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Big data přinášejí revoluci v řízení firem

Poznatky získané rozborem obrovského množství dat z internetu se stávají levnějšími a dostupnějšími i pro firmy. Donedávna si mohly dovolit plošné zkoumání těchto informací pouze armády a tajné služby. Jejich analýza byla velice drahá, protože vyžadovala špičkové technologie a speciálně vyškolené odborníky. Nyní se ale tato oblast vyvíjí nevídanou rychlostí a otevírá se i byznysu.

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The Butterfly Effect: Predicting Tsunamis from Ripples

The year was 1961. Computers were still in their infancy, and the race to the moon was just beginning. Edward Lorenz, an MIT meteorologist, was developing a weather- prediction model. Lorenz theorized that a miniscule occurrence, such as a tiny butterfly flapping its wings in the Amazon, could hypothetically set in motion a chain of events that could cause tornadoes …

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A Powerful Tool for Risk Managers

Large manufacturers rely on a vast network of thousands of suppliers, some of which may be located half a world away. When any one of those suppliers encounters a problem that impacts its production capabilities – be it natural disaster, labor strike, lawsuit, or government shutdown – the manufacturer must assess the situation and quickly decide on alternatives, before the …