Harry Shilling

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Big Data at the Intersection of Finance and Technology

Posted by Harry Shilling on Tue, Jul 02, 2013

Opera Solutions recently hosted the New Jersey Technology Council’s FinTech Conference. This post is a reflection of our observations from that day.

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Topics: Big Data, Mobiuss, Events

Big Data Takes the Travel Industry in New Direction

Posted by Harry Shilling on Thu, Jun 27, 2013

A new report, featured in The New York Times, highlights the benefits of Big Data and machine learning in the airline industry and beyond.

The travel industry has always been a vast data collector. Every airline reservation, every hotel booking, every car rental ends up in a conventional database of structured data. But today Big Data — the unstructured data that includes ratings on blog sites, likes on social media, conversations with call centers, customer clickstreams, and more — is becoming increasingly important in determining how travel companies keep customers coming back.

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Topics: Big Data, Machine Learning, Signals, Marketing