more general 'Rapid digitalization of healthcare data', which can be used to reduce treatment time and to enhance performance of healthcare providers. Read it

RECENT FEATURES from around the industry...

In the near future, Data Scientists will conduct their business very differently - argues writer Paramita Ghosh, with reference to a host of other articles and authorities. '...as Big Data, algorithm economics, IoT, and Cloud continue to become mainstream... The two most striking features of this transition are increased automation of data processes and delivery of instantaneous analytics solutions'. (WEB) (published August 2018)

Beyond the Black Box in Analytics and Cognitive - Author and Professor Thomas H Davenport on the need to interpret how *some* AI / machine learning tools arrive at their decisions (WEB)

Understand the anomalies too - Avi Avital, VP Customer Success at Anodot on 'Business Intelligence 2.0' (WEB)

In the News...

WPP Hires First Chief Marketing and Growth Officer
14/12/18
WPP has hired long-time Digitas exec Laurent Ezekiel for a newly created role, Chief Marketing and Growth Officer, as part of its recently announced three-year turnaround plan. More.
UKOM Appoints New Chair
14/12/18
UKOM, the cross-industry organisation set up to oversee the measurement of online audiences, has appointed Iain Jacob as Chair, succeeding Douglas McArthur who is stepping down after nine years. Jacobs will take up the post at the end of March. More.
Infutor Expands to Downtown Chicago
14/12/18
In the US, consumer identity management firm Infutor has opened a new office in downtown Chicago, and says it is planning to hire additional staff in 2019, including more than 30 IT, product development, marketing and sales positions. More.

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