Big Data Trends in Business

Data underpins most of the technologies popular today, and big data refers to large datasets that cannot be handled by traditional databases. Big data is high-velocity, high-variety and high-volume, requiring particular methods for managing or processing that differ from traditional data management technologies. We are collecting more and more data from many different sources in…

The Rise of Voice Search

Voice search is on its way towards disrupting the search engine industry and how we discover content online. It’s posing challenges for search engine marketers as the nature of search changes from text-based to voice. What is voice search? Voice search uses voice recognition technology to enable users to search for content online. For example,…

The Dawn of a New Era for Technology in the Construction Industry

Construction is an industry in need of technological disruption. Firms must frequently coordinate large-scale, complex projects with a large number of stakeholders, and project requirements change on a regular basis. Everyone knows that construction work is highly prone to delays and complications, but it shouldn’t be this way. At the moment, project management, surveying and…

Open Source Software: Demystified

The term ‘open source’ is used frequently, and is applied to fields other than software programming. Companies often describe their business approach as ‘open source’ when they mean they have an open source leadership style or workplace culture. In this article, we’ll discuss open source in the context of software programming and other business areas.…