Category: Ideas

Category: Ideas

Does Amazon Know What’s In Your Bank Account?
Image September 19, 2017 Ideas Colette Grail

I watched a marketing webinar last night.   It was free.  Typical of that genre, the point was to give away some information but sell you on a product or service that will give the rest of the picture.  That seems a good trade off considering their time and effort put into the creation of

The Hard Is What Makes It Great
Image July 1, 2017 About pages,Ideas Colette Grail

What’s the Big Data Idea is Bringing Big Data to the People. I’m passionate about Big Data. I believe Big Data will change everyone’s lives whether you like it or not.  It’s not just about how your cell phone let’s you know about traffic or that Target knows your daughter is pregnant before you do.  The

Ho! Ho! Ho! Big Data Santa says whether you’re Naughty or Nice :)
Image December 11, 2016 Ideas Colette Grail

If you’re the parent of a five year old anticipating the holidays, most likely they have recited their wish list ad nauseum. Theirs is the top of perhaps a very long list. How much or how well you fulfill the growing datum of well wishes is partly a matter of preference and a great deal

Show Your Tatas! Big Data on Big Boobs, Bras & Breast Cancer
Image October 24, 2016 Ideas Colette Grail

Big Data Takes on Big (Boob) Problems Big Data application comes in many shapes and sizes and the Big Data Bra is Big Data wrapped in the silk and latex of lingerie. It starts with a simple problem. We have come a long way baby from corsets and elastic superstructures. The width and breadth of

Why Can’t it be (Christmas) Tax Season All Year Round?
Image June 27, 2016 Ideas Colette Grail

With the joys and boys of summer fresh upon us (in the Northern Hemisphere), it spoils the fun to bring up taxes. Summer is time off from school and most of society either joins in or gets the heck out of the way. So why bring up taxes? There are better things to do! Unlike Christmas,

Why Haven’t We Cured Cancer?
Image June 13, 2016 Big Data Facets,Ideas Colette Grail

Why We Haven’t Cured Cancer My mother died of breast cancer in 1989. She was 44. Ironically, she was considered a “survivor” because she lived for five years after diagnosis.   She was a teacher and during those five years, she never missed a day of school. She saved the summers in between for chemo, two

Who is Betting $25 Million on the IoT? Who will be left behind?
Image February 22, 2016 Ideas Colette Grail

Marc Andreessen is betting $25million on the Internet of Things (IoT) becoming a big thing. His famous ability to forecast the evolution of emerging technology weaves a picture of sensors embedded in walls and doors and doorknobs. It makes today’s humble offerings – the likes of remote operation of your house security and appliances or

Predictions for mobile technology
Image December 21, 2015 Ideas,Reporting Colette Grail

Jan Chipchase Ted Talk on designing for the future of technology.

What Does Your Medical Record Say About You? (and who is reading it?)
Image December 14, 2015 Ideas Colette Grail

Big Data Health Records conceptually provide a more robust personal health information capture and analysis.

Elephant(s) In the Room – Big Data Elephant Conservation Info Graphic
Image November 20, 2015 Ideas Colette Grail

Info graphic for elephant conservation utilizing Big Data. Follow up to Elephant(s) in the Room – Just How Many Are There?

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